Thursday, May 19, 2011

UP's Palihang Rogelio Sicat and FILCOLS Receive Donation

The 4th Palihang Rogelio Sicat (PRS) through Filipinas Copyright Licensing Society (FILCOLS) receive donation from commercial and academic publishers.

Here are those who responded to the call for book donation for the public schools of Cavite and the fellows of PRS:

DLSU's Malate through Joanna Paula Queddeng, EIC
ATeneo's Heights through Joseph Immanuel Casimiro, EIC
UP Sentro ng Wikang Filipino through Jovy Peregrino, Director
Adarna House through Emelina Almario, President
UST's Commerce Journal through Kent Jason Cheng, EIC
St. Mary's Publication through Jerry Vicente Catabijan, President
Vibal Publishing through Rio Brigino, Head of Communications Department
UST's Research Cluster for Culture, Education and Social Issues through Dr. Alvin Ang, Head of the RCCESI
UST's Intellectual Property and Research, Office of the Vice-Rector for Academic Affairs and Research through Michael Jorge Peralta, Head of IP and R
A-Z Direct Marketing through Bienvenido Angeles, President
National Book Development Board through Glenn Malimban, OIC of Projects Division
Private collection of Abdon Balde, Jr.

The University of the Philippines Diliman’s Department of Filipino and Philippine Literature spearheads the workshop in cooperation with the Cavite Young Writers’ Association. PRS is the only national writers workshop conducted purely in Filipino, the national language. It will be held on 26 – 29 Mayo 2011 in Alfonso Hotel, Alfonso, Cavite. Fifteen writers from all over the Philippines have been selected to join PRS as fellows.

Workshop faculty members include Efren Abueg, Rogelio Ordoñez, and Elmer Ordoñez. Abueg and R. Ordoñez were pioneers of the illustrious literary group Agos. E. Ordoñez is a known writer and literary scholar in English.

Teachers who are based in Cavite are invited to join PRS as observers of the workshop proper and audience of the talks on Saturday, 28 May 2011 from 8:00 am to 5:00 p.m. Pre-registration is required. Certificates will be awarded to those who will attend. Please contact Bebang Siy at 0919-3175708 or

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