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Musalaya’s Gift Family Event

Sun, Jul 24, 2022, 11:00am2:00pm

Sun, Jul 24, 2022
11:00am – 2:00pm
Children’s Garden, Yerba Buena Gardens
799 Howard St.
San Francisco, CA + Google Map
(415) 543-1718

Kularts presents a youth and families event at Yerba Buena Children’s Garden on Sunday, July 24th. Parallel to the themes presented in Benedicto’s novel Musalaya’s Gift, this event through its performers and workshops offer support amongst colonial and systemic oppression through a strengthened understanding, practice and sharing of one’s ancestral culture and traditions. This event is for all ages and not to be missed!

This event is free and open to the public (registration is recommended). Books will be available for purchase at the event. Prepare ahead of time and secure your copy for the signing through BookBaby or visit Eastwind Books.

Free Registration


11am – Opening kulintang performance by Kulintang Dialect

11am – Power of Kulintang

– Musalaya’s Gift passage reading by Conrad J. Benedicto
– Kulintang performance by Conrad J. Benedicto

11:30am – Practice of Warriorship
– Musalaya’s Gift passage reading by Conrad J. Benedicto
– Eskrima demonstration by Master Joseph Bautista, Legacy Filipino Martial Arts
– Sagayan dance performance by Jonathan M. Mercado

Noon – Musalaya’s Gift Panel Discussion
– Featuring panelists Conrad J. Benedicto, Elena Mangahas, and Eunice Nuval followed by Q&A

12:45pm – The People’s School
– Musalaya’s Gift passage reading by Conrad J. Benedicto
– Performance by Sama Sama Collective
– Kadtubaw dance demonstration by American Center of Philippine Arts (ACPA)

1:10pm – Puppet show by Tito Ramon featuring music by DJ Bitesize

1:30pm – Musalaya’s Gift book signing


11am – 2pm
Participatory Arts Activity
– Tubaw making with American Center of Philippine Arts (ACPA)
– Block printing with visual artist O.M. France Viana


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