Bloom Arts Festival 2017


If you've been following me for a while, you'll know that I always attend the Bloom Arts Festival. This is just the 3rd installment of the festival (if I'm doing the math correctly), the first one being in 2012 followed by the festival in 2013. Apparently, due to some unknown circumstances, it never happened again for about 3 years until this year! I was actually very excited to see what they have cooked for the big come back!


This year, Bloom happened in Poblacion, Makati. I went with my best friend, Divine. Unfortunately though, I was kind of disappointed with Bloom Arts Festival 2017 because it didn't topped the first two ones in my opinion. I wasn't feeling the vibe that much probably because the venues of the happenings are so far away from each other, compared to when the festival took place in Cubao-X and The Collective.

120+ Artists
10+ Venues
9+ Musicians
6 Categories
1 vision






WEARING:
Gladiator Sandals - c/o dresslily
5 Seconds of Summer Shirt - Cosmic Concept Manila
Skater Skirt - Second Hand
Denim Jacket - won in a giveaway
Handbag - Tommy Hilfiger







The highlight of the event for me was the live art at Lokal Hostel.















My friend and I just went to two venues, DULO MNL and Lokal Hostel. We kind of got tired with changing locations because here's the deal, we came from the North and traffic was so immense due to ASEAN Summit 2017. And we just uber-ed going to Poblacion, Makati. And both of us were expecting the festival to be somewhat like the first two ones but no. My best friend and I are so bad with directions even with google maps in hand. So let's just put it this way, our travels consumed more time than actually appreciating and adoring the art. Also, we were not able to go back in the venue and enjoy the music performances.

Bloom Arts Festival 2017 seemed like, as much as I hate to admit, just an Instagram opportunity. Hence, the majority of my photos are with me on it. I still got motivated to continue pursuing my hobby though and I still got inspired, especially because work is stressing me out and I am looking for motivation. Also, I am not sure if my favorite artists were part of this but I didn't see their works (or they are in a different venue? I don't know). But the whole vibe just disappointed me, even if I was really trying hard to appreciate and feel the moment, what a shame. I don't know how others feel but this is just me and my friend.

If you live in the Philippines and would like to see the wall art in person, you can drop by Lokal Hostel (5023 P Burgos, Makati, 1210 Metro Manila)!






RaeAbigael

Rae Abigael J. Caacbay is a young creative who went through a quarter life crisis by the end of 2016. Though she's still lost, she keeps on moving forward anyway as a ballerina, visual artist, lifestyle blogger, and a BS Interior Design graduate based in the Philippines.

44 comments:

  1. Wow, amazing wall art and cool look darling!
    xo Paola
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  2. Awesome pics, and i love the skirt you're wearing :)
    xx

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  3. This looks super cool!!!

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  4. Love this photo Dear!
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    Have a nice day!
    xox

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  5. love this post dear :)
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  6. Seems like a great event. Lovely photos! :)

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  8. It's sad when you have expectations and you get disappointed! Anyway, I really like wall art :)

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  9. As usual very interesting! Thanks a lot for sharing)

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  10. Great post and I love your photos!


    Have a lovely day!
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  11. So many inspirations!

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  12. What a shame it disappointed you compared to the first two times you visited! You look so stylish in this outfit though all the same :)

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  13. Beautiful photos! Everything looks really cool!
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  14. That looks like such a cool art festival!

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  15. Love this! great photos dear
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  16. Glad I saw your post, Rae! Been wanting to see art exhibits for so long! Nice photos btw :)


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  17. Wowww i love art wall... it looks like a great event...
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  18. Definitely instagram worthy for ootd,
    Love the arts they made.
    Are they still open?

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  19. Cute look... the hair match the situation of skirt and sandals...
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  20. Thanks a lot :D

    so amazing my friend :D And you look super cool

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  21. Amazing wall art!!! Love how you styled this look!!
    xx
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  22. Great outfit:) I like the skirt and sandals:)
    kisses

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  23. Great photos ! Thanks for sharing!

    Nina
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  24. Nice look!
    xx
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  25. I love to watching for street art ;)
    xoxo

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  26. Really nice photos! And I love your outfit! :)

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  27. I wish I could have been there :)
    Have a good evening

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  28. Looks like a very interesting event!! Also, your outfit is so cool!!

    Andrea.

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  29. Nice post
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  30. Great festival. I love graffiti.
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  31. Wow, I'm loving all this amazing art! Great photos!

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  32. The art festival sounds great, Rae. I really like graffiti and wall murals if they exude goodness. Love those Gladiator sandals. They look Greekish, and I'm part Greek, so they spoke to me right away. : )

    ~Sheri

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