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PISTA NG PAMANA 2019 sa Escolta: Philippine Heritage Week Celebration!

PISTA NG PAMANA 2019 sa Escolta: Philippine Heritage Week Celebration!

Mynila Team May 22, 2019 Music & Culture

This May 27-June 2, 2019 The HUB Make Lab family initiates and invites you to take part and take pride in this heartfelt showcase of the many rich facets of Filipino heritage—from art, literature, design, architecture, music, performance, food, fashion and celebration!

The historic commercial district of Escolta functions as an inclusive access point and a living case study of how modern urban lifestyle affects our cultural heritage. As everyday stakeholders of Escolta and conceptualizers and former organizers of Escolta Block Party, The HUB Make Lab family questioned themselves:

“How do we make the appreciation of Philippine Heritage more meaningful and relatable to a broader audience? How do we bring the focus of people back to it and deepen its meaning to our audience at Escolta events?”

The end result is the PISTA NG PAMANA celebrations which is a heritage-first celebration that they plan to organise annually!


As heritage is enriched through a cycle of understanding, valuing, preserving and enjoyment, our community of makers and artists cultivate this cycle through exhibits, performances, screenings, talks and workshops.

After three years that the HUB Make Lab has opened, they are broadening the view beyond their neighbourhood. Their aim for PISTA NG PAMANA is to make celebrations in the neighbourhood more meaningful, educational, and to be a beacon for future generations, highlighting the importance of preserving our country’s tangible and intangible treasures. They believe that these will serve as the foundation for rebuilding and strengthening the Filipino spirit.

This celebration is a free public event which gathers experts and enthusiasts of different practices. It is a toast to the third anniversary of their maker community—HUB Make Lab, and a complement to the NCCA’s lineup of activities in museums, galleries, universities, and government institutions.

Celebrate with Escolta, the queen of Manila streets, and the HUB Make Lab as they close National Heritage Month in style – #letsshapeourculture, #letsmakeitmeaningful, and #letsmakeourhistory together!

Here’s the full Schedule of Activities

Monday, May 27: Lakbay at Litrato:Pag-alala sa Piangmulan [Photography & Walks]


  • Jilson Tiu [Talk] – Shifting Frames
  • Alex Lim & Stephen Pamorada [Photo Walk / Historical Tour] – Let’s Walk the Talk

Tuesday, May 28: Arkitektura at Disenyo: Haligi ng Pamana [Architecture & Design]


  • Arch. Ramil Tibayan [Talk] – Preventive Maintenance Conservation
  • Makerspace Manila [Workshop] – Design Thinking
  • iAcademy [Exhibition] – Heritage Architecture in Virtual Reality Launch

Wednesday, May 29: Paglilinang sa pamamagitan ng: Sining at Pamana [Art & Heritage]


  • Marika Constantino [Talk]
  • Yanna Ofrasio [Workshop] – Indigenous Dye
  • Sanghabi [Workshop] Indigenous Instruments

Thursday, May 30: Kanlungan ng Pamana: Pelikula at Panitikan [Film & Literature]


  • Seb P. De Jesus [Workshop] – Intro to Baybayin
  • Zapateria Hub [Talk & Workshop]
  • Pakiusap [Film Screening]

Friday, May 31: Tagapagbuklod ng Pamana: Pagkain at Komunidad [Food & Community]


  • Good Food Community [Conversation]
  • Tea House with Ralph Tan & Ivy Soon [Tasting & Conversation]

Saturday, June 1: Ipagdiwang and Stilo at Pamanang Pilipino sa Kalye Escolta: Magarbong Pagsasalo! [Fashion, Market & Party]


  • Pamana Outdoor Market – Food, Art, Locally Made Products
  • Xiao Chua [Talk] –
  • Melvin Mojica [Talk] – Fashion Styling
  • Tony Cajucom [Talk] – Fashion Design Council in the 70’s
  • Ibarra Watches [Talk] – Watchmaking History & Legacy in the Philippines
  • Leon Denim [Workshop] – Denim Making Workshop
  • Christian Nagaño [Performance] – Kundiman Serenade
  • All Vinyl DJ Set All Night – Major Chie, Sgt Vez, Cesar Camilo + more tbc
  • 1920’s – 1940’s Fashion [Period Fashion Presentation] – Mode Elle
  • Traditional Filipiñana and Barong [Period Fashion Presentation] – Mode Elle

Sunday, June 2: Makabuluhang pagdiriwang at pag-alala sa ating Pamana: Musika at Yugyugan! [Market & Music]


  • Pamana Outdoor Market – Food, Art, Locally Made Products
  • Vintage Car Collection Presentation
  • Ivan Dy [Walk] – Art Deco Tour in Binondo
  • Arch. Dom Galicia [Talk] – Architecture in Dialog with Heritage
  • Kasuotang Zarsuela [Period Fashion Presentation] – Mode Elle
  • Grand Filipiñana Sagalahang Bayan [Period Fashion Presentation] – Mode Elle
  • Glorious Diaz [Fashion Presentation] – Glorious Divas
  • Bing Austria [DJ Set]
  • Pasta Groove [DJ Set]
  • Project Yazz [Live Musical Performance]
  • The BloomFields [Live Musical Performance]
  • Pedicab [Live Musical Performance]

Weeklong Activities & Exhibitions:

  • Alitaptap Kikilapkilap sa Escolta [Exhibition] – Vintage Golden Age of Philippine Cinema – Ads from the collection of Danny Dolor
  • Chronicle: 90 Years of the First United Building [Exhibition]
  • Doon sa Maynila by Auggie Fontanilla [Exhibition]
  • Heritage Architecture in Virtual Reality by iAcademy [Interactive Exhibition]
  • 100 by TRNZ [Exhibition]
  • Glorious Diaz [Fashion Presentation] – Glorious Divas
  • Indoor Pamana Market at the HUB Make Lab