Dulaang UP stages Teatro Porvenir

In celebration of Andres Bonifacio’s sesquicentennial, Dulaang UP stages Teatro Porvenir, Ang Katangi-tanging Kasaysayan ni Andres Bonifacio, Macario Sakay at Aurelio Tolentino sa Entablado, a Palanca-winning play written by Tim Dacanay. Teatro Porvenir is a re-imagining of the history of the Katipunan through an amalgamation of myth and literature, history and religion. The play highlights […]


Asia TEFL International Conference in the Philippines

Close to 600 foreign and local participants gather for the 11th Asia Teaching English as Foreign Language (TEFL) International Conference at the Ateneo de Manila University on Oct. 26-28, 2013.

Hosted by the university’s Department of English, the Ateneo Center for English Language Teaching (ACELT) and the Ateneo Language Learning Center (ALLC), the conference is going to be held for the first time in the Philippines. With the theme, “Englishes across Asian Contexts: Opportunities and Challenges” it aspires to respond to the changing climate and diversity of teaching and learning English in various cultures and contexts.

The Asia TEFL Conference provides a venue for critical rethinking and discussion of relevant concerns in English language teaching in Asia today. In particular, the presentations at this conference will seek to raise a more informed awareness of Englishes in Asian contexts and facilitate the negotiation of more appropriate classroom practices and research endeavors for more effective policies and pedagogies.


Last chance to catch Lola Basyang this weekend

It’s our last weekend at The PETA Theater Center. Hear the stories of the country’s premier storyteller in “Mga Kuwento Ni Lola Basyang” from October 11 to October 13 at 10 am and 3 pm! “Watching “Mga Kuwento ni Lola Basyang” at the Philippine Educational Theater Association (PETA) Theater Center over the weekend was a […]


Chito S. Roño Literary Awards now accepting entries

1.The contest is open to all writers coming from Eastern Visayas (Region VIII)—those currently residing within the specified geographical area or those born in Region VIII but have migrated to another place or country. 2.The contestant must be a Waray or Inabaknon speaker/writer. 3.Members of the Lamiraw Executive Committee (the contest organizers) and the Lamiraw […]


2013 Maningning Miclat Poetry Awards proclaimed

Winners of the 2013 Maningning Miclat Poetry Awards in  Filipino, English and Chinese were proclaimed recently in a highly-acclaimed concert. Held at the Abelardo Hall of the UP College of Music, Diliman, Quezon City on September 25, the awards went to Phillip Yerro Kimpo Jr. for poetry in Filipino,  Nolin Adrian de Pedro for English […]


CEGP’s Lunduyan slated for October

Lunduyan is a journalism and arts workshop for college and high school students, amateurs and budding writers. It was known as the NCR Regional Student Press Convention, the annual education festival of CEGP. For five days, students will be treated to basic, intermediate and advance journalism skills training and workshops as well as courses on […]


“Text and the City,” the 4th Philippine International Literary Festival on November 11 to 15

You might as well be in a world of pain and terror if you live and work in the modern city. The modern city inspires awe yet you can’t help but feel alienated and disconnected. Perhaps, through books and literature, you will be able to reach out to other characters that fill our tumultuous city. […]


Spend your blank-ticket weekends with Sipat Lawin

WEEKENDS WITH SIPAT is a blank-ticketed workshop series we offer during Saturdays. For every session, we invite people who are experts in each of their own fields to share what they know with the participants, whether through a talk or through a workshop. These workshops are open to everyone and are BLANK-TICKETED, which mean you […]


DAPITAN, the official literary folio of The Flame, is now calling for submissions

Theme: Narrations of the City Open for AB students Also open for AB Alumni and Professors Accepting poetry, short story, creative non-fiction, art, and photography GENERAL GUIDELINES:  1. Fill out the application form (available at The Flame office; or download soft copy HERE:https://www.dropbox.com/s/friixow57c7p6id/dapitanappform.pdf#) 2. Creative self description maximum of 250 words written in 3rd person […]


UP Press 2013 new titles now available in bookstores and through online orders

The University of the Philippines Press launched twelve new titles last August 23, 2013 at the Balay Kalinaw, UP Diliman. the twelve new titles are now available for ordering online and purchasing at the UP Press bookstore (near the College of Architecture) in the UP Diliman campus. Fiction made by Filipinos for Filipinos is featured in […]