SINE PANITIK SCRIPTWRITING CONTEST deadline extended to September 30

The Film Academy of the Philippines’ 2nd SINE PANITIK SCRIPTWRITING CONTEST is extended to September 30 1. The Sine Panitik Scriptwriting Contest is open to all scriptwriters, students or professionals. 2. The screenplays must be adapted from 22 Filipino short stories  (13 written in English and nine in Tagalog), listed here under: The short stories […]


Join Textanaga Connect!

In commemoration of the World Suicide Prevention Day 2014 in September, the Foundation for Advancing Wellness, Instruction and Talents (Foundation AWIT) is once again holdingTEXTANAGA, a text (SMS) poetry (tanaga) writing contest. This year’s theme is “Suicide Prevention: One World Connected.” A tanaga is a short pre-hispanic poetry composed of four lines with seven syllables per line containing a […]


UP Press to launch ten new titles this September 5

The University of the Philippines Press will be launching ten new titles this September 5 at the Balay Kalinaw, UP Diliman Campus, Quezon City. The titles run the gamut of biography to poetry and fiction, criticism to media theories, and art studies to science. The launch will begin at 5 p.m. Discounts will be given on all new book titles. For more information, please call the UP Press Marketing Division at 926-6642, or visit uppress.com.ph on how to order.

The ten new titles are:
 

Cesar Virata: Life and Times

Through Four Decades of Philippine Economic History

Gerardo P. Sicat

Business professor, college dean, management expert, Cesar Virata emerged as the most prominent technocrat during the presidency and martial law rule of Ferdinand Marcos. He rose to prime minister in the parliamentary government. Thereafter, he returned to the private sector as banker, respected citizen and community leader, and senior statesman.


Join Tale Spinners: A Basic Workshop on Writing for Children this September

Dates: September 23 and 25, 6-9 PM

Culminating Activity: September 27, 3-6 PM

What was your favorite story as a child? The stories we read and listened to as children sticks in our memories, cherished tales that we hold dear. But now, there’s a new generation of children who are growing up and they need new stories to read and listen to. If you think you have a story inside you that needs nurturing and crafting, then sign up for Ayala Museum’s basic workshop on writing for children to learn about the tools you need in bringing your story to life. Let your words take flight.

Requirements:

–           Open to ages 18 and above


Rusalka to open at UP Diliman and CCP

Here’s a treat for opera and theater lovers… Antonín Dvořák’s RUSALKA! Showing at the Abelardo Hall Auditorium of the UP College of Music on September 23 and 24, at 6:30 pm. Tickets at P500. Dvorak’s RUSALKA will also be onstage at the CCP LITTLE THEATER on September 11 and 12 at 8pm. Tickets are available at […]


Pambansang Kumperensiya sa Pagpapayaman ng Wikang Filipino at Sawikaan 2014: Pagpili ng Salita ng Taon sa UP Diliman

Malugod na iniimbitahan ang lahat na dumalo sa Pambansang Kumperensiya sa Pagpapayaman ng Wikang Filipino at Sawikaan 2014: Pagpili ng Salita ng Taon (Tema: Wika ng Kahandaan, Kahandaan sa Wika)  na itinataguyod ng Filipinas Institute of Translation (FIT) sa pakikipagtulungan sa Komisyon sa Wikang Filipino (KWF), National Commission for Culture and the Arts (NCCA), UP Kolehiyo ng […]