august 2021

07aug6:00 pm7:30 pmSuyomano: “Buwan ng Wika: A Celebration of Filipino languages”Introduction to the Filipino Language

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Event Details

EVENT 1:
August 7 – 6:00 PM Eastern Standard Time
August 8 – 6:00 AM Manila Time
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6:00 – 6:10 PM – Introduction by Mary Lou Cunanan of Suyomano
6:10 – 6:20 – Philippine Embassy Speaker on the Importance of Celebrating Buwan ng Wika – Charge D’Affaires Jaime Ramon T. Ascalon, Jr.

6:20 – 6:30 – Filipino Cultural Speaker Discussing Background About Major Languages in the Philippines – Traveling Salakot

6:30 – 7:15 – Introduction to the Filipino Language by Rona Co

Rona Co is a Philippine-based screenwriter by profession. She co-wrote some of the most talked-about ABS-CBN teleseryes you may have seen on iWant-TFC such as The Legal Wife, Forevermore, A Love To Last, and Ngayon at Kailanman. With her experience in writing for Philippine television, she was also able to crossover to the big screen. She co-wrote I Love You, Hater, First Love, and the massive hit Hello, Love, Goodbye, the Philippines’ current top-grossing film of all time.

Rona finished her Bachelor’s Degree major in Advertising Management at the De La Salle University, where she also took Master of Arts units in Applied Media Studies. Before becoming a screenwriter, she worked as a journalist, writing and curating stories that appeal to Filipinos living abroad. She was an Editor-in-Chief of One Philippines, a news magazine with distribution in several areas in North America. Also, She worked as an Editor for Silangan Shimbun, a newspaper for Pinoys in Japan.

Time

(Saturday) 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm EST

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