PTR will come together with members of the local Filipino community for cultural learning, storytelling and artistic collaboration Paint the Rails (PTR) is a unique partnership between the John Humphrey Centre for Peace and Human Rights (JHC) and Edmonton Transit (ETS) that brings important community stories to public spaces. Paint the Rails is a dynamic … Continue reading Paint the Rails – March 27, 2020
The University of the Philippines Alumni Association Edmonton, through its founding president Mila Bongco, donated children's books to various schools and organizations in Winnipeg and Toronto. Mila, an award-winning Edmonton writer, respected artist, and community leader, completed a bilingual Filipino-English book tour in the two cities on September 26 - October 6, 2019. She met … Continue reading Bilingual Filipino-English Book Tour in Winnipeg and Toronto
An Official Alberta Culture Days Celebration Host Site Kalinangan, in its many variance of use, is the Tagalog word for culture, way of life, or cultivation of learning. Kalinangan features a series of workshops that would provide first-hand experience on Philippine dance, music, language, martial arts, literature, crafts and cuisine. Activities: Workshop: Creating a Filipino … Continue reading Philippine Arts Council partners with UPAA Edmonton and other orgs for Alberta Culture Days: Kalinangan (September 28)
In 2018, the University of the Philippines Alumni Association of Edmonton launched its grant program called UPAAE PLACE (Professional, Leadership, and Continuing Education Program). We value projects that: (1) improve the quality of life of the underserved, (2)encourage community-building, collaboration and cooperation, (3) raise the level of social awareness and sense of responsibility for the … Continue reading UPAAE – PLACE carries on!
In September 2018, the UPAA Edmonton, through its Philippine Arts and Culture Orientation Program (PACO), launched its Bahay Kubo Project - a monthly diorama building activity for kids 6-14 years old that introduced them to the rich culture of indigenous peoples in the Philippines - they learned about rice farming, Pinoy traditions, coastal groups and … Continue reading Bahay Kubo Project Wraps-Up
https://video214.com/play/V1wOJ9pPwogJKndJohREsA/s/dark The University of the Philippine Alumni Association of Edmonton is proud to be part of this year's Alberta Culture Days 2018 as a celebration site. This interactive activity and exhibit will showcase Philippine History and culture as far back as 10 million years ago up to the present. Guests walk along a timeline, tracing … Continue reading ON SEPT 30 — HISTORYA: Walking Through the Story of the Filipino People (Alberta Culture Days 2018)
Love BANGUS but hate the fishbones (all 214* of them)? Join us on June 3, 2018 to learn all about removing those fishbones that take away the fun in enjoying our national fish (+++ some more interesting trivia about it)! However you want your bangus cooked, you definitely wouldn't want to miss this activity! Something … Continue reading Something Fishy: Learn to De-bone a Milkfish (Bangus)