The arts and culture sector in the Philippines has remained steadfast in its efforts to enhance public awareness and appreciation for the beauty and heritage of our country despite the pandemic. In a cohesive display of resilience, various art and culture providers have started to diversify their agendas to keep up with the times – some adapting digital solutions, while others are innovating on the physical events front for s ” align with health security and social distancing protocols.
As one of the leading advocates of arts and culture, Palacio de Memoria offers the public something to look forward to: a two-day open-air fair open to all art lovers and visitors. This seven-story cultural provider will showcase the best of Filipino and European cultural heritage through a European-themed flea market, which runs October 23-24, 2021.
Inspired by El Rastro or ‘the Trail’, the most popular open-air flea market in Madrid, Spain, the Palacio de Memoria aims to bring the colorful, fun and vibrant party to fairground goers looking for bargains. , antique shops and gourmet delicacies. The two-day arts and antiques fair will be filled with various goods, from works of art to antiques, paintings, sculptures, accessories, textiles, home furnishings and decor, wall art, gift items, toys, craft specialty items / of designers, and collectibles to tickle the fancy of all art buyers.
The activities and stands of the fair will allow visitors to discover art and culture in different forms. On both days, the Open Bar by Distileria Limtuaco, Don Papa Rum will give a taste of what it’s like to hang out in an old-fashioned European bar. Fairgoers can look forward to an exclusive menu at The Loggia by Margarita Forés’ Food & Libation stand, a true showcase of European cuisine at its best. On October 23, The Loggia, along with Tanqueray and Moet & Chandon, will take street food to new heights at the Galeria de Gunita, while ABS-CBN Film Restoration Inc. will host an exclusive screening of the newly restored 1941 film “Ibong Adarna”Produced by Vicente Salumbides on October 24. During the two-day Smart Infinity sponsored flea market, art lovers can also visit the Smart Infinity section of the site where they can experience the country’s fastest 5G, powered by Smart’s premium postpaid offerings..
The Palacio also invites those interested to a scholarly meeting filled with literary, artistic and cultural exchanges inspired by Spanish tertulias or evenings from the colonial era. Tertulia de Memoria on October 30, 2021 will allow guests to experience a weekend of intellectual exchange through an evening organized by The Loggia by Margarita Forés, an Open Bar by Distileria Limtuaco and Don Papa Rum, and a film screening at bedtime of the sun by ABS-CBN Restoration of films and many other activities.
The Palacio de Memoria implements strict sanitary protocols in order to offer a safe place to all visitors who wish to enjoy their passions again or to those looking for unique experiences. Parents and renters can also enjoy the event as children and pet dogs are welcome at the two-day fair. Art and culture lovers can check out more details on the activities by following Palacio de Memoria on Facebook and visiting its website to see the full program of October activities or to book guided tours and events at the Palacio .
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