The artistic legacy of the late Benjamin D. Valenciano Sr. is evident in his multi-generational family of visual artists. His artwork depicts ‘Filipinized’ wooden sculptures of our Lady and the Infant Jesus, St. Joseph, a beardless Crucified Christ, and Stations of the...

How did your love for art start?

Behind the canvas and paint brushes is me - painter and illustrator - Jesamine V. Totañes (JVTotañes, 1982) born in Butuan City, Philippines, based in Assen, The Netherlands. When I moved to Europe for love, I fell in love with Europe’s...

​​​​Chris Adrian T. Concepcion, known to family and friends as Chad, is a bank officer turned ballpoint artist. In 2013, he resigned from banking and braced a new direction in life. At this time, he ventured into a couple of businesses which unfortunately flopped. From...

November 3, 2019

 
Many across history have been called "Renaissance Men:" American Statesman Benjamin Franklin, British scientist Isaac Newton, even our very own Jose Rizal. These are men recognized not only for their great intellect but for the broad spectrum of fields they've engage...

September 12, 2019

In the Makati area next week? We've got the perfect date day suggestions on this handy mobile-friendly guide to 12 European Films you can watch FOR FREE!

The European Union in the Philippines brings the Cine Europa 22 to a brand new venue: Ayala Malls Cinemas Greenbelt...

September 2, 2017

Thirty-two years ago, the Harvard School of Education sponsored a research on the Nature and realization of Human Potential.

It is an established  fact that an individual possesses varied and different talents, some in greater degree, some in less, and some, none at all...

Our heartfelt congratulations and overwhelming admiration goes to our kababayan Celia Flor P. Tan from Mayhaanon of Odiongan, a small town in Romblon, for another successful summer vernissage in the Old Town of Stockholm last June 2017. Celia says “It is a great honor...

Art by Samantha Li.

Have you ever wondered why many people refuse to look in the eyes of a beggar whenever confronted with one? Is it sheer arrogance or are they shielding themselves from seeing the pain in the eyes of these people of misfortune? As I was on the road to...

October 28, 2016

“BEYOND THE BLOCK” – a successful documentary movie about street dance by Ricky Carranza, Filipino/Finnish world class street dance specialist, choreographer, and filmmaker,  has been screened to enthusiastic movie audiences in several major cities and had received maj...

October 28, 2016

Julio Jose Austria or ”Jojo” for short was born in Manila. He finished his bachelor’s degree in Fine Arts at the University of Santo Tomas. Jojo is a recipient of  the 2009 Asian Artist Fellowship Award in Vermont Studio Center, a Joan Mitchell Foundation grantee for t...

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