A full day of everything literary on June 27 Friday at Ayala Activity Center Cebu! Talks, moderated conversations, exhibits, demos, presentations, a book launch and a music and poetry jam at end of day! Best of all, its free!

Cebu LitFest Schedule:

1030am – Opening Remarks – Mayor Mike Rama

1045am – Talk: Ten Things You Need to Know about Being a Cebuano Playwright in NYC by Linda Faigao Hall

1145am – Presentation: Promoting Reading through Storytelling by Cris Evert Lato of the Basadours

12nn – Presentation: Pechakucha by Jay Chiongbian of Pechakucha Cebu

1215pm – Interactive Demo: Storytelling though Songs by Cattski Espina of 22 Tango Records

1230pm – Presentation: Promoting Literacy across the Mountains and Seas by Andrew Buenaviaje of non profit organization iLearners Inc. (

1245pm – Presentation: How Stories have Inspired our Art by Mark Deutsch of Happy Garaje, followed by an exhibit of the sculpture “Children and Kings” as inspired by A Game of Thrones

130pm – Moderated Conversation: Palanca 101 with Januar Yap, Shane Carreon, Jona Bering, Ian Rosales Casocot and Lilia Tio, to be moderated by Jane Frias

230pm – Talk: Seashells, Shorts and the Poetry of History by Lawrence Ypil

330pm – Moderated Conversation: How To Get Published with Cebu Daily News’ Eileen Mangubat, Sun Star Daily’s Isolde Amante, and The Freeman’s Marlinda Angbetic Tan, to be moderated by Chloe Palang

430pm – Talk: Cebu As Inspiration To My Writings By Cecilia Manguerra Brainard.

530pm – Moderated Conversation: Writing In Diaspora With Cecilia Manguerra Brainard, Linda Faigao Hall, and Lawrence Ypil, to be moderated by Jude Bacalso

630pm – Book Launch: The Other(ed) Woman by Hope Sabanpan Yu

730pm – Concert: LitFest Jam, a celebration of Cebuano music and poetry featuring performances by 22 Tango Records’ Cattski, The Wonggoys, and Jessica McYorker with the poetry of Ana Escalante Neri, Danessa Alinsug, Ester Tapia, Gilmin Royo Kakilala, Jeneen Garcia, Simeon Dumdum Jr, Estefanio Luceno, Malu Gayamat, Gremer Chan Reyes, Karla Quimsing, Christine Godinez Ortega, and Adonis Durado as read by Michael Karlo Lim, June Rabin, Andi Patena, Joanna Vasquez Arong, Clint Solante, John Paulo Agir, Shiela Pialago, among others.

Got books to donate? Drop your book donations at the iLearners booth during the event. All books are welcome, especially CHILDREN’S STORY BOOKS. Donors get a little surprise from #CebuLitfest by picking one reward from #CebuLitFest Bucket of Pins!

See you all at #CebuLitfest!

Cebu Literary Festival 2014 #cebuLitFest
Friday, June 27, Ayala Activity Center, Ayala Center Cebu

Presented by Little Boy Productions and the Cebuano Studies Center, in cooperation with the Arts Council of Cebu, Ayala Center Cebu, 22 Tango Records, Happy Garaje, Kenneth Cobonpue, Style Assembly, Steven Atenta, East West Café at the IT Park, Pepper Lunch, Coffee Bean and Tea Leaf, and Shakey’s

for more information call (032) 233-0452