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.
As part of its 41st anniversary, the LIKHAAN: UP Institute of Creative Writing (ICW) will be holding the UP Writers Night celebration, a yearly gathering that pays homage to both the country’s established and up-and-coming writers. The grand homecoming will feature three major events, all taking place on November 22, 2019 at the new UP College of Fine Arts Building, University of Philippines – Diliman.
This year, the UP Department of History and the UP College of Fine Arts in partnership with Human Rights Violations Victims’ Memorial Commission (HRVVMC) will be having an Infographic Design Competition focusing on the essential truths of the Martial Law Years. The contest aims to feature skills and talents of the students in making socially relevant infographic designs. In recognition of the need to reach out to the students and the youth, the submitted works will be displayed in the Freedom Memorial Museum. For this year’s competition, the participants are expected to submit an information graphic design focusing on the essential truth on declaration of Martial Law in the Philippines in 1972.
The power of art to draw cultures together was on full display at the opening of ‘Common Ground: A Ceramic Art Collaboration Between Israel and the Philippines’ last Thursday at the Corredor Gallery, UP College of Fine Arts. The exhibit, which runs until April 12, 2019, features the fruits of a series of talks and studio sessions with UP artists conducted by Israeli ceramicist Roy Maayan, that aims to create bridges between both countries.
More than sixty students of the University of the Philippines Diliman (UPD) who completed the course requirements under the National Service Training Program (NSTP) – UP College of Fine Arts (CFA) for academic year 2017-18 received their certificates of recognition on May 30, 2018, at the new building of the UP CFA in Diliman, Quezon City. The UPD-NSTP graduates were also inducted as new members of the National Service Reserve Corps (NSRC) of the Philippines.