WikiPilipinas: Events Archive
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- September 12-16, 2008 | 29th Manila International Book Fair
Under the auspices of Vibal Foundation, WikiPilipinas.org once again joined the Manila International Book Fair held at the SMX Convention Center at the Mall of Asia, in Pasay City from September 12-16, 2008. As you would recall, WikiPilipinas had a successful launch last year during this event and we are very thankful to the community that continuously show their support until today. WikiPilipinas had a small section at the booth of Vibal Publishing House, Inc. along with three other revolutionary websites that the foundation had developed this year under its CyberSmart program such as the news and features site Philippine Online Chronicles, electronic education site E-Turo and online digital library Filipiniana.net.
- August 29, 2008 | San Beda Buwan ng Wika 2008 (WikiFilipino Pre-Launch)
- August 19-22, 2008 | WikiPilipinas Karavan at the UP Manila Bioweek 2008
Wikipilipinas.org held its 2nd WikiKaravan event with the Department of Biology of the University of the Philippines Manila in celebration of their 17th foundation year. The event, dubbed Bioweek 2008, was celebrated with the theme “Bioprospecting: Boon or Bane?” A booth, trivia questions for the BioQuiz and a talk by Vibal Foundation member and Biology graduate Ralph Sedricke Lapuz highlighted the group's participation in the Bioweek.
- June 18-19, 2008 | 1st WikiKaravan at Pamantasan ng Lungsod ng Maynila
Wikipilipinas.org is set to invade school campuses for the school year 2008-2009. Its very first WikiKaravan tour stopped at the Pamantasan ng Lungsod ng Maynila on June 18-19. A Vibal Foundation knowledge-sharing initiative, the very first WikiDay was held in conjunction with the university's 43rd founding anniversary.
- April 23, 2008 | Philippine Open Education movement
The Arellano University School of Law (AUSL), in partnership with Vibal Foundation and Creative Commons Philippines, held a one-day forum with the theme “Open Education: Is the Philippines Ready and Where are We?” at the Arellano School of Law campus on Taft Avenue, Pasay City, last Wednesday, April 23, 2008. The forum sought to discuss the feasibility and development of private initiatives to contribute to the Philippine educational or learning system, as alternatives or collaborating partners.
- March 28-29, 2008 | World Women's Month
In celebration of the World Women's Month this March, ABS-CBN Broadcasting Corporation, John Clements Consultants, Inc. and Primetrade Asia, Inc. organized an event entitled, "Women Can't Wait!" An all-women transformation workshop and job fair, held at Hall 3, SMX Convention Center, Bay Area in Pasay City from March 28 to 29, 2008. Wikipilipinas.org and Filipiniana.net gave a presentation on Celebrating the Power of the Filipina Online and announced the winners of the Filipina Writing Stories on the last day of the event.
- February 19, 2008 | WikiPilipinas Pilot Tests Online Writing at NSPC 2008
WikiPilipinas.org, the Philippine online encyclopedia, in cooperation with the Department of Education, pilot tested an online writing contest at the 2008 National Schools Press Conference (NSPC) in Koronadal, South Cotabato last Tuesday, February 19, 2008.
- January 31, 2008 | WikiFilipino Critiques Preview
WikiPilipinas introduced its Filipino-language branch website WikiFilipino to the luminaries of Philippine literature and members of the national language organization at Annabel's Restaurant, Tomas Morato, Quezon City.
- December 12, 2007 | Pasko ng Komiks
WikiPilipinas and Filipiniana.net took part in another significant event in the Philippine Komiks industry entitled Pasko ng Komiks 2007 held at the Pulungang Claro M. Recto, College of Arts and Letters Bldg., UP Diliman. Organized by the LIKHAAN: UP Institute of Creative Writing and Read or Die, the event is a part of the U.P. C.A.L "Linggo ng KAL" slated December 6-14, 2007.
Pasko ng Komiks 2007 is a first-of-its-kind symposium event attended by Komiks writers, artists, collectors and enthusiasts who have a collective passion to revive the Philippine Komiks industry. As part of the campaign for the reemergence of komiks in Philippine pop culture, WikiPilipinas.org and Filipiniana.net came up with the Philippine Komiks Encyclopedia and the "100 Pinoy Komiks" so that Filipinos and the rest of the globe may appreciate and acknowledge this form of art.
- December 8, 2007 | Writers Night 2007
WikiPilipinas.org and Filipiniana.net took part in the annual Writers Night at the Teatro Hermogenes Ylagan, Bulwagang Rizal, Kolehiyo ng Arte at Literatura, U.P. Diliman. The event was hosted by the LIKHAAN: The UP Institute of Creative Writing.
- November 30, 2007 | WikiPilipinas Piolo Book Launch
The coffee-table book features more than 500 images of the colorful life of one of the most sought-after actors in the Philippines today. The book launch coincided with Pascual's 10th year anniversary in show business.
- November 17, 2007 | WikiPilipinas at Komikon 2007
Thank you for being with us at the Komikon 2007 last November 17, 2007, Saturday at the UP Bahay ng Alumni, UP Diliman.
- August 29-September 2, 2007 | WikiPilipinas Public Launch at the MIBF 2007
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