The Amazing Show of Le Grand Cirque

The first Amazing Show of Le Grand Cirque in the Philippines is held at Smart Araneta Coliseum on December 24, 2016. I was invited to watch the spectacular show of Le Grand Cirque’s world-class asrtistes from Europe, Canada, and the UK.  The show was also an astounding treat of Araneta Group’s (Araneta Center, Pizza Hut, Taco Bell and DQ)  beneficiaries who were amazed  and loved the Greatest Show in Town of Le Grand Cirque this Christmas season.

The amazing show was combined with comedy and acrobatics, traditional  and modernized circus  with a theme that make its viewers captivated, young or old in the Big Dome.

Aside from that, the spectacular show also featured a series of amazing routines like a Russian swing, fire-breathers, hoopers jugglers, and strongmen who showed off their skills that made the audiences  amazed and thrilled through out the show.
 The audiences also witnessed a thrilling visual display of talent mixed with an entertaining play of lights and music that ideally set the mood for every act.

An extravaganza of action and spectacular choreography as well as colorful and elaborate costumes was also presented in the Big Dome. It was fun and amazing experienced to watch live for the first time of the spectacular performances of the Le Grand Cirque in the country.

Buy your tickets now and watch live of one of the Greatest Show in the Big Dome with your friends, family and loved ones. Treat your family with the amazing show of Le Grand Cirque direct from Las Vegas this Christmas season.  Be prepared of their incredible performances, stunts, balance and symmetry, strong arms, and other amazing talents of Le Grand Cirque.

Le Grand Cirque” shows will run from December 25, 2016 to January 3, 2017 at the Smart Araneta Coliseum. For more information, visit Ticketnet website at or call its hotline at 911-5555.

Launch of STARTUPBOAT in Manila

Impact Hub Manila has launched StartupBoat making an impact in the community through a collaborative effort on December 13 and 14, 2016. The overall aim was to build a community of creative thinkers, innovators, and entrepreneurs who are passionate to bring change in the community by developing and implementing groundbreaking ideas together. Its main mission is to make innovation accessible for all.

It was during the StartHubs AsiaBerlin Roadshow in Manila when Paula Schwarz (Founder of StartupBoat), Ces Rondario and LizAn Kuster (Co-Founders of Impact Hub Manila), and Ranganath Thota (CEO and Founder of Fuel A Dream India) came together and agreed on launching StartupBoat
in Manila, Philippines and Bangalore, India.

In Manila, StartupBoat worked together with Impact Hub Manila and Bayer Foundations to create a platform for individuals who wish to collaborate for the collective growth of the health sector of the country.

The main objective was to share, learn and contribute for an implementable action plan in 2017 for the health sector in the Philippines and to mentor startups to act as multipliers. On the first day, organization leaders from across the Heal th sector were invited and gathered for the first time at Impact Hub Manila headquarters. Participants met regional innovators such as Michelle Fojas, Communications Manager of Bayer Philippines, and Celina Gracias, President of Project LAAN, who discussed the importance of innovation and entrepreneurship in healthcare in the global and local context.

Moreover, the finest entrepreneurs and health innovators such as Jorge Azurin (Co-founder of and Jay Fajardo (CTO of Medifi) were invited to discuss their health initiatives. Thota came all the way from Bangalore to join and provide his insights as well.

On the second day, the participants and guest speakers sailed on a boat in Manila Bay while discussing the solutions presented the previous day. The event concluded with a decision to sail further together in building a better and sustainable community that addresses the issues of the Health sector in the Philippines.

StartupBoat in the Philippines has grown its network of support with SAP, Cisco, and Siemens. It is now exploring opportunities to setup a permanent research base in the country in order to create opportunities for scalable innovators. They look forward to having this community grow further and follow through with all the knowledge accumulated for a greater impact in the community.