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Newsbreak and World Bank sponsor essay-writing contest

02/15/2006 - 12:00am
02/15/2006 - 12:00pm
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FOCUSING on the theme, “Development with Equity,” Newsbreak Magazine and the World Bank are sponsoring an essay-writing competition for Filipinos 18 years old and above.

Entries must expound on “Development with Equity” in the Philippines, or a particular aspect/issue of inequity in the Philippine setting—discussing its causes, effects, or manifestations, and directions for addressing the issue.

Essays may be in English or Filipino and should have maximum of 1000 words. Deadline for entries is Feb. 15, 2006.

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De La Salle Univiersity to honor poet/fictionist Cirilo F. Bautista

11/24/2005 - 5:30pm
11/24/2005 - 9:00pm
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The Department of Literature and the Bienvenido N. Santos Creative Writing Center of De la Salle University-Manila will pay tribute to Cirilo F. Buatista on Nov. 24, 5:30 p.m. at DLSU's Marilen Gaerlan Conservatory.

Bautista is one of the most distinguished figures in Philippine literature. He is a poet, fictionist, esayist, critic, theorist, columnist and academic.

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Love, Desire, Children Reflections of a Young Wife - Book Launch

12/03/2005 - 4:30pm
12/03/2005 - 8:00pm
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Posted on 11/23/05 by Rica Santos

Please come to the book launch of my first book, published by Milflores entitled, Love, Desire, Children Reflections of a Young Wife

My sister Plet Bolipata Borlongan will also be exhibiting her first digital art exhibit.

Dec 3, 430 pm, Kuquada Gallery, Marikina Shoe Expo, Cubao. This is near Bellinis. Cocktails will be served.

I hope to see all of you there!

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A Lecture/Book Launching of Prof. Eugene Y. Evasco

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11/22/2005 - 2:30pm
11/22/2005 - 4:30pm
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"Awit ni Amai Sondak, Landas ni Minayun, at ang mga Pamahiin ng Ating Panahon"
A Lecture/Book Launching of Professor Eugene Y. Evasco
(2005 UP ICW National Fellow for Children's Literature)
Pulungang Claro M. Recto, Bulwagang Rizal, 22 Nov. 2005
2:30-4:30

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Literary/Book Illustration/Storytelling Workshop

11/26/2005 - 1:00pm
11/26/2005 - 5:30pm
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Posted at the eCulturalCenter yahoogroup.

Message: 6
Date: Tue, 15 Nov 2005 16:28:27 +0800
From: "Jane Ebarle"
Subject: PAEA Creativity Workshops at CCP

Philippine Art Educators Association, in partnership with Cultural Center of the Philippines would like to invite you to the following creativity workshops:

Dance/Performing Arts
November 19, 2005, 1:00 to 5:30 pm
Anino Shadowplay Collective
Douglas Nierras
Silangan Hall

Literary/Book Illustration/Storytelling
November 26, 2005, 1:00 bto 5:30 pm
Rebeca Anonuevo
Ruben de Jesus
Manolo Silayan

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Lecture on Writing Historical Fiction for Young Adults

11/19/2005 - 2:00pm
11/19/2005 - 3:30pm
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Posted at the eCulturalCenter yahoogroup.

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Date: Thu, 17 Nov 2005 13:13:52 -0000
From: "nikkigarde"
Subject: SCBWI Lecture

2005 November 19, Saturday in Makati, MM Philippines

SCBWIphilasia and Anvil Publishing will co-host a talk and forum on
writing historical fiction for young adults. It will be held on
Saturday November 19 from 2:00 to 3:30 pm at Powerbooks Greenbelt 4,
Makati. Anyone who is interested is welcome to attend. Our speaker
will be Patricia Laurel, a SCBWI member from Hawaii. She is the first-

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Three books by Gregorio Brillantes to be launched at UP

11/16/2005 - 5:30pm
11/16/2005 - 9:00pm
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Three books by renowned writer Gregorio Brillantes will be launched at the UP Balay Kalinaw, Diliman, Quezon City on Nov. 16, 5:30 p.m.

Chronicles of Interesting Times (Anvil), The Cardinal's Sins, the General's Cross, the Martyr's Testimony and other Affirmations. (Ateneo Press), and Looking for Jose Rizal in Madrid (UP) are collections of essays that span decades of a life wholeheartedly dedicated to writing.

The books are available individually at branches of National Book Store, the UP Press bookshop (925-3244), and the Ateneo Press bookshop (426-5984).

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Free Hollywood Lecture Series in Cebu

11/14/2005 - 6:00pm
11/19/2005 - 7:30pm
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Posted at the eCulturalCenter yahoogroup:

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Date: Mon, 14 Nov 2005 09:54:34 +0800
From: "Gemma R.Q. Lucero"
Subject: Free Hollywood lecture series

Hello Guys,

Please accept this invitation to our special series of guest lectures to be
held at the International Academy of Film and Television (IAFT) in Mactan,
Cebu.

The IAFT will begin its inaugural one-year immersion session on 16 January
2006. To celebrate, we are holding this series of free lectures delivered by

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Meritage Press' 2005 Holiday Poetry Contest

12/31/2005 - 12:00am
12/31/2005 - 12:00pm
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MERITAGE PRESS' 2005 HOLIDAY POETRY CONTEST

Dear Filipino Poets:
You are invited to submit to a fun poetry contest. No submission fees. E-mail submissions. Details below:

FIFTH ANNUAL HOLIDAY POETRY CON TEST
Sponsors: Meritage Press and the NPA (New Poets Army)
Judge: Jean Vengua
Deadline: December 31, 2005

ABOUT THE JUDGE:

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Translating "Kalayaan" -- A lecture by Vicente L. Rafael

11/16/2005 - 4:30pm
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"Translating 'Kalayaan'"

A lecture by Vicente L. Rafael

Wednesday, November 16, 2005
4:30 -- 6:00 pm
Social Science AVR

Ateneo de Manila University

Loyola Heights, QC

Refreshments will follow at the SOH Faculty Lounge
5:00 - 7:00 pm

The lecture is a preview of his latest book, The Promise of the Foreign: Nationalism and the Technics of Translation.