Kamalayan: A Special All Day Cultural Celebration on March 20

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).

http://migranteontarioyouth.wordpress.com/
https://kapisanan.wordpress.com/
http://stw.ryerson.ca/~fcar/
http://fsat.sa.utoronto.ca/

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

9-10am Breakfast

10am-12nn Panel presentations and discussion

12-1pm Lunch

1-2pm Intro to workshops

2-4pm Workshops

4-5pm Re-group and closing

5-7pm Break

7-9pm Concert

THIS IS A FREE EVENT!! IT IS OPEN FOR EVERYONE!!!!!
(Includes breakfast and lunch)

http://kamalayan2009.wordpress.com/

For more info and to register, contact:
Mithi (647) 239-6553
Kristina (647) 272-4054
Dylan (905) 580-1356
kamalayan.festival@gmail.com

~ by cpnivera on March 11, 2010.

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