Manila Cybertron & Modern Vintage Collectibles at Old Manila Eco Market and Puesto Manila

Manila Cyberton and Modern Vintage Collectible items are some of the exhibitors at the Art Pop Art within Old Manila Eco Market and Puesto Manila from November 16 and 17 saturday and sunday from 9:00 am to 6:00 pm.

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Old Manila and Puesto Manila stalls

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Old Manila Eco Market and Puesto Manila have teamed up to have this unique trade fairs which combines pop culture, vintage, toys, collectible items, handmade products, environmentally friendly and sustainable products.

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Old Manila Eco Market and Puesto Manila

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collectible items, toys, comics and lunchboxes

We took some time to explore the event and saw over 20 stalls selling different kinds of vintage items, toys, stickers, note cards, soaps, hand made jewelries, food, coffee, accessories , cassettes, food, t-shirt and eco friendly products among others

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wind catcher, necklace and other items

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different kinds of native delicacies and preserve foods

There were also a lot of local and foreign tourist roaming around the bazaar area.

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sketch works

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locally published comics being sold for just Php 50.00

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baguito bags

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water proof stickers

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sticker and key chains

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handmade notebooks and scrap book

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notecards / viewcards for sale

Do not forget to visit the bazaar and know the sellers advocacy and try to explore interesting places in intramuros and nearby areas.

Intramuros Open House 2019

It was a hot sunny day when our small blogger group met at Plaza Roma past 7:30 am for the one day Intramuros Open House event.

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Manila Cathedral Basilica

They took a chance to explore and enjoy these museums within the walled city. Some of the bloggers are living in northern part of Metro Manila like Deparo,Novaliches, Fairview, Rodriguez, Montalban and San Mateo, Rizal did not have much time to visit the place during ordinary days.

Intramuros Open House

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Old Manila Eco Market

Mr. Philip Reyes is one of the early bird at the meet-up place which was the Old Manila Eco Market in front of Manila Cathedral Basilica.

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Manila Cathedral Basilica and former Manila Collectibles place

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flowering Dendrobium orchids and ornamental plants for sale

Old Manila Eco Market had stalls selling environment sustainable products, flowering plants, handicrafts and food made by locals or ethnic groups.

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Manila Cathedral interior

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Archbishops of Manila from late 1579 up to the present

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Manila Cathedral Basilica – We have waited a couple of minutes and took some time explaining a brief history of the church to the participants.

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La Pieta

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Fort Santiago entrance

Fort Santiago is our second stop, The well manicured space was a delight to photographers, we saw a lot of intagramers. However it seems hotter compared to what we have accustomed with. It was the paved concrete which gives a heat island effect.

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Plaza de Armas

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historical marker at the Dr. Jose Rizal’s shrine

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Dr. Jose Rizal wax figure

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tribunal

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Dr. Jose Rizal cell

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lego exhibit- Manila Hotel

The Lego exhibit is one of the MUST See attractions inside the Fort Santiago. I have been there several times. Some visitors keep on touching and playing the lego buildings that some of them have missing parts.

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The group met a lot of familiar faces and friends during our tour.

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San Agustin church facade

 Except for Philip Reyes and the author. It was the first time for the rest of the group at the museum. The last time i have entered the San Agustin museum was two months ago, when the company that i am working organized a pre-conference tour in intramuros.

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columbary units

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At the ground floor of the San Agustin Convent and Museum, There was an ongoing Marian exhibit entitled ” Regina Caeli”  which also attracted record number of people.  We saw Sir Jeff Fernando ( a santo devotee and collector).

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botanical prints and samples

We also saw a couple of stamp collectors and heritage advocate at the museum.

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 immaculate conception carved from elephant ivories – Don Luis Ma. Araneta collection

 The group enjoyed the two hour or so tour inside the San Agustin convent and museum.

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Casa Manila and San Luis Complex

Casa Manila is a three -story rich merchant house in the late 18th and early 19th century. According to travel brochures and some books, This  merchant house was replicated from an actual house in San Nicolas district in Manila. Some materials were from demolished period houses in Manila and nearby provinces.

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second floor

The collection also included furniture f rom estate and family collection acquired by Intramuros administration in the early 1980’s up to the mid-1990’s

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sala

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kitchen area

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toilet

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Casa Manila central courtyard

Casa Manila central courtyard is favorite location set for films, television commercial and wedding reception venue.

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bambike

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Instituto Cervantes – There was an art and bazaar at the second floor of the institute.

The group took a short lunch at the nearby convenient stores, It is much cooler inside compared to the karinderia.

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Bahay Tsinoy – Bahay Tsinoy is a resource center,venue and museum. The place also had an auditorium area and resource library.

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terracota warrior replica from Xian- donated to the museum

We used to include the museum as part of the extended postal heritage tour.

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life size mannequin

The group of Mercedes Maata left after the Bahay Tsinoy museum tour. We were able to get some postcards, books and Tulay newspapers at the lobby.  They use to sell the postcards before.

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Museo Destileria Limtuaco signage

We continued our Intramuros and visited the Museo Destilleria Limtuaco which opened their door in 2018.  It was my 8th time in this museum and first time for the rest of the participants.

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Museo Destileria Limtuaco facade

( photo courtesy of Mr. Philip Reyes)

Museo de Intramuros– We arrived past 1:30pm at the museum and fall in line to revisit the museum. It was the first time for the rest of the participants. Saw Axl Guinto and Dennis Dy Kho fellow bloggers. According to the security guards manning the museum, The museum is still FREE until the end of the year. Do not the miss the chance to visit the place.

Museo Destileria Limtuaco This used to be an ancestral house of the Limpe family acquired in the late 1970’s. Eventually the ancestral house was converted into a museum and memorabilia center.

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bottles

Destileria Limtucao company had tucked into their colorful history 5 generations of master blenders.  It was established by a Chinese immigrant born of a merchant family in Amoy, China, Lim Tua Co.

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visitors

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barrels

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Lights and Sound Museum– The museum opened past 1:00 pm. There were two other schedule held within 1 hour interval.

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life-size mannequin

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Boy Scout monument  ( photo courtesy : Philip Reyes)

Boy Scout Monument  sometimes called Laging Handa Monument beside Colegio de San Juan de Letran. The monument was featured in a local postcard in the late 1960’s. It was printed by Madonna and distributed by Goodwill Bookstore.

The three boy scout featured were the three boy scout from Colegio de San Juan de Letran.

The group also went to the Parian gate area where is an ongoing Likhaan booths. By this time, most of the participants were tired and could not take any photos.

We accompanied Ms. Darylle and her daughter at the foot of Quezon bridge, where they rode an AUV express going to Fairview and the author took an LRT line 1 Central station. Finally bid farewell after almost 8 hours of walking tour within intramuros.

Sustainability Summit Marks Old Manila Eco Market’s Anniversary

Sustainability Summit was successfully held at the second floor Thomas Hall, Saint Thomas of Aquinas building within Colegio de San Juan de Letran marked the Old Manila’s Eco Market first year anniversary.

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Ms. Sarah Del Mundo sells foot wear and other products
Contact : 0905-4886628 / 0949-726-8511

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Saint Thomas Hall

There were hundreds of participants from stakeholders,all walks of life, professions, environment advocates, students, bloggers,media among others.

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Ms. Ferrai Garcia of HEFTPH.com

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table bourse sellers

Sustainability Summit started around past noontime with several table bourse sellers selling different kinds of products. Some of which are handmade and sourced from sustainable materials and organic materials.

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Colegio de San Juan de Letran entrance

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participants

Sustainability Summit

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Survival kit and bracelets

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Datu Marikudo- specializes on ethnic wallets and hand painted wallet and pouch

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Eco Kaliban

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Contact Person : Ms. Crisha Chumacera

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Ms. Queenie Rodriguez of Vanity and Queen
Contact: 0908-7744288

Ms. Queenie Rodriguez specializes on hand made soap, lotion and charcoal soap

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speakers

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Ms. Shine de Castro , Mr. Illac Diaz and Ms. Shiela Leyva

The Sustainability Summit organizers aims for a bigger venue place and more speakers in the future. The summit is in joint partnership with Intramuros administration, Colegio de San Juan de Letran, Department of Tourism and Old Manila Eco Market.

Old Manila Eco Market had a bazaar every sunday at the Plaza Roma in front of Manila Cathderal Basilica.

Sustainability Summit Manila in Intramuros

Old Manila Eco Market in partnership with Intramuros Administration, Colegio de San Juan de Letran, Department of Tourism will be having Sustainability Summit Manila will be held on Saturday, October 5th 2019 from 1pm to 6pm at St. Thomas Hall, Colegio de San Juan de Letran, Intramuros, Manila. This event is FREE and open to the public but registration is required.

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Sustainability Summit Speakers

Old Manila Eco Market among the speakers includes Mary Antonette Sepulvida Flores, Likhaya by Virlanie.

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Manager of the Social Entrepreneurship Dept. of Virlanie Foundation, currently taking Masters in Community Development in UP Diliman. Under Virlanie, she founded Likhaya to empower the mothers in street situation and poor communities through entrepreneurship and employment while also forwarding environmental sustainability through upcycling.

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She is also the founder and managing director of a sustainable travel and tours called Alpas Mundo. She believes that sustainability must be everyone’s lifestyle rich and poor, may it be in fashion, travel, food, or any aspect of people’s life.

World Class Filipino Products at Old Manila Eco Market

World class products and services are the highlights of last sunday’s Old Manila’s Eco Market within Plaza Roma in Intramuros, Manila.

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The bazaar and market place attracted over 50 stalls from different parts of the country. A lot of the stall holders are small and medium scale enterprises.

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Merchants sells their products in eco-friendly packaging while market-goers are encouraged to bring their own utensils, lunch boxes, and eco bags for their purchases.

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environment friendly products

Some of the products sold at this stall use old cloths and rewoven to create chairs and bags.

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Balay Organiko sells organic hand made soaps at Php 65

Popular handmade soaps includes cucumber, calamansi, turmeric, papaya and others. These are package in small pouch bags.

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sweet corn and white corn

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bambike

Bambike is an advocacy and travel company that is based within Intramuros.

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pocket books for sale

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crispy mushroom station

Crispy mushroom station sells crispy mushrooms, fresh mangoes, durians, lansones, mangosteens, pomelos.

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a seller from Aklan gives free taste

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roasted peanuts, haiyan butter cookies and Aklan’s best fried shrimps

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a dirty ice cream vendor

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fruit crochet

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dream catcher

Dream catcher a small hoop containing a horsehair mesh, or a similar construction of string or yarn, decorated with feathers and beads, believed to give its owner good dreams.  In this case yarn and chicken feathers were used. These are exported in other countries.

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Copperazo promise ring

Copperazo specializes in hand crafted copper rings, semi-precious rings and earrings. The copper rings are malleable, non -tarnishing and non-allergic.

Contact : 0947-890-5302/  FB @copperazo/ IG @copperazo

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Bulletproof  Enterprises

Bulletproof Enterprises sells different bottled foods , keto friendly foods and vinegar.

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fish tocino

stickers

stickers

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eco products

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Hoy, Plastik !

Hoy, Plastik ! sells conditioner bars, shampoo bars, organic hand made soap, organic cutlery set and bamboo straw. The friends started selling online and already had some loyal clientele.

Contact Person: Ms. Yen Reyes -0906-2080693
FB and Ig:@hoyplastik

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WWF-Philippines

table-napkins

table napkins and table cloths

pastillas

EDL Super pastillas

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organic soaps, handcrafted bags, accessories, fans

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organic salted duck eggs

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washi tapes

Washi tapes is quite popular among postcard collectors and scrap book artists. It is also used in marking notepads, candle holder, bookmark, greeting cards, diy crafts and among others.

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Love and Devotion Online

Love and Devotion Online sells rosaries, scapulars items, religious statues, pendants, prayer booklets among others.

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Saint Padre Pio devotional items 

shoes

sandals and ladies shoes

Since the tents and bazaar area is an outdoor area, pet lovers can bring their pets without fear.

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lotion bars

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Urban Blends

Urban Blends specializes in perfumes, handmade lotions and soaps. They also have pet shampoo .

Contact: 0916-218-0168

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 Mr. Illac Diaz and Ms.Shine de Castro

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l-r Ms.Shine de Castro, Mr. Illac Diaz and Ms. Sheila Leyva

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e-tricycle station beside Ayuntamiento de Manila

Old Manila Eco Market will be open every sunday from 7:00 am to 7:00pm starting  from October 7 to December 30, 2018.

Note : Some of the stall holders featured in this article are not permanent stall holders and also participates in other bazaars .

For inquiries and to know more about The Old Manila Eco Market, please contact:

Contact Persons: Ms. Shine de Castro and Ms. Shiela Leyva

Telephone number: +632 359 7076

Mobile Number: +63916 336 6855, +63908 815 0483

E-mail: oldmanilaecomarket@gmail.com

Social Media Accounts

Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/oldmanilaecomarket

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/oldmanilaecomarket

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