The lantern parade in UP Diliman bids everyone to soar high, “Pumailanlang”, or “to surpass the suffering and difficulties faced by the country”. Contest hall-of-famer College of Fine Arts mounts a show highlighting issues of Philippine seas.

The UP Symphony Orchestra offers an “Ode to Joy” to the UP Community in a free, open-air concert performance of Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9 tonight, December 12, at the University Amphitheater at 6:00 PM, with surprise performances from other UP artists and choirs.