JEEPNEY FESTIVAL 2012

[PHILIPPINE JEEPNEYS]: A SYMBOL OF PINOY INGENUITY

Today, the cheapest ride we can have and one of a kind way to travel to our destination is to ride along a public jeepney.

The unique Filipino culture has now become a symbol and a way of boosting the Philippine Tourism.

Recently there were at least 50 jeepneys parked at the SM Mall of Asia for the Jeepney Tours very own Jeepney Arts Festival. The were over a hundred volunteer artists from various places to redesign and repaint the iconic vehicle in the Philippines.

JEEPNEY FESTIVAL 2012

Winning the very first On-the-Spot Jeepney Painting contest, Roberto Marquez and company encapsulated the spirit of bayanihan from their jeepney’s hoods, to the outer walls and even to its tires. This rehabilitated icon of Philippine art and tourism is set to be displayed at Café Jeepney in Hotel Intercontinental Manila for the whole month of October.

JEEPNEY FESTIVAL 2012

Ranking 2nd in the On-the-Spot Jeepney Painting contest, the Earist students executed their idea of the Pintados Festival in intricate details which brought the thrill of the festivity to the streets during the Grand Jeepney Parade.

JEEPNEY FESTIVAL 2012

Philippine vehicle can take you to every twist and turn capturing the beauty and essence of the places.

Thanks to Jeepney tours for promoting its vision to initiate a remarkable corporate social art drive- the Jeepney Arts Festival. A unique advocacy set to bring back those glorious days of fun and vibrant jeepneys which is renowned as a true Filipino vehicle.

The whole new level of Bayanihan spirit transpired in one event joined by over a hundred registered volunteers from different walks of life.

All volunteers repainted almost 50 jeepneys by dressing them up with a gorgeous images depicting the Philippine Tourism’s slogan “It’s more fun in the Philippines“. It was a total make over that genuinely evokes our rich cultural heritage and world class tourism destinations.

JEEPNEY FESTIVAL 2012

This corporate social responsibility project was made possible in partnership with the Department of Tourism and SMART Communications. Its sponsors include Petron, Bosny Philippines, Café Jeepney, SM Mall of Asia, Nippon Paint, Design Week Philippines, ManilART, Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA), Federation of Jeepney Operators and Drivers Association of the Philippines (FEJODAP), Tagaytay Tourism Council, Nurture Spa, and Nescafé Classic.

Jeepney Arts Festival is set to take us one step forward in reviving the Philippine jeepney—not only as a world-renowned means of transportation in the country, but as the Philippines’ real iconic vehicle that boosts the artistry, ingenuity, resiliency, and entrepreneurship characteristics intrinsic to the Filipino.

The Jeepney Arts Festival is a social investment brought to us by Jeepney Tours. For more details about the event, visit <JeepneyArtsFestival.com> call +632 994 6636, or email bayanihan@jeepneyartstival.com.

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