Malasimbo Arts and Music Festival 2016
For the sixth time around… Prepare yourselves, and mark your calendars, because the lively and colorful nights of Malasimbo Arts and Music Festival 2016 is coming to you this March.
Oriental Mindoro’s Mangyan culture-inspired Malasimbo Arts and Music Festival is coming to you this March 4-6, 2016, at the Malasimbo Amphitheatre, Puerto Galera. This all-night outdoor party at the foot of Mt. Malasimbo will showcase Oriental Mindoro’s traditional Mangyan culture with a contemporary twist. Lose yourself to the drums of artists and dance the night away with a view the Most Beautiful Bays in the World Club member, Puerto Galera Bay.
Your weekend at Malasimbo Arts and Music Festival 2016 will be made lively by traditional-turned-contemporary musicians Gong Myoung from Korea, multi-genre artist Jacob Collier of London, human beatbox Tom Thum collaborating with the Gordon Hamilton-directed Manila Symphony Orchestra, and Australian-based musician Golden Sound. Local artists will include Texan-born singer/songwriter June Marieezy, “Filipino Soul” band Sinosikat?, The Reo Brothers, blues, rock, and soul band Brat Pack, Triple Fret, percussion ensemble band Brigada, CRWN, contemporary musician Lustbass, and a whole lot more.
Other musical prodigies that you can expect to make you party harder will include Return of the Hermit, RH Xanders, Malasimbo Collective, Moophs, Paolo Mallari, Reese Lansangan, Asch, This_Being, No Rome, Earl of Manila, and Soul_Brk. These musical artists will turn night into day with nightlong live musical performances at the outdoor venue.
DJs that will keep that musical energy within you pumping all night will include Japan-based Chikashi Nishiwaki, Kristian Hernandez, Badkiss, Mark Zero, and genre-mixing master Miro “Bad Son”.
Malasimbo Arts and Music Festival 2016 also offers no shortage of the Mangyan culture with visual artists Agnes Arellano, Billy Bonnevie, Dennis Lagdameo, Dondi Katigbak, Doring Lalongisip, Grace Katigbak, Gringo Benedicto, Hiyas Bagabaldo, Iya Regalario Jinggoy Buensuceso, Leeroy New, Libbet Louhnan, Ling Quisumbing Ramilo, Mek Yambao, Melanie Gritzka del Villar, Olovia d’Aboville, Russ Ligtas, Sam Penaso, and Wawi Navarroza, as they bring to life the Mangyan in Mt. Malasimbo with a beautiful mix of traditional and contemporary outdoor art forms and installations.
Following the three-night spectacle at March 4-6 is another lively and colorful party—Malasimbo Lights and Dance Festival, happening on March 24-26, 2016 on the same venue, with more music, and more fun. Dance to your heart’s content on the grassy, outdoor Amphitheatre under the moon and the stars, in a Mangyan way.
Malasimbo Arts and Music Festival 2016 is the sixth installment of the festival held at March yearly with the same name. Last year, festival goers, aside from partying and grooving, were also allowed to attend workshops of the invited musical and visual artists. There was also a long list of musicians invited. Musical artists like Golden Sound, Brigada, CRWN, and Ton Thum, were invited last year, and were invited again this year. DJs who wooed the heartstrings of the festival goers include Kristian Hernandez, Badkiss, Mark Zero, and Miro, and are attending this year’s Malasimbo festival again.
Malasimbo Arts and Music Festival 2016 Ticket Prices
Tickets to the Mangyan party of your life are available now. For details on Malasimbo Arts and Music Festival 2016, check out the official website http://malasimbo.com/, where details about tickets, resort booking, and even camping on Mt. Malasimbo, are found.