Two historical events mark their anniversaries this year—the Diliman Commune’s 50th year and the 500th year of the Philippine leg of the globe’s first recorded circumnavigation. The UP Diliman Department of History will hold the “Talastasan sa Kasaysayan” webinar series to commemorate these events, and everyone is invited to attend.
Kanlungang Palma: UP Diliman’s historic and iconic Palma Hall will add serving as isolation area for persons suspected and who are probable cases of COVID-19 to its storied existence as a center of social engagement on campus.
Performances of the UP Symphony Orchestra, University choral groups, and several militant artists on a set-up dominated by an art installation bring the spirit of the First Quarter Storm to life on the historic AS Steps of UP Diliman’s Palma Hall.
Multi-awarded screenwriter, filmmaker, playwright, writer and editor, Bonifacio Parabuac Ilagan, added a new entry to his long list of accomplishments when he was awarded the 2019 Gawad Plaridel award on November 20, 2019.
As recognition of the University’s role at the forefront of awareness, vigilance, and militancy, and to build on last year’s inaugural program, the University will launch an expanded lineup of events with the theme, Dambana ng Paggunita at Pagtutuos sa Batas Militar ni Marcos, to banner the key messages: Marahas ang Batas Militar, Lugmok ang Ekonomiya, Niyurakan ang Karapatang Pantao, Sinupil ang Pamamahayag, at Ninakaw ang Kabang-Yaman.