ART AGAINST THE EPIDEMIC: Filipino artists and authors unite to spark HIV Awareness for World AIDS Month

Always use the active voice. That well-known writing rule has taken on a different meaning for these established and budding Filipino authors and artists, as they take on the fast-growing HIV epidemic with their words and images. This year, the Philippines reported the highest number of HIV cases on a daily basis: 22 people testing […]

LIRA’s Fellows Night gaganapin sa Disyembre 15

Ang Fellows Night  ng LIRA ay gaganapin sa ika-15 ng Disyembre 15, 2015 sa Conspiracy Garden Cafe, 59 Visayas Ave., Quezon City. Ang gabing ito ang magsisilbing pagdiriwang ng dalawang bagay:  Ang gabing ito ay pagdiriwang para sa dalawang bagay: Pormal na Pagtatapos ng Batch-Oy, ang ika-30 batch ng fellows, sa lingguhang palihan na itinataguyod […]

UP Press to offer 50 percent off on all its titles on December 7

Aside from its regular sale from December 1 to 11, the UP Press will once again be offering a stupendous 50 percent off on all its UP titles. There will be no lunch break during the sale hours of 8 am to 5 pm. Please expect long lines as scholarly and literary titles will be […]

UP Alpha Nu Fraternity to hold BosesXBerso: A Poetry Battle for HIV-AIDS Awareness

UP Alpha Nu Fraternity, a brotherhood open and sensitive to men of different sexual orientations, shall celebrate World AIDS Day through spoken word or performance poetry competition this December 5, 2015 from 6 PM to 9 PM. This is BosesXBerso: A Poetry Battle for HIV-AIDS Awareness. Venue is at College of Mass Communication Auditorium, UP […]

Ang Ilustrador ng Kabataan presents TWICE: Ang INK Annual Exhibit

Ever thought that once is just not enough? Then we’re giving you Twice! Twice the artworks, twice the wonders, twice the story.  Everyone’s invited to Ang Ilustrador ng Kabataan’s Annual Exhibit for 2015. Make sure to save the date because it will be twice the feast for your eyes! TWICE: Ang INK Annual Exhibit December […]

Drunken Poetry Night 9 presents Scorpio Nights poetry reading

Ikaw ba ay nalulungkot, walang makausap? Nanlalamig mag-isa sa ilalim ng kumot?  Halika, sama-sama tayong magpainit sa susunod na Linggo, ika-29 ng Nobyembre. Hulihin, ang pang-aakit sa mga kataga.  Tikman, ang tutukso ng iyong libido sa entablado.  Abutin, ang rurok ng ligaya kasiping ng mga makatang nagbabaga at handang maglabas sa kanilang pagbasa. Sana ikaw rin ay […]

UP Press to hold December book sale

As part of its 50th anniversary, the UP Press will be holding a sale from December 1 to 11, 2015, at its bookstore on E. de los Santos St., UP Diliman, Quezon City. UP Press titles will be at 20 percent off, and non-UP Press titles will be at 5 percent off. A special sale […]

12th Lamiraw Workshop announces 12 workshop fellows

The 12th Lamiraw Creative Writing Workshop which will be held on December 2-4, 2015 at the Visayas State University (VSU), Baybay City, Leyte announces the 12 workshop fellows this year: (Sebuano) 1) Lota Lleve of Visayas State University (VSU), 2) Salvador Catre of Visayas State University (VSU), 3) John Eras of University of Cebu (UC) […]

UP Press to launch fourteen new titles

The University of the Philippines Press will be launching fourteen new titles as part of its celebrations for its 50th anniversary. The book launch dubbed Paglulunsad will be held on November 27, 2015, Friday, 4:00 p.m. at the 2nd floor Balay Kalinaw, corner Guerrero and Dagohoy Streets, UP Diliman Campus. The titles to be launched […]

Gawad Digmaang Rosas 11 deadline extended


  1. Gawad Digmaang Rosas 11 is open to Kapampangan Youth participants who are 15-30 years old before November 30, 2015 (ceiling age as defined by R.A. 8044 or the Youth in Nation-Building Act).
  2.  “Umalpas: Pagtatalaban ng Kaalaman at Karanasan” serves as the theme for the awards night which will be held in January 2016. Entries may or may not bear the theme.
  3. Participants who are not residents of Pampanga but have Kapampangan roots may join.
  4. Entries may be written in Kapampangan, Filipino or English. Entries should show Kapampangan sensibilities.