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Philippine Week

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Time/date:

Monday, May 16, 2016 - Friday, May 20, 2016

Venue:

Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University

5/16

“Parade” 12:10 - 12:25 @Fountain
The Philippine Week Parade will showcase the fun-loving spirit that Filipinos pride themselves in.

5/18

“Diplomatic Forum” 13:00 - 16:00 @H102
In honor of the 60th anniversary of Philippines-Japan relations, we have invited two guest speakers to give speeches from each country’s perspective. Former Ambassador Toshinao Urabe will speak from the point of view of Japan, while Minister and Consul General Marian Jocelyn R. Tirol-Ignacio will speak from the point of view of the Philippines.

"Balut Eating Contest" 16:05 - 17:40 @APU CafeteriaTriangle Space
An eating contest that will test the strength of your stomach! Balut (a premature duck egg) is a famous delicacy of the Philippines that is eaten with either salt or soy sauce. Despite its appearance, it is good for you!

5/19

"Outbreak APU" 18:30 - 20:00 @Campus
A fun activity that will make you run for your life! In this battle between Zombies and Runners, the Runners must find flags to win the race while evading the Zombies.

5/20

Grand Show “The Nation's Conflict: A tale of two worlds” 18:30 - (doors open 18:00)@Millennium Hall
This is the story of two families: the pro-war Pamilya Glorias and the pro-peace Pamilya Carminas. With the obvious tension between the two, what will Guita Gloria do when she meets Sampa Carmina? Everything around her starts to change, and she must make a choice: her family, or her freedom.

5/16 - 5/20 10:00 - 19:30 @APU CafeteriaTriangle Space
Philippine History Exhibition
The Philippine Week booth will feature an exhibition of photos and brief descriptions depicting the history of how the Philippines came to be, from the time of colonization up to the present day.

5/18 , 5/19 12:25 - 15:50 @APU CafeteriaTriangle Space
Pinoy Cafe
The Pinoy Café will evoke some of the typical atmosphere of a Filipino Cafe. Each day we will be serving authentic coffee with different sweets.

5/12 - 5/20 Filipino Food: Lunch time only @ Cafeteria Ethnic Food Corner
Adobo
Adobo is a meat dish that is cooked for a long period with soy sauce and sugar. The meat used can be either chicken or pork, and the long cooking time makes the meat so soft it melts in your mouth. Carrots and potatoes are put into the mix to soften the sweet taste, making it a perfect dish to go with some rice.
Sinigang
Sinigang is a dish known for its naturally sour taste, which comes from an ingredient called sampalok (tamarind) and tomatoes. This refreshing veggie-filled soup can be mixed with shrimp, pork, or fish, and it is the perfect dish for a hot summer day.

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