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 ,sesame 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/

Nick Joaquin Memorabilia at Far Eastern University ‘s library

Far Eastern University , Manila -Philippines

Far Eastern University library

Far Eastern University will dedicate a special section in the FEU Library dedicated to
Nick Joaquin, National Artist of the Philippines for Literature. Nick Joaquin is considered the third most important Filipino writer after Jose Rizal and Claro M. Recto and is best known for his novels and short stories written in English.

FEU Hymn

Chair-Emeritus Dr. Lourdes R. Montinola thought it was fit that FEU house these works
because of the strong connection of the legendary writer with the school.The
legendary writer wrote the lyrics of the FEU Hymn and the biography of founder Dr.
Nicanor Reyes Sr, which was launched on February 12, 1995.

First Day Cover in Frame issued by Phlpost in 2010

Dr. Montinola said she pitched the idea to Nick Joaquin’s niece Ms.Joaquin Villegas after visiting a recent exhibit at the Ateneo De Manila University.

There are also books

Aside from books there are also personal memorabilias that were given to the author by his friends.

Mr. Nick Joaquin started his literary career by contributing poems and essays to national magazines. He published his first poem in 1935 in The Tribune.

personal typewriter

He joined the Philippines Free Press magazine in 1950 as proofreader. He soon became a staff writer, signing his work as Quijano de Manila. Then as the Free Press literary editor, he influenced the careers of young writers, most of whom have become icons of Philippine literature themselves.

He later edited the Asia-Philippine Leader magazine. And became editor in chief of the Philippine Weekly Graphic. He was publisher of the Mirror magazine when he died.

His short stories have won every major prize in the Philippines, including the Palanca Memorial Awards for Literature. In 1996 he was chosen Ramon Magsaysay Awardee for literature and journalism.

The tour participants enjoyed the quaint memorabilia room at the library dedicated to Mr. Nick Joaquin.

Nation’s Leading Telecommunication PLDT, Microsoft , Samsung to Boost IT education,launches Digital Campus Suite

Rizal Ballroom ,Makati Shangri-La ,Ayala Avenue , Makati City- Philippines

press conference

The nation’s leading telecommunication and multi-media service provider Philippine Long Distance Telephone Company or PLDT , through its business unit PLDT SME Nation, had launched together with Global IT giant Microsoft -Philippines , a new service package called the Digital Campus Suite that will enable students, academe and even their parents access to online learning programs and to earn IT ( Information Technology ) certification for critical IT skills that are now in demand in today’s digitally driven business.

group photo

Through the Digital Campus Suite , schools and universities will have high -speed connectivity with PLDT myDSL Biz or iGate, an online access to training courses of the Microsoft IT Academy Program.

former Senator Ana Dominique ” Nikki ” Coseteng

The former congressman and senator has been running the Diliman Educational Corporation since 2006. She gamely pose for a few souvenir photos from freelance writers and bloggers. She is one of the distinguished guests invited to the event.

Mr. Ramon Isberto and Ms. Issa Litton- Garrido

Mr. Ramon Isberto heads the Public Affairs Group Head PLDT/Smart Communications while Ms. Issa Litton is a actress, television host . They were the host for the event.

thesis writing group

a short re-enactment of a classroom thesis writing group in which students and professor interact with the use of modern equipment .

University of the Philippines PEP Squad members

There was a short intermission number where UAAP cheer dance group UP Pep Squad and NU showcased their talent

National University and University of the Philippines

Mr. Manuel V. Pangilinan and executives unveiling its partners

PLDT is very active in partnering with schools and learning institutions to built their technology and connectivity resources in support of the education sector’s need to improve ICT learning among the students and its teaching staffs .

Website: http://www.pldt.com/

Philippine Orchid Society’s 69th Mid -Year Orchid and Garden Show Lectures

The Philippine Orchid Society will be presenting to the general public a series of daily afternoon lectures and talks starting August 28, 2015 at 2:00PM at the gazebo area. The lecture is part of the orchid show public information .

August 28 – Growing Orchids in Your Garden by Mr. Andres Golamco Jr.

August 29- Flower Arrangement for All Occasions by the Floral Designers Circle

August 30- Vandaceous Orchids by Mr. Wally Suarez

August 31- Basics in Landscaper by Mr. Jimmy Floro

September 1 – Edible Ornamental Vegetables by Mr. Ponchit Ponce Enrile

September 2 – Cactus and Succulent Propagation by Mr. Lino Rom

September 3 – Hoyas as Companion Crops for Orchids by Professor Fernando Aurigue Jr.

September 4- Importance of Good Substrate – Allied Botanical Corporation

September 5 -Growing Orchids for Fun and Profit – Ms. Vangie Go

September 6-The Exotic Species and Hybrids of the Cattleya Alliance – Atty. Hernando B. Perez

September 7- Controlling Plant Pest and Diseases by Mr. Norberto Bautista

: Note: All the schedules are posted by the Philippine Orchid Society secretariat , any sudden changes in the schedule is due to the unavailability of the speaker for any reasons.

There is a minimal entrance fees of Php 50 for the general public and Php 40 for students and senior citizens with valid ID’s .

The SHOW opens from 8:00am – 6:00pm daily. For more information you may call the POS Secretariat at mobile numbers 957.3524 or 09178485468 (look for Ms. Jenny F. Rivera or Mr. Jiffy A. Alegre)

DEPED, Spanish Embassy and Fundacion Mapfre Initiates turnover of Road Safety Teaching Aids for Public Elementary Schools in the Philippines

His Excellency Mr. Luis Antonio Calvo ( Spanish Ambassador to the Philippines ) together the Department of Education ( DEPED) undersecretary for Programs Ms. Dina Ocampo , Mapfre President and CEO Mr. Javier Warleta initiated a turnover of Road Safety Teaching Aids for public elementary schools in the country.

The materials were given to improve the teaching -learning process in schools , so that students may be aware on how to safety navigate Philippine roads , particularly the busy streets of metropolis .

On top of raising awareness among the youth, DepEd, Mapfre, and the Spanish Embassy would like to extend road safety consciousness to adults as well, since they are the members of society who use the roads more often. DepEd recognizes that changes will come faster if adults lead by example.

The ultimate goal of the program is to reach out to 47,000 school nationwide .  Fundacion Mapfre , the corporate social responsibility arm of MAFRE S.A .

Mapfre Insular Insurance is a leading Spanish insurance multinational company , operating in the Philippines through MAPFRE Insular has been working with Department of Education since 2011. developing modules in two learning areas ” Araling Panlipunan”  and ” Edukasyon sa Pagpapakatao”  . Since then , road safety has been taught in at least two thousand schools nationwide.  Beginning March 2015 , teaching aids will be distributed  and used in schools.

Website: http://www.fundacionmapfre.org/

MAPFRE INSULAR : http://www.mapfre.com.ph/

Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/MAPFREInsularInsurance