Language and Cultural Exchange Program with BSRU
(Dated Posted: 07/10/2018)
With the general objective of promoting Language and cultural exchanges among ASEAN countries , Lipa City Colleges welcomed the 5th batch of students and faculty from BanSomdejchaopraya Rajabhat University Bangkok, Thailand for the Language and Culture Exchange Programon June 11-23, 2018.
The two-week program participated by twenty-two students and two faculty members included English and Filipino classes, educational tours, immersion activities and outreach program. The outreach activity was the highlight of this year's program wherein students from BSRU shared their skills and knowledge in Thai cuisine, history, language and medicine to the residents of Barangay Abundio Torre and Balintawak, Lipa City, the partner community of Lipa City Colleges.
BSRU students showcased their talents and learning during the closing program through Filipino and Thai songs, dance and cultural performances including the popular Tagalog folksong, "Paru-Parong Bukid." They also prepared Thai performances and Thai dishes for the audience. Administrators from BSRU also took part as they participated in the awarding of certificates to the following top performers of Batch 5:
- Thanakrit Jonwong - Best in Filipino
- Tanyaporn Kotana - Best in Performing Arts
- Thanaphon Kamjan - Best in English
- Thanakrit Jonwong - Best in English
Top 3 performers:
- Tanyaporn Kotana
- Mayuree Kongpram
- Thanakrit Jonwong
On her closing remarks, Dr. Dina Catalina C. Dayon, Vice President for Academic Affairs, thanked the BSRU students, faculty, administrators and the LCC organizers for making the event meaningful and engaging for both LCC and BSRU students . Involving students in this kind of event has always been a great experience for both students.
Have a safe trip back home BSRU faculty and students!