Manila is on the eastern shore of Manila Bay. According to the 2010 census, Manila is the second most populous city in the Philippines with a population of 1,652,171. Manila is the most densely populated city in the world with 42,857 people per square kilometer.
It centers on the story of the narrator who left Manila for a foreign country for to work and became homesick for Manila after living out for long. The narrator then tells of his many adventures outside the country.
Some lyrics reference the United States and Australia. "I walked the streets of San Francisco" references his love for visiting places and strolling around and SFO is one of them. "I've tried the rides in Disneyland" tells of him visiting many amusement and theme parks. His friendship with foreigners and different nationalities is referred in "dated a million girls in Sydney". The narrator then says that he didn't get much satisfaction and enjoyment from all his escapades through the part "somehow I feel that I don't belong". His realization that the Philippines can only give him the best satisfaction and enjoyment plus his desire to come back to the Philippines and its capital, Manila start in "Hinahanap-hanap kita Manila". The narrator then decided to stay in the Philippines for good in the lyrics "Take me back in your arms Manila", "Promise me you'll never let go", and "I'm coming home to stay".
Shot on 16mm black-and-white film before being transferred to 35mm, Manila is divided into a Day episode (which is loosely based on Bernal's 1980 film Manila By Night) and a Night episode (inspired by Brocka's 1979 film Jaguar). The script is co-written by Adolf Alix, Jr. and Ramon Sarmiento and co-directed by Raya Martin and Adolf Alix, Jr.
Step into the creative world of these artists and see the lives of Filipinos depicted through brushstrokes and bended metal ... Each creation is a glimpse of an artist’s life ... Nasser Zulueta’s art reveals some turning points in his life that ushered his growth as an artist ... Michael was born in 1969 and grew up in Malabon, MetroManila.
One of those who admitted to have gone through a most challenging pandemic experience is RNB artist Daryl Ong, who I bumped into during the LykaCelebrity Dinner at Resorts WorldManila’s Casa Buenas recently ... Especially for us artists, we’re used to flying in and out of the country and sa iba’t ibang parts din ng Pilipinas.
The exhibit at ConradManila features 24 artists and 34 of their art pieces, and was named “Thrive,” underscoring the art community’s courage to cope, conform, and survive as the world struggles to overcome the disastrous effect of this pandemic.
The current situation of the world has also given artists more reasons to do more art and to improve their craft. As Pinto Museum’s Joven Cuanang once told ManilaBulletinLifestyle, “Artists are essential to society ... With the undeniably crucial role the arts and artists play in ...
But given the situation, the show did not stop helping talented kids realize their dreams ... It’s a nice experience hearing their different stories because they bring out so many memories of my own journey as a struggling artist as well,” Alden told ManilaStandardEntertainment in a virtual press conference ... on GMA-7 ... .
Lizaso encapsulates his manifold feelings about the imminent opening of the newly restored ManilaMetropolitanTheater, which has recently been announced to the public ... Manila MayorAlfredo Lim was able to work out a tripartite agreement between the City of Manila, the GSIS, and the NCCA to revive the theater.
So, I decided to do an FB live to at least give them some words of encouragement,” the businessman and music artist told ManilaStandardEntertainment in an interview ... While some people start at a very young age, I went through some difficult times and I had to gather all my courage to finally realize my dream to become a recording artist.
In this special anniversary issue, in celebration of 121 years of making a record of our time, the ManilaBulletin salutes a new generation of leaders, thinkers, innovators, artists, and creators in the Philippines, as they trailblaze new paths through life as we live it now.
Today, we don’t just see drag queens as queer people dancing or performing in underground nightclubs,” drag artist Brigiding Gigi tells ManilaBulletinLifestyle...There is no pandemic that could rain on the parade of these artists as they bring their world no short of feathers, glitters, and diva power online.
Shehyee. Exactly like what Fliptop champ and hit rap artist Shehyee did on his new single entitled “Aba Okay Din.” Here, the “Trip Lang” rapper goes against the prevalent notion that women always get the raw end of things when it comes to gender double standards ... Allmo$t ... Ezro. BlacksheepManila artist Ezro is a rapping Romeo with a slant ... .