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Four National Artists at UP Diliman Month

The lives and works of four National Artists of the Philippines are at the heart of Panahon ng Luwalhati, UP Diliman’s celebration of the arts and culture month in February. The featured artists, all of whom observed their birth centennial in 2015, are: Lamberto Avellana, conferred National Artist for Theater and Film in 1976, the […]

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The Celluloid Campus Exhibit Opening

“UPD in celluloid: An exhibit on movies with UPD as film location” (June 24)—Tall cogon grass covering Diliman’s expanse, young acacia trees hardly noticeable along the Academic Oval, the dusty and dirt road that is the University Avenue and massive colonnaded buildings standing few and far between: this was how UP Diliman (UPD) looked in its early […]

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105th Foundation Day of UP Diliman

(June 18)—UP Diliman marked UP’s founding today with a special flag-raising ceremony this morning at the Quezon Hall. UP President Alfredo E. Pascual and UPD Chancellor Caesar A. Saloma led the UP System and Diliman officials and university constituents present, in honoring the Philippine flag and UP colors.  The UP Rayadillo and Honor Guards hoisted […]

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“Dostoyevsky’s” new home at the BnD

(March 15)–The bust of Russian novelist Fyodor Dostoyevsky was formally unveiled and turned over to UP Diliman (UPD) in a simple ceremony on March 12, 6 p.m. at the Bulwagan ng Dangal (BnD). The bust is a creation of Russian sculptor Gregory Pototsky, who is known for his gallery of bronze portraits of outstanding contemporary […]