Reconnecting Our Roots : Binondo Heritage Group Goes to Tiong Se Academy

 

  Teletan Hall , Tiong Se Academy 708 Santa Elena Street,Binondo,ManilaPhilippines

Binondo Heritage  Group, Tiong Se Academy officers and school officials,  Phil Lingnam Athletic Federation , Phil. Sen Hua Dragon and Lion Dance Group

lion dancers enters the schools
Pagoda Philipines , Philippine Pink Panther Dragon and Lion Dance, Phil.Rui Lion Dance
Phil.Trigold Dragonlion , Phil.Wong Lion Dance and Tiong Se Lion Dance and
the Phil.DRAGON. And LION Dance Sports Asso.( Long-Shi Philippines
)

The event started with an official registration for Tiong Se Academy students, alumni , invited special guests., Binondo Heritage Group officers and members and Chinoy Television.

lions and dragon dancers associations

The formal ceremonies started with a  photo opportunities then lion and dragon dancers were lined -up outside the school.

firecrackers donated by dragon fireworks 

The firecrackers were donated by dragon fireworks and by the Binondo Fireworks and Firecrackers Lovers Organization

Tiong Se Academy facade

Ms. Carlos Chung – Vice Chairman – Tiong Se Academy

Good Life by FlyAce Food Corporation

Good Life products such as pancit , bihon , seasame oil and canned whole kernel corn are popular during festival and special occasions. The company also gave away sample of canned whole kernel corn and pancit canton to the participants and visitors of the event.

ready to eat and easy to open can – whole kernel corn

For Almost 50 years, Fly Ace Corporation has been bringing top quality food and beverage products to Filipino homes.

Website : http://www.flyacecorp.com/

Mr. Dewey Tan

Mr. Dewey Tan demonstrated his skills in Chinese calligraphy

Tiong Se Academy students

The group led by  Ms.Tuesday Manan, Ms. Marjorie Liao, Mr. Jhonvid Bangayan , Ms. Angela de Jesus,  Ms. Trisha Galura among others .

Group photo

Mr. Wilson Lee -Flores and other prominent members of the group

Dr. Judy Tan -Head Principal of Saint Stephen High School

Ms. Valerie Tan – Chinoy TV host and QTV Channel 11

The program was hosted by Ms. Valerie Tan, Mr. Joemar Colinares and Mr. Ivan Mandy .

Theais Satering Service 

The early morning breakfast was catered by Theais Catering – They are the ones who catered the Cha Misua ( vegetarian ) , Cha Misua -Meat , Misua soup , Pancit Bihon and hard boiled tea eggs.

Contact Person : Ms. Bebion Cheung -732-17-78 / 364-8417

King Chef sponsored packed meal for students and guests

Mr. Sherwin Tan

Sherwin Tan is an artist, currently with an ongoing exhibit from February 4 to March 4, 2016 at the Elements Gallery , SM Aura , Taguig City

students

umbrella dance

There was also an umbrella dance performed by the students of the school

Eng Bee Tin and Ho-Land Bakery

Eng Bee Tin and Ho-Land Bakery sponsored snacks and gave away the new Matcha Green Tea flavored tikoy ( sticky rice cake )

There are interesting lectures about -Reconnecting with our Ancestral Roots – My Search for familial roots by Mr. Eduardo dela Cruz 

Introduction to Geneology database/ website – Mr. Jerry Tieng

The History of Chinese Migration to the Philippines by Dr. Richard Chu

There is also a book signing autograph session and the book entitle ” Chinese and Chinese Mestizos of Manila ”  was sold at 10% discount specially for the event. I took the time to buy a copy and let the author autograph.

Introduction of Ateneo Confucius Institute  – Dr. Cynthia Liang 

LCFM Intoduction Mr. Josiah Go

AFICS Speech and UPCSA – Mr. Steven Chua -AFICS President and Mr. Daniel Chan Ratilla

 winners of the raffle

At the end of the short lecture there was on the spot raffle for all the attendees of the event .  Merrian Webster Bookstore, Peerless Products , Fly Ace Food Corporation , Orocan , Goodlife provided some items for raffle.

audio-visual room

After the program , the founder of Binondo Heritage Group and some members took a chance to meet and have their luncheon together with Tiong Se Academy officials and board members .

Tiong Se Academy FB Page : https://www.facebook.com/TiongSeAcademy/

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