Stronger as Juan: United response to the COVID-19 crisis

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  Over a year since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, the country continues to grapple with the challenges, which include the imposed quarantines and limiting of movements. Throughout this critical time, countless individuals and organizations have worked together and volunteered to provide support to those who needed it the most.   Among these is the Philippines’ leading carrier, Cebu Pacific, which is celebrating its 25 th anniversary this year. Driven by its mission and purpose, CEB immediately answered the call to join other partners in mounting extensive relief and humanitarian efforts towards helping those affected by the pandemic. Truly, the collective spirit of bayanihan shone through, and Cebu Pacific sincerely thanks its partners who went above and beyond the call of duty at an undeniably difficult time. Aiding in the transport of much-needed supplies The lockdowns resulted in restricted movements across cities and provinces, which then posed quite a challenge in ens

The leader in Coriolano.

Coriolano, Tanghalang Pilipino’s political offering for its 32nd Season On its 32nd season, Tanghalang Pilipino stages Coriolano, the Filipino translation of William Shakespeare’s rarely produced Coriolanus.

At these times when we question everyday what makes a good leader, Coriolano is very apt in discussing how tyranny can destroy humanity. Do we need leadership with humility? Honesty? Integrity? A follower? Arrogance? An iron fist?
Set in Ancient Rome, this piece is about Coriolano who led his territory with dictatorship at a turbulent time. The play is a discourse about how politics can lead to a power-hungry tyrant’s downfall. The lead will be played by TP veteran Marco Viaña. This was translated into Filipino by Guelan Varela-Luarca and directed by the legendary Carlos Siguion-Reyna.

It runs until March 17 at the CCP.

Text and photos by Aga Posadas.

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