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IN PHOTOS: Malasimbo Festival makes a daring leap on its 10th year

Mar 06, 2020 - 5:44 PM

From the seaside of Puerto Galera, Malasimbo moves to the verdant haven of La Mesa Eco Park in Metro Manila

MALASIMBO TURNS TEN. The 10th edition of Malasimbo tries to bring the island magic to Metro Manila. Photos by Paolo Abad/Rappler

Malasimbo Festival announces first lineup of artists for 2020

Sep 27, 2019 - 7:12 PM

Mike Love, Jesus Molina Quartet, Uncomfortable Science, and Brigada are among the artists slated to perform at the festival's 10th anniversary

MALASIMBO FESTIVAL. The annual music festival celebrates its 10th year at a new, more accesible venue. File photo by Paolo Abad/Rappler

IN PHOTOS: 7 standout moments at the ‘new’ Malasimbo Festival

Mar 09, 2019 - 5:16 PM

Malasimbo turns 9 this 2019, and is still going strong. Check out the sights and sounds (and flavors) from the latest edition of the island music and arts festival in its new home

GOING STRONG. The Malasimbo Festival returns in 2019 with a new venue and the same island magic. Photos by Paolo Abad

WATCH: IV of Spades performs ‘Mundo’ at Malasimbo 2019

Mar 03, 2019 - 3:05 PM

Listen to the swoon-worthy Malasimbo version of the band's most popular song

ISLAND VIBES. IV of Spades performs at the 2019 Malasimbo Festival. Rappler screenshot

Malasimbo Festival 2019 has a new venue, and it’s closer to the sea

Jan 30, 2019 - 1:11 PM

(UPDATED) After 9 years, the music and arts festival will be changing venues to a private nature reserve near Puerto Galera’s White Beach

NEW VENUE. Malasimbo Festival's new venue is near Puerto Galera's White Beach. Photo courtesy of Malasimbo PH

What to expect at Malasimbo 2019

Jan 05, 2019 - 8:12 PM

The international music and arts festival on March 1 to 2 is gearing up for its 9th year with a new venue and a diverse lineup

IN PHOTOS: Looking back on Malasimbo Music and Arts Festival 2017

Mar 26, 2017 - 5:38 PM

Check out the beautiful art and colorful performances at Malasimbo 2017

FULL LIST: Malasimbo Music and Arts Festival 2017 lineup

Feb 07, 2017 - 8:29 PM

June Marieezy Tennyson and more headline Malasimbo 2017

MALASIMBO. The crowd at a previous Malasimbo Music and Arts Festival. Photo from

How destination music festivals ride the summer wave

May 17, 2015 - 5:57 PM

Adventure travel companies are combining the allure of the beach and live music to create unique experiences

LIST: Malasimbo Music and Arts Festival 2015 lineup

Jan 22, 2015 - 1:17 PM

This partial list will be updated as more acts are announced

Review: Malasimbo Arts and Music Festival 2014

Mar 05, 2014 - 1:30 AM

Thought provoking art great music and a man in the buff liven up the 4th edition of the unique festival held in Puerto Galera Oriental Mindoro

8 things you should know about Malasimbo 2014

Jan 28, 2014 - 12:56 PM

Great music isn’t the only thing that’s in store for those attending one of the most unique music festivals in the country

ENCHANTMENT. Malasimbo is also about arts and culture. Art installations, like this one called 'Enchantment' by Hiyas Bagabaldo, can be viewed at the event. Photo courtesy of Malasimbo Music and Arts Festival 2014

Celebration in Malasimbo

Mar 10, 2012 - 8:14 PM

Music lovers gather to listen to music as diverse as the musicians and artists who came to play

Music, arts and fun at Malasimbo Festival

Mar 04, 2012 - 8:12 PM

Performers art pieces people from all over in one of the best beaches in the world

Malasimbo 2012

Mar 02, 2012 - 9:00 AM

Malasimbo Music & Arts Festival logo.

Are you ready to listen to some good music, see inspired art pieces, and mingle with fun individuals, all while surrounded by the beauty of one of the best beaches in the world?

As summer approaches, March kicks off with one of the most unique festivals in the world: the Malasimbo Music and Arts Festival, which will be held at the foot of Mt Malasimbo in Puerto Galera, Mindoro.

The festival runs from Friday, March 2 to March 4.

Filipina DJ makes waves in music scene

Mar 01, 2012 - 8:17 PM

DJ Katsunami plays internationally but plans to come home

DJ MAKES WAVES. DJ Katsunami plays internationally but plans to come home to develop the Philippine music scene.

Malasimbo: A mix of music and arts

Mar 01, 2012 - 8:15 PM

The Philippines unique Malasimbo music and arts festival kicks off on March 2