Across the big ocean

Do you realize…

It’s been 500 years since March 1521! Whether you are celebrating 5 centuries of Christianity or of Lapu Lapu’s victory at the Battle of Mactan, join us on Friday, March 26, 2021 as we commemorate this Quincentennial Anniversary.

Through the works of Hernandez, Delibes, Granados, Chabrier, and Villame, the UP Symphony Orchestra will trace Magellan’s circumnavigational journey along with soprano Bianca Lopez-Aguila, pianist Pia Margarita Balasico, and Itchie Boy Montilla.

Catch our concert premiere on our Facebook Page and YouTube channel on Friday March 26 at 7pm (Philippine Time). Concert will be available for 5 days until March 31st. Subscribe to our newsletter at to receive updates!

See you there!

UP Diliman celebrates Arts and Culture Month with the theme, “Engkwentro: Barikada Singkwenta at Ika-500 Taon na Pagtatagpo ng Pilipinas at Espanya” in solidarity with the 2021 Quincentennial Commemorations in the Philippines.

Posted: March 25, 2021 10:33