Monday, May 30, 2011

Converse Block Party Philippines : I★>PHL

Last Saturday May 28, 2011 Converse treated its loyal Filipino enthusiasts at the SM Mall of Asia with a fusion of Basketball, Skate, Dancing, Beatbox, Music, Arts and Graffitithrough The Converse Block Party.


Amidst the afternoon shower, people came in droves as the crowd was Awed through a variety of collegiate and celebrity basketball games, The daredevil stunts of the skaters. The moves shown by the Flip Ballers and the Philippine all stars left the crowd mesmerized. Finally, the event was capped with Musical and Beatboxing performances by Krump Philippines, Gloc 9 and DJ Sanya Smith.

The event is part of Converse's Global I★> campaign to infuse the converse culture around the world. As we speak, Converse also held block parties through places like Malaysia, China, Brazil and Prahran.

Flip Ballers

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Artists paint different Chuck Taylors and Converse Aparrel

Face Painting the Star Chevron Logo

Converse Shares their Upcoming Releases for the clothing and footwear line.

In the Collegiate 3 on 3 Tournament's Opening game, The Emilio Aguinaldo College Generals defeated the De La Salle University Green archers in a very physical match.


On the Second Game, The San Sebastian Stags took the win against the Arellano University Chiefs in a shooting contest.

At the 3rd game It was a battle of big frontlines when UE Red warriors took on the mapua cardinals. The Red Warriors took the win.

Krump Pinoy showcases their beatboxing skills.

Flip Ballers Show their Ballhandling Skills

In the Celebrity Game, Team Spartans led by Carlos Agassi defeats Team Big 3 led by Gerard Acao (more popularly known as the Maxx menthol candy endorser).

DJ Sanya Smith and DJ Switchtrik provided the beats.
Sanya Smith

Skaters get do their tricks and stunts on the skate ramp area.


The Philippine All Stars Showed their moves by holding a dance tutorial with the crowd.
Philippine All Stars

Gloc 9 made a tribute to the late Francis M. by singing the rap legend's hit song three stars and a sun.

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