MANILA, Philippines – The Philippine Educational Theater Association (PETA) closes its 47th Theater Season by hosting the 2015 PETA Children’s Arts Festival. This year, through the generous support of PETA’s Arts Zone Project (Advocate Right to Safety Zone for Children), the PETA Theater Center will once again open its doors to children and young people.
The 3-day festival will be filled with play areas, workshops, film showing and performances. The festival will feature one of PETA’s longest running musical for children Christine Bellen’s “Mga Kuwento ni Lola Basyang” and an advocacy musical that discusses the issues of Corporal Punishment Liza Magtoto’s “Rated-PG”
Performances from PETA ArtsZone Regional partners will also be featured in the Festival. YATTA’s “Aah Bakus” from Dumaguete, Sining Banwa’s “Si Al Buda an Tsinelas” from Legazpi, and Teatro Guindegan’s “Istoryahe lang ta” from Ozamis.
Also part of Festival are performances from, St. Gregory Elementary School, Las Piñas East National High School, Polo National High School, Tanghalang SLU, FEU Theater Guild, Maria Montessori, Palo Culture and Arts Organization.
Bring your kids and teens for they will surely enjoy the different workshops such as storytelling, shadow puppetry, visual arts, creative sound and music, creative drama, hip-hop dancing and creative writing to be facilitated by PETA Artist-Teachers and Members.
The festival will be held on May 29-31, 2015 at No. 5, Eymard Drive, New Manila, Quezon City. Tickets are Php 100 (performance pass), and Php 200 (performance and workshop pass). For tickets contact PETA at (02) 725-6244 or TicketWorld at 891-9999 www.ticketworld.com.ph.