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 2023

The UP Asian Center will hold The Asia Concert with the theme, “Rasa Asia” on 26 November 2023, Sunday, 7:00 PM (GMT+8) at the GT-Toyota Auditorium, Asian Center, UP 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.

The UP Asian Center, together with the Embassy of Japan, the UP Center for International Studies, and will host the theater production, “Rakugo in English” on 23 November 2023, Thursday, 6:00 PM (GMT+8) at the GT-Toyota Auditorium, Asian Center, Diliman. The event is free and open to the public.