The Japan Foundation Asia Center and the Vargas Museum are pleased to announce "Almost There," an exhibition at the University of the Philippines’ Jorge B. Vargas Museum and Filipiniana Research Center, co-curated by Patrick D. Flores (Vargas Museum) and Kyongfa Che (Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo).
The Philippine Association of Central Services and Sterilization Management (PACSSM) will be holding a beneficiary Run, Walk, Dance and Zumba event for the first time. Scheduled on November 27 (Sunday) from 4:30 am to 10:00 am, Patakbo 2016 will be held at the University Oval and AS Parking Lot, UP Diliman in Quezon City. Image grabbed from pinoyfitness.com Part of the proceeds will be donated to World Vision, an international child-focused organization. The remaining will be used for various PACSSM activities, most notably skills and training that aim to uphold the standards in instrument reprocessing, sterilization and infection control in healthcare settings. As much as 20 out of 100 hospitalized […]
Fan girls and boys unite! Fandomland, the much awaited music and fan festival of the year in the Philippines is finally here. Join young Filipino artists and musicians as they make history in the name of love and music for the very first time on October 22 (Saturday) at Centris Walk, Eton Centris Open Grounds.
It’s that time of the year to aid, celebrate, and remember cancer patients with My Brave Little Warrior Inc.’s Run Against Cancer, happening this August 28 at the University of the Philippines (UP) Academic Oval. IT’S TIME. Let’s all join the Run Against Cancer, organized by My Brave Little Warriors Inc. (Image grabbed from Pi Sigma Fraternity – UP Diliman Facebook page) Run Against Cancer is a fun run/walk organized by My Brave Little Warrior Inc. to raise awareness about cancer and raise funds for those who do not have enough to support their cancer-stricken loved ones. My Brave Little Warrior Inc. is a non-stock, non-profit organization that […]
Feel like a kid again and reminisce in this exhibit called Perya at UP Vargas Museum, starting June 8 to July 2, 2016. The event is presented by the CANVAS or the Center for Art, New Ventures and Sustainable Development’s annual “Looking for Juan Banner Show”. The exhibit focuses on the theme Perya or Carnival that is a place of entertainment and also a space where values and cultures change. Promotes awareness and appreciation for Philippine arts and cultures. See and experience the Perya once again in this exhibit that will be gracing the third floor galleries of UP Vargas Museum. You will surely have a ton of fun. See […]
As UP Junior Philippine Institute of Accountants (JPIA) celebrate its 57th year, they take their TMI (too much information) campaign to a much higher notch by presenting you with Pintig that will be happening on April 29, 2016 at UP Diliman’s Balay Kalinaw. A night of music and poetry from White Wall Poetry, Risen Collective, Us The Trio, BennyBunnyBand and so much more, you are sure to enjoy your night. Join the transparency movement and join them for this is free for all and there is no entrance fee. Program starts at 5:30 so be prepared and see you there. It’s going to be a fun night filled […]
Take a trip down memory lane as UP Town Center celebrates the classic Vinyl on Vinyl Day 2016 on April 30, Saturday. Travel back in time to the wonders of vinyl music and everything that goes well with it. Trade, buy and sell those collections or get that one record to complete your timeless collection. Don’t miss this day and you might just avail some of your records on discount. To all vinyl lovers and collectors, don’t forget to bring your best smile and that nostalgia mood for a fun, time turner and epic experience. Details: What: Satchmi Vinyl Day 2016 When: April 30, 2016 Where: UP Town Center, […]
Here’s one bazaar for you this summer! Is shopping the first thing that comes to your mind the moment summer comes? Well, we’ve got an event for you! Ember: A Summer Bazaar is happening this April 9-10, 2016 at the UP Town Center in Quezon City. See various stalls that will offer you items like quirky things, artisanal food, and other great choices for a one-stop shopping destination! Bring your friends and have the shopping experience you deserve. Have a sweet summer weekend by spending it through getting good finds! See you there! DETAILS Where: UP Town Center Amphitheater, Quezon City, Metro Manila When: April 9-10, 2016 Contact: […]
Parents, here’s another exciting way to engage your kids into doing sports: popular food supplement brand Growee is inviting you to take your youngsters to the Kids on Bike 2016, the first ever fun race and bike carnival for kids in the country! The event will be held on three different dates and at three different locations: March 19 (Ayala Alabang), March 27 (UP Diliman Grounds), and April 9 (SM Mall of Asia). With a mission to promote discipline, good health, and sportsmanship for the kids, this year’s Kids on Bike will hold a friendly biking competition which will be composed three types of races for different ages: Fun Race […]
Venha comemorar com Sergio Mendes como Brasil ’66 completa 50 anos! In English, it means “Come and celebrate with Sergio Mendes as Brasil ’66 turns 50!” Celebrating its 50th year, Brasil ’66 is Brazilian musician Sergio Mendes’ album with a group of talented artists, namely Lani Hall and Bibi Vogel (later replaced by Janis Hansen) on vocals, Bob Matthews on bass, José Soares on percussion and João Palma on drums, having Mendes on piano. In 2011, the groundbreaking album was inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame, and went platinum based largely on the success of its single “Mas Que Nada,” sung entirely in Portuguese with soaring vocals […]
As a part of Project Bakawan, Daloy (Stream or Flow), is composed of more than 50 participating artists that were asked to respond to water as material and concept and, it’s different aspects, flow and stagnation, roots and routes, and many more. Held in the spaces of UP Diliman, Project Bakawan reaches out to people other than students of the school to fight for a much better future for everyone and also to the future generations. Project Bakawan is a collaboration art festival that started February of 2015 in the spaces of UP Diliman and it seeks a network of students, art practitioners, and community organizations to get hold […]
Come and wonder at the works of Manila based artist, Lyra Garcellano, in TWOFOLD: Dear Artist | Double Consciousness from February 4 to March 15, 2016 at the UP Vargas Museum. Garcellano, a graduate of Bachelor of Fine Arts and Interdisciplinary Studies, takes an anthropological approach in her artworks dealing with notions of everyday. TWOFOLD is composed of Garcellano’s two projects, Dear Artist and Double Consciousness that explores the relationships of cultural institutions and artistic production. It opens a platform of critique, showing how an artist becomes a part of a very operational structure, and at the same time engaging with the system. It comes together as one, revealing […]
Gear up for one of the best local music festivals you will ever experience, as the University of the Philippines Student Council (USC) presents UP Fair 2016: Kasama Ka Sa Trip from Feb. 9 to 13, 2016! #KasamaKaSaTrip. UP Fair 2016’s official hashtag, emphasizing the best adventures you can have: with your friends. UP Fair is the University of the Philippines’ annual week-long school fair featuring the best musicians and the best of young talent the country has to offer. Each night features a different theme, with different acts headlining each concert night. 5 DAYS OF THE BEST MUSIC. The 5-day event features bands from different genres each night. UP […]
Experience cultural exchange between the Philippines and Japan as Japanese exchange students host this year’s Japanese Night, to be held on Feb. 12 at the UP International Center Residence Hall, University of the Philippines Diliman, Quezon City with the theme “FURUSATO” or hometown. Photo courtesy of UPD Japanese Night 2016 Facebook page Japanese night is an annual event hosted by Japanese exchange students studying in UP. Their goal is to promote cultural exchange between Japan and the Philippines in a way that’s both educational and entertaining. Booths will be put up in the event for everyone to experience both cultures, including Japanese calligraphy, post card creation, and costume play (cosplay). […]
Take in and see the beautiful artworks of our National Artist, Benedicto “BENCAB” Cabrera in BenCab: Another Scale Exhibit. BenCab is known for having a unique and powerful concept as an artist, having his artworks speak for the present issues. This exhibit features Bencab’s recreation of his installation from a workshop on Urbanization in Bandung, Indonesia in 1998. Benedicto Cabrera’s artworks currently on display at the BenCab Gallery, entitled: Bencab, Up Close and Personal Displaying his artworks that portray the issues related to the environment, the Filipino culture, and urban life, this exhibit will be featured at the University of the Philippines, Diliman’s Vargas Museum, his alma mater’s museum. The […]