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Two of the resident theatre companies of the Mindanao State University System (MSUS) are performing virtually during the 27th Iligan National Writers Workshop (INWW) on November 30 and on December 6, 2020, respectively. For their vibrant and dynamic promotion of culture and arts in the regions, both groups were honored recently by the Cultural Center...
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by Neil Arkhe P. Azcuna, OPI The Institute’s resident theater company, the Integrated Performing Arts Guild (IPAG), and its artistic director, the recently retired Prof. Steven Patrick C. Fernandez, DFA, are among the eight Mindanao awardees to receive the first Gador Awards given by the Cultural Center of the Philippines (CCP). The Gador Award, named...
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by (contributed news) Sita: The Ramayana Revisited premiered at the 2015 Asia-Pacific Bond of Drama Schools in La Salle College of the Arts in Singapore. Since then, this Philippine version of Asia’s most widespread epic from Sanskrit origins has performed to acclaim to large audiences in Bangkok, New Delhi, Kolkata, Mumbai, Iligan, and now Ayodha in...
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by (contributed news) THE MSU-IIT Integrated Performing Arts Guild enhanced its growing international reputation with its sixth participation at the Asia-Pacific Bond (APB) of Theatre Schools Festival in Hanoi, Vietnam. IPAG performed Tighod (Tide of Times), a devised piece that narrates the odyssey of creatures born from water. Besides the performance, IPAG facilitated a workshop...
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by Neil Arkhe Azcuna, OPI MSU-IIT’s resident theater company, the Integrated Performing Arts Guild (IPAG), once again staged its widely-acclaimed production called “Tales From Mindanao” for two days at the Institute Gymnasium. IPAG’s landmark production ran from Sept 16-17, 2019 and wowed an eager crowd composed mostly of high school and freshmen college students who packed...
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by (contributed news) TWO PAINTINGS by the late Iligan artist and former MSU-IIT employee Denis Francis Reyes Orellana were turned over by their previous owner to the Iligan City Ethnic Center & Museum in Buhanginan Hills on September 4, 2019. Director and Curator Dr. Christian TN Aguado received the paintings for the museum. The subjects...
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by (contributed news) THE INTEGRATED Performing Arts Guild (IPAG), resident company of the MSU-Iligan Institute of Technology, joins 25 other major universities in the Asia-Pacific in a Drama Festival in Hanoi, Vietnam from Sept, 23 to 29. The Asia-Pacific Bond (APB) of Drama Schools is an annual event that gathers some of the more prestigious universities...
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by (contributed news) THE INTEGRATED Performing Arts Guild (IPAG), resident company of the MSU-Iligan Institute of Technology (MSU-IIT), announces its offerings for the 42nd Season, August 2019-May 2020. The widely-acclaimed Tales From Mindanao and Tatlo sa Isa (Three Peoples, One Island) open the Season with road shows at the SM North Skydome on August 19-20 and at the Letran...
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by contributed article A literary forum, a Spoken Word Poetry Contest for students, and the turnover of memorabilia of one of Iligan City’s poets have been lined up to celebrate this year’s National Literature Month (NLM) in Iligan City on April 24, 2019. The literary forum to be held in the MSU-Iligan institute of Technology’s...
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by Alf Caro Evan Pacana March 15, 2019- The resident cultural group of MSU-IIT, Integrated Performing Arts Guild (IPAG)  performs another dazzling stage show at the MSU-IIT Gymnasium with audiences from the Iligan Computer Insitute (ICI), Lyceum of Iligan Foundation, and MSU-IIT students and faculty. The show’s piece, Sita: Ramayana Revisited, has been performed many...
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