Category: Events

  • Pelikan Hubs are back for 2022

    Pelikan Hubs are back for 2022

    Pelikan Hubs are making a comeback for 2022 with in-person pen meets slated for November 18 in different cities globally. This comes after it was forced through a two-year pause due to the pandemic. See also: Pen-demic collecting “The Hub is an unmissable and extremely special event for any Pelikan fan,” said the Pelikan Hubs team […]

  • Fountain Pen Day 2020 sales to disturb your inner peace

    Fountain Pen Day 2020 sales to disturb your inner peace

    November 6 is Fountain Pen Day for 2020 for penthusiasts globally.  Usually, the Philippine fountain pen community celebrated this with a massive pen meet filled with activities and on-location sales. This annual celebration turned into the Manila Fountain Pen Show in 2018 and the Manila Pen show in 2019. Even if COVID-19 forces everyone to […]

  • Montblanc Philippines to showcase Expression nib in virtual calligraphy masterclass

    Montblanc Philippines to showcase Expression nib in virtual calligraphy masterclass

    Montblanc Philippines and calligrapher Lorraine Nepomuceno will demonstrate “the beauty of handwritten self-expression” in an online session on August 27 at 5:30pm. The pen line’s own flexible nib, the Expression nib, will be put on the spot as Lorraine guides participants on the do’s and dont’s of fountain pens and calligraphy. Successful registrants will receive […]

  • Help Doc Karen beat COVID-19

    Help Doc Karen beat COVID-19

    UPDATE: We report with great sadness that Doc Karen passed away on August 24, 2020. Read the news story on GMA News Online. Various Philippine pen folks launched different efforts in the past month to help Dra. Karen Abat-Senen, an active member of the community, who is currently fighting her second bout with COVID-19. Some […]

  • Fountain pen & ink roundup | Week 2, July 2020

    Fountain pen & ink roundup | Week 2, July 2020

    This week’s update features a handful of fountain pen news: from nibs and paper to a new ink collection that you should check out.

  • Fountain pen & ink roundup | Week 1, July 2020

    Fountain pen & ink roundup | Week 1, July 2020

    It has been a year since we last did this weekly roundup, and it is about time that we bring it back. For this week’s fountain pen news, we hope your inner peace is strong. Here are the July sales that you shouldn’t miss! Shibui’s Thank you for 2k Known for their leather goods, Shibui […]

  • Your one-stop guide for Manila Pen Show 2019 sellers

    Your one-stop guide for Manila Pen Show 2019 sellers

    The Philippines’ biggest fountain pen event is just a few days away with the Manila Pen Show 2019, and a lot of interesting merchants will be coming . Some are familiar names, and others are quite foreign, literally. So here are all the sellers at the two day event, in alphabetical order, plus all show-related […]

  • Everything must go at EC Clearance Sale

    Everything must go at EC Clearance Sale

    Everything Calligraphy (EC) has another sale for fountain pen folks and artists with massive discounts on select products.

  • Get Pilot fountain pens at MIBF 2019

    Get Pilot fountain pens at MIBF 2019

    The annual Manila International Book Fair is in full swing at the SMX Convention Center until September 15. There’s the inevitable huge crowd this weekend, with a variety of deals available for book lovers. But fountain pen hobbyists can definitely find good buys at the event.

  • EndlessPens.PH launches with Instagram giveaway

    EndlessPens.PH launches with Instagram giveaway

    The local arm of endlesspens.com is now on Instagram, and they are celebrating it with a giveaway. EndlessPens is US-based shop with affiliates in Asia, including the Philippines, catering to smooth deliveries of pen products to local afficionadaos. Get a chance to win either a Leonardo or a Pelican when you join. Details can be […]