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February 15, 2018 9:56 AM Tickled pink: Japan lovers taste new chocos on Valentine’s Day

The KitKat store in the glitzy shopping area of Ginza in Tokyo is a riot of wall-to-wall pink, as marketing departments go into overdrive to promote the “fourth” type of chocolate, after milk, dark and white. And the salespeople have chosen their moment wisely: Valentine’s Day is massive business in Japan — with tradition dictating that the women give presents 4

February 13, 2018 4:03 PM ‘Birdshot’ flies to Annonay

Mikhail Red’s “Birdshot” continues to travel abroad over a year after premiering and winning the top prize in the Asian Future section of the Tokyo International Film Festival in 2016. The Filipino movie was recently shown at the 35th Annonay International Premiere Film Festival, held in France from Feb. 2 to 12. “Birdshot” has been to over 20 film festivals 7

February 5, 2018 4:14 AM Isabela's Bambanti festival is not just about scarecrows

The Bambanti festival showcases the province's local products and produce ILAGAN, Isabela – The province of Isabela held its annual Bambanti Festival from January 22-28. This year's festival theme, Isabela Kong Mahal (Isabela my beloved), saw each municipality and city of the province showing off their creativity in various forms. From the street dances 6

January 29, 2018 6:52 PM Fil-Am’s short film picked up by several film festivals

NEW YORK — Filipino American filmmaker Michael Manese’s short film “The Pleasure of Being Served” is on a roll having been selected by 12 film festivals so far, with the last three just within the last week. Manese’s short film introduces the character of Rosa, an undocumented immigrant who works for Hudson, a young American guy who is having a relationship 25

January 27, 2018 9:38 PM This Week’s Festivals: Jan. 28 to Feb. 3, 2018

A celebration of the culture and attractions of Ilocos Sur province. Activities lined up for the festival include a grand float parade, technology and livelihood training, fashion show and zarzuela, a Spanish theater form. A three-day celebration featuring the culture and traditions of the people in Candelaria, Quezon province. The event also pays homage 3

January 26, 2018 6:28 AM Chili-tasting challenge heats up Isabela festival

CITY OF ILAGAN–Chili and hot sauce, put together, provided the soul-burning sensation for 500 residents and guests who sampled ten varieties of chili sauces in the Chili Festival Challenge during this year’s Bambanti Festival on Thursday afternoon (Jan. 25). “Why chili? Because many Filipinos are fond of eating hot chili,” said Philippine Chili Federation 5

January 17, 2018 2:10 AM GMA News and Public Affairs Executives join New York Festivals Grand Jury anew

After winning three Gold Medals at the New York Festivals “World’s Best TV and Films” Competition last year—an unprecedented feat in Philippine broadcast history—GMA Network is making another mark as its Senior Vice President for News and Public Affairs Marissa Flores has been chosen once again to be part of the New York Festivals Advisory Board and Grand 3

January 6, 2018 9:30 PM This Week’s Festivals: Jan. 7-13, 2018

The much-awaited festival in Cebu City, Cebu province, in honor of Sto. Niño opens with a Mass, trade fair and a launching parade from Basilica Minore del Sto. Niño to Cebu City Sports Center. Sinulog is a dance ritual that resembles a current, or flowing water. A weeklong celebration in San Pablo City, Laguna province, that pays homage to the city’s 25

December 30, 2017 4:00 PM Bacolod Pilipino Film Festival ’75

Inspired by the success of film festivals held in Manila, Quezon City, Iloilo, Baguio and Olongapo, the city of Bacolod mounted its own in 1975, from April 29 to May 5. It was billed Bacolod Pilipino Film Festival. Bacolod Mayor Carlos Benares appointed police chief Ben Rubio to coordinate the filmfest. Being a former actor, Rubio had the right connections 10

December 16, 2017 9:25 PM This Week’s Festivals: Dec. 17-23, 2017

A festival in Bacnotan, La Union province, that showcases one of the town’s major products, “diro,” or honey. The bee colony serves as a metaphor of the unity of the people of Bacnotan, according to local officials. Residents of Balaoan, La Union province, give thanks during their town fiesta for their bountiful harvest. The creativity and ingenuity 8