Winners at the Cactus, Succulent and Bromeliad Show at SM MOA

Big Winners of cactus, succulent and bromeliad show were announced few days after the grand festival. The event was organized by Philippine Nurserymen Association and BG event management in partnership with SM Mall of Asia and SM Supermalls with media partner Manila Bulletin and Agriculture magazine.

There were more than 50 stalls selling different kinds of cacti, succulents, orchids, plastic pots, fertilizers, ornamental plants, bromeliads among others.

Cactus, Succulent and Bromeliad festival was successful that at least 50,000 went there during the event.

BIG Winners

The winners got special trophy, ribbons, certificate of appreciation and gift certificate courtesy of SM Supermalls.

Best Caudificorm :  Beaucarnea recurvata
Owner: Christian dela Cruz

2nd Place Caudiciform: Pachypodium Brevicaule

Owner: Mr. Wilson Angel

3rd Place Caudificorm: Jatropha belandieri
Owner : Mr. Francis Karl Calica

Best Euphorbia: Euphorbia stellata
Owner: Mr. Lino Rom

2nd Place Euphorbia: Euphorbia venefica
Owner: Mr. Lino Rom

3rd Place Euphorbia: Euphorbia fruticosa
Owner: Mr. Miguel Syyap

Best Mammillaria: Mammillaria compressa
Owner: Sintiqui Tenias

2nd Place Mammillaria: Mammillaria bocasana cv ‘Fred’ Monstrose Form
Owner: Ms. Jennie Dungo-Sevilla

3rd Place Mammillaria: Mammillaria dolichothele baumii cristata
Owner: Mr. Christopher Oblino

Best Gymnocalycium and Best Cactus: Gymnocalycium baldianum cristata
Owner: Ms. Maureen Cristales

2nd Gymnocalycium: Gymnocalycium anisitsii
Owner: Sintiqui Tenias

3rd Place Gymnocalycium: Gymnocalycium mihanovichii cv ‘Transformer’
Owner: Ms. Jennie Dungo-Sevilla

Best Astrophytum: Astrophytum asterias cv ‘Chocolate Skin’
Owner: Ms. Jennie Dungo-Sevilla

2nd Place Astrophytum: Astrophytum asterias cv ‘Super Kabuto’
Owner: Mr. Francis Karl Calica

3rd Place Astrophytum: Astrophyutum asterias cv ‘Super Kabuto’
Owner: Mr. Wilson Angel

 

 

 

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Big Crowd at Bromeliad, Cactus and Succulent Show

Big crowd had visited the opening of the bromeliad , cactus and succulent show at the SM Mall of Asia, Atrium,Pasay City.

crowd

ribbon cutting ceremony

The exhibit will also showcase some of the newly created hybrid by Filipinos. There are also on the spot photography contest.

list of sellers

tillandsia exhibit

potteries

The show began with ceremonial ribbon cutting with 60 booths selling different kinds of plant from ordinary cacti, bromeliads, tillandsia, gardening supplies, fertilizers, pots, orchids, carnivorous plants among others.

booth selling different kind of cacti, succulents

There were also daily talks, seminar and on the spot raffle for those attending the event.

Neoregelia Rodrigo Duterte breed by Ms. Joan Onari from Davao

Billbergia x Emil Yap III

One Million Plant

One of the highlight of the show, is the rare variegated form of Sanseviera rorida variety “Boy Ganigan” Regale. It is roughly around $19,440.86 conversion rate.

The show is in partnership with Manila Bulletin , Agriculture magazine and Arids and Aroid Events Management. For those who wanted to come, There is no entrance fees and the show will until June 23, 2019 Sunday.

Note: Photos are courtesy of Mr. Lebon Ong, Arids and Aroid, Mr. Marlon Valdellon

Nissan Philippines Top 6 GT Academy Advances to the World Finals : Race to Silverstone , United Kingdom

SM Mall of Asia, ( Atrium ) Pasay City – Philippines

Nissan GT Academy Philippines  since its March 25, 2015 launching,  The competition had garnered over 15,000 virtual racers from Metro Manila, Bacolod , Cebu, Davao  and Cagayan de Oro .

Top Six Winners – Mr. Raphael Miru Lesaguis , Mr. Luis Cachero , Mr. Terrence Aldrich Lallave,Mr. Jose Gerald Policarpio,  Mr. Daryl Brady and Mr. Joel Agojo together with Mr.  Jof Cox ( Driving Specialist and GT Academy Specialist ) , Ms. Nicki Hewson ( events manager ) Mr. Marlon Stockinger ( Filipino-Swiss -Louts F1 Junior Team race car driver and mentor) Mr. Antonio Zara ( NPI President and Managing Director) and Mr. SJ Huh ( Nissan Philippines NPI  . General Manager for Marketing ) 

The participants out-race each other in over 30,000 trials held over the course of over twenty live events during the three-month run. Out of  that field emerged the country’s first TOP 20 contestants who battled it out in the National Finals on July 14 to 15 at the Cultural Center of the Philippines parking lot and at the SM Mall of Asia Atrium.

The other 14 finalists includes Mr. Francisco Adriano, Mr. Paolo Vittorio Alcance,Mr. Rabbboni John Buenaventura,Mr. Kim Roger Chong,Mr. Juan Carlos Eejay de Borja , Mr. Ramoncito de Luna, Mr. Rodolfo Faustino,Mr. Rio Halili,Mr. Richard Dean Jose, Mr. Jan Millard Lacuna,Mr. Luis Antonio Moreno, Mr. Cameron Jordan Padillo , Mr. Mark Angelo Villamor and Mr. Micheal Vincent Yap.

Mr. Daryl Brady- One of the 6 winners

We also had some opportunity to meet some of the lucky finalists for some photo opportunities. One of the finalists and eventually one of the top 6 winners is Mr. Daryl Brady , a graduate of STI – Parañaque and currently working as a freelance I.T. race driver development . He also told us not just the actual driving challenges using real cars but also he had to go through series of physical , mental and personality challenges .  He is accompanied by his mom and a sister. He saw an advertisement from a top motoring facebook site which promoted the event and eventually signing-in for the try outs.

Mr. Marlon Stockinger

The six Philippine national winners will vie and compete along with other winners of Thailand, India, Indonesia , Japan .- Aside from the bragging rights and awards. They will have series of trainings for the next 2 months and mentorship and coach from Mr. Marlon Stockinger and the rest of the team.

Mr. TJ Manotoc

ABS-CBN channel 2  will cover  the international event which will be held at the iconic  Silverstone Race Circuit in United Kingdom this coming August 2015. According to Mr. Marlon Stockinger , He lived near the racing circuit while training before.

NPI President and Managing Director Mr. Antonio Zara said. ” We are happy to be giving aspiring racers and gamers the opportunity to turn their dreams into reality . By democratizing motorsports in the country , We help fast -track the dreams of more potential Filipino racers to reach the international racing arena” .

Nissan Philippines , Incorporated is the sole national sales company of Nissan in the Philippines which started its operation in 2014. NPI is responsible for strengthening the brand , marketing and sales strategy and dealer operations in the Filipino market.

The company also ranked the highest in customer satisfaction with after- sales service among new vehicle owners, This was according to the J.D. Power Asia Pacific 2014 – Philippines Customer Service Index ( CSI ) study.

I would again congratulate all the finalists and winners of the Nissan Philippines Challenge and hope for the BEST in the international competition this coming August 2015.

Website: http://www.nissan.ph/

ERGO Home launched the introduction of the Ergo Space: Finding Small Space Living in Metropolis

2nd Floor SM Mall of Asia, Pasay City – Philippines

Mr. Ricardo Cepeda , Ms. Marina Benipayo and Mr. Philip Ng ( CEO Ergo Home)

The demand for affordable housing units is on the rise , developers maximized the use of space and condominium developments to the smallest possible liveable space . It isn’t uncommon to be as small as 18 -square meters , making it a cramped one for a starting couple, bachelor pad or a dormitory space.

 architects, interior designers were invited to the event

ErgoHome has come up with original lifestyle solutions to customized any space according to your needs with this in mind .

ERGO Design Laboratory

What makes Ergo Home different is that the company can customized every available space fit for every lifestyle.

“ErgoHome was officially launched with the introduction of the Ergo Space home furniture line.Ergo Space will expand your small living room into a dining room and / or a bedroom seamlessly in seconds , all within the same area. A seamless conversion and happy living maximizing your home investment  through transformable space -saving modern furniture “. Ergo Home president and CEO Mr. Philip KC Ng .

Ms. Tessa Prieto-Valdes ( event host )

 Ms. Tessa Prieto-Valdes a family friend, lifestyle writer, event host, entrepreneur  and socialite hosted the launching .

office equipment

Background:

For the past 27 years, Ergo Contracts Philippines, Inc. has been providing “high performance architectural and interior solutions” in the Philippines and in the South East Asian region.  More popularly known as ERGO, it continues to Innovate and Inspire.

tatami room

Tatami Room is a 12-square meter condominium unit can easily transformed into a variety of living spaces with just a couple of handy furnishing units. To provide needed storage space in unit , the floor is raised y about a feet from the floor. The steps leading into room hide drawers where things can be headed . More space is available under the floorboards. A vacuum pull is used to open the wooden panel to expose additional storage.

living room can be transformed into a sleeping room

This living room set-up can be transformed into a space bedroom with the use of a couple of functional furnishings. A sofa of durable stacking foam can be transformed into a casual sleeping space by just pre-arranging  the foam stacks. It raises the idea of lounging around in one’s living room to a different level.

Exodus Acrobat

There was a magic show performed by Mr. JB Dela Cruz,  an acrobatic show performed by 2 contortionist Stephanie and Princess ( Exodus Acrobat )  which delighted the crowd. It was directed by Mr. Macoy Villaroman.

Mr. JB Dela Cruz together with Ms. Tessa Prieto- Valdes

Ergo Team and invited guests

Ergo has its root as a seating company in Singapore, through a joint venture, using German seating technology that made smooth, quiet, comfortable, ergonomic chairs and has since evolved to manufacturing and marketing other office related furniture such as system furniture, desking systems, metal cabinets, compactors, kitchen systems and space saving furniture for the home.

group photo

I had a great time viewing those innovative home style furnishing and met a lot of wonderful people. Try to visit ERGO Home at their respective outlets .

ERGO Home Outlet Center

*Makati Head Office: 2634 Rockefeller Street , Brgy. San Isidro , Makati City , Philippines 1234

Telephone: +623 (843-1177)

* Mall of Asia : 2nd Floor Entertainment Mall Building , SM Mall of Asia , Pasay City

Telephone : +632 (551-6875) +632( 245-5629)

* Mega Mall : 4th Floor , SM Megamall , Building -B , Barangay wackwack , Mandaluyong City

Telephone +632 ( 634-8776)

* Davao : Door 3L & R Building -J.P. Laurel Avenue, Bajada , Davao City

Telephone +63 ( 923-2384054)

* Cebu :G/Floor Alcon Aracade Building F, Cabahug Street , Kasambangan , Mabolo , Cebu City

Telephone +63( 922-816-1351 ) / ( 922-816-3629)

Website Links:

JB Dela Cruz: http://jbdelacruz.com/laserman-of-the-philippines/

Exodus Acrobat : https://www.facebook.com/exodus.acrobat

Website: http://www.ergocontracts.com/

Facebook : https://www.facebook.com/ErgoHomePhilippines

NBA All-Star and Minnesota Timberwolves Kevin Love to Grace Master Game Face All-Star Challenge

SM Mall of Asia – Music Hall , Pasay City -Philippines

It was an afternoon of fun filled activities, with thousands of screaming fans from different parts of the country. The activities started at past noontime when several teams from different parts of the country met at the finals of face-off challenge .

Team Manila and Team Davao

The  finalists from Team Manila and Team Davao had their ultimate face-off challenge 3 on 3 challenge , with Team Manila clinching a total of 15 points to win the coveted Php 100,000  and gift packs from Master Eskinol .

There were on the spot raffle contest where a lucky visitor won an exciting Samsung Galaxy S-5 winner .

Team Chris Tiu and Team Marc Pingris

De La Salle University Pep Squad

Kevin Love

We are excited to bring to the country three-time NBA All- Star player Mr. Kevin love. Dubbed by the Associated Press as the new face of the Timberwolves franchise, we will see him put his MASTER Game Face  on to electrifying Pinoy basketball fans with his skills and signature moves to elevate Master Game Face to an even higher lever this 2014 ” said Mr. Jonathan Pua – Unilever -Philippines Male Grooming brand manager.

Tickets to the Master Game Face All Star Basketball Challenge featuring the PBA, UAAP and NCCA players plus NBA STAR Mr. Kevin Love to be held on June 21, 2014 at SMART Araneta Coliseum can be purchase from Ticketnet outlets or at their Website: http://www.ticketnet.com.ph/

Contact : 911-55-55

Facebook : https://www.facebook.com/MasterPhilippines