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Craft Mania at Shangri-La Plaza

If you love crafts or have been meaning to get into something creative and artsy, this is the time and Shang is the place. And here’s the magic word – FREE!


Shangri-La Plaza is celebrating its 25th anniversary by feeding the art cravings of city dwellers. You can learn and practice everyday artistry through an exciting line-up of free workshops on different calligraphy styles, watercolor and creative coloring techniques. Kids can join the Stamp Calligraphy Card-Making just in time Mother’s Day and adults can join even more challenging workshops, such as the Kaleidolines and Polymer Clay Molding Workshops.



Aside from the workshops, which will happen during two successive weekends (April 23-24 and April 29-May 1), there will be an Arts and Crafts Bazaar complement. After participating in the various workshops, mall guests can head to the Grand Atrium on April 22-24 and April 29-May 1 where participating brands from the mall, along with specialized arts and crafts merchandisers, will be selling their products.

Fozzy Castro-Dayrit gave a basic calligraphy workshop to media guests. Catch her in more calligraphy workshops at Shangri-La Plaza’s Craft Mania.

Buy the materials you’ll be using to practice your new skills from Shang’s retail partners: Build City, Hobbes & Landes, National Bookstore, Ogalala, Powerbooks, Scribe Writing Essentials, and Tie Me Up Buttercup. There will also be independent sellers who will join the bazaar such as Art Nebula PH, Caboodle Box, Craft Department, DoItYourSelf Stained Glass, Everything Calligraphy, La Pomme Home, Pens Galore PH, Plume Anciennel, Sunday Paper Co., and The Best Impressions.

In photo are (L-R) Maria Lourdes Sanchez of Build City, Aliana Malana of Build City, Keith De Jesus of Powerbooks, Edna Palero of National Book Store, Marian Ong of Scribe Writing Essentials, Bubut de los Santos of Tie Me Up Buttercup, Lala Fojas EVP and GM of Shangri-La Plaza, Patrick Parel of Hobbes & Landes and Danilo Moratalla of Hobbes & Landes.

Finally, don’t forget to take photos of your Craft Mania experience! Post a photo of your artwork from any of the workshops for a chance to win awesome craft goodies. Just use the hashtag #ShangCraftMania on entries to qualify. The Shang is generously giving prizes to three lucky winners every day of the event.


For inquiries, call 370-2500 loc. 593 or visit Follow the Shang on Instagram: @shangrilaplazaofficial.

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