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The 34th National Children’s Book Day Celebration

Posted by on Jul 2, 2017 in Features | 0 comments

The 34th National Children’s Book Day Celebration

Literary Summit, Illustrators’ Fair, Storytelling Festival, and Book Fair — The four-in-one 2017 Philippine Children’s Book Summit is the ultimate! And the best part about it? It is absolutely FREE! The National Children’s Book Day ceremony will be at the Cultural Center of the Philippines on July 18, 2017 at 10AM, followed by the Philippine Children’s Book Summit on July 22, 2017 at GT-Toyota Asian Center, UP Diliman from 8AM to 6PM. The summit’s workshops are lined up with great speakers: Listen to a talk about writing for young adults, and a discussion...

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Recap: From Roots to Wings – Philippine Homeschool Conference 2016

Posted by on Mar 17, 2017 in Features | 0 comments

Recap: From Roots to Wings – Philippine Homeschool Conference 2016

On March 3, 2017, homeschoolers in the Philippines had their first taste of a legit “no classes” day as homeschooling families gathered together within their respective cities across the nation to celebrate the very first National Homeschool Day. It’s success that swept the nation was resounding, thundering clap to the extraordinary hearts and hands of every parent that decided and chose to take the education of their children into their own hands and homes. Recognizing this noble task as no easy feat, the Senate of the Philippines front-lined by no less than Senator Kiko...

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Konnichi-WOW: Win a Free Trip to Japan with TravelBook.ph!

Posted by on Mar 16, 2017 in Features | 0 comments

Konnichi-WOW: Win a Free Trip to Japan with TravelBook.ph!

In celebration of their 4th year anniversary, TravelBook.ph, the leading local hotel booking website in the Philippines, is sending three (3) lucky winners to Japan for free! To join the promo, simply make a hotel or resort booking through TravelBook.ph from March 11 to May 31, 2017. Both check-in and check-out dates should be within the said period to qualify. In addition, only customers who complete their stays (must check in and check out) are eligible to join. Please note that all rooms are subject to availability. Each of the three winners will win roundtrip plane tickets to Japan for...

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APPLAUSE! A Fun Interactive Theater Experience for Kids

Posted by on Mar 8, 2017 in Features | 0 comments

APPLAUSE! A Fun Interactive Theater Experience for Kids

A unique one-day theater experience will be staged for the kids on March 27, 2017 from 1:30 to 5PM at the Julie Borromeo’s Performing Arts Foundation Inc. located at 188 A. Mabini St., Addition Hills, San Juan. School in a Backpack stages this event with Curtain Raiser Entertainment, a company in Malta, Europe that works on family events, TV, and Film. The international company is on a business trip in the Philippines this March. To maximize their visit, they have partnered with our group in providing a presentation and workshop for young people, both new and/or experienced in the theater...

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‘MARIA’ TAKES CENTER STAGE IN 2017

Posted by on Feb 28, 2017 in Features | 0 comments

‘MARIA’ TAKES CENTER STAGE IN 2017

February, 2017 – This year, Manila will be treated to a ‘Season of Maria’ as two international award-winning productions – each featuring ‘Maria’ as the leading lady – come to Manila for the first time: the electrifying classic WEST SIDE STORY and the highly-anticipated, legendary musical THE SOUND OF MUSIC! Those who register on the TicketWorld ticket waitlist get 10% off and first dibs on seats during the week-long pre-sale beginning 6 March 2017. A season special of 20% off will be available to those who purchase tickets for both shows. Both shows will be staged at The Theatre at...

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WICKED: THE STORY

Posted by on Feb 24, 2017 in Features | 0 comments

WICKED: THE STORY

When Dorothy famously triumphed over the Wicked Witch, we only ever heard one side of the story. Gregory Maguire’s “outstanding novel” (The Independent), ‘Wicked: The Life and Times of the Wicked Witch of the West’, ingeniously re-imagined the Land of Oz, creating a parallel universe to the familiar story written by L. Frank Baum and first published as ‘The Wonderful Wizard of Oz’ in 1900. Wicked tells the incredible untold story of an unlikely but profound friendship between two girls who first meet as sorcery students at Shiz University: the blonde and very popular Glinda and a...

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