Carrying the torch

In the natural order of things, we’ll often read about how a foundation or a notable endeavor is dedicated to the memory of a father or mother, how the children are carrying on a tradition set by their parents.

In the case of PARC, the Performing Arts and Recreation Center Foundation, found on Lt. Artiaga St. in San Juan City, there’s a unique reversal of order an exemplary vision started by a son, and now carried on by his father, due to the son’s untimely demise..

"Spirit of Giving" events rides high

Co-founder and executive director of the Performing Arts and Recreation Center (PARC) Foundation Issay Nodalo gets emotional thinking about the the success of the first-ever “Spirit of Giving: The Performing Arts Ball” held recently at Conrad Manila.

The concert featured world-class performers from the Philippines and Singapore like Morissette Amon, The CompanY, Corey Koh, and Michelle SgP. Attendees also sang and danced to the beloved Christmas classics of Jose Mari Chan, Manila Philharmonic Orchestra, and Philippine Ballet Theatre.

PARC Foundation inaugurates Wilmer Ong Guido Hall

Two years after the Performing Arts and Recreation Center (PARC) Foundation founder Wilmer Ong Guido passed away, the name of the building’s main studio was made eponymous.

Wilmer’s father, William T. Guido, current chairman and among board of trustees of PARC Foundation, said the venue is envisioned to be the dance park for the career of emerging and budding Filipino artists, including the PARCalaran scholars.

The Spirit of Giving is Alive in The PARC Foundation's Performing Arts Ball

The Performing Arts and Recreation Center (PARC) Foundation held their most celebrated fundraising event yet last December 11 entitled “Spirit of Giving:The Performing Arts Ball” at the Conrad Hotel Grand Ballroom, Mall of Asia Complex, Pasay City. The event aimed to raise funds for the foundation’s PARCaralan Program which provides educational assistance and free performing arts training to underprivileged youth in the Philippines, particularly in San Juan and Tondo, Manila.

Spirit of Giving"

“Spirit of Giving: The Performing Arts Ball” is presented by The PARC Foundation in cooperation with Singapore Embassy in Manila, Global Cultural Alliance, Millet World, Chinoy TV..

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