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Experience the best of Britain in Manila

See why the UK is a great place to visit, study and do business while enjoying a great weekend at the British Festival in Manila.

2015 British Festival in Manila
2015 British Festival in Manila

Experience the best of Britain once more at the British Festival on 26 to 28 February at Bonifacio High Street, Bonifacio Global City!

Get closer to Britain by completing a festival passport, catching activities at the Shakespeare Pavilion or entering the Etihad Airways social media contest. Join one or all for better chances of winning round trip tickets to the UK courtesy of Etihad Airways!

Great food, fashion, cars and other displays of British excellence will occupy the entire stretch of Bonifacio High Street in BGC. British creativity meets Filipino talent at the Main Stage, with electrifying performances from the award-winning a capella group Los Cantantes de Manila, Rockaoke contest finalists and other musical acts. Meanwhile, fashionistas can see the latest summer trends on opening night, at the fashion show with top British brands directed by Robby Carmona.

Chat with British alumni at the Education Pavilion and find out how a British education can be a life-changing experience. Sample the delectable assortment of British food and drink while watching family films with your loved ones. Channel your inner Sherlock by taking your friends on an Escape Hunt mystery game. Take selfies with replicas of famous landmarks at UK in Miniature. Join kid-friendly activities like the magic show, face painting and musical numbers by talented British School Manila students.

British Ambassador Asif Ahmad is inviting everyone to join the three-day celebration.

Ambassador Ahmad said:

Since we started our GREAT campaign three years ago, we have had positive feedback from Filipinos. A record number have come to the Festival. More successful visa applications by tourists. We want to see more Pinoys choosing to study in the UK too. The British Festival offers a small taste of all the great things that Britain offers. Join me and my Embassy team as we bring you a bigger and better British experience in Manila.

This event will be our biggest yet, involving over 70 companies with links to the UK. We’ve made sure there is something for everyone to enjoy. You’re all invited to join the festivities and see why the UK is a great place to visit, study and do business.

The third British Festival in Manila will be an even greater showcase of the creativity, innovation, culture, heritage and knowledge that spell Britain’s success in fashion, music, sport, education and design. Admission to the British Festival is free.

For more information, like and follow the British Embassy Manila on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

Published 17 February 2016