Sponsors and Partners:
KTO Manila Office was officially launched in Manila on May 2012. Our office is dedicated to promote Korea as a premier leisure, incentive, and medical travel destination to the Philippine Travellers. Anyone can visit the office and inquire about travelling to Korea. The company has brochures, guidebooks, maps, and other information ready to be distributed to all interested visitors.
Official Website: http://english.visitkorea.or.kr
The Korean Cultural Center (KCC) in the Philippines is the 20th Korean Cultural Center around the world and operates both under the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism (MCST) and the Embassy of the Republic of Korea in the Philippines. The center is headed by Director HWANG Seong-un, concurrently the Counsellor for Culture and Public Relations of the Embassy.
KCC provides an interactive space for Filipinos who want to learn more beyond kimchi and ‘koreanovelas’. It has a central exhibition area where various works of Korean artists are displayed as well as a library that carries a 2500 media and book titles which include Korean literature, films and TV series. The Center also takes pride in its multi-purpose area, dubbed as the “Hallyu Hall,” and is where classes for dance and taekwondo are held, as well as special events such as film screenings, demonstrations and special performances.
Official Website: http://koreanculture.ph/
PULP Live World Productions, Inc. is a subsidiary of PULP Magazine, the biggest music magazine in the Philippines. The company produces events, concerts, and music festivals composed of local and international acts.
Official Website: http://pulpliveworld.com/
GLOBE PREPAID/ MOBILE INTERNET
Globe™ is a leading telecommunications company in the Philippines. The company’s mission is to transform and enrich lives through communications by way of our vision of making great things possible.
Through the renewed commitment to “enriching lives through ease and relevance”, the company’s goal is to enrich everyday communications by simplifying and removing obstacles in communication technology so that we bring our customers closer to what matters to them most.
Official Website: http://www.globe.com.ph/
Standard Appliances is the most trusted appliance company in the Philippines. For over 30 years, Standard Appliances has been providing Filipinos with top-of-the-line, quality appliances for the kitchen, laundry and living room; helping raise every Filipino’s Standard of living.
Since 1971, Standard Appliances has been the name behind quality appliances in the Philippines. Standard products, especially Standard electric fans, can be found in every corner of the Philippines, from humble classrooms to corporate offices.
Official Website: http://standardappliances.ph/
Basic House, the global fashion Brand from Korea, is now in the Philippines! Visit their stores at The Shops at Greenhills Shopping Center, Robinsons Metro East, SM Megamall, Robinsons Galleria, SM North Edsa, Glorietta 5 and Centrio Mall, Cagayan de Oro.
Official Website: www.facebook.com/BasicHousePH
New fusion K Pub BBQ at the BGC Fort Strip in true K Pop style. Features the Heinekin Bar and a 1000sqm Event Space.
Official Website: http://www.kpubbbq.com/
Froehlich Tours is a corporation formed by 2012 to provide high performance services to the Philippine tourist industry. The company is managed and operated by a German / Filipino executive team with more than 15 years experiences in EU inbound tourist operation ( previous operations for companies like KUONI, JAL EXPRESS, TRAFALGAR, JTB and CITS ) as well as operation of charter bus services all around Europe. An extensive knowledge of our management team in regards International Airline and Hotel / Hospitality Industry will allow us to cater the individual needs of our clients in the private sector as well as in the corporate sector.
Official Website: http://www.froehlichtours.com/
Astroplus or Astrovision is an entertainment lifestyle store that completes itself in the form of events, interaction through social media and many more. The company offers music fanatics with in-store meet and greets withvarious artists, album launches, fan parties and the hottest concerts, and also provides movie buffs with the latest movie screenings and events such as cosplays.
Official Website: http://myastroplus.ph/
Universal Music Group (UMG) is the world’s leading music company and is comprised of two core businesses: recorded music and music publishing.
The company discovers, develops, markets and distributes recorded music through a network of subsidiaries, joint ventures and licensees in 77 countries, representing 98% of the music market. UMG also sells and distributes music video and DVD products, and licenses recordings, encouraging the legal distribution of music online and over cellular, cable and satellite networks. UMG includes Universal Music Latin Entertainment, the world’s leading Latin music company. UMG’s publishing company, Universal Music Publishing Group, is the world’s leading publishing business; it owns and acquires rights to musical compositions and licenses them for use in recordings and related uses, such as films and advertisements. UMG also includes Bravado, its merchandising company, and Twenty-First Artists, its full service management division; and Helter Skelter, its live music agency.
Official Website: https://www.facebook.com/mcamusic
Warner Music Philippines, is an affiliate of Warner Music Group, a leading music company in local and international repertoire that operates through numerous international affiliates and licensees in more than 50 countries.
The label is also home to a collection of the best-known record labels in the music industry including Asylum, Atlantic, Bad Boy, Cordless, East West, Elektra, Maverick, Nonesuch, Reprise, Rhino, Roadrunner, Rykodisc, Sire, Warner Bros. and Word. Warner Music Group also includes Warner/Chappell Music, one of the world’s leading music publishers.
Warner Music is proud of its broad roster of global superstars — pop icons Madonna, Josh Groban, Michael Buble, Alanis Morissette, Green Day, Craig David, Linkin Park, groundbreaking acts — My Chemical Romance, Paramore, Flo Rida, Jason Mraz, as well as legendary greats — Frank Sinatra, Led Zeppelin, Ramones, Aretha Franklin, The Doors and more.
In the local scene, Warner Music Philippines is home to multi-platinum artists — Nina, Christian Bautista and Sitti, and some of the country’s finest musicians including Rico Blanco, Rivermaya, along with talented new acts Sinosikat, Typecast, Taken By Cars and more.
Official Website: http://www.warnermusic.com.ph/
Universal Records is the NUMBER ONE independent record label in the Philippines.
URPI was founded in 1977 as WEA Records Philippines Inc. The company was the licensee of WEA in Philippines for 15 years, but the latter still decided to put its own office, the precursor of what is now Warner Music Philippines.
In 1992, the company adopted a new name, Universal Records Philippines Inc., and since then it rose as one of the Philippines’ best and biggest record labels. It is a member of the Philippine Association of the Record Industry, and currently, it is the leading independent recording company in the country, being home to some of the finest, most respected artists.
Universal Records officially distributed K-pop albums from September 2009, to be followed by some J-pop albums which was announced late May 2011.
Official Website: https://www.facebook.com/universalrecordsphfanpage
The company comprises three divisions – PolyEast which produces local artists and distributes independently produced albums, EMI Music , one of the top global recorded music companies and PolyEast / EMI Publishing together the worlds largest and most successful music publishers.
PolyEast management is headed by professionals who are veterans in the music business. Their expertise has made the company one of the top record companies in the Philippines.
Currently the local artist in its roster are Martin Nievera (the top recording artist), Bamboo, Zsa Zsa Padilla, Kyla, Nikki Gil, Karylle, Dolphy, Zia Quizon, Champ LuiPio (former frontman of HALE), Jaco Benin and Sandwich. Other top acts who have independently produced their albums are being marketed and distributed by PolyEast Records.
Official Website: http://polyeastrecords.com/
United Korean Community Association in the Philippines is a non-stock/ non-profit organization that was established to promote good relationship between Filipinos and Koreans. We strive to assist in the needs of the local Korean community in terms of information, protection, and compatriot familiarity.
Official Website: http://www.korea.com.ph/xe/index
OTHER SPONSORS AND PARTNERS