AUGUST ACTIVITIES AT MUSEO PAMBATA
Good news folks! Museo Pambata (MP) celebrates “Buwan Ng Wika” and has come up with fun filled activities for the month of August. One will enjoy the celebration which focuses more about Filipino culture, as well as the cultures of our neighboring countries.
From August 12 to 17, you can immerse in the various cultures and practices of our fellow South East Asian countries in “ASEAN Cultural Week.” It’s a week-long celebration of diversity and heritage as MP cooperates with the National Commission for Culture and the Arts. Kids can learn more about the ASEAN member countries through storytelling sessions, film viewings, games, workshops, arts and crafts activities, and much more. Contact the museum for schedules.
The Regalo del Cielo Children’s Choir brings well-loved Filipino songs in “Ang Musikahan sa Museo” (August 24, 10 AM). Celebrate the beauty of the Filipino language in a morning of musical fun. Get acquainted with a folkdance performance (August 17, 10 AM) and an arts and crafts activity with the museum guides (August 18, 2 PM).
ASEAN Cultural Week From August 12 – 17
Learn more about the culture and heritage of our South East Asian neighbors in a week of fun activities and
educational programs. There will be workshops, storytelling sessions, and games about the ASEAN member
countries. This activity is done in cooperation with the National Commission for Culture and the Arts.
Ang Bayanihan sa Museo from August 17
Watch a performance of your favorite Filipino folk dances with the Philippine National Folk Dance Company. 10 AM
MP Guides’ Corner from August 18
Call up your friends the old fashioned way by making a toy telephone. Join our guides as they show you how. 2 PM
Musikahan sa Museo – Sariling Musika, Sariling Wika from August 24
Let’s celebrate the beauty of the Filipino language through performances of Filipino songs. 10 AM.
Museo Pambata is located at Roxas Boulevard corner South Drive, Manila. Museum hours from Tuesday to Saturday are from 9 AM to 5 PM (closed for lunch from 12nn to 1 PM) and 1 to 5 PM during Sunday. All activities are free with admission (Php 100 for both children and adults). Manila residents with valid IDs may come in for free during Tuesdays and avail of a 50% discount on other days. For more information, call the Museo Pambata at 523-1797 to 98 or 536-0595 or send us an e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.