There's a wonderful event called Kamalayan happening on March 20, 2010. The special all day cultural celebration features panel presentations, Philippine history and culture, migration studies, dance, poetry, and visual arts, and a closing concert party. The event will be held at Ryerson University's Student Campus Centre on 55 Gould Street, RM SCC115 in downtown Toronto. The event starts at 9 AM and ends at 9 PM. And yes, the entire event is free!
Check out the details here and we hope to see you there on March 20!
WE ARE THE NEXT CHAPTER OF OUR STORIES!!!
This whole-day event will involve panel presentations, discussion, interactive workshops and a cultural celebration. The festival aims to bring together young Filipinos across the Greater Toronto Area for the purpose of building a sense of our identity and community through awareness of our history as a people.
Presented by Migrante Ontario Youth in community partnership with Kapisanan Philippine Centre for Arts & Culture, and in collaboration with the Filipino Canadian Association of Ryerson (FCAR) and the Filipino Students' Association of Toronto (FSAT).
PANEL PRESENTATIONS Trailblazers and Torchbearers Balikbayan Tales
INTERACTIVE WORKSHOPS Indigenous People’s History and Dance (Facilitators: Dylan Hamada, FCAR and Bobby Gabat, Folklorico Filipino Canada)
Visual Arts and Philippine Revolutionary Art Scene (Facilitators: Althea Balmes and Kristina Guison)
Stories of Migration through Theatre (Facilitators: To be confirmed)
Filipino Poetry (Facilitator: Len Cervantes)
SCHEDULE OF ACTIVITIES
10am-12nn Panel presentations and discussion
1-2pm Intro to workshops
4-5pm Re-group and closing
THIS IS A FREE EVENT!! IT IS OPEN FOR EVERYONE!!!!! (Includes breakfast and lunch)
For more info and to register, contact: Mithi (647) 239-6553 Kristina (647) 272-4054 Dylan (905) 580-1356 firstname.lastname@example.org