Wherever I am, the world comes after me.
It offers me its busyness. It does not believe that I do not want it.
Now I understand 
why the old poets of China went so far
and high 
into the mountains, then crept into the pale mist.
"The Old Poets of China" by Mary Oliver

Anniversary 2022

The UP Asian Center in partnership with the  UP Chinese Student Association will be hosting an Alternative Classroom Learning Experience Webinar via Zoom, "Building Bridges: Unraveling the Cultural History of The Chinese in the Philippines" on 12 December 2022, 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm, Philippine Standard Time. The webinar is free and open to the public. Registration and signing into a (free) Zoom account is required.

The UP Asian Center will hold The Asia Concert with the theme, "Samar": Tinig, Galaw, Salita on 27 November 2022, Sunday, 6:00 pm (GMT+8) at the GT-Toyota Auditorium, Asian Center, Diliman. The event is open to the public. Tickets are priced at PhP 200 each, available for pre-order. Seating is first-come, first-served.