10 Things You Can Do at CCP's Performatura 2015

Celebrate written, spoken and performed literature!

 

(SPOT.ph) The Cultural Center of the Philippines (CCP) presents Performatura, the first performance literature festival in the country, with over 200 local and international participating artists. The three-day festival is happening from November 6 to 8, in celebration of National Reading Month in November. The best part: It’s free and open to the public! You might not even notice that you're learning a lot as you're enjoying these 10 cool things.

 



Donate books to get access to performances

It’s a celebration of literature, and what better way to have fun than by sharing the joy of words to others? The public is encouraged to donate a book for a day pass. These books will go to the CCP’s Aklatang Bayan project.

 

Watch Cinemalaya Films at Cinematura

Catch Ang Sayaw ng Dalawang Kaliwang Paa, Busong, Isda, and more! Screenings start at 10 a.m.

 

Amp up your performance history knowledge with a marathon of epics on Epic Center

It starts with Alicia Magos’ Sugidanun on November 7, 9 a.m.

 

Have a conversation with a national artist at CCP Cafe: Coffee & Conversation

Join the discussion with National Artists Francisco Sionil Jose (November 6), Bienvenido Lumbera (November 7), and Cirilo F. Bautista (November 8). Ask away! How many people can say they engaged in a conversation with a national artist?

 

Catch poets from different colleges, universities, and young professional groups perform at The Young Poets Space Jam

Take this opportunity to exchange ideas and engage in conversation with the youth. Catch Words Anonymous, UST LitSoc, and more. The summit starts on November 8, 12 p.m.

 

See the beautiful result of mixing art and literature at Chromatext Rebooted

Chromatext Rebooted is on view at the CCP’s Bulwagang Juan Luna (Main Gallery), highlighting artworks incorporated with words, poems, and prose, as well as masterpieces by poets and writers. Exhibit opens at November 6, 6 p.m.

 

Join your favorite poets and performers for an open mic session at Park Poetry

Enjoy poetry performed in various waysfeaturing Joey Ayala, Lourd de Veyra, Joel Malabanan, and more! Party starts at 7 p.m.

 

Stimulate your aural sense with Transmitto

Transmitto is a site-specific sound installation commentary on the transmission of Philippine oral and aural history and tradition by Teresa Barrozo. Exhibit opens at November 7, 12 p.m.

 

Catch featured performances from different groups

There will be no boring moment as you can catch performances by Daloy Dance Company, Romancing Venus, Ang Tren (UPLB Choral Ensemble), Anthony Brown, and more!

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Learn more about how to be Sarah Kay at Literaturo

Pedagogical Tools is a poetry slam workshop with Arianna Pozzuoli. If you’re a fan of spoken word poetry but never came up the Sev’s Café stage, this is for you! Workshop starts at 9 a.m. on November 8.

 

The Cultural Center of the Philippines is at CCP Complex, Roxas Boulevard, Pasay City (833-0267). To register, visit the official Performatura website

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