It turns out the Philippines is a nation of readers and writers after all—especially when one looks at how Filipinos have taken to Wattpad (Wattpad.com). Dubbed the “YouTube for writers,” this website and online community allows users to post their own stories, as well as read and comment on the stories of others. Writers can continue to revise their own work even as others comment. It’s really like a self-contained eco-system for aspiring writers, and there are many of those in the Philippines.
By Levine Lao
On the occasion of the formal installation of the National Cultural Treasure marker at Sto. Domingo Church, a group of young photographers is mounting “La Naval, Mother of Faith” at the Museo de Sto. Domingo, which runs Dec. 14-Jan. 31.
By Alma Cruz Miclat
Did you know the Philippine Heart Center reserves pride of place for the fine arts in its building for medical arts? Its art gallery has been hosting monthly exhibits since 1999, thanks to its chair, Rogelio Caringal, an architect by profession.
Up and coming Indonesian artist, Anin Baroto is having an exhibit of his unique art pieces entitled “Indonesian Expressions” at the Diamond Hotel, Roxas Blvd., Manila from March 1-31. The opening night on March 1 was graced by Indonesian Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Dr.Yohanes Kristiarto Soeryo Legowo. The exhibit features more than 50 artworks ranging [...]