Your Weekend Guide (April 12, 2019)

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A day for K-Pop fans

LEARN about Oreo’s latest promo and win a trip to South Korea and other prizes at the Oreo Play & Win Grand K-Pop Fans Day on April 13, 2 p.m. at the Eastwood mall open grounds. There will be activities and performances by AC Bonifacio, Jinho Bae, and LMN Dance Crew.

Summer at Estancia

ESTANCIA’s Summer Takeover activities run throughout April, all designed to let kids discover and hone their talents. Choose from singing lessons (April 11 and 12), and hip-hop dance lessons (April 15 to16). There is a Collab-a-Doodle Wall at Tiendesitas, where one can doodle and even meet some artists on April 13 to 14. More kid-friendly activities await at the Tiendesitas Kids Summer Camp. There will be Little Mr. & Ms. Tiendesitas 2019, dance, acting and modeling workshops, and outreach program on all weekends of April. For more information, visit

SM Egg Hunt

KIDS and kids-at-heart are in for a treat this Easter as SM Supermalls which, in partnership with Toy Kingdom and global toy brand Hatchimals, offers a fresh take on Easter games and activities from April 7 to 21 in select SM malls nationwide. There will be an egg-themed playground, arts and crafts exhibit, and photo opp corner at the Egg-chanted Display. Mallgoers can shop at the Easter Family Bazaar, and check out the dining deals with Easter Family Meals from April 7 to 21. Play around with dresses at the Eggstravagant Bunny Costume Contest for a chance to win special treats. On April 21, The QR Easter Egg Hunt Year 2, in partnership with Hatchimals, engages shoppers in an interactive way. To join, visit the #EggcitingEasterAtSM egg wall in the mall’s event center and hunt for the lucky Hatchimals QR eggs. Winners will receive exclusive giveaways. For more information and event schedule, visit

Hot Air Balloon Festival

THIS year’s Frontrow International Hot Air Balloon Festival on April 12 to 14 at Clark Global City promises to be bigger, bolder, busier, and better. Some of the country’s hottest music acts and the best of Pampanga’s bands will take the stage every night over the weekend, including Slapshock on Friday, Kamikazee on Saturday, and Ely Buendia, Hale, and Unique Salonga on Sunday. Car and motorsport enthusiasts will gather together for several events that include the National Drift Championship, Slalom Racing, Philippine Autocross Championship Series, Philippine Rally Cross Series and Motorcycle Stunt Show.

Fatboy Slim

ENGLISH DJ and record producer Fatboy Slim will be performing at Okada Manila’s Cove Manila on April 12. The show — presented by the IKON Urban Music Festival series — will start at 10:30 p.m., kicking off with a special first act. For more information on tickets, visit

Taiwan travel promo

THE Taiwan Tourism Bureau is holding a travel fair showcasing local specialties and travel packages from partner airline companies and travel agencies on APril 13, 3 p.m., at the Glorietta Activity Center, Ayala Center, Makati. There will also be games such as ring toss, pinball, beanbag toss, fishing up the bottle, etc. Freebies will also be available for those who will purchase tickets and two-night accommodations.