Saturday, December 19, 2015

Thank You Dance Manila

In October, one of the website/blog I have been regularly contributing to has finally announced its end. bids adieu to the community and its readers. Though as they said to their avid followers, it was never about just a website / blog, but about the community that came together and connected through Dance Manila. With the booming dance community in all parts of the country, their purpose has been achieved.

Their post on their FB page:
Long time everyone! As the saying goes "All good thing (must) come to an end." Dance Manila is officially shutting down....
Posted by Dance Manila on Monday, 26 October 2015

Thank you for the opportunity. Writing for Dance Manila helped me reconnect with one of my passion. Helped me come to terms with my doubts and made me meet new friends. Dance has been and will always be a key part in my being.

To all the local dance community, dance crews and friends thanks for entrusting me with the power of giving you a voice. Hope you'd all still have me at your events though, as I'm sorely missing the scene and everyone so much.

This won't mean the end for my writing for the dance community, nope. Though my readership was never as big and as specific as Dance Manila, I will continue to write about dance and the community here in my humble mumble jumble blog. We just found a new home.

Thursday, July 10, 2014

Also read in Dance Manila
CEBU CITY- It's been 2 years now since I was part of Dance Fest 2012, where I took my seat amongst colleagues and helped adjudged the final five crews to battle it out in the finale. Now GMA Network Channel 7 Cebu and SM Supermalls are once again looking for the best dance crew in Metro Cebu. Calling out once again for Dance Crews who got what it takes to join the most awaited Dance Fest 2014 at SM City Consolacion.

Auditions will be held tomorrow, July 11 at 4 p.m in SM City Consolacion. Like last year there will now be two categories: Open and School-Based Category.
The Open Category is open to groups with 8 to 10 members, 14 years old and up. The School-Based Category is open to groups with 8 to 10 members, 14 to 24 years old and must come from one school or university in Cebu. Both allows an all-male, all-female or mixed groups.

To those interested to join, they must submit the following on or before July 10, 2014: 
  • Duly-filled up application form (available at the Marketing Department of SM City Consolacion), 
  • Photocopy of Birth Certificates of all the members, 
  • P1,000 single or accumulated receipt from any store in SM City Consolacion between the period of June 1-July 11, 2014, 
  • One  clear colored 5R picture of the group, 
  • Signed Release of Liability form and Waiver for each member.

Application forms, as well as the complete mechanics, are available at the Marketing Department of SM City Consolacion.

For inquiries, call 260-0136/09434388088. (PR)

Also check the following Facebook Pages for updates:

Sunday, January 19, 2014

Hip Hop International Philippines Visayas & Mindanao Results (Qualifiers for National)

Hip Hop International Philippines Grand National Finals will be on May 4, 2014 in Manila. Listed below are the regional qualifiers to come out from Visayas and Mindanao. 
Also in

MINDANAO Leg Results: January 5, 2014 at SM Davao

Distinct Feature (Davao City)

Offlimitz (Kidapawan City)

Crossover (Davao City)
Bandila Fusion (Davao City)
Groove Unlimited (Davao City)

VISAYAS Leg Results: January 12, 2014 at SM Consolacion

Understatement - Champion (Cebu City)
Undefined - 1st Runner Up (Cebu City)

Unknown Company - Champion (Cebu City)
Kin - 1st Runner Up (Cebu City)

Wat Cru - Champion (Ozamiz City)
Breaktime - 1st Runner Up - 2nd Runner Up

2014 - Rafi

Saturday, December 14, 2013

Roof for Relief

Also read in PhilYCM
The world saw the devastation the super typhoon Yolanda (Haiyan) left in its wake. Northern Cebu was one of the regions badly hit by the typhoon which left over 5,000 families' homes destroyed. Among the many relief aid initiatives for victims, Roof for Relief -as the name suggests, has a more targeted goal.

Roof for Relief is A Gawad Kalinga project to provide roofs for more than 5,000 families affected by Typhoon Haiyan (Yolanda).

Typhoon Yolanda's strong winds have practically ripped off the roofing of thousands, rendering structures and houses unlivable and unsafe. Roof for Relief aims to provide long-term solution to help those affected in Northern Cebu to rise up and rebuild their homes.

The program is targeting to rebuild 5,000 roofs for 5,000 families. With a donation of P,5000 you could be putting roof on someone's home. The P5,000 (approx. US$120.00) will be for the materials to make the roofs. For more information on Roof for Relief's operations, you can check the FAQ tab in their Facebook page:

Here's how you can help:

And if you're still looking to give a meaningful gift this season, Roof for Relief has this solution of donating in behalf of someone, it would also be great gift for those affected.

For more information and update do like the page on Facebook, Roof for Relief:
2013 - Rafi

Tuesday, December 03, 2013

REV X: Dance For Hope Concert

CEBU CITY - The Cebu Dance Community is chipping in, pulling in their weight to help our fellow Cebuanos who were affected by Typhoon Yolanda, through the very talent we have been blessed with. Join some of the best of Cebu's Dance Community in their dance for a cause concert, Rev X: Dance For Hope, on December 8, 2013 (Sunday) from 6-9pm at the Cebu Coliseum. Made possible by the EDSA People Power Commission, National Association of UNESCO in the Philippines Inc. In partnership with Born To Dance - New Generation of Dancers, and EPPC Cebu Provincial Youth Council. 

rev X - Dance for Hope Concert Teaser

(video by Project Element)

Tickets are being sold for P100, and P150. For ticket reservations contact these numbers: 0942-295-7755 / 0932-543-0234

For more updates like on Facebook, ONEPinas : 

2013 - Rafi
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