The U.P. College of Arts and Communication and Mt Cloud Bookshop cordially invite you to the launch of a new children's book in Filipino, Ang Pangat, Ang Lupang Ninuno, at Ang Ilog.
The launch will be held in the Library of the University of the Philippines Baguio.
September 24, 2013
"Ang maikling kwentong ito ay umiinog sa buhay ni Macliing Dulag, isang Pangat o katutubong pinuno sa Kalinga, sa rehiyon ng Kordilyera sa Hilagang Luzon ng Pilipinas. Sa pamamagitan ng salaysay ni Apong Chumalig, na siyang paboritong taga-kwento ng mga bata sa ili o nayon, malalaman nila ang naging buhay ni Macliing Dulag, at kung paano nya pinamunuan ang pagtutol at paglaban ng mga tribung Bontok at Kalinga laban sa dam (dambuhalang imbakan ng tubig) na itatayo sana sa Ilog Chico na dumadaloy sa kahabaan ng kabundukang Kordilyera."
The book was written by Baguio writer Luchie Maranan and illustrated by Duds Ysabel Maranan. The author and artist will be at the book launch to talk about the behind-the-scenes stories of the book, and their collaboration. The story will be read by a representative of the College of Arts and Communication. The Dap-ayan ti Kultura iti Kordilyera Dkk Dkk) will perform and sing about the Cordillera hero.
Aside from the launch the College of Arts and Communication will be awarding the three winners of the children's story-writing competition, "Ag-Istorya Tayo!"
The event is free and open to the public.
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