Art in Davao Events

OCTOBER 12 : Swiss artists to perform "SOUL GYMNASTICS" 

Tanja Baumgarter and ArteNova Institut Eurythmy Youth Ensemble from Switzerland are going to perform “Transitions” at the Davao Convention and Trade Center, F. Torres St., Davao City. Everyone's invited to experience this beautiful healing movement art also known as "soul gymnastics" which is used pedagogically to draw out creativity.

Matinee Show at 3PM  Ticket price - P100
Gala Show at 7PM Ticket prices - P200 and P400

Those interested to watch Transitions can contact Maya Vandenbroeck thru 09228938370 (sun), 09177174668 (globe), and 09081535326 (smart) for tickets. All proceeds will go Tuburan Institute, Inc. the Steiner Waldorf-inspired school in Davao City to help it get off the ground.

OCTOBER 13-26 : Chinese Painting Exhibit & Workshop @ SM Lanang Premier

Over a hundred original scrolled Chinese artworks and Chinese paintings on Chinese fans -- a first in the Philippines -- will be on display at the SM Lanang Premier mall's atrium from October 13 to 26.

“We welcome the Chan Lim Family of Artists & Students' Chinese & Western Painting Exhibit to our newest pride in Mindanao -- SM Lanang Premier. The group is the very first featured artists to showcase their artistic talent and also share them to Davaoenos in a free workshop on October 13," said SM Prime Holdings president Hans T. Sy.

The exhibit will also feature the original western paintings of CHAN LIM family patriarch, Jose Lim. A prolific painter for over 50 years, Lim is recognized as one of the country’s master Chinese calligraphy artists.

To share their talent, a free Chinese painting workshop will be conducted by the artists beside the exhibit at the mall’s Atrium from 4 to 7PM on October 13. Interested parties may contact the organizers, Davao Dynamic Youth, at (082) 226-3171 or (082) 221-6004 for more details.

At least 20 of the exhibited Chinese paintings on Chinese Fans shall be donated to the Philippine Eagle Foundation (PEF) which, in turn, shall be sold to the public to help their conservation efforts in ensuring the survival of the endangered Philippine Eagle.

"The exhibit offers the rare pleasure of enjoying Chinese artwork crafted using ancient hand-painting techniques while taking part in a global cause to save Philippine Eagles from extinction. Arts and philanthropy are powerful inspirations for humanity and so PEF is very happy to be a part of this initiative," says Dennis J.I. Salvador, Philippine Eagle Foundation’s Executive Director.

Donations to the Philippine Eagle Foundation are welcome. PEF's contact numbers are (082) 271-2337 or (082) 284-0568. (PR).

OCTOBER 14, 11AM :  On-The-Spot Chinese Painting Demo by Dr. Alex Chan Lim at Marco Polo Davao

"Marco Polo Davao welcomes the CHAN LIM Family of Artists and Students. Just as Marco Polo introduced the wonders of China to Europe centuries ago, our Hotel team is honored to participate in this unique cultural event in the vibrant City of Davao," said Carlos G. Dominguez III, Chairman and President of Halifax Davao Hotels, Inc.