The University of the Philippines Diliman, through the UP Center for International Studies (UPCIS) marked this February ten years of a student-and-faculty short-visit program with Japanese universities by welcoming some 13 students and faculty from Ferris University and Yokohama National University (YNU), both located in the port city of Yokohama, south of Tokyo, and the Wayo Women’s University, located southeast of Tokyo.
Cooperation displayed by Japanese citizens and perceived corruption of Filipino officials differentiate recent Japanese and Philippine disaster management efforts.
Two Yokohama women — both daughters of former samurai — may have become footnotes in Philippine history, but not in the lives of two important 19th-century Filipino reformists now considered heroes.
Six students enrolled in the UPCIS-offered Global Studies 197 (GS 197) Special Topics Course on Japanese Traditional Performance Practice (JTPP) went in November last year to Yokohama and Tokyo to participate in the Ferris University Short Stay Visit/Exchange Program.
Organized by All Nippon Airways (ANA) and in cooperation with UP Center for International Studies (UPCIS), The Japan Foundation, Manila (JFM) and Japan National Tourism Organization (JNTO), we bring back Rakugo in English, a Japanese Sit-down Comedy with special Japanese artists to enthrall Philippine audience. On October 6, 2017 (Friday), 6 pm, there will be a special performance at the Aldaba Hall, University Theater Complex, Magsaysay Avenue, UP Campus, Diliman, Quezon City.
The UP Center for International Studies (UPCIS), UP College of Music (UPCMu) and Sentro ng Wikang Filipino celebrate Buwan ng Wika with the restaging of Putri Anak, Isang Bagong Komedya on August 23-25 at 3p.m. and 7p.m. at the GT-Toyota Asian Center Auditorium inside the UP Diliman campus.
The University of the Philippines–Diliman Center for International Studies (CIS) hosted a couple of events to celebrate the completion of its project entitled “Native House Restorations and Rituals Toward Community-Based Tourism in the UNESCO World Heritage Batad Rice Terrace Cultural Landscape” on 17-19 June 2017.