National Commission for Culture and the Arts (NCCA), led by its chairman National Artist Virgilio S. Almario, stages Sonik Philippines – the country’s first official international music conference and festival.
In partnership with premier music agency Homonym, the event happens on October 4 and 5 at Green Sun, Makati City.
The two-day music and business conference focuses on both the creative and business side of the industry within the Filipino context and is open to professionals, enthusiasts and aspiring musicians.
It aims to give Filipino musicians a platform to share and improve their craft, connect the local music community with each other and the world, and elevate the Philippine music industry.
Speakers from Canada, Singapore, Hong Kong, Spain, Korea, Taiwan and other countries offer more expansive viewpoint on music.
Sonik Philippines is also working in partnership with the Taiwan Ministry of Culture, adding various music executives and three Taiwanese artists to the event.
To cap music conference and festival, local and international performers take center stage, including 88 Balaz, Outlet Drift and April Red from Taiwan; and Bawal Clan, Ena Mori, Syd Hartha, Talahib People’s Music, The Adamant, The Diegos, Wonggoys, Ysanygo, Any Name’s Okay, CRWN, Jason Dhakal, Lustbass, Nathan And Mercury, Thea and Ben and Ben from Philippines.