2014 Malasimbo Music and Arts Festival, Puerto Galera
Dates for 2014: FEB 27 – MAR 2, 2014 Puerto Galera, Oriental Mindoro, Philippines
The Malasimbo Music and Arts Festival is the first international music and arts festival of its calibre in the Asia-Pacific.
It is set amidst the tropical gardens of Puerto Galera, Oriental Mindoro, Philippines; truly one of the world’s most enchanting backdrops for a festival.
The festival grounds is situated on the foothills of the majestic Mount Malasimbo where its most prominent feature is a grass-terraced amphitheatre that overlooks the bay, renowned as one of “The Most Beautiful Bays in the World”.
The festival debuted in February 2011 to a stunning turnout of 1,500 individuals. Attendance more than doubled on year two as the festival drew in over 3,500 tourists to Puerto Galera.
The festival is recognized by the Department of Tourism Philippines as a prime catalyst for the country’s continued advance in music, arts, and culture.
It is highly publicized in local and international media for its awe-inspiring landscape and unique eco-cultural program.
The 2013 Malasimbo Music and Arts Festival was held on March 1st to March 3rd 2013 in Puerto Galera, Oriental Mindoro.
Artists included were:
Joss Stone (An English soul singer)
Jimmy Cliff (A Jamaican reggae musician)
Malasimbo is named after the inactive volcano Mt. Malasimbo overlooking the Puerto Galera bay.
Mt. Malasimbo, Puerto Galera, Oriental Mindoro is a 4 to 5 hour climb and is 1,168 Metres above Sea Level.
Location: 13.45°N; 120.9°E