Asian Studies Program

Center for Philippine Studies

University of Hawai'i at Manoa









Philippine Music

traditional and contemporary

a video and talk



Wednesday, 13 June 2007 at 2:00 pm 3:30 pm

Center for Korean Studies Auditorium

East-West Road at Maile Way



Prof. Antonio Hila of de la Salle University in Manila will show and comment on the documentary Philippine Music; an overview. It presents the rich diversity of Philippine music including traditions of the Cordillera mountain areas, lumad aboriginal groups, the Muslim South, and the broad sweep of Lowland music from its Spanish colonial and Catholic heritage, through American vaudeville to Pinoy Pop. Prof. Hila will comment on the challenges of assembling a documentary, presenting a Filipino viewpoint, and the Filipino music scene today.


The program is free and open to the public.



Sponsored by the Center for Philippine Studies and the Asian Studies Program in cooperation with the Consulate General of the Philippines.



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