January felt like an entire year itself and we’re glad it’s finally over. We’ve got a new month, a clean slate to recover from the long month that January was. A beginning of a new month means you’ve got new things to look forward to, and we’ve got you covered! From art fairs to music acts, here are events you wouldn’t want to miss this month:
Komiket, or the Filipino Komiks & Art Market, is the largest local komiks and affordable art market in Manila. It comprises over 750 artists, publishers, illustrators, and writers from all over the country. Have your budget ready to splurge on our local artists’ goods! Komiket 2020 is happening from February 8-9 at SM Megamall Megatrade Hall 2.
Pentatonix: The World Tour
American acapella group Pentatonix is returning to Manila for the Asian leg of their ninth world tour. The group has gained popularity worldwide from making covers of hits and Christmas songs on Youtube. Since their formation in 2011, Pentatonix has received 3 Grammy awards and multiple music awards. Catch them on February 8 at the Araneta Coliseum.
Bridal & Wedding Expo 2020
Planning to tie the knot soon? The Bridal & Wedding Expo 2020 is the country’s biggest bridal fair and your one-stop-shop in preparing for your big day. Be inspired and connect with more than 350 suppliers where you can enjoy big discounts and promos. Registration is free! Visit the bridal expo from February 14-16 at the SM Megamall Megatrade Halls 1-3.
UP Fair 2020
Nagpaalam na ba ang tropa niyo? Malapit na kasi tayo magrakrakan ulit!
Eto na ang pinakainaabangang 23 bands na mapapanood sa UP Fair Elements
Kaya nga tara na ngayong Feb. 12, sa Sunken garden, UP Diliman para sa UP Fair Elements 2020
Music: Ayoko na! by Noise from the Attic pic.twitter.com/Ar7pcODPCX
— Elements: UP Fair Wednesday (@UPFairElements) January 30, 2020
If you’ve got no plans for Valentine’s week yet, the annual UP Fair is an event you would want to see with your friends or partner. It features six nights of music performances by local acts, rides, and bazaars. Experience the UP Fair from February 10 to 15 at UP Diliman’s Sunken Garden.
Big Bad Wolf Book Sale
Heads up, bookworms! The world’s biggest book sale is returning to Manila again this month. With the advocacy to encourage more to read books, the book sale has visited over 25 cities and sold over 25 million books worldwide. Enjoy up to 95% discounts on books at the Big Bad Wolf Book Sale from February 14-24 at World Trade Center.
Graphika is the Philippines ‘ biggest annual creative gathering, with over 25,000 participants since 2006. The weekend conference comprises four sessions with various creatives as speakers. Don’t miss out on the most influential design event in the region from February 15 & 16 at the SMX Convention Center.
Art Fair Philippines
Now on its 7th year, the annual Art Fair Philippines is the country’s premier platform for selling and exhibiting contemporary art by local artists. It aims to expand the audience for visual arts. Witness the various exhibits of the Art Fair from February 21-23 at The Link Ayala Center, Makati.
RuPaul’s Drag Race: Werq the World Tour
Spend the last day of February to celebrate a night for the killer looks and beauty of RuPaul’s Drag Race’s nine queens. Catch our queens slay the stage as they discuss important issues and their struggles on February 29 at the Araneta Coliseum.
Which event are you most excited about this month?