22 April 2007

scenes from the university of the philippines college of arts and letters graduation ceremonies, hardin ng mga diwata, u.p. diliman, quezon city


entrance of colors with the singing of the philippine national anthem by the u.p. singing ambassadors

tribute to the late u.p. theater artist and professor ogie juliano

the u.p. singing ambassadors sing the u.p. cal hymn composed by professor felipe de leon jr. and professor, dean and national artist for literature virgilio s. almario
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national artist for the visual arts benedicto reyes cabrera (a.k.a. bencab) and u.p. cal professor, dean and national artist for literature virgilio s. almario at the claro m. recto hall
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master of ceremonies u.p. diliman sentro ng wikang filipino director galileo zafra and u.p. diliman office of extension coordination director ma. crisanta nelmida flores
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dean almario delivers the opening remarks
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the class of 2007
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the sun over the class of 2007
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professors ramona flores, antoinette bass hernandez, celia bulan and faviola ortiz from the department of speech and theater arts
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theater arts professor edna mae landicho and philippine studies professor and former vice chancellor for student affairs/arts and letters dean rosario torres yu
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prizewinning writers marra pl. lanot and jose f. lacaba
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the u.p. singing ambassadors
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bencab received a rousing applause for his well-crafted speech
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european languages chair erwin bautista reads the names of graduates from his department, assisted by prof. teodoro maranan, prof. marilyn canta and dean almario
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speech communication and theater arts chair belen calingacion's turn to read the names of graduates from her department
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english and comparative literature chair naida rivera's turn to read the names of graduates from her department
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outstanding phd dissertation winner eugene evasco of the department of filipino and philippine literatures receives his medals from dean and national artist almario, former dean rosario torres yu and his parents

last saturday, i attended the u.p. college of arts and letters (cal) graduation at the u.p. hardin ng mga diwata. i missed u.p. i missed my family, friends, and students. it feels great to be home again.