Mapua MCL’s HALO HALO 2024 celebrates art in diversity

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    Get ready for HALO HALO 2024, an exciting event that brings together art, culture, and community.

    The name itself is derived from the popular Filipino dessert “halo-halo,” which is meant to symbolize a mix of different ingredients coming together to create a harmonious blend of flavors. In line with this year’s theme, “Arts in Diversity,” the event wants to showcase the beauty and strength found in the combination of different artistic expressions and cultural backgrounds. 

    Whether you’re an art enthusiast, a curious newcomer, or someone who loves supporting great causes, HALO HALO 2024 promises something special for everyone.

    The Essence of HALO HALO 2024

    At its core, HALO HALO 2024 is about promoting unity through art. It shows the importance of diversity, not just in terms of artistic styles, but also in the backgrounds and perspectives of the artists themselves. 

    By bringing artists from different paths in life together, their aim is to foster a sense of community and mutual respect. This celebration is also not just about displaying different art together; it’s about widening our appreciation of art in all its forms.

    Why You Should Go

    HALO HALO 2024 is set to run for three exciting days, each with a different purpose:

    Day 1: Unveiling the Ingredients

    The event will start off by exploring the elements of art. Attendees will get to look inside the artist’s toolbox and learn how different tools and techniques can bring the artist’s visions to life. 

    From understanding the role of camera angles and lighting in film to the use of layout software in graphic design and the array of tools available to digital artists. It is a great way to help students decide or give them an idea about what happens behind the scenes.

    Day 2: A Harmonious Blend

    This day will focus on collaboration and its role in the industry. People can discover how artists from different disciplines come together to create new and exciting works. From the joint effort needed in film production to the collaboration between graphic designers and animators, many will be able to see how the combination of skills and perspectives will lead to innovative creations.

    Day 3: Savoring the Experience

    The event will wrap up by showcasing the impact and power of diverse art. Art has always had the ability to start social change and promote empathy and understanding between cultures. 

    Here, attendees will get to watch films addressing social justice issues, the role of graphic design in activism, and digital art projects raising awareness about global challenges. 

    They will also be able to discover the power of storytelling in shaping perspectives and creating a more inclusive society.

    HALO HALO 2024 is NOT just about Art:

    HALO HALO 2024 isn’t just for artists; it’s an event for everyone. By encouraging the community to participate, the event mainly aims to create a supportive and engaged audience. Special activities and interactive installations will invite attendees to contribute their own artistic expressions, fostering a sense of ownership and connection to the event.

    Furthermore, the event is committed to supporting local communities. Through partnerships with organizations like Young Focus which provides children with access to education, and LoveYourself Inc., which supports youth and LGBTQ+ individuals, HALO HALO 2024 aims to give back and make a positive impact.

    Get Involved

    As the event approaches, the excitement is pretty much through the roof. Artists are encouraged to create or publish their artwork on social media using the official hashtag #HALOHALO2024 to be featured in the exhibit. Attendees can pre-register to stay updated and ensure they don’t miss out on any of the activities.

    If you want to experience the vibrant celebration of the arts, visit HALO HALO 2024: Arts in Diversity at the UGF Civic Hall, Festival Mall, Alabang, starting on July 12 to 14, 2024. With interactive workshops, panel discussions, live performances, and much more, this is an event you don’t want to miss. Check out their event map and mark your calendars! Let’s come together to celebrate the beauty of diversity in art, support worthy causes, and create unforgettable memories. See you there!

    For more information and updates, visit their website and follow them on social media.

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