To commemorate and honor the memory of the University’s best and brightest who struggled against dictatorship and despotism, the University opens this year’s UP Day of Remembrance with the theme, “Dambana ng Paggunita at Pagtutuos sa Batas Militar ni Marcos.”
More than 500 students from University of the Philippines, University of Cebu, University of the Visayas, Cebu Normal University, University of San Carlos, and University of San Jose Recoletos attend the forum titled “Never Again to Dictatorship” at the Performing Arts Hall of UP Cebu Thursday, 19 September 2019. Guest speakers were Martial Law survivors, Meinrado Paredes, Democrito Barcenas, Orlando Carvajal.
UP Cebu Remembrance Days continue today, 20 September 2019 with the immersive exhibit about the horrors of martial law under dictator Ferdinand Marcos. The exhibit is open from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Communication rooms of the UP Cebu College of Communication, Art, and Design.
Protest paraphernalia stand as backdrop to the literary festival in remembrance of the Filipino fight against martial law under dictator Ferdinand Marcos. The event is part of the University of the Philippines Cebu Days of Remembrance, Friday, 20 September 2019, eve of the 47th anniversary of Marcos’ martial law proclamation.
Ms Gemma Hermogenes, staffer at the Office of Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs leads officials, faculty members, and staff in singing “Magkaisa” as part of the Days of Remembrance commemorating Filipinos’ fight against martial law under the late dictator Ferdinand Marcos, Friday, 20 September 2019.