On July 30, 2016, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child—a new play by Jack Thorne based on an original new story by J.K. Rowling, John Tiffany, and Jack Thorne—will have its world premiere at London’s West End. Harry Potter and the Cursed Child is the eighth story in the Harry Potter series and the first official Harry Potter story to be presented on stage
On July 31, 2016, National Book Store and Scholastic Asia will join the worldwide launch of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child – Parts One & Two (Special Rehearsal Edition Script) in a box opening ceremony at Glorietta 1 in Makati. The box opening ceremony starts at 7:01 AM (to coincide with the West End premiere) followed by games and activities by Hogwarts Philippines at 11 AM.
The Eighth Story. Nineteen Years Later.
It was always difficult being Harry Potter and it isn’t much easier now that he is an overworked employee of the Ministry of Magic, a husband, and father of three school-age children.
While Harry grapples with a past that refuses to stay where it belongs, his youngest son Albus must struggle with the weight of a family legacy he never wanted. As past and present fuse ominously, both father and son learn the uncomfortable truth: sometimes, darkness comes from unexpected places.
Get 10% off when you pre-order Harry Potter and the Cursed Child – Parts One & Two (Special Rehearsal Edition Script): The Official Script Book of the Original West End Production at any National Book Store branch or online until July 30.
Harry Potter and the Cursed Child – Parts One & Two (Special Rehearsal Edition Script) is published by Scholastic and will be exclusively distributed by National Book Store.
If you’re an Android user, you can now download the Chuvaness app for free at the Google Play store!
The app was made in Edinburgh, Scotland by my friend’s husband Kester Ford.
It is a simple app, which lists entries in one column. Scroll down for more entries, or use the search tool to find a topic you’re looking for.
Kester is still developing the Chuvaness app for IOS, so please watch out for that.
Will keep you posted.
Thank you Jiki and Kester Ford!!
Download it HERE.
This heartwarming video needs to be shared, and my kids need to see this—my kids who love it when classes are suspended when it rains. But who am I to judge them? I also loved class suspensions, even though I felt some guilt for the people who suffer during typhoons.
My maids used to tell me stories how they used to walk for hours just to go to school.
The Yellow Boat of Hope Foundation started in 2010 with a goal to help children in Brgy. Talon-Talon, Zamboanga City, who had to swim to get to school. Watch this:
Since the first boat was turned over in March 2011, more than 900 yellow boats have been built and donated to bring more children to school. Each boat has the name of the donor painted on the side.
Aside from the yellow boats, the foundation has built day care centers, classrooms, schools, dorms, provided scholarships, school bags and other school supplies, as well as conducted medical and dental missions in 40 communities around the Philippines.