THE Discovery Festival returns to BGC’s Bonifacio High Street on Dec. 8.
Last year’s festival attracted some 100,000 visitors. This year, fans can “certainly look forward to a freshly curated concept” says a press release on the event, as “there will be more brands, more excitement, and so much more to love… showcasing our expanded portfolio — from food, travel, lifestyle, culture to adventure.”
Among the participating celebrities from Animal Planet, TLC, and Asian Food Channel will be are Animal Planet’s Amanda Giese, who will talk on how she rehabilitates and rehomes animals in Amanda To The Rescue. In connection with this, visitors can adopt a pet at the adoption booth done in partnership with PAWS.
TLC star Whitney Thore will hold a dance workout in celebration of female body positivity and self-love; and there will be a cook-off between mother-and-son pair Sherson and Ann Lian, and Anton Amoncio from the Asian Food Channel.
Janet Hsieh returns to team up with gourmet personality Sarah Huang Benjamin to whip up a salted egg dish together on stage.
Discovery Channel will set up the Gas Monkey Garage featuring a line-up of classic vintage cars
Visitors can get a henna tattoo on their arm — but the design is the artist’s choice.
Pet can get a complimentary massage and check-up by a veterinarian at the Animal Planet booth
There will be workshops on latte art and watercolor Christmas card making at the TLC Zone.
HGTV will hold an artisanal Home Bazaar which will include a Christmas wreath workshop.
The Asian Food Channel will be behind a number of food booths.
Admission is free. Details on the event are available on