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Manila International Dance Festival 2023 commences on September 8

The Manila International Dance Festival or MIDFest 2023 will officially take its opening salvo on September 08 at the historical grounds of Rizal Park, Manila. It will have its festival run for three days.

This is a collaborative project with Manila Vice Mayor Yul Servo Nieto in its continuing efforts to promote and enhance the promotion of culture and the arts in line with its belief in sustaining peace and respect to diversity.

Brother Philippines and Luneta park photographers capture “Memories for Life”

(From L-R) Rolando A. Reyes , Samahan ng Malayang Photographer sa Luneta Inc. (SMPLI), Member; Eduardo F. Agustin, SMPLI, Auditor; Ronald C. Quintana, SMPLI, Sgt.-At-Arms; Shinichi Tanaka, Manager of the Product Management Group of Brother Philippines; Cecilio S. Compoc, SMPLI, President; Shiela Rose C. Javier, NPDC, Park Trading Committee, Chairperson; Dannica T. Iway, NPDC, Park Trading Committee, Secretary; Carlo R. Villanueva, Flower Clock Photographers Association Inc. (FCPAI), President; Rowena A. Saucero, FCPAI, Treasurer; Benhur R. Rubas, FCPAI, Board Member; Bartolome B. Miranda, SMPLI, Member

Brother Philippines partnered with Luneta Park’s Street photographers to boost their business and give park visitors printed souvenirs that they can cherish for life.

The “Memories for Life” activity was held on February 5, 2023. Brother Philippines set up printing stations at Mabini Hall and the Japanese Garden. Photographers printed the photos they took using high-quality printers and assistance from professional graphic artists.

Honda Philippines Donates Water Pumps for Rizal Park

Honda Philippines Inc. (HPI), the No. 1 motorcycle manufacturer and distributor of Honda’s power product in the Philippines, recently donated Honda power products to help restore and maintain the Japanese Garden at the Rizal Park, Manila.

The Japanese Garden is found in the middle of the Rizal Park (Luneta Park), built to promote the friendship between Japan and the Philippines. Known for its lagoon and a bridge, the Japanese Garden brings serenity and beauty to the bustling city of Manila.

Coinciding with the Philippines-Japan Friendship Day, Honda donated a Honda WX10T and a WL30XH water pumps, which will be useful in cultivating and preserving the garden.

Let's Take a Joyride On Independence Day!

Independence Day is a fun holiday for Filipinos, also it falls on a Monday which made it a long weekend for many. What better way to enjoy the celebration is with visiting historical places and also enjoy a grub or two.

Just in time for Araw Ng Kalayaan are the festivities that happened in Rizal Park. The vast space and open area provides a breather for many of the urban dwellers. One of which is the NutriAsia food truck that serves dishes made nutricous and delicious by thier products.

ART IS A BANG: Concert At The Park 50th Anniversary

Rizal Park's CONCERT AT THE PARK celebrates its 50TH ANNIVERSARY with a feature presentation.

Selebrasyon – a celebration of Filipino culture through music, song and dance

featuring Philippine BARANGGAY Folk Dance Troupe

Sun 6 Jan 2013 | 5 pm 
Rizal Park, Manila

The public is cordially invited and admission is  free of charge

LAKBAYAN: Cafe Lupe at Rizal Park

Luneta has indeed reinvented itself from the dark days years ago. And as featured here in MTL with amazing transformation of the biggest urban park in the Philippines can now again claim its glory as a tourist destination for both foreign and local tourists. 

And with the Christmas and New Year season giving time for people to go out and spend time with family and friends. And indeed it was filled with a sea of people going around the park for the free concerts, bazaars, and the park features like the Chinese and Japanese Gardens, Kilometer Zero marker, Quirino Grandstand, and of course the Rizal Monument.

Misa De Gallo Diaries 2012 - DAY 8 - GREETING

First Reading: Micah 5:1-4
Psalm: Psalm 80:2-3, 15-16, 18-19
Second Reading: Hebrews 10:5-10
Gospel: Luke 1:39-45

I was thinking with the series of churches I went for the Misa De Gallo are the usual churches I went to, but I was hoping that there would be something new, like the one I had in Trinoma upon disovering the chapel of St. Michael and the Archangels. 

Still on an event filled day, my last destination for the day was in Luneta where we will check out the Cape Lupe shop near the dancing fountain area. And just in front of the fountain is a stage set up for the Simbang Gabi which will start at 8:30 PM. It was great news because we can have the event and also don't need to go far to attend the mass. And the best part of it is the open air where the air is cool, and the spirit of Christmas can be felt with the number of families and friends going around the biggest urban park in the Philippines.


Watch Philippine Baranggay Folk Dance Troupe

Founded in 1946 by Dr. Paz-Cielo A. Belmonte (Mommy Bel)

Celebrating 65 years of excellence in folk dance traditions

MAGANDANG PILIPINAS - Pagpupugay kay Mommy Bel

on June 5 (Sunday), 6pm
at the Concert at the Park, an open auditorium in Rizal Park, Manila


LAKABYAN: The New Rizal Park! More Attractions Coming Soon!

If you were born before the turn of the Millennium, you might have spent leisure time not inside the malls but parks like Luneta.These were the original places of travel and fun. These places were the most "in" back in the days but with the age of malls and the rising crime rate at parks caused the demise of these parks especially Luneta.

We know that upon this place, Jose Rizal, the national hero, was sentenced to death by firing squad on December 30, 1986.  His remains was initially placed in Paco Cemetery but was transferred back to Bagumbayan and was named Luneta because of the cresent shape which in french is called lunette .   

When I was young, our family does go here, but there were a time that my mother was victimized by a pickpocket which made me look at Luneta as a place of crime and homeless people.