Culmination of International Women’s Month and Flag Raising Ceremony
March 27, 2017
8:00 AM, Gymnasium
The MSU-IIT held its first choreographed crowd formation illustrating the logo of International Women’s Month yesterday morning, March 27, 2017 during the Flag Raising Ceremony held at 8:00 at the Gymnasium.
About 1,000 students of the Integrated Development School (IDS) held up 800 purple balloons to form the logo symbolizing International Women’s month (see photos).
The National Women’s Month celebration is part of the global celebration of International Women’s Month. Republic Act 6949 S. 1990 declared March 8 as National Women’s Day.
The Institute’s cultural groups Ringkaran, Echoes Band, Dance Society, Kalimulan Dance Troupe, IPAG and the participants of last year’s Gender and Development (GAD) workshop called 22 K also performed during the program.
Chancellor Sukarno D. Tanggol and Vice Chancellor for Research & Extension Dr. Jinky B. Bornales delivered messages extolling the significance of women’s contribution to society.
Program hosts were the Department of Chemistry, College of Science & Mathematics and the Cultural Development Office.
Aerial photos and stills by Jez Timonera Orbe; videography and stills by JD Enriquez, Office of Publication and Information (OPI)