Makati hosts Art Fair Philippines 2015

(The Philippine Star) | Updated February 2, 2015 – 12:00am

MANILA, Philippines – Makati will once again host the much-anticipated Art Fair Philippines, organized by Philippine Art Events Inc. To make this year’s fair more exciting and to encourage participation from the international community, the Art Fair welcomes artists from other Southeast Asian countries to join the exhibition.

Spaces for 33 galleries, eight of them based outside the Philippines, will spread out over two levels. The Art Fair tapped Kenneth Cobonpue and his team to help design the layout of the exhibition space. Food and drinks will be available through partners Kai Restaurant, The Straits Wine Company, and Coca Cola.

Art Fair Philippines is just one of the many projects of Makati promoting the best of Filipino talent. Each year, the Leader City tries to outdo itself, always creating projects that are bigger, bolder and faster.

Many will agree that Makati is a top urban destination, a prime model in terms of highly developed cities in the Philippines. Its cosmopolitan and international appeal continue to attract international companies, expats and tourists alike.

Makati keeps on providing avenues for connection and participation. New developments are always on the rise in the real estate, hospitality, and food and beverage industries. Surely, there are more opportunities for business and pleasure in Makati than ever.

A large part of Makati’s success can be attributed to Ayala Land’s leadership and continuous investment in the city. This unparalleled partnership has helped Makati become the country’s preferred lifestyle destination. Ayala Center, for instance, is home to international and business hotels, museums and art galleries, themed restaurants including some of the best fine dining establishments in the country, award-winning malls, among others.

Enticing more visitors, Makati has partnered with MasterCard for its Priceless Makati Staycation promo. It offers clients the chance to stay in one of the four finest iconic global hotel brands namely Raffles Makati, Fairmont Makati, InterContinental Manila, and Holiday Inn & Suites Makati. Those availing of the promo this February can get two complimentary tickets to the Art Fair.

Art Fair Philippines is co-presented by Ayala Corporation, Ayala Land Premier, Alveo, Bank of the Philippine Islands, Globe Telecom, Volkswagen, and Bench.

Media partners are The Philippine STAR, Summit Media, and Pipeline.

For information, visit and or at (632) 831-0953.

Tickets are available at the reception area located at the sixth floor of The Link.