MIGRANTE Ontario Youth

Advancing the rights and welfare of Filipino youth

KAMALAYAN FILIPINO KONSCIOUSNESS FESTIVAL

Posted by anakbayantoronto on March 10, 2010

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), presents

WE ARE THE NEXT CHAPTER OF OUR HISTORY! GISING NA!


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.

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
  • 5-9pm Concert

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

Visit http://kamalayan2009.wordpress.com/ for updates and details.

For more info and to register and reserve slots, contact:
Mithi (647) 239-6553
Kristina (647) 272-4054
Dylan (905) 580-1356

kamalayan.festival@gmail.com

Also check out our Facebook event page!!!

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