World Book and Copyright Day Celebration 2012

NBDB Summer Slam 2012 Poster

Join us this Sunday, April 22, 2012 from 9am to 5pm at the Planas Garden in the Quezon Memorial Circle for Summer Slam! Don’t know how to get to Planas Garden? Enter via the underpass located in Philcoa then head towards the Quezon Memorial; the garden is to the left. Those with vehicles may also enter through the Philcoa entrance.

Summer Slam! is in celebration of World Book and Copyright Day, organized by the National Book Development Board and Intellectual Property Offices of the Philippines. Join us for free and be educated and entertained with poetry and musical performances, storytelling and more!

NBDB Summer Slam 2012 Poster

Komikon together with creators from our Sulyap Komiks Anthology and Summer Komikon 2012 guest, Freely Abrigo will be there to give you an advance taste of Summer Komikon 2012 on May 26, 2012.

Other participants include Anvil Publishing, Filipinas Copyright Licensing Society (FILCOLS), Filipino Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (FILSCAP), Metroserye, Quezon City Public Library, Vibal Foundation Inc., and Visprint.

Program of activities is as follows (subject to change):

Welcome Remarks by Neni Sta. Romana-Cruz Chair, National Book Development Board
Message by Ricardo Blancaflor, Director General, Intellectual Property Office, Philippines
Awarding of the National Book Development Trust Fund winners
Balagtasan by The Batutes

10:00am – 12:00am
IPO Program (Rap Contest)

12:00pm – 2:00pm
Performance: Sundown Caffeine (IPO band)

2:00pm – 2:30pm
Vibal Program
Performance: Hinlalato (IPO band)

2:30pm – 3:00pm
Quezon City Public Library Puppet Show
Performance: Qung (IPO band)

3:00pm – 3:30pm
Miko Pepito (Spoken word)
Performance: Speakeasy (IPO band)

3:30pm – 4:00pm
Wanlu Ventriloquist (FILCOLS)
Performance: Black Summer (IPO band)

4:00pm – 5:00pm
FILSCAP performers
(Dee Jay Alvaro, Toto Sorioso, Art Galero, Mom’s Cake, Kaligta)