10 Things You Can Do for Free at BGC Passionfest 2016

Inspire your passion.

 

(SPOT.ph) Bonifacio Global City comes alive once again from November 25 to 27 for the celebration of the annual Bonifacio Global City (BGC) Passionfest. Colorful parades, a series of lively street dances, and a string of all-Pinoy games and workshops are expected to attract local residents and guests at Bonifacio High Street.

 

“For [a] full three days, BGC Passionfest will showcase the richness of Philippine culture and the arts, celebrate all passionate activities, and gather families and friends,” says Joanne Magno, Marketing Assistant Manager of BGC. This year’s theme is “Bayanihan Fiesta,” which focuses on the Filipino’s unique spirit of unity and cooperation especially in these trying times.

 

Did we mention that all activities are free? We round up some of them.

 

 


 

Pica Pica Quiz Night

November 25, 6 p.m.

The Fort Open Parking

 

Show off your extensive knowledge of rom-com and sappy love stories through Quiz Night: Hugot Movies Edition! Who knew all those hugot and sawi films binge-watching would pay off one day? Register through their website before slots run out.

 

 

The Gourmand Market

November 25 to 27, from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Bonifacio High Street C1 Park

 

Sample gourmet food offerings from 20 start-up merchants in case you’re feeling hungry. Don’t forget to follow them on social media or get their delivery number right after because we're pretty sure you'll end up craving more.

 

 

 

Bayanihan Parade

November 27, from 12 noon to 5 p.m.

 

Marching bands, street dance groups, and floats parade throughout the perimeter of the city center to invite BGCitizens to the BGC Passionfest. A total of 1,000 participants will be marching from 7th Avenue, 28th Avenue, 5th Avenue, 30th Avenue, 9th Avenue, and back.

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Camerahaus Art Workshops      

November 25 to 27, from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Activity Pods 1 and 2

 

Inspire your passion and jumpstart a new hobby in photography through basic classes. Listen to Edwin Martinez's class on editing techniques, Win Paler's bird photography talk, Lito Sy's tips on portraiture, and many more.

 

 


 

BGC Art Mart

November 26 and 27, from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Grass area in front of TGIF Restaurant

 

See the latest in locally made merchandise by visiting the BGC Art Mart. Sixty booths will be there to showcase Filipino artistry.

 

 

DMC String Art Workshop

November 27, 2 p.m.

BGC Art Mart Area

 

Wondering what else can you do with string aside from cross-stitching? DMC will be hosting a string art workshop for anyone interested.

 

 


 

Chalk The Walk

November 26 and 27, 2 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Covered Canopy (West Block)

 

Join a chalk art workshop for free and draw to your heart's content on the pavement of Bonifacio High Street.

 

 

The Mind Museum Science Circus Show

November 26 and 27, 3 p.m.

Activity Center

 

Watch a free science show featuring ongoing exhibits at The Mind Museum. Yes, science can be a lot of fun!

 

 

 

Bahay Kubo       

November 25 to 27, from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Activity Center 

 

Kids below 12 years old can enjoy the good old days of playing inside a bahay kubo, even just a makeshift one in BGC.

 

 

Christmas Symphonies

November 26 and 27, 6:30 p.m.

Amphitheater

 

Enjoy a free concert featuring the best children's choirs of Metro Manila, such as the Mandaluyong Children's Chorus, Quezon City Performing Arts Children's Choir, Himig Rosena, and Virlanie Children's Choir.

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BGC Passionfest is from November 25 to 27, from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m., at Bonifacio High Street, Bonifacio Global City. For more information, visit Bonifacio Global City’s Facebook page.

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