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Tunog Tomasino 2022: Opening opportunities to Thomasian artists

Tunog Tomasino 2022: Opening opportunities to Thomasian artists

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by EDRISSE GIANNA S. DELA CRUZ THE STAGE is finally set after two years of virtual performances. The microphones were plugged in and the instruments were tuned.  Tunog Tomasino 2022: Stellaris Bound is now on cue. The scene in the Buenaventura Garcia Paredes O.P. building (BGPOP) last December 5 instilled a mix of euphoria, suspense, and hope as six Thomasian bands competed live in the first battle of the bands of the annual Tunog Tomasino event.  The audience cheered and sang along through TOMCAT-UST’s official Facebook page—virtually.  Tunog Tomasino’s core concept is to rekindle Original Pinoy Music (OPM) and poetry in the hearts of the Thomasian community and give an additional platform for talented artists to share their skills and craft. The Flame had the chance...
Rector urges Thomasians to use pandemic experiences to become ‘more worthy presents’ to Jesus

Rector urges Thomasians to use pandemic experiences to become ‘more worthy presents’ to Jesus

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UST RECTOR Fr. Richard Ang, O.P. has urged Thomasians to use their pandemic experiences to become more worthy presents to Jesus and to enhance ties within their community. In his speech for the opening of Paskuhan, Ang noted that the two-year lockdown intensified the desire of Thomasians to return to campus. He said this year’s theme of “Pananabik, Pagbabalik, Panunumbalik” should guide Thomasians in terms of strengthening relationships. “Ang mga bitak at pira-pirasong bahagi ng ating pagkatao dulot ng ating hindi magandang karanasan sa pandemya ay muling bubuuin, pakikinisin, at paninibaguhin upang tayo’y higit na maging karapat-dapat na handog sa banal na sanggol (The cracks and broken pieces of our humanity brought about by terrible experiences during the pandemic should be re...
Dos and Don’ts for Paskuhan 2022

Dos and Don’ts for Paskuhan 2022

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AFTER TWO years of virtual celebrations, the University of Santo Tomas will finally hold its Paskuhan festivities, from liturgies to concerts, in person. As part of the preparations, University officials held a virtual session last Nov. 11 to discuss the protocols for the much-anticipated event.  The Flame listed the things Thomasians need to know to enjoy the festivities.  Dos: Mark your calendars Thomasians can look forward to experiencing the Agape and Paskuhan concert festivities to be held on Dec. 2 and 19, respectively.  Tunog Tomasino, the university-wide battle of the bands, is set to take place on Dec. 5.  The Paskuhan Mass will be held on Dec. 16 at 5 p.m. at the UST Santissimo Rosario Parish. All donations from mass attendees will go to Dominican missio...
Paskuhan decors to honor ‘Pinoy Superheroes’

Paskuhan decors to honor ‘Pinoy Superheroes’

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by KATHERINE CHAN and VANESSA NORIKO YAP THE UNIVERSITY of Santo Tomas (UST) will dedicate this year’s Paskuhan decoration theme to medical frontliners to pay tribute to their heroism during the pandemic. “This year we want to celebrate the heroes, not only in our country but heroes of our world who stood their ground while fighting the pandemic in our frontline,” Facilities Management Office architect Mark Guarano said during the Paskuhan 2022 info session last Friday, Nov. 11. The University has decided to adopt the theme “Pinoy Superheroes” for the decoration of this year’s Paskuhan, the first celebration to be done in person since the pandemic struck the country in 2020. Guarano said the Paskuhan decorations would also remind Thomasians to commemorate the life of Jesus ...
Face-to-face Paskuhan to be limited to the Thomasian community

Face-to-face Paskuhan to be limited to the Thomasian community

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AFTER TWO years of virtual celebrations, the much-awaited Paskuhan will be held in person in December but the event will only be open to Thomasians in compliance with the government's COVID-19 protocols. UST Secretary-General Rev. Fr. Louie R. Coronel, O.P announced on Friday, Oct. 14, that the traditional Paskuhan festivities would return this year with the theme “Pananabik, Pagbabalik, Panunumbalik.” The Paskuhan concert will be on Dec. 19. University-wide Christmas celebrations such as the lighting of decorations on the campus and Agape festivities will be held on Nov. 29.Christmas concerts will also be held on Dec. 1 and 2 while the vigil mass for the of solemnity of the Immaculate Conception will be celebrated on Dec. 7. While previous in person Paskuhan festivities were ...