November Philippines events: Higantes & Music Festivals
2 Nov 2012
The King and I - Newport Performing Arts Theatre, Resorts World Manila, Pasay City (November 1 - 30, check for times)
Higantes Festival - fascinating local festival with giant puppets in Angono, Rizal (November 23, all day)
Exception Music Festival - The Philippines First & Biggest Dance Music Festival at Bonifacio Global City, Taguig, Manila (November 24, 16:00)
JLO’s Dance Again World Tour - Jennifer Lopez live at Mall of Asia Arena, Manila (November 26, 20:00)
Bonifacio Day - national holiday celebrating national hero (November 30, all day)
Sting live in concert - former Police frontman at Smart Araneta Coliseum, Manila (December 9, 20:00)
Grand Cordillera Festival - huge cultural event in Burnham Park, Baguio City (November 22 - 23, all day)
November 1 - 30 : The King and I
Where: Newport Performing Arts Theatre, Resorts World Manila, Pasay City
Resorts World Manila presents RODGERS AND HAMMERSTEIN’S The KING and I starting September 15 to November 30, 2012 at the Newport Performing Arts Theatre, Resorts World Manila, Pasay City. With musical numbers backed by the Manila Philharmonic Orchestra and performances from the Philippine Ballet Theater, The King and I will be directed by premier concert and theater director Freddie Santos , with lead roles to be essayed by internationally renowned theater actors, Leo Tavarro Valdez (King) and Monique Wilson (Anna).
November 22 - 23 : Grand Cordillera Festival
Where: Burnham Park, Baguio City
When: all day
One of the region's major events held annualy featuring the gathering of tribes in a week-long event to "celebrate life" marked by tribal dancing and performances of thanksgiving rituals. Shown in the various festival traditions and culture of people living in the Cordillera Administrative Region. Purposes as well as keeping the spread of the existence of harmony, peace and development to the citizens of the city.
November 23 : Higantes Festival
Where: Angono, Rizal
When: all day
Male devotees carry the image of San Clemente in a procession that features parehadoras, clad in colorful garb and wooden shoes, and carrying boat paddles and higantes (giants) 10 feet tall papier mache puppets.
November 24 : Exception Music Festival
Where: Bonifacio Global City, Taguig, Manila
The Philippines First & Biggest Dance Music Festival featuring an event that brings together different music stars, with different music Genres both foreign and local, in one massive event.
November 26 : JLO’s Dance Again World Tour
Where: Mall of Asia Arena, Manila
Jennifer Lopez, the American Idol judge, actress, dancer and singer, is set to perform on November 26, 2012 at the Mall of Asia Arena. Dance Again World Tour will be a huge show, complete with a lavish set, full band and team of dancers.
November 30 : Bonifacio Day
Where: all over Philippines
When: all day
The Birth Anniversary of Andres Bonifacio is a national holiday creating a long weekend for Filipinos.
December 9 : Sting live in concert
Where: Smart Araneta Coliseum, Manila
From songs Message in a Bottle to Don’t Stand So Close to Me, Sting has given fans a lot of great music over the years. Now, the Police vocalist and successful solo songwriter will be bringing his music back live in Manila as Ovation Productions Presents Sting Back to Bass Tour Manila on December 9, 2012 at the Smart Araneta Coliseum.
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