The pioneering music and arts festival in the Philippines was formerly held on the stunning beaches of Puerto Galera for the past years. Malasimbo Music and Arts Festival aims to continue its advocacy in preserving the environment and uplifting Filipino music and arts scene now in its new home—closer to nature and people. In line with its 10th anniversary, the festival is set to happen on February 29 to March 1 at the heart of Quezon City in La Mesa Ecopark, one of the few green spaces in Metro Manila, making it accessible to everyone and adjacent to its advocacy.
For nine years, Malasimbo has been promoting environmental and cultural conservation, music, and artistic diversity that build a community of nature, music, and art lovers. The festival is also known for supporting the livelihood and masterpieces of different performers such as bands, musicians, and artists in the country.
There will be fun-filled unearthing activities and eco-centered events from day to night, such as art and wellness programs, live music performances, silent disco, family-oriented programs, and music business conference. Aside from being eco-conscious, the Malasimbo Festival is sound quality-conscious as well, which means you can jam along and discover great music in a most pleasant way. The silent disco and live music performances will happen at the same time in separate areas of the park, so if you want to groove the night away to some live music, head to Amphitheater. For a low-key type of party with friends, Drilon Orchidarium is the place to go.
Meditate using various resonant tools and musical instruments as you explore musical inspirations and discover its healing effects at the Narra Grove Pavilion for the art and wellness program. Anyone can enjoy the family activities that will be held at the swimming pool with an electrifying DJ party in the middle of the rainforest.
The festival’s newest feature is the music business conference where people and music lovers planning to enter the music industry or production can find some insight as they exchange meaningful conversations with professionals and aspiring artists.
Do you know what’s the best thing about attending this festival? It will benefit ABS-CBN Lingkod Kapamilya Foundation’s environmental arm, Bantay Kalikasan. Ten percent of every ticket sold will be donated to its projects.
The upcoming Malasimbo Music and Arts Festival will be a mix of local and international acts including Cory Henry & The Funk Apostles, Mike Love, Jesus Molina Quartet, Brigada, Project Yazz, Talata Ni Tala, and more!