Things to Do This Month: June 2018
by Kyzia Maramara | June 06, 2018
Catch the best of music, performances, and theater spread across the whole month of June in these events!
Celebrate and party!
Celebrating the 348th Araw ng Makati, Makati Makisalo is created and co-presented by Fringe MNL. It’s a 10-day festivity full of color, performances, music, and activities and aims to bring together citizens of all ages across Makati’s 33 barangays. Check here for the initial schedule.
Enjoy classic and delicious food
Passionate for wine? Join the Wine Appreciation on June 11 at Galileo Enoteca Deli in Mandaluyong. Authentic and classic, you’re bound to have a great time with wine experts to guide you. Book your seat now before other wine enthusiasts beat you to it!
Pair the best French wines with a curated selection of European food at the French Wine and Food Pairing happening on June 14 at Bistro Manuel, Makati. Hosted by Le Cellier French Wine Selection and the French Chamber of Commerce and Industry in the Philippines, discover the perfect pair of wine and food! Reserve your seats here.
The Embassy of the Republic of Indonesia – Manila brings this year’s Indonesian Food Festival at SM Megamall on June 30 to July 1. With the theme Authentic Indonesian Spices & Delicacies, the food festival will have a wide range of authentic Indonesian dishes on top of cultural performances, cooking demo, quizzes and games, and food tasting. The best part is that it’s free for everyone!
Immerse yourself in good music
There will never be a month in 2018 where we will not be graced with international artists performing live. This month, Directioners all over the metro are excited to see Niall Horan perform live on June 10 for his Flicker World Tour. American singer/songwriter Andy Grammer is set to bring his bop songs on June 7. Hillsong United will hold a two-day back-to-back concert on June 15 and 16 at the Araneta Coliseum. Kpop fans, Super Junior World Tour “Super Show 7” will come to the Philippines on June 30.
June also means the annual Fete de la Musique is once again upon us. Now on its 24th year, the festival remains well-loved by the public. Its main and pocket stages cater to a wide array of music genres in different easily accessible locations. Catch your favorite OPM artists from different genres perform on June 23, 29, and 30!
Although a little bit late than we’re used to, we’re still looking forward to Satchmi Vinyl Day! This year it will be held on June 16 at Green Sun Makati. Check out vinyl records on display alongside turntables while listening to your favorite local live acts perform. This year’s lineup will feature Sandwich, Quest, BP Valenzuela, Flying Ipis, and many more.
Catch film screenings and theater performances
Rak of Aegis returns for another run this year at PETA in Quezon City starting on June 20 to August. If you haven’t been to any of its runs, now is a good chance to go, watch, and sing your heart out! Purchase your tickets here.
The French Film Festival is bringing the best of French cinema to Manila for its 23rd year. Watch curated films that will be screened at Bonifacio High Street Cinemas, Greenbelt Cinemas, and UP Town Center Cinemas from June 6 to 12. If you’re not from the metro, the festival is also set to screen shows at Ayala Center Cebu and Abreeza Mall in Davao.
Looking for a performance new and fresh? Virgin Lab Fest is once again here to offer untried, untested, and unpublished plays for everyone’s pleasure. These plays are made by both emerging and established Filipino playwrights. Performances start on June 27; tickets can be purchased at Ticketworld or from the CCP Box Office.
Micro-cinema favorite Cinema 76 opened their new branch in Anonas just weeks ago and it sure is a gift for the North community. Cinema 76 Anonas is directly connected with the LRT 2 Anonas station. It’s easily accessible, it’s new, and it screens the best Filipino movies! Check out their schedule here.
What are your plans for this month? Share it with us below!