Showing posts with label university of the philippines. Show all posts
Showing posts with label university of the philippines. Show all posts

Timezone Level Up the Fun at U.P. Town Center

The latest addition to the number one family entertainment center chain brings innovative games and exciting experiences to the Diliman crowd!

Timezone, the leading family entertainment center brand, is set to open its newest and largest venue at U.P. Town Center in Diliman on Friday, April 26, 2024. This much-anticipated opening promises innovative games and attractions, elevating the entertainment experience for all ages.

Replacing its original U.P. Town Center location, the new facility is a spacious 1,535-square- meter area located on the second level of the mall’s Phase II zone. This upgrade brings more games, larger spaces, and unique offerings to the community. Timezone has planned a series of opening promotions, with special Powerload packages and exclusive prizes to celebrate this event.

It’s Green vs. Maroon Night in Sydney as Loyal Alumni Cheer for their UAAP Basketball Teams

Filipinos abroad thirsting for good old collegiate basketball rivalry are in for a treat as TFC brings the UAAP Season 82 Watch Party in Australia. Proud alumni from De La Salle University and the University of the Philippines are given the venue to wear their colors and root for their alma mater at the One World Sports Bar, The Crown Hotel Parramatta.

It will be the second time the Green Archers are facing the Fighting Maroons on the hardcourt this season. During Round 1 of the tourney, UP nabbed the game with a 72-71 come-from-behind victory earning them their fourth win in a row. The upset is anticipated to fuel DLSU to claim their sixth victory.

As of writing, UP Fighting Maroons are on the 2nd spot at the Men’s Basketball Division and DLSU Green Archers, 5th. Leading is the unbeatable ADMU Blue Eagles with twelve wins. Will it be a sea of blue once again in the championship? Or will maroon or green be emerging to dethrone the reigning champs and rise as the new kings?

The UP Men's Basketball Team leads a Cashless Lifestyle with PayMaya

As the UP Fighting Maroons prepare for the upcoming UAAP season, PayMaya officially backs this season's most highly-anticipated collegiate basketball team. The players were given their very own PayMaya cards which they can use to kickstart their convenient cashless lifestyle at home or in school. PayMaya's CEO-Founder and a true-blooded maroon from UP, Orlando B. Vea, poses with the members of the team. 

Going cashless makes everyday tasks easier - from purchasing airline tickets at the comforts of your own home, getting awesome rebates from your shopping haul, and even skipping the lines when you’re paying for your bills. These days, you can purchase almost everything you need with just a tap, swipe, or scan – no more fumbling for loose change, or getting worried of pick-pockets.   

Filipino Educators To Host The First International Sport Pedagogy Conference In The Philippines

The University of the Philippines’ College of Human Kinetics (UP-CHK), in partnership with Sport Management Council of the Philippines (SportPhil), led a press conference today to officially announce the upcoming first ever 3-day international academic sports event in the Philippines, the 2016 International Conference on Sport Pedagogy, Health, and Wellness (ICSPHW 2016).

ICSPHW 2016, with a theme, entitled “P.E. Plus: Retooling Physical Education and School Sports for Inclusion, Development and Competition,” will be held from November 18 to 20, 2016, at the Celebrity Sports Plaza and the UP Diliman campus, in Quezon City.

Classical Japanese Artists Come To Manila For One Night Concert At UP Abelardo Hall

Independent Philippine Art Ventures, Inc., presents THREE, TWO, ONE…ARAI ! - an afternoon of contemporary and classical guitar music with three outstanding artists from Japan namely Tomonori Arai and Duo Trussardi. They will play solos, duets, and trios on March 20 - 5:30 p.m. at the UP Abelardo Hall Auditorium located at the UP College of Music, UP Diliman, QC.

Concertgoers are encouraged to enjoy the UP campus that bustles with activity on Sundays. People hike, bike, walk, picnic, fly kites. The family-oriented concert will be a good way to cap a Sunday.

Also featured are two young Filipino artists namely Marlee Pabico and Sting Asistores.

TOMONORI ARAI was born in Shibuya, Tokyo. He started guitar studies at the age of six with his father Kazuo Arai. In 1991, he began to take lessons from Yoshinobu Hara. Tomonori won First prize at Junior Guitar Competition, Student Guitar Competition, and Spanish Guitar Music Competition that year.

'The Colors Of My Life Celia Diaz Laurel - Painter' Coffee Table Book To Be Launched June 18

Celia Diaz Laurel is a name synonymous to world of arts.

By virtue of imagination, talent or skill to create works of aesthetic value, especially in the field of fine arts, Celia Diaz Laurel has gained the reputation for being a prolific stage actress, painter, writer, poetess, set and costume designer for more than six decades.

Now at 86 years of age, Celia Diaz Laurel has a record feat of chalking up hundreds of stage plays and musicals, painting a treasure trove of artworks on different subjects, and writing / publishing books.

And yet, Celia Diaz-Laurel is still up and about to launch her latest project which is a coffee table book aptly titled ‘The Colors of My Life Celia Diaz Laurel – Painter’ on June 18 – Wednesday 4 p.m. at the Executive House located at Maramag St. corner Tavera St., Area 14, University of the Philippines Diliman, Quezon City.

UPAA opens nominations for Distinguished Alumni Awards 2014

The University of the Philippines Alumni Association (UPAA) has announced the search for nominees for the UPAA Distinguished Alumni Awards 2014.

Nominations for the awards will be accepted from any UP alumnus or alumni chapter until March 31, 2014. The five categories are the Most Distinguished Alumna/Alumnus Award, Lifetime Distinguished Achievement Awards, Distinguished Alumni Awards, Distinguished Service Awards, and Multi-Generation UP Alumni Family Awards.

UPAA Presents Willie Nep In "Comic Relief" For UP Super typhoon Victims

The UPAA is sponsoring comedian Willie Nepomuceno in “COMIC RELIEF: It’s more fund in the Philippines” on December 14, 2013, Saturday, 8:00 PM, at the Music Museum in Greenhills, San Juan City. The show is for the benefit of UP students, faculty and staff deprived of facilities and resources by Super Typhoon Yolanda, specifically those in the devastated UPV Tacloban College and UPM School of Health Sciences in Palo, Leyte.

With funds generated from the project, the UPAA hopes to help enable many of the severely afflicted students to continue their schooling in the Leyte campuses, or other UP campuses, and thus pursue careers that will empower them to contribute to the advancement of their region and the country.

UPD, ADMU AND DLSU Compete for International Competition

Four student groups from the University of the Philippines – Diliman (UPD), Ateneo de Manila University (ADMU) and De La Salle University (DLSU) will compete for the chance to represent the country during the 3rd edition of the Indra Future Minds Competition.

Indra Future Minds Competition is an international university competition which provides a venue for undergraduates to demonstrate their talent and skills in managing solutions based on real projects developed by Indra, the leading IT company in Spain.

The Philippines first joined the international university competition last year, with UPD students Maria Katrina E. Volante, Benedict Ivan A. Andrade and Erwin L. Soleta, representing the country. The Philippines team qualified for the final phase and went to Spain to compete against three other universities, eventually winning the whole competition.

Avida 3D Street Painting Festival 2012!

Its the time again for great talents to paint the spirit of Christmas with the Avida 3D Street Painting Fetsival held at Avida Towers Centera in Mandaluyong City. This  is the second year of the Street Painting Festival which is has been actively participated by art groups from different schools in Metro Manila. Now lets know the winning entries and groups who will win up to P75000 for the first prize!

Avida announces winners of 2012 Christmas 3D street painting contest

AVIDA LAND ANNOUNCED THE WINNERS OF its 2012 Christmas 3D-Street Painting Competition with the theme:  “Pasko Natin: Ang Diwa Ng Pasko Sa Pilipinas”. The winning artworks and their artists are as follows: (This information to be provided at the awards ceremonies).

The competition was held from December 7 to December 8 and the awards ceremonies were held on the evening of December 8th at the site of Avida Towers Centera (Reliance Street corner Mayflower Street) in Mandaluyong City.

Promoting Youth Activeness through the Get Active Campus Challenge

College is all about fun. It’s about learning, and making sure you understand how each puzzle fits--how we, each as an individual piece with our own unique shapes, fits into a world of grand encounters and marvelous opportunities.

College is about finding your own calling.

“We’ve all been there. Each of us knew how challenging and exhilarating it all was. When college comes to mind, we are reminded of our eager smiles, the squint in our eyes, ecstatic as we brace ourselves for whatever challenge lies ahead,” shares Garnier beauty advocate, Georgina Wilson.

iBlog 8 Now Happening!

Promote this event badgeFor today and tomorrow iBlog 8 is happening at the UP College of Law, Malcolm Hall. Another fun filled day of learning and networking about what's new and what's going on in the Phlippine Blogging Scene. Now on its 8th year, it brings together bloggers from the metro and even from North Luzon, Visayas, and Mindanao to join in this annual event.

I have attended iBlog since 2009 and have been looking forward to meet more blog friends and companies who support the online media.  The Agenda for the two days are as follows:

MUSIC LYF: UPCC concerts on March 3 & March 31 begin 50th anniversary


UPCC members and alumni strike a signature group pose at the February 17 general assembly at the UP Bahay ng Alumni in UP Diliman, Quezon City. Two concerts this March herald the celebration and kick off the 20th International Tour of the University of the Philippines Concert Chorus. 

The University of the Philippines Concert Chorus (UPCC) celebrates its 50th anniversary titled “SingKwenta SingKwela” this year with a series of a year and a half activities highlighted by a six-month international tour this March to key cities in the United States and Europe. UPCC alumna Nanette Inventor is special guest. 

Alumni can receive invitations and updates and get involved in anniversary activities by emailing or visiting Facebook page UP Concert Chorus Members and Alumni.  

EVENTOLOGY: UP College of Home Economics turns 50

Alumni to stage gala fashion show for scholarship fund

The University of the Philippines Home Economics Alumni Association (UPHEAA) is hosting a whole day affair to celebrate the golden anniversary of the UP College of Home Economics (UPCHE). The event dubbed “Damayan! Streaming the UPCHE Alumni” will be held on September 28, 2011at the Philippine Trade and Training Center in Pasay City with seminar-workshops from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., cocktails at 7:00 p.m. and a gala fashion show at 8:30 p.m.