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25 May 2008

scenes from the book launching of SALU-SALO at the 2008 sydney writers festival

launched at the 2008 sydney writers' festival:
salu-salo: in conversation with filipinos (blacktown arts centre and casula powerhouse arts centre, 2008), edited by jose wendell capili and john cheeseman, cover by leo abaya
soledad's sister (pasig: anvil publishing, 2008), a novel by jose dalisay, cover painting by jason moss, cover design by june poticar dalisay

dinner hosted by consul general maria theresa lazaro for jose wendell capili and jose dalisay jr. in elizabeth bay, 23 may 2008:
(l-r) xerxes matza, capili, deborah ruiz wall, merlinda bobis, dalisay, erwin cabuncos, crystal gayle koo and consul general lazaro

scenes from the book launching at the blacktown arts centre, 24 may 2008:
part one: moderating filipino-australian paschal daantos berry's presentation
part two: discussing the contexts and nature of philippine emigration to australia
part three: book signing
part four: picture taking for the press with casula powerhouse arts centre asian australian affairs office cuong phu le, blacktown city mayor and order of australia medalist leo kelly, salu-salo co-editor jose wendell capili, consul general of the philippine consulate in sydney maria theresa lazaro and salu-salo co-editor / blacktown arts centre director john cheeseman
part five: post-book launch dinner with abs cbn australia news bureau chief gigi grande and filipino australian actor alfred nicdao in catalonia (a critically-acclaimed spanish restaurant in kirribilli, owned by filipino-australian chef brian villahermosa)

scenes from the book launching at casula powerhouse arts centre, 25 may 2008
salu-salo editors and writers during the launch at casula powerhouse: (standing, l-r) co-editor jose wendell capili, casula powerhouse asian-australian affairs officer cuong phu le, casula powerhouse arts centre executive director kon gouriotis, paschal daantos berry, noonee doronila, erwin cabucos, crystal gayle koo and robert nery; (seated, l-r) merlinda bobis, co-editor and blacktown arts centre director john cheeseman and order of australia medalist (oam) deborah ruiz wall
casula powerhouse arts centre executive director kon gouriotis delivering the opening remarks
(l-r): philippine daily inquirer political analyst amando doronila, crystal gail koo and jose wendell capili
(l-r): u.p. education professor grace shangkuan koo, crystal gail koo and jose wendell capili

side event: climbing the sydney harbour bridge
with abs cbn australia news bureau chief gigi grande
with gigi grande and designer cris sena
viewing the sydney opera house from the harbour bridge
magnificent view of the sydney opera house and harbour from the sydney harbour bridge
on my way to the other side of the bridge
another view of the sydney opera house
nightcap with university of the philippines alumni cris sena, scooby dimagiba and gigi grande in china doll, at finger wharf, wooloomoolo

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