Filipino artists get wider reach in SM malls

SM Malls Into the Sky and Beyond Autism Spectrum

Budding artists and professional visual artists in the country are finding a bigger audience out of the millions of daily customers of SM Supermalls. Throughout the summer season, at least four art festivals and art-inspired mall events have showcased an eclectic mix masterpieces and art expressions in various SM malls nationwide.

SM Malls e-LluminART Globe

e-LluminART Globe. Kids frolicking inside the solar-powered art installation made out of recycled steel wire framing covered with elastic cords and garter tape at SM City Marilao.

Currently ongoing is SM North Edsa’s ‘Art Karnival: Vinyl on Vinyl’ – a fun and colorful exhibit of art installations, murals, 3D and interactive displays created by a diverse group of pop culture artists like Tyang Karyel, Dex Fernandez and Blic among others. Shoppers and tenants are treated to the visual stimulation provided by the combination of fun and surreal artworks spread throughout the stretch of the mall’s Sky Garden. (more…)

Celebrating Chinese New year at the Sky Ranch

Good fortune and a blessed year – these are the things that the Chinese New Year heralds, and why Filipinos have taken this holiday to heart and celebrated it along with our Tsinoy brothers and sisters. The Chinese New Year is not just about the fireworks (which can be and are always spectacular), but is about learning to attract the good things in life by letting go of the negative attitude to acquire a more positive one.

What better way to attain a high-minded perspective that will set the tone for the new Chinese New Year than by reveling in all the thrills that are offered by the Sky Ranch? Sky Ranch, an amusement park popular among children and the young-at-heart, celebrates the ties that bind the Filipino-Chinese community in the country and features the richness of the Chinese culture. Located beside the Taal Vista Hotel along Aguinaldo Highway, Sky Ranch showcased 19 fun rides and other attractions such as horseback riding and its 300-meter zip line.

Sky Ranch


How to Find the Perfect Wedding Reception Venues in Sydney

There’s so much more to a wedding than the “I Do’s.” From the moment the day – or even weekend – begins, you hope that every single second is planned and accounted for, to ensure that you, your family, and your guests, have the most remarkable time of their lives. A significant portion of the time spent on your wedding day will be at your reception, making it extremely important that you find a wedding reception venue in Sydney that matches exactly what you want and expect for your big day. So, what does it take to find that perfect wedding reception venue? Here are three tips to help you along the way.

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  1. Is there a nice outdoor setting for ambiance and photographs? It’s true that most of your reception will be spent indoors, dancing, eating, and gathering with friends and family at tables throughout the room. But your Sydney wedding reception hall should also have a brilliant outdoor setting. Many guests will want to spend time outdoors as well, and you’ll want to have a nice backdrop for your photographs. Gardens make a wonderful setting for outdoor photos, so be on the lookout for any venues that features such a garden.
  2. A dedicated wedding planner. A wedding planner will make your life so much easier, while ensuring that your wedding day is flawless. Any issues that do arise will be nipped in the bud before you are the wiser. But, unfortunately, choosing the perfect wedding planner can be a challenge as well. That’s why it’s ideal to find a wedding venue that offers the option of a dedicated wedding planner. That way you won’t have to worry about choosing the right one. Your venue will have a close relationship with someone they trust and have a long-standing relationship with.
  3. Parking. Ah yes, parking is far more important than you realize. Many of the wedding reception venues in Sydney don’t have off-street parking for your wedding guests. This is not only slightly embarrassing, but can be a nuisance (depending on how far the street is from the venue) and a safety concern. Your guests shouldn’t have to walk into the streets to retrieve their cars, nor should they have to worry about the security of their vehicles. Look for a venue that offers off-street parking.


@LazadaPH is set to Launch Online Revolution 2014 11/11 – 12/12

Lazada is preparing to take cyberspace by storm with the Online Revolution – the biggest sale of the year in Southeast Asia, set to rival Black Friday, Cyber Monday and Singles Day. Starting on 11 November 2014 the region’s leading online retailer is offering shoppers a month of sales, discounts and promotions with all the best deals under one digital roof.

Lazada Online Revolution

With the widest and deepest offering of products online, from mobiles, tablets and consumer electronics to fashion, household goods, toys, and sports equipment, Lazada is the ultimate one-stop shopping destination. Lazada also makes shopping effortless by providing a fast, intuitive and secure online shopping experience. Shoppers on-the-go have access to a best-in-class mobile shopping experience via apps and/or the mobile site. For added convenience and peace of mind, Lazada offers the widest reach of delivery and cash-on-delivery service, so shoppers from all over Philippines can buy now and pay only on arrival.


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Mom Powered Media believe in higher education and want to help our network readers get there. To help you do just that, we are giving one lucky reader a $500 Visa Gift Card and HP 14″ Chromebook PC. There will also be 20 second place winners to take home Back To School Prize Packages. So what are you waiting for? Let’s get BTS ready, tech-style!