Showing posts from July, 2023

Flash Portable Studio: Redefining Photo Booths with Magic Mirror

[Quezon City, July 8, 2023] – Flash Portable Studio is proud to announce a new portable booth in the world of photo booths and self-shoot studios. With the introduction of their magic mirror booth, they are redefining the way people capture and preserve special moments. Unlike traditional photo booths, the magic mirror booth from Flash Portable Studio empowers individuals to become the photographers of their own memories. With a simple touch of the screen, users can capture genuine smiles and spontaneous memories, as if they have a touch of magic at their fingertips. What sets it apart is the ability to instantly print the photos, providing tangible mementos in real-time. The core philosophy of Flash Portable Studio is embodied in their slogan, "Minimalist moments, flash your magic. Flash a smile, capture the magic." The business believes in the power of simplicity and aims to capture authentic moments that will be cherished for a lifetime. The magic mirror booth is not

IHeartPH remains in the heart of every Filipino

The Philippines is blessed with amazingly beautiful natural resources and environment. But more than its physical beauty, the country's people are its true wealth. And that's what IHeartPh advocates - to showcase the beauty of the Philippines and the Filipinos. True to its core, the magazine show has been consistently uplifting the image of the Philippines and the Filipinos - spreading good vibes. The program promotes love and appreciation of our country, helping the government to amplify its tourism campaign, "Love the Philippines!" "There are way too many reasons why I love the Philippines!," shares IHeartPh host Valerie Tan.  " First, our beaches are the best in the world. We have a lot of natural resources and wonders. Undoubtedly, there's still so much to explore. Second, Filipino cuisine! Anthony Bourdain himself said it when he referred to Cebu lechon as the 'best pig, ever'. Lastly, the warmth and hospitality of the Filipino people

Toycon 2023: Celebrating Two Decades Of Being A Kid

This year, the Philippine Toys, Hobbies, And Collectibles Convention celebrated a milestone as it launched its 20th anniversary iteration. And being a long-time con goer, yours truly definitely needed to be there. Check out our adventure.  A Trip Down Memory Lane Toycon , as the event has since been known in the fandom, started out in 2002 as a small exhibit for collectors to showcase their beloved toys. From that small venue in Megamall, it has since grown into one of the biggest pop culture events not just in the Philippines, but also in Southeast Asia.  Even when the COVID pandemic hit and Toycon was gone for two years, everyone knew that it wouldn't stay down. And last year, the event was back to everyone’s delight, in time for its 20th anniversary this year.  My love affair with Toycon also spans more than a decade. It all started on that fateful day in 2010 when my then supervisor Ate Mitch Coladilla asked me if I wanted to cover the event for her blog. I immediately said ye


From its humble beginnings to becoming the annual spectacle in the Philippine events landscape  that everyone looks forward to, the Philippine TOYCON is recognized as the biggest pop culture  convention in the country. This year, TOYCON PH celebrates its milestone 20 years as a  destination event, also making it one of the longest-running pop culture events in the Asian region.   With each iteration, the Philippine TOYCON has gotten bigger and better, establishing itself as a  cultural juggernaut and one of the most anticipated events of the year, as thousands of con-goers  take part in a weekend of fun, nostalgia, and fabulous finds!  With this year’s TOYCON happening from July 7-9 at the SMX Convention Center Manila , this  year’s edition promises to raise the bar again for pop-culture events as it returns back to form as  the collectors’ mecca and an ultimate destination for pop-culture fan engagement. TOYCON this  year will feature almost a hundred toy exclusives from partner exh