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Friday, April 10, 2009

Easter Sunday 2009 celebration and events (Philippines)

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I'm listing again the most interesting and popular events for this April 2009.

Here are the list of events and celebration for Easter Sunday 2009 in the Philippines.
Try out the Easter Wonderland, Cenakulo Rock, Pirate's Easter and many more.
if you have Easter Sunday events and want to be added here, feel free to contact me or add an informatio at the comment boards.

read more below to view and see the events lined up for April 12, 2009.

Eastwood City's Easter Wonderland
April 12, 2009
1:00pm - 9:00pm
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On April 12, Eastwood City will turn into the Easter Wonderland. Five “worlds” will come to life : the Main Wonderland, the Animal Kingdom, the Empire of the Inflatables, the Game Zone, and the World of Circus and Magic. Each section will have various activities, booths, and play areas, designed and organized according to its theme. Kids will also get a chance to win toys from Toytown, a Sony PS3, and a Nintendo Wii from the Eastwood City Easter Wonderland raffle.

An Easter parade starting from the Main Wonderland will open the fair. All performers and participants, together with mascots and a drum and bugle corps. will go around activity areas. At 2pm, the fun starts with the unique activities in store for kids. Little equestrians can ride ponies at the Animal Kingdom. Future beauty queens will enjoy the kids’ salon and glitter tattoo booths at the Main Wonderland. Street magicians meanwhile, will line up the World of Circus and Magic’s area, with their neat tricks and cool performances. Petting zoos, stilt walkers, balloon twisting, huge inflatables, and a lot more, will also be part of the Eastwood City Easter Wonderland. And to give a unique twist to the Easter egg, master painter Fernando Sena will be holding out free egg painting sessions for kids.

Pocket performances will also held at the different “worlds.” Musical theater actor Audie Gemora’s summer performing arts program My Talent, will have a showcase presentation at 4pm at the Main Wonderland. There will also be magic, bubble, and acrobat shows, among others, at different times within the fair.

Wonderland passports are at P350.00 and this already entitles the kid a one-time access to all booths and activities inside the fair, and two adults to accompany the kid. In excess, adults will have to pay P50.00 per head to enter the fair. The Eastwood City Easter Wonderland on-day registration will start 1pm. The fun fair is open until 9pm. Early registrations are also welcome at the Eastwood Mall concierge starting April 1.

For inquiries, call 687-6770 to 74 or 709-1893, text 0918-8-EWCITY or visit www.eastwoodcity.com.

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Cenakulo Rock @ Enchanted Kingdom
April 1-12, 2009
7:30pm
Enchanted Kingdom



Holy Week at Enchanted Kingdom will never be the same as we bring you Cenakulo Rock - a Live Performance featuring Jao Mapa, Roselle Nava, Cynthia Mamon, Enchanted Kingdom Chorale and Enchanted Kingdom's Circle of Artists.

Join us as we journey from one zone to another.


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A Pirate's Easter @ Power Plant Mall
April 12, 2009
1:00pm
Power Plant Mall, Rockwell

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Come and join Power Plant Mall as we celebrate Easter with Pirates!

12:30 Registration
1-5pm Activity Booths (Glitter Tattoo & Face Painting)
Easter Egg Hunting
Yoyo Show by Flipspin
Juggling Pirate Show by Kiddieparty
Pirate Musical Play
Lego Making Contest by Build City
Spectacular Science Show by Mad Science

Plus!
An Hourly Raffle, fun-filled games and loot bags with a treasure chest, parrot stuffed toy, a pirate's eye patch, hershey's kisses and gold coins will be given to all!

Passports are priced at Php 500 and are available at the Customer Service Desk of Power Plant Mall (R1 Level -- in front of Mango). Each passport entitles one child and one adult entrance to the event. Additional adults may purchase tickets at the door.
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Eggciting Easter Funday
April 12, 2009
9am onwards
Manila Ocean Park

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Let's All Have An Egg-citing Day on Easter Sunday!!!
Morning Mass,FREE Breakfast Glitter Tattoo, Face Painting, Kiddie Salon, Cart of Arts galore,
Food Carts and Inter-Active Booths, Kiddie Mini-Concert, Games & Prizes
and a whole lot of fun activities for the whole family!

see www.kidstime.multiply.com for further details,
and full day program.

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Celebrate Easter and Meet Baby looney Tunes' Baby Bugs and baby Lola Bunny!
April 12, 2009
10am onwards
Glorietta Activity Center

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Watch out for Glorietta's Egg-sitingly Egg-stravagant: The Barnyard Easter Picnic Day-out at the Glorietta Activity Center on April 12, 2009 (Sunday)!!!

SOME OF THE CAST OF LOONEY TUNES WILL BE THERE!!! :)

Lots of activities, prizes and goodies await participants! :)
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EASTER BARN BASH at the ACTIVITY CENTER OF GLORIETTA!
April 12, 2009
10am onwards
Glorietta Activity Center

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PLANNING TO TAKE THE KIDS OUT FOR A DAY OF FUN THIS EASTER?

AYALA MALLS AND GLORIETTA

IN COOPERATION WITH KIDSTERS INC.

ALONG WITH ALASKA YAMOO

PRESENT

EASTER BARN BASH

EVERYONE'S OUT FOR FUN AND PLAY. IN THE BARNYARD PICNIC WE'LL SHOUT HOORAY!

IT'S SO MUCH FUN ON EASTER DAY AT THE GLORIETTA ACTIVITY CENTER!

IT'S A WHOLE DAY FILLED WITH EXCITING ACTIVITIES FOR THE KIDS! GET CREATIVE WITH COLORFUL ART ACTIVITIES. BE SURPRISED IN THE MAGIC SHOW.
THERE WILL BE GAMES AND GOODIES ALL DAY LONG.
HOP IN TO TREATS IN THE EASTER EGG HUNT AND HAVE A GRAND TIME WITH YOUR FAVORITE BABY LOONEY TUNE CHARACTERS!

SEE YOU ALL THERE!

ADMISSION IS FREE. REGISTRATION FOR ACTIVITIES WILL START AT 10AM.
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Easter Treasure Hunt at the Shang
April 12, 2009
1:30pm-5:00pm
Shangri La Mall,





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Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen - CGI images of characters


Megatron (or Galvatron) in Robot mode

A user member of TFW2005 just uploaded a series of CGI images of the characters from the movie "Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen", you'll see the final touch and look of all characters including Megatron (or Galvatron), Starscream, Iron Hide, Ratchet, Sideswip, the Twins - Skids and Mudflap, Ravage, The Fallen and Devastator.


Megatron (or Galvatron) in a battle tank alternate mode

I'm now excited to watch this on June 26, 2009 (Philippines playdate)

click more below to view all images.


thanks to EISB.net for the head ups on these CGI pics


















































The Simpsons US postal stamps on May 7, 2009



Stamp collecting will be the next big hit on May 7, as the hit comedy cartoon "The Simpsons" will be immortalized once again and will be available on US postal stamps. Five kinds of The Simpsons stamps was revealed last Thursday according to CNN.

"We are emotionally moved by the Postal Service selecting us rather than making the lazy choice of someone who has benefited society," said "Simpsons" producer James L. Brooks.

Bart Simpson, who is known to collect stamps, "will serve as a great opportunity to interest youngsters into stamp collecting," said David Failor, executive director of stamp services for the Postal Service.

Failor added, "eyebrow-raising to say the least, this witty, well-written pop icon continues to irreverently satire its parody of a middle-class family as it lampoons American culture."

The new stamps can be seen and pre-ordered at USPS.com - CNN
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pic source : The Envelope
The cartoon's creator, Matt Groening, has rendered the artwork for the Simpson stamps, to be previewed April 9. In all, the Postal Service annually receives more than 50,000 suggestions for its special stamp of approval, but issues only 20.
Stephen M. Silverman - People

Now I like to call the attention of my brother and sister who lives in Chicago to buy me a set of The Simpsons stamps :) I already have the DC comics stamps and the Star Wars stamps, and I really want this to be included in my pop culture stamps collection. And they are running a contest! woooooohohohh... visit http://www.usps.com/promotions/simpsons.htm , a wanna win a Matt Groening signature on the stamps!

I like to reveal here that I collect stamps during my elementary and high school years, it was a funny hobby that I started in UST elementary years that influenced a lot of my classmates to collect stamps, and I got the interest in getting into the hobby after watching Tommy Tricker and the stamp traveller movie with my family, the hobby became bigger and I was happy that me and my classmates roam the library in Educ. bldg just to read over again one book all about stamps. The hobby stopped during highschool years, because its hard to get a girl friend that time by showing your stamp collections hahaha. But hey! I collect comics and video games on that era and it was the coolest hobby ever!

Eraserheads concert - the Final Set - Watch the GMA 7 coverage of the whole concert

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You can now watch the final set concert online, and this is the concert version that was aired in GMA 7 last week, although that it is not the full concert and many are not happy for removing 8 songs, but its okay, just to avoid the case of being copied by pirates. But now here is a simple of enjoying the concert again by watching it online. Thanks to kakosa for uploading and sharing it in public.

click below to watch the video


Eraserheads concert- The Final Set



Thursday, April 09, 2009

Fullmetal Alchemist : Brotherhood - images and poster

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The 2009's most-anticipated blockbuster anime series, Fullmetal Alchemist-Brotherhood will debut on Animax Asia in the same-week broadcast that will premiere on April 10, 2009, Friday at 8:30pm with each new episode airing within six days of its premiere in Japan.















Fullmetal Alchemist – Brotherhood is the third and latest on-screen rendition of the Fullmetal Alchemist franchise based on the best-selling manga (comics) series by Hiromu Arakawa. Production for Fullmetal Alchemist – Brotherhood is undertaken by anime studio BONES which made the previous Fullmetal Alchemist series, and is directed by Yasuhiro Irie who also helmed Kurau: Phantom Memory, Soul Eater, episodes of Alien Nine and RahXephon, as well as animation sequences in the first Fullmetal Alchemist series.

“Set to emulate the overwhelming success of the first series and sequel movie, Fullmetal Alchemist – Brotherhood offers a touching story, exciting action and fantastic artwork that have become hallmarks of the world-renowned Fullmetal Alchemist franchise. Definitely the biggest and most keenly anticipated mega anime title this year, Fullmetal Alchemist – Brotherhood comes to Animax amidst stiff competition for the show worldwide, and that is made all the more satisfying for our viewers with the highly-coveted same-week broadcast,” added Gregory Ho.
read the entire article at : Animax airs Tears to Tiara and Fullmetal Alchemist - Brotherhood same-time anime simulcast!

Wolverine movie leak lacks 10 min of the whole movie

It was a very alarming situation for the movie that it came out first online as a leak, and many movie fans and dowloaders took the advantage of it and save it in their desktop. I first heard about the leak movie during April 1, 2009, at first I thought it was a big April fools day gimik, but then it was real after all.

I finally found the leak movie streaming of it, and watched the first 20 minutes of the X-men Origins :Wolverine, I know that any fan boy of comics will watch it and still give its support by watching the whole film on its local release. I've seen it and many movie components are not finished, but it is still the whole movie and it kinda suck that the whole footage came out a month before its official release. I just vowed to myself not watch the entire leaked movie, the film is good and it create a massive geek blood overflow in my veins and if you are a comics fans, you know what I am talking.

I've been hearing news that the local pirated DVD is now here, and some reports say that the leaked movie is showing in some public buses and many movie fans are not happy when they encounter it. "I saw the movie playing inside the bus when I rode it in EDSA, I played my Ipod in full volume and decided not to watch it and avoid seeing the whole movie", one of the movie fans who reported this via plurk.com, And numerous reports are coming out that provincial and city bound buses are playing the leaked movie inside the bus transport.

Here's what you should do if you don't wanna be spoiled by the leakaed movie.

1. Ask a request to the bus driver or conductor and tell them that they should turn it off
2. or ask them to play other movie and not the leaked movie of Wolverine.
3. if they didn't listened to you, take a photo of their tv or took a video of it and then get the bus information like bus liner name, plate number and the bus conductor's name.
4. report it to our local Warner Bros. (Philippines) which can be contact via Facebook group. They will give action to this and report it to the Optical Media Board. 20th Century Fox distribute the movie through Warner Bros. (Philippines)
5.If you have experienced local buses playing the leaked movie, report it and don't be afraid

its sound that I'm very kill joy, but hey! I love this movie and I don't wanna be ruined by watching it inside a local public bus liner. I might even destroy that tv set if ever I see it.

and here's the press release from 20th Century Fox and Warner Bros. (Philippines.

Leaked Version of X-MEN ORIGINS: WOLVERINE Lacks 10 Mins. of Entire Movie

20th Century Fox through its local (Phils) distributor Warner Bros. would like to inform the public that CD/DVD and online copies of X-MEN ORIGINS: WOLVERINE movie which was recently leaked online is an incomplete and very rough version.

Fox Co-Chairman Tom Rothman issued an official statement ensuring the fans and moviegoing public that the leaked version is indeed an early rough cut, with temporary sound and music and a darker appearance than the finished footage.

Rothman's statement notes that "The version that went out is unfinished. It's about 10 minutes shorter, doesn't have key scenes, it wasn't edited, and none of the effects shots were in any remotely final form. It's a complete misrepresentation of the film and is deeply unfair to the people who have worked on it for years."

Rothman is touting a bunch of footage shot in Canada earlier this year that he says is not even included in the version online. And he insists that both he and Hugh Jackman have vowed to stop at nothing to get the movie out to as many fans as possible. "Hugh was heartbroken and hurt when he found out. He's lived with this thing for 10 years. But he's also a man and knows that life isn't fair, and is more determined than ever," Rothman says. "Hugh and I exchanged e-mails: Basically, we're not going to let the bastards win. But we didn't use the word 'bastards.' That's a slightly sanitized version."

Likewise, fans and supporters of the movie in the Phils. have affirmed that the leaked version is more like watching behind-the-scenes of X-MEN ORIGINS: WOLVERINE. It is worthy to note that in unison, those who have come in possession of the unfinished version vowed that they will still definitely see it on the big screen when it opens April 30 (in Phil. theaters) since most of the scenes have unfinished, rough 3D special effects, blank frames, dull moments due to muted speaking lines and sound effects and the appearance of blue dots in every scene from start to end.

X-MEN ORIGINS: WOLVERINE will bow to theaters across the Philippines on APRIL 30 from 20th Century Fox to be distributed by Warner Bros.

The Jumping Stamp production note 1


I went to a meeting last week and its about a business project that is being proposed to me, I got the idea already and it was interesting. I got introduced to this project that is already existed in the open space, then my task is to create some creative ideas that can involved the community.

The night was long and fresh concepts is coming and it was non stop for me, I decided to halt and reserve those ideas in future projects. I'm positive on this, but the time is not short and must give whatever I can give to make it successful.

and thus, The Jumping Stamp production note is born here in my blog ( not related to any postal stamp thing). (and the photo above: I'm not a smoker, so its clear that the cig butts is not mine ^__^ )

Wednesday, April 08, 2009

Ecko - Unlimited Art Battle Competition (Philippines) - sample entry

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I like to feature a sample entry of the contest, and I like its style and design and everyone can have their own design and submit it as their entry for the "Ecko - Unlimited Art Battle Competition", it is a global contest, so even that you are living outside the Philippines and want to represent it with your entry, you can submit it via the online contest website.

For rules and guidelines, visit the official contest website at
http://eckounltdartbattle.com/

Final art deadline for submission to Marc Ecko is May 8, 2009

My Related blog post :

Iron Man 2 - film shooting begins ( photos)



Marvel.com just shared to us the official pic above from the Iron Man 2 film shooting that just started this morning at 10:24 AM in LA. And below are some pics from Spoiler TV showing Robert Downey as Tony Stark carrying an extra Iron Man heart and Don Cheadle standing as cameo appearance as the new Rhode aka War Machine, on pic is Gwyneth Paltrow inside the car.




Check out the logo of this suit case.. oh yeah,.I am excited! Iron Man 2 is stated to be finished and showing on year 2010. And now I will follow the director's twitter, just to get a quick scoop on the Iron Man 2 movie heheh http://twitter.com/jon_favreau

I love this Iron Man statue with light up features - http://twitpic.com/2ml9q

Tuesday, April 07, 2009

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Azrael Coladilla is the blogger of Azrael's Merryland. This blog started as a personal blog in 2003, and then converted the blog into a lifeblog about his interest and reporting about pop culture, lifestyle, entertainment, technology, food, travel, toys, outdoor adventure, internet and social media. Awarded as the 2009 Most Influential Blogger for Luzon, Philippines, awarded by the Philippine Blog Awards. He is a full time blogger and photographer and freelance events organizer, social media specialist and marketing consultant. He is the founder of several online communities - Manila Bloggers Network, PBNetwork PH, Oh My Food! community, Cavite Bloggers, and Philippine ToyCon. He loves traveling, eating, watch movies, meet new people, photography and collects Transformers toys.


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