FORMS

Friendship Games 2015 - Download: Friendship Games 2015 Form
MK Big Sib Lil Sib 2015-2016 - Download: MK BSLS App 2015
Tahoe Trip 2016 - Download: Tahoe Trip Form
Pilipino Culture Night 2015 - Download: PCN Participation Form
PCN Sponsorship Letter 2015 - Download:PCN Sponsorship Letter
PCN Popcorn Fundraiser 2015 - Download: PCN Popcorn Fundraiser


Please download, fill, and print out the form and hand it to any MK Board Member.

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Spring Quarter General Meeting/Noms + Fundraiser

April 14, 2015
by Mga Kapatid

Say hello to Spring Quarter with MK!! We are having our first general meeting in Giedt 1003 at 7:30 pm on Wednesday, April 15. We're having a special cultural presentation on - well, we'll just wait till its debut at meeting. You'll also learn more culture as we talk about the cultural aspect of PCN and its history. At the end of the meeting, we'll be having E-Board nominations, so if there is someone (maybe yourself?!) you want to nominate, make sure to come so you can participate!

And before or after (why not both...), stop by our Sweet and Shavery Fundraiser from 5-10 pm. Just mention MK! No flyer needed.

We'll see you soon, MK! We have a great quarter ahead of us.

24 MORE DAYS TIL PCN!!

April 14, 2015
by Mga Kapatid

It's not too late to join! Come to our Sunday practices - there's only two left, but there's plenty of weekday practices for you to attend! Contact your choreographers for schedules of their practices.

Here's a list of important upcoming dates:

Sunday, April 19, 2015 – Practice at Wellman
PCN Alumni BBQ
Penny Wars ends!

Sunday, April 26, 2015 – Practice at Wellman
Cast Pictures / Dance Rehearsal
PCN Program Ads Due

Tuesday, April 24, 2013 – Mandatory Practice in Quad Area

Wednesday, April 25, 2013 – Mandatory Practice in Quad Area

Thursday, April 26, 2013 – Mandatory Practice in Quad Area

***PCN TECH WEEK***
Sunday, May 3, 2015 – Tech Rehearsal at Richard Brunelle Performing Arts Theater
Monday, May 4, 2013 – Tech Rehearsal at Richard Brunelle Performing Arts Theater
Tuesday, May 5, 2015 – Full Run-throughs at Main Theater/ Wright Hall
Wednesday, May 6, 2015 – Full Run-throughs at Main Theater/ Wright Hall
Thursday, May 7, 2015– Tech Rehearsal at Richard Brunelle Performing Arts Theater
Friday and Saturday, May 8-9, 2015 – SHOWTIME!!

Participation forms + the $15 fee and the Popcorn Fundraiser are due on Wednesday, April 15, to the PCN Coords! Forms are available on the webiste (under forms).

We're excited, and we hope you are too! Go PCN!!!

Winter Quarter General Meeting

January 11, 2015
by Mga Kapatid

Welcome back, MK! Miss your friends and sibs? Don't worry! You can reunite with them at our general meeting on Wednesday, Jan 14 in Olson 106. Find out our big events (including but not limited to Big Sib/Lil Sib week, Tahoe Trip, FilAm Spirit Week, PCN Practices, etc) for this quarter, learn more about what MK does and will do, and just spend time with us--we're fun to be around, promise!

See you all there!

Big Sib/Lil Sib Week: Winter Quarter Edition

January 11, 2015
by Mga Kapatid

Calling all sibs! It's winter quarter and you know what that means? There's a big sib/little sib revealing coming up! Here's your chance to find a family here at Davis or to expand your own family.

Download the application from the website (under forms) or facebook or pick one up from any MK board member. Turn in a completed application by January 19 to any MK Board member (only physical copies please!) and our sib coords, Mellanie and Alex will find you your perfect pair! In addition, they have a fun week planned for all y'all sibs and friends, so even if you're not picking up, join us for a great week filled with friendship and fun.

PCN practices are starting up again!

January 10, 2015
by Mga Kapatid

Transition into the winter quarter and new year with your FilAm-ily! PCN practices will resume on Sunday (1/11) and will continue almost every Sunday for the rest of the quarter. Swing by and learn culture through dances or make new and lasting friendships and bonds. We will be in Lower Wellman and the Wellman Courtyard from 11 am - 6 pm. Bring your friends, your floormates, your classmates, whomever--you're all invited!

What are YOU thankful for?

November 21, 2014
by Mga Kapatid

We're thankful for YOU! Come celebrate a successful fall quarter with the Fil-Am at our annual Filipino American Thanksgiving Dinner (aka FATDs)! It is on Tuesday, Nov 25 at Davis Community Church. Our theme for this year is Dapper Days! So 50-fy yourself (attire is semi-formal) and bring your pals and friends. The doors open at 6 pm! Please bring a $5 donation or a dish that can serve 10 people. All proceeds go to the Mission Harvest Christian Church, which go towards food and school supplies for children in Mindoro Oriental, Philippines.

So start your Thanksgiving off right by celebrating with your FilAm-ily!

If you need a ride, please fill out this form.

Facebook event page.

Your Time to Shine- Auditions and Callbacks!

November 17, 2014
by Mga Kapatid

Congratulations to everyone who auditioned for acting last Sunday! Your callbacks are during this upcoming Sunday's PCN practice. In addition, auditions for Tinikling, Singkil, Asik, and Pagdiwata are happening this Sunday as well. Even if you're not auditioning, come learn another dance or study or just spend time with your FilAm-ily. *heart* we'll be there (Lower Wellman and Wellman Courtyard) from 11 am - 4pm, so bring your sibs, your friends, your frenemies, and yoooo'self and come hang out with us!


Note:
Tinikling: Sign up for auditions here. You can see the audition piece here.
Singkil: Fill out this form beforehand to schedule your audition time.
Asik: Fill out this form beforehand to schedule your audition time.
Acting: If you received a callback, the director will email you with more information.


Nov 23, 2014 Schedule

PCN practices have started!

November 10, 2014
by Mga Kapatid

Sad that friendship games is over? Missing your newfound Fil-Am friends? Don't worry because PCN practices have now started! Spend your Sundays with us at Wellman as we prepare for one of our biggest events at the year. Come practice the dances, try out for acting, or study in our study room (because you know, student first!) If you are interested in particpating in PCN or just want to see what it's all about, feel free to stop by and hang with us. We'll be there 11-4 every Sunday, and below is the schedule of the dance practices. Bring yourself, your friends, your floormates; anyone is welcome!

Please note that if you are interested in being a part of acting, there will be auditions on November 16, and there will be auditions for the solo dances on November 23.

We'll see you there!



Mga Kapatid's First General Meeting of the Year

October 14, 2014
by Mga Kapatid

What are YOU doing Oct 15 at 7 pm? I KNOW THE ANSWER!

You'll be at Mga Kapatid's first general meeting in Wellman 234. Come kick it with us and learn more about "what MK really does."We'll introduce you to the four pillars of MK and how we acheive that. We'll also be accepting sib apps and friendship game apps if you need to turn that in! Deadline is comin' in quick!

Bring your friends, your floormates, that cute individual in your class; everyone is welcome.

Fil-Am's 1st Joint Meeting of the Year

October 7, 2014
by Mga Kapatid

What's up, UC Davis! Join the Fil-Am community in their first event of the year. It will be held in Giedt 1003 on October 8 at 6:30 pm. Get to know all seven of the Fil-Am orgs., and meet new people in the community. Each org. will get the chance to present themselves, so don't miss out!

Friendship Games Practice

October 7, 2014
by Mga Kapatid

Welcome to the start of the 2014-2015 school year! With the start of the new school year comes one of our biggest events: Friendship Games!

If you are interested in doing playing one of the games for friendship games, we will be having practices at the Quad Mon-Thurs from 4-7 pm and Sundays 1-4 pm.

Feel free to come with your friends and learn how to play the games and just spend time with the Fil-Am community. It'll be a lot of fun!

The schedule for games practice, SPUFs, and roll call can be seen below.

Bangibang/Idaw PCN Practice

Mar 31, 2014
by Alex Pura

Hey everyone! Welcome to the start of Spring Quarter. Hopefully everyone isnt having too much thrown on their plate right now.

If you are interested in dancing BANGIBANG/IDAW for PCN we are having last calls for any new people that want to join. Come to our practice this

WEDNESDAY 4/2 6:30pm-8pm HUTCHISON PARKING GARAGE

Feel free to come with your friends and check us out. But if you want to join for sure, THIS IS THE LAST OPPORTUNITY. Don't miss out on all the fun we have. i mean, just take a look at Daniel Daquigan's profile pic!

If there are any problems/questions/conflicts, please let me or Annica Asilo know ahead of time. Thanks!

Fil Am Dialogue: Typhoon Haiyan and Bohol Relief Efforts

November 12, 2013
by Fil-Am Community

Please join the UC Davis Fil Am community on Thursday, November 14th to discuss and take action on relief efforts for those in the Philippines affected by Typhoon Haiyan and the Bohol Earthquake.

This is a crucial time for our communities to come together to raise awareness of these natural disasters and mobilize relief efforts.

If you have any suggestions or are currently organizing relief efforts, please share below! Let us know how we can help you or combine our efforts.

We appreciate all your support!!

Date: 11/14/13
Time: 7:00 PM
Location: Student Community Center Meeting Room D

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UPDATE (11/11/13):

We are accepting monetary and material donations at the Student Recruitment & Retention Center located in the Student Community Center.

- Monetary donations will be given to National Alliance for Filipino Concerns (NAFCON), an organization that works closely with grassroots relief organizations to ensure money goes directly to the community. http://nafconusa.org/programs/

Suggestions for material donations:
- Non-perishable food that DOES NOT require water, electricity or can openers.
- Basic medicine and first-aid kit supplies for surface wounds.
- Bottled water. Currently, there is no drinkable water in affected areas.
- Candles and matches since there is no electricity.
- Clothing
- Blankets
- Any other items that may be useful

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PCN PRACTICES START SUNDAY 11/3/13

October 27, 2013
by Kevin Gonzales

Wasn't able to make it to PCN Info Night?
Need something on Sundays to fill your FG withdrawls?
Want to become a part of the Fil-Am's biggest event of the year?

Well, Pilipino Culture Night (PCN) practices begin this Sunday! For the next three weekends, we will be learning the basics of each dance and casting for the acting portion! Audition dances will also be preparing their routines. Just come by the Wellman Courtyard on Sundays and check out what PCN has to offer!

The workshop schedule will be coming out later this week!

Overall Schedule:

Nov 3:
Dance Workshops (Audition dances introduce routine)
Acting Workshops (Introduction of Characters)

Nov. 10
General Dance Workshops (Audition dances introduce routine)
Acting Workshops
Acting Workshops (Audition Prep)

Nov 17
Dance Workshops (Audition dances continue learning routine)
Acting Workshops (1st Round Auditions)

Nov 24
General Dance Workshops (Tinikling & Tagabili solo auditions through the day)
NO Acting workshop

Nov 25
Acting Callbacks

Nov 26
All dance and acting audition results posted at FATDs (Filipino-American Thanksgiving Dinner)!



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MK BIG SIB LIL SIB WEEK

October 21, 2013
by Big Sib Lil Sib Coordinators



Monday (10/21) | Revealing
--- Come out for a fun interactive revealing where you will finally know who your sib(s) are! Reel 'em in and have a ton of fun getting to know each other! Take photos, go to the DC together... LIVE IN THE MOMENT!

Tuesday (10/22) | All-day Fun! ***All-day Pho King 4 Fundraiser!***
--- 1:00 PM-3:00 PM Pho King 4 Fundraiser! (Lunch!)
--- 3:00 PM-4:00 PM Sib Icebreakers
--- 4:00 PM-7:00PM Friendship Games Practice
--- 7:00 PM-8:30PM Pho King 4 Fundraiser! (Dinner!)
--- ??:?? PM $5 Movie Night Tuesday @ Regal Cinemas on G Street!

Wednesday (10/23) | Friendship Games Info Night
--- 7:00 PM-8:00 PM Mga Kapatid's Friendship Games Info Night!
--- 8:00 PM-9:00 PM SPUF Practice! Get ready for FG weekend!
--- 9:10 PM-10:10 PM FREE Sib bowling night!

Thursday (10/24) | Academic Day/Trivia Night
--- 2:00 PM-5:00 PM Study Lounge w/ the sibs @ Shields Library
--- 8:00 PM-10:30PM @ Wellman 25 FamilyFeud/Jeopardy/Minute2WinIt/WheelOfFortune Night! Get ready to put your competitive shoes on because it's going to be a crazy Trivia night! Get ready to buzzer in... READY, SET, GO!

Friday, Saturday, Sunday (10/25-10/27) | Friendship Games
--- The event of Fall Quarter is about to kick-off! Get ready to have some Davis spirit and SPUF with us! Our roadtrip begins...

Questions/Concerns?
Jonathan Abel | (707) 639-6948 or jtabel@ucdavis.edu
Almany Kabba | (209) 235-7273 or amkabba@ucdavis.edu
MKBigsiblittlesib | mkbigsiblittlesib@gmail.com

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PCN ANNOUNCEMENTS

October 10, 2013
by Ruth Genota

On behalf of the this year's PCN Coordinators, I would like to announce our talented Creative Team & Choreographers for Mga Kapatid 27th Annual Pilipino Culture Night!

Creative Team:
Scriptwriter: Alyssa Cabaltera
Director: Gino Lucas
Stage Manager: Christine Mateo
Costume Coordinator: Yumiko Nakano
Art Director: Acen Datuin
Rondalla Director: April Dela Fuente
Lights & Sounds Director: Angeline Hong
Music Director: TBA

Choreographers:

Traditional:
Igorot Suite:
Idaw & Bangibang Funeral Dance: Alex Allan Puyaoan Pura & Annica Asilo
T'boli Suite:
Tagabili: Ruth Genota & Michael Baliton
Madal Blelah: Ruth Genota
Barrio Dances:
Sakuting, Maglalatik/Bao: MK Vintage
Tinikling: Julian Merino & Patrick Ancheta
Maria Clara Suite:
Aray: Chryslea Cosme
Maranao Suite:
Katsudoratan: Alyssa Limbo
Kappa Malong Malong: (still need applications)

Modern:
MK Modern: Directors Vivian To, Calvin Leung, Grazian Moreno
JK Modern: Nnedy Obiwuru & Almany Kabba
90s Medley: Almany Kabba
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THE UNDOCUMENTED EXPERIENCE

September 30, 2013
by Michael Baliton

Hey everyone! I just wanted to invite you all to a presentation by Jose Antonio Vargas on "The Undocumented Experience." Mr. Vargas is a Filipino-American, Pulitzer-prize winning journalist and filmmaker. He has tackled many issues that our Filipino-American community faces today, particularly immigration and DREAM Act Advocacy.

The event will take place on September 30, 2013, beginning at 5 PM in King Hall 1001. If this is something that interests you, please feel free to message me for further details. See you there!
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DESTINATION DELANO

September 11, 2013
by Jaki Joanino


Destination Delano is an annual pilgrimage in which we pay homage to Larry Itliong & AWOC (AFL-CIO) that engages Filipinos in the U.S. with our history and legacy of Filipino Americans.

The weekend event brings Filipino Americans together for a weekend of community building and political strategy with an expert panel to discuss the role of Filipinos in the Farmworkers movement at US labor history, a tour of Delano's historical sites, caucus spaces, and guest speakers and performances.

A primary aim is to gain national recognition for Delano as a historical site because of it's significance in the Farmworker's movement. Get involved in getting a historical marker in Delano for the Filipino American community!

September 28 - Orosi, CA | September 29 - Delano, CA

2 days | 1 night camping on Ilokano Farms in Orosi | 6 meals

Registration fee: $50

To register to attend please fill out the form at:
www.destinationdelano.org

To get updates, like us on FB!
www.facebook.com/destinationdelano
FB Event:
https://www.facebook.com/events/507963975952940/

We are also working on Ilokano Farms every weekend until Destination Delano. If you would like to volunteer please come by!

Ilokano Family Farm
41657 Road 130 Orosi, CA 93647

FB Event:
https://www.facebook.com/events/211082445723622/

Contact me with any questions comments or suggestions.

NEW WEBSITE LAYOUT

9/5/13 (edited 9/17/13)
by Matt Galang

There's been some major changes to the website! Feel free to click away at the links in the navigation at the top and the bottom of the page. The website has also been updated to be more mobile-friendly, so please take a look at it through your broswer on your phone, tablet, or both! You can also simply shrink and enlarge your browser window size to your heart's content and watch while the website transforms to fit your screen! Be aware, links to the Balitaan and Forms are not available yet, but expect them soon.

PCN ANNOUNCEMENTS!

8/31/13
by Kevin Gonzales

We are pleased to announce this year's scriptwriter and part of Creative Team! Congratulations to:

Scriptwriter: Alyssa Cabaltera
PCN Director: Gino Lucas
Art Director: Acen Datuin
Costume Coordinator: Yumiko Nakano

If you wish to join Creative Team, here are the positions still available:

Stage Manager & Stage Crew: Be the people behind the scenes making sure everything goes smoothly!
Rondalla Director: Experience playing traditional Filipino stringed instruments which are important to many cultural dances!
Music Director: Highlight the play's biggest moments by setting up musical numbers!
Lighting/Sound Director & Team: Help set the mood of the production by controlling the lights and sound! You also get the best seat during the show!
Make-Up Artist: Doll up the cast to make them stand out on stage!

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"HANDURAW"

8/30/13
by Alyssa Marie Limbo

Come with us to support SF's Parangal Dance Company in, as they present their Fall show "Handuraw", October 5th @ 7pm at the Skyline College Theater in San Bruno! Parangal is a big supporter of UCD and our PCN, and I can say from experience that they do their best to showcase the most authentic dances from all areas of the Philippines. They're AWESOME! Follow this link to get some info about the dances they'll be performing: http://www.parangaldance.org/
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TEABO FUNDRAISER!

8/4/13
by Miguel Louis Guerrero

Attention all in Davis! Craving boba? Come by to Teabo and help support Mga Kapatid! It's tomorrow, August 5, from 6 pm-12 am. Hope y'all can come through!

PISTAHAN

8/11/13
by Pistahan Parade and Festival

Connect with the Filipino American community and discover a showcase of world-class performing artists, delectable Philippine cuisine, as well as fun and immersive cultural activities in 8 different pavilions: Art, Dance, Culinary, Health, Wellness, Creativity, Heritage and Martial Arts Pavilion. Enjoy the Adobo cookoff, Ice Cream Tasting Bee, Harana music fest, Baybayin art exhibit, Kulintang workshop, regional Filipino cuisine and more! Come one, come all to this unique cultural experience!
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PHở-NDRAISER!

7/26/13
by Abby Saavedra

W'sup, MK?! If you're in the area this Monday (the 29th), join us at our Pho King 4 fundraiser! Facebook Event Page Bring ya fams, your Fil-Am fams, your roommates, or whoever you wish and make it a date Just make sure to present this flyer as you pay!


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