Ka-FIESTA-han: A Celebration of Hispanic Heritage in the Philippines

Date: 
Tuesday, May 02, 2017
The Department of Modern Languages of the School of Humanities, through a grant from the Commission on Higher Education, and in cooperation with the Embassy of Spain in Manila, is pleased to invite everyone to:
 
Ka – FIESTA - han:
A Celebration of Hispanic Heritage in the Philippines
 
to be held on 2 May (Tuesday) at the Leong Hall Auditorium and 3 May (Wednesday) at the Escaler Hall.
 
The conference features a series of lectures by notable experts in Art and Architecture, Food and Food Culture, Religious Rituals and Festivals, Fashion, Language, Literature and Music. Please find program below:
 
DAY 1 – May 2, 2017 (Tuesday) – Leong Hall Auditorium
   
9:30am – 10:00am Opening Program
10:00am – 11:00am Lecture 1 – Art and Architecture
Dr. Carlos Gallego, Escuela Taller
Fr. Rene Javellana, SJ
   
11:00am – 12:00pm Lecture 2 – Food and Food Culture
Chef Juan Carlos de Terry
Ms. Felice Sta. Maria
   

 
 
   
2:00pm – 3:30pm Lecture 3 –  Rituals and Festivals
Dr. Francis Navarro
Dr. Jerry Respeto
   
3:30pm – 4:30pm Lecture 4 – Fashion
Mr. Jo Rubio
   
4:30pm – 6:30pm Fiesta Procession featuring the image of Our Lady of Aranzazu
College Lane
   
DAY 2 – May 3, 2017 (Wednesday) – Escaler Hall
   
9:00am – 10:00am Lecture 5 –  Language
Dr. Teresita Alcántara
   
10:00am – 11:00am Lecture 6 –  Literature
Mr. Renán Prado
   
11:00am – 12:00nn Lecture 7 –  Music
Ms. Patricia Brillantes
   

Thank you in advance for your interest and participation. We look forward to interacting with you at the conference.