Friday, December 16, 2011

SM MOA Eye Lighting Ceremony

The TALLEST and BIGGEST Ferris Wheel in the Philippines is now open.  SM MOA EYE Ferris Wheel the newest attraction in the country can be found at SM by the Bay Amusement Park in SM Mall of Asia.


Don Juan Quixote and his wife joined the celebration for SM MOA Eye Lighting Ceremony and grand opening last night. The Lighting Ceremony was hosted by Ms. Pamela Baranda.


Press Release:

The newest attraction in the country that can be found at SM By the Bay Amusement Park in SM Mall of Asia will be introduced to the public and it is called SM MOA EYE, the Tallest and Biggest Ferris Wheel in the Philippines. It is the new prestige landmark which Filipinos and Foreign visitors will be excited to see and experience. Anybody will be ecstatic and overwhelmed to see Metro Manila in 360 degree panoramic view riding the gondolas of SM MOA EYE.

The idea of SM MOA EYE is after the London Eye of England and Singapore Flyer  of Singapore. It is considered as the new tourist attraction at SM Mall of Asia Complex. It is considered as the tallest and biggest in the country with 55 meters in diameter. People can enjoy the 36 gondolas, fully air-conditioned which can accommodate 6 people per gondola. Plus 6 VIP gondolas that can be rented out of the special occasion.

SM Prime Holdings and S&T Leisure Worldwide Inc., Pacific Leisure Group (Philippine entity) are dedicated to its mission in giving the Grandest and the Biggest to the Filipino people. The new theme park that offers exciting rides and entertainment are to be found at SM Amusement Park! It has 16 park rides that you can choose from with SM MOA EYE Ferris Wheel as the newest tourist destination in the country.

Visit SM Amusement Park at SM Mall of Asia where real happiness and excitement can be experienced! Be thrilled and be amazed in riding SM MOA EYE the Tallest and Biggest Ferris Wheel in the Philippines! Don’t miss it this Holidays and be the first one to experience!

For sales inquiry, please call +63 (02)  556-0331


It was amazing and awesome to be a part of the SM MOA Eye grand opening here in SM MOA by the Bay.

Wednesday, December 14, 2011


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Tuesday, December 13, 2011

The 1st Don Henrico’s Run on December 17

“Help save a Life today” this is theme for the first Don Henrico’s Run. Yours truly and my wife attended a Don Henrico’s Run bloggers event held at Chris Sport-SM Mega Mall yesterday evening.

The run will take place at the CCP Complex, Pasay City on December 17, 2011 at exactly 3:30pm - just in time to catch a glimpse of the scenic view of the sunset bay.

The registration fee for Don Henrico's Run for 3K, 5K and 10K category are only P600.00 inclusive of singlet, race bib and event shirt. Finishers will also get  FREE 500 Cash Vouchers, FREE Slice of Pizza and
Don Henrico’s RUN Certificate of Participation. (please read the press release for more info).

Visit  Don Henrico's Facebook Fanpage or for more info.


Press Release:

Don Henrico’s RUN: Help Save a Life today!
Consider this your Christmas present to society - local Italian restaurant Don Henrico's is going outside of its usual venture this December with a new found purpose of saving lives, courtesy of a charity marathon event.

Named the 1st Don Henrico's Run: Help Save a Life today, this urban race aims to aid the Sagip Buhay Medical Foundation, a local organization that provides medications to our les fortunate brothers and sisters admitted at the Medicine Wards and ICUs of the Philippine General Hospital in Manila.

The run will take place at the CCP Complex, Pasay City on December 17, 2011 at exactly 3:30pm - just in time to catch a glimpse of the scenic view of the sunset bay, according to the organizers. Clever idea.
Don Henrico's Run Singlet

Interested participants can register at 3K, 5K, and 10K races at all Don Henrico's outlets in Metro Manila from October 25 to December 15, 2011. Upon registration (registration fee is P600 for the 3 category); registered runners will automatically get their race kits that include a singlet, a bib number, and an exclusive post event shirt.

Don Henrico’s RUN Finishers will get the following right after the run on their respective tent on a per category level:
·         FREE 500 Cash Vouchers (subject to terms and conditions stated on it)
·         FREE Slice of Pizza on a first-come-first serve basis and is available until supply lasts
·         Don Henrico’s RUN Certificate of Participation

And to make things even better, the top three placers of male and female for each category will receive medals and cash prizes:
·         P5,000/ P4,000 & P3,000 for the top 3 winners of 10K run
·         P4,000 / P3,000 & P2,000 for the top 3 winners of 5K run and
·         P3, 000 / P2, 000 & P1, 000 for the top 3 winners of 3K run.

The entire proceeds for this event will help provide assistance to healthcare professionals at the said hospital, which inevitably leads to more financially dependable patients getting treatment and more lives saved.

"One of the brand's mission statements is to share and help improve the quality of life in the community that we serve," says Anthony Mercado, Corporate Marketing Manager of Don Henrico's Pizza Foods Corporation. "And what a better way to celebrate the Christmas season than to do something you love at the income of those in need."

Don Henrico's Run  Event T-shirt

The Management of Don Henrico’s really appreciates the support that Chris Sports extended to this very first CSR (Corporate Social Responsibility) project initiated by the brand. Being Don Henrico’s partner as official registration centers of Don Henrico’s RUN makes this event more popular and much accepted by running enthusiasts, local and foreign runners.

For more information on this run, log on to For queries and suggestions, participants can also get in touch with Mr. Mercado at 0922-8741337 or visit the Don Henrico’s fanpage on Facebook: Don Henrico’s Pizza Foods Corporation.



Chris Sports Megamall
2nd Floor, Bldg. B, SM Megamall, Mandaluyong City, Metro Manila,
Telephone No: (632) 633-1659

Chris Sports Glorietta
2nd Level, Glorietta 3, Ayala Center, , Makati City, Metro Manila
Telephone No: (632) 818-6124

Chris Sports SM City North-The Annex
3rd Floor,SM City North Edsa, Annex Bldg.,Quezon City, Metro Manila
Telephone No: (632) 441-1889

Chris Sports Ever Gotesco Grand Central
Ground Floor, Ever Gotesco Grand Central, , Monumento, Caloocan City
Telephone No: (632) 366-1152

Chris Sports Market Market
4th Floor. Market! Market!, Taguig, Metro Manila
Telephone No: (632) 886-7467

Chris Sports SM City Manila
Ground Floor, SM City Manila, , Manila City, Metro Manila
Telephone No: (632) 522-1345

Unit H, Aloha Hotel, 2150 Roxas Boulevard
Cor. Quirino Ave., Malate, Manila, 1004 Philippines

PGH Central Building Main Entrance

UP College of Medicine (just at the back of Calderon Building)

DON HENRICO'S Restaurants Mega Manila Branches

Don Henrico’s MALATE
574 Pedro Gil St., Malate, Manila (across Robinsons Place Manila-Pedro Gil main entrance)
Tel. Nos.: 524-9134; 524-9141

Don Henrico’s ALABANG
2nd Level near Bridgeway Entrance, Filinvest Festival Supermall
Tel Nos.: 850-3916 to 17

Don Henrico’s WEST AVENUE
West Avenue cor. Examiner St., Quezon City
Tel. Nos.: 371-7171; 372-7272

Don Henrico’s MALL OF ASIA
Ground Level, North Wing, Entertainment Mall, Mall of Asia, Pasay City
Tel. Nos: 556-2848; 556- 2904

Don Henrico’s GREENHILLS
2ND Floor, Connecticut Arcade, Greenhills Shopping Center, San Juan City
Tel. Nos.: 571-3911; 571-3912

Don Henrico’s TOMAS MORATO
Toledo Building, Tomas Morato Avenue cor Sct. Limbaga St., Quezon City
Tel. Nos: 332-2201; 332-2254

Don Henrico’s STA. LUCIA
The Brick Road, Sta. Lucia East Grand Mall, Cainta, Rizal
Tel. No.: 681-5242; 682-7095

Wednesday, December 7, 2011

Y! Rocks supports OPM

Yahoo is inviting us all to join a free concert tomorrow evening and to support Original Pilipino Music (OPM). this would be held at SM Mall of Asia  Concert Ground at 5pm onwards.

Top Pinoy acts picked to perform on Y! Rocks

After three weeks of online voting, Yahoo! Philippines OMG! readers have selected the 38 rock, pop, solo, and indie acts to perform on the Y! Rocks to be simultaneously held on December 8 in three venues: SM Mall of Asia Concert Grounds, SM Cebu and SM Davao.

From the hundreds of acts that were nominated through Yahoo! Search, here are the acts who are slated to play and the venue where they'll be performing:

SM Mall of Asia Concert Grounds

Parokya Ni Edgar
Gloc 9
Karl Roy
The Dawn
The Jerks
Taken by Cars
Techy Romantics
True Faith
Tanya Markova
Not So Fast
General Luna
Dice and K9
Mike's Apartment

SM Cebu

Rico Blanco
Never The Strangers

SM Davao

Ebe Dancel

12 Breakthrough Acts named to perform on Y! Rocks

A final roster of 12 "Breakthrough Acts" were adjudged late Monday, December 5, to perform alongside top Pinoy music icons at the milestone Yahoo! music event, Y! Rocks, on December 8 to be simultaneously held at the SM Mall of Asia Concert Grounds, SM Cebu and SM Davao.

The aspiring acts were judged based on originality (40%), musicality (30%) and chemistry (30%). Judges were led by Organisasyon ng Pilipinong Mang-aawit (OPM) Secretary General Dingdong Avanzado.

Instead of an original planned allotment of four "Breakthrough Acts" per region, ten acts from Metro Manila and Luzon landed in the top 12 and will all perform in the SM Mall of Asia leg of the concert. Only one act each was qualified to perform in the Y! Rocks concerts slated in SM Cebu and SM Davao.

Here's the list of the final 12 Y! Rocks Breakthrough Acts and the venue where they'll perform:

SM Mall of Asia Concert Grounds:

Ma. Laurice Jamero
Quezon City

White Sunday
Malolos, Bulacan

Quezon City

Stereo Deal

Stories of Now
Makati City

Yield Avenue
Calamba, Laguna


Jeepney Joyride
Quezon City

Row Four

Paranoid City
Makati City

SM Cebu:

FOC Fashion
Cebu City

SM Davao:

Highway Drive
Davao City

Tuesday, December 6, 2011

DUCATI Manila Bloggers’ Night Event

Ducati_Manila_bloggers_nightJust got home from big bike night event at Quezon City. The Adventures of Don Juan Quixote got a chanced to entered the showroom of the expensive and beautiful big bikes in metro. The main event was to discuss the new Ducati Monster 795. It was held at Ducati Manila Showroom-Access Plus located at 102 P. Tuazon St. Corner EDSA, Cubao, Quezon City. Even thou I was late and not saw the Ducati Monster 785 presentation, I took advantage of the night to grab photos of the Ducati Monster 795. I noticed that there also displayed other Ducati big bikes, Ducati apparels and Ducati spare parts.


Thanks to Ducati Manila for inviting us.

By the way, Ducati Monster 795 Philippine launch would be on December 10, 2011 at New Easwood Mall Open Park Ground at 7:30 in the evening plus a awesome Fashion Show.



Press Release:

Monster 795 “Dream, imagine and ride”

Ducati Motor Holding launched the “Monster 795 Photo Contest” to celebrate the arrival of the new Monster on the Asian market. The final prize is the amazing new Monster 795.

Contest theme is “Dream, imagine and ride”, to participate is enough to register on the Monster Micro Site ( and uploading a single photograph to describe the feelings evoked by the dream of riding a Monster.

Contestants have the opportunity to completely release their imagination, immortalizing through a free subject shoot their Monster desire.

The photo competition is tailor made for Asia; only participants from China, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam are allowed to apply.

It is possible to submit pictures on the Monster Micro Site until the 25th of November.

The winner will be selected online by people’s votes from the 31st of October to the 1st of December.

On the 2nd December, the winner will be announced through the website and prized with a new Monster 795.

Get ready to enter in the Ducati family!

Ducati Monster 795