Monday, December 9, 2013

What to Do in Puerto Galera: Malasimbo Music and Arts Festival 2014

Malasimbo Music and Arts Festival is held in the natural amphitheater that is Mount Malasimbo. Endorsed by the Department of Tourism, it is the first international music and arts festival of its calibre in the Asia-Pacific region.

Every year, the festival features some of the most exciting local and international performers and artists. It is definitely one of the festivals to watch out for, next year.

Malasimbo Music and Arts Festival will be on February 27 (Thursday) to March 3, 2014 (Monday) at Puerto Galera, Oriental Mindoro Philippines.

Watch out for the following artists:

  • Jose Gonzalez
  • Robert Glasper Experiment
  • Roy Ayers and Lonnie Liston Smith
  • Mad Professor
  • Osunlade
  • Omar
  • Greg Wilson
  • Mark de Clive-Lowe
  • Low Leaf
  • June Marieezy
  • Jordan Rakei
  • Heavy Boogie

Tickets will be on sale very soon!

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Celebrate MUSIC, ARTS and NATURE at Malasimbo Festival!

How to Get to Puerto Galera, Oriental Mindoro

  • From Manila, take an air-conditioned bus going straight to Batangas pier via CALABARZON Expressway. Travel time from Manila to Batangas pier is about 2 hours depending on traffic condition and the fare is less than 200 pesos.
  • Upon arrival in Batangas pier, go to Terminal 3 and find the ticket booth of the ferry going to Puerto Galera. Pay the Terminal Fee of 30 pesos per person and the Environmental User Fee of 50 pesos per person.
  • Puerto Galera has 4 major points of entry, namely, Sabang Pier, Muelle Pier, Balatero Pier and White Beach. If you are going to Sabang, choose the ferry that will go directly to Sabang Pier. If you are going to White Beach, make sure that the ferry will go to White Beach. So, make sure you're riding the correct boat. Fare is around 250 to 280 pesos, one-way.
  • Please note that the first ferry trip to Puerto Galera is at 7:30 AM during regular season with one hour interval. Last rtip is at 4:30 PM.

This post will be updated as soon as the detailed schedule comes out.

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