Things To Do This Month: April 2017

Have a great summer!

Summer’s here! To help you fill up your calendar, check out these exciting events guaranteed to make it a summer to remember:

Join an open mic night

For Batch 2017 graduates, release your sentiments and share your talent with words by going to Focus: Pag-Usad, a poetry tribute night for this year’s graduates organized by Page Four Productions. Aside from the open mic, Words Anonymous will also perform their inspiring and heartbreaking spoken word pieces. Head over to Blue Bay Walk, Pasay City on April 8. Click here for more details.

If you want a scenic venue for a natural feel, join the bonfire sessions by the beach in Calatagan, Batangas this April 29. Make new friends in this night full of music and poetry and enjoy buffet food and unlimited drinks, all courtesy of Shintaro Sound Production. Reserve your slot here.

Learn the basics of film-making

Learn the basics of film-making from a powerful roster of filmmakers in the spectacular province of La Union this April 21-24. Aside from the master classes by Antoinette Jadaone, Richard Bolisay, Carlo Manatad and Victor Villanueva, exciting activities like breakout sessions and outdoor screenings await every participant. Sign up here.

Attend this summer’s biggest beach events

Ditch the crowded LaBoracay and go to other beach events around the country. Check out this month’s biggest beach parties here.

Join a fun run with a cause

Get your adrenaline pumping and run with a cause at NatGeo Earth Day Run this April 23 at the Mall of Asia Grounds. You can choose from 5K, 10K, 21K, 42K categories and get a finisher medal by the end of the race. Click here for event details.

Enjoy a night of films and music

Appreciate the marvelous works of local filmmakers in Globe Studio’s event, GIFF: Globe Independent Film Festival on April 6 at the Palace Pool Club. This awards night will be a delight to indie music fans with its live performances by top indie acts such as BP Valenzuela, Moonwlk, Taken by Cars and many more. Vote for your favorite videos by clicking here.

Attend concerts and music festivals

Take a stroll down memory lane and jam to your favorite Switchfoot songs as the group holds their free Easter Sunday concert in Bonifacio High Street this April 16. You can secure one free ticket per purchase of one Walkway shirt worth Php 500. No shirt? Free admission is available on first come-first served basis in some areas of the amphitheater, except the main grounds. Click here for more info.

Join the most colorful party this year, the Chroma Music Festival on April 8. Headlined by international acts such as Jonas Blue, Headhunterz, Onderkoffer, Rave Radio, Dyro and Tony Romera, this music festival has other fun side activities such as trampoline, giant slide, giant beer pong and a whole lot more! Get your tickets here.

Head to Pampanga for the Lubao International Balloon and Music Festival and watch the colorful balloon flights in the morning. OPM acts like Spongecola, Bamboo, Gloc 9 will also be performing, and activities include bazaar, night glow, aerial show and a whole lot more. Click here for tickets.

What other events are on your radar for this month? Tell us all about them below!