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UE to hold dance concert for National Arts Month celebration

The University of the East Office of Cultural Affairs (UE OCA), in celebration of National Arts Month (NAM) 2013, will present “Ugnayan sa Sayaw” 3 p.m. today (Monday) at the UE Theater. Admission is free.

“This dance exhibition will showcase dance renditions aimed at sharing the expertise of different cultural circles in the art of dance gathered through research, training, creativity and corroboration,” said UE OCA director Gener Caringal.

“The UE Silanganan Dance Troupe with LPU Dance Troupe and FEU Dance Company is the cultural circle presented in this initial demonstration. Hopefully, other schools will join the circle in the next Ugnayan sa Sayaw,” Caringal said.

Another UE NAM activity is Sininglangan-Dos Inter-School On-the-Spot Ballpen Art Competition, with the theme Celebrating Icons, on Feb. 21, 9 a.m. With 17 schools to participate, the top three winners will take cash prizes and trophies.

Tunog Tugan, the National Commission for Culture and the Arts (NCCA)-UE jointly sponsored first international gongs and bamboo music festival, with participants from India, Indonesia, Thailand, Vietnam and Baguio City, will be held Feb. 27, 10 a.m., at the Dr. Lucio C. Tan Bldg. Multipurpose Hall.

“Pinocchio” by Tanghalang Pilipino, resident drama company of the Cultural Center of the Philippines, will be staged Feb. 26, 2 p.m., at the UE Theater.

Until Feb. 28, the UE College of Fine Arts, Architecture and Design (UE CFAD) will mount its Annual Art Exhibit at the Tan Yan Kee Academic Bldg. fifth-floor lobby, UE Caloocan, and “Avant Garde Fusion 2K13.Com” and Industrial Design exhibits on the ground floor, TYK Bldg., UE Caloocan. United Architects of the Philippine Student Auxiliary will conduct a seminar on Feb. 19. The UE CFAD activities are also part of the UE Caloocan Week 2013 celebration on Feb. 18-28.

For inquiries, visit UE OCA, 4/F, Dalupan Bldg., UE Manila, tel. 7357451 loc. 441; or CFAD Dean’s Office, 5/F, TYK Bldg., UE Caloocan, tel. 3623813.

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