famous alumni to perform at up-mass comm homecoming

This year’s University of the Philippines (Diliman) College of Mass Communication homecoming reunion is looking to be one of the biggest and brighest ever, with a stellar cast of alumni coming home to Plaridel to perform at the event, which is significant as it occurs within the UP Centennial Year.

Kapuso, Kapamilya stars to grace UP Mass Comm alumni homecoming

Expect the grand alumni homecoming of the University of the Philippines College of Mass Communication (UP-CMC) to be a gathering of some of the country’s biggest stars in journalism, entertainment, and even politics.

Dubbed “UP Mass Comm and You: Photographs and Memories atbp.,” it will be held on September 27 (Saturday), 1 p.m. at the CMC Plaridel Hall in Diliman, Quezon City.

Among the hosts for the program are reporter Ambet Nabus and artists Giselle Sanchez and Earl Ignacio, who are all products of UP-CMC.


Actors Giselle Sanchez and Earl Ignacio

Rep. Ed Zialcita (1st District, Parañaque), another UP-CMC graduate, will be performing with his band. Other  alumni like lawyer Rowena Daroy Morales, writer Raymond Narag, veteran actress Malou de Guzman, and actor RS Francisco will have their respective production numbers, details of which are being kept under wraps.

UP-CMC students from Himig ng Mass Comm, UP Broadcasting Association (BroadAss), and the Samahan ng Mga Mag-aaral sa Komunikasyon (SAMASKOM) will also have skits and musical numbers.

Actress Candy Pangilinan, a UP alumna, is expected to provide live entertainment. There will be surprise appearances from Kapuso (GMA 7) and Kapamilya (ABS-CBN) stars, some of whom used to be “housemates” in the reality show Pinoy Big Brother.

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Candy Pangilinan, Maryo J. de los Reyes

Different “extremes” in entertainment are on the menu, as saxophonist Michael Yu and Virga the Fire Thrower give performances. Selected live bands will play for the partying crowd until 11 p.m.

UP-CMC Alumni Association President Maryo J. de los Reyes, award-winning film director and UP-CMC professor, is in charge of the program for the grand alumni homecoming.

To confirm your attendance or for more details, please call Katkat Ramos at 920-6864 or 0927-2495820, or send email to katkatramos@gmail.com.

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