The Filipino Culture and Traditions were conspicuous at UMak’s Timpalak Tagakan 2023

“Timpalak Tagakan 2023”, the community-collaborative project spearheaded by the College of Arts and Letters – Filipino Department, and Student Services and Community Development – Center for Culture and the Arts, in cooperation with the Human Resources Management Office, officially commenced as part of the month-long celebration of 123rd Civil Service Anniversary, which was held last September 14, 2023, at the University of Makati Track and Oval Field.

Congratulations to Timpalak Tagakan 2023 Champion! (Photos: CIC)

This festive cultural event aims to cultivate cultural literacy and intensify the appreciation of the Filipino to our traditions through incorporating performing arts.

UMak students and employees proudly represented their colleges and showed their beautiful costumes and electrifying moves in street dancing.

Some of the invited judges and guests were prominent individuals from the media industry namely: actress and beauty queen, Ms. Patricia Javier, Director Jo Macasa, Director Mio Infante, Manager Lhelm Precioso, and a representative of Councilor Ichi Yabut from the Museum Cultural Affairs Office.

Director Jo Macasa, actress and beauty queen, Ms. Patricia Javier and Director Mio Infante (Photos: CIC)

Congratulations to the winners of Timpalak Tagakan 2023!

1st place: Cluster 1
College of Innovative Teacher Education, College of Arts and Letters, and College of Human Kinetics.

(Photos: CIC)

2nd Place: Cluster 5 and 6
College of Governance and Public Policy, College of Technology Management, and College of Science

(Photos: CIC)

3rd place: Cluster 4
College of Tourism and Hospitality Management, Institute of Nursing, Institute of Pharmacy, and Institute of Imaging Health Science

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Timpalak Tagakan Lakan 2023: Mr. Jerald Jamilla Ilagan from College of Innovative Teacher Education

Timpalak Tagakan Lakambini 2023: Ms. Lee Dolente from College of Arts and Letters

(Photos: CIC)