€0 – €27.41

Yugtu-an (Philippine-authors Book club): Sandangaw: A Waray Tale

Actions and Detail Panel

€0 – €27.41

Event Information

Share this event

Date and time

Location

Location

Online event

Refund policy

Refund policy

Contact the organizer to request a refund.

Eventbrite's fee is nonrefundable.

Event description
Yugtu-an is a book club gathering, discussing a book written by Filipina/x/o writers. June 2021: Sandangaw: A Waray Tale

About this event

Mabuhay! WELCOME TO YUGTO BOOKCLUB! A BOOKCLUB CELEBRATING FILIPINA/X/O WRITERS ALL OVER THE GLOBE.

Thank you for being here! (Tagalog: Salamat dahil nandidito ka)

The word "Yugtu-an" is a "made up" word by the organizer to make the word a verb. It is from a Tagalog word "yugto" meaning act or stage. (may also mean chapter depending on the context)

Join us each month for stimulating and nurturing, informal (relax & friendly) discussion of books focussing on a wide variety of books written by Philippine-authors ranging from children’s books, history, case-studies, relationships, culture, health, poetry, real-life stories and classic literature.

Curl up on the couch, OR COOK WITH US (if scheduled), grab a snack and that "fita or skyflakes", pour themselves a glass of wine or "lambanog" if available ;), or just listen and learn with us!

WHY JOIN THIS BOOKCLUB? (click "join" to be part of the samahan/community)

  • Connection with Filipina/x/o community from all over the globe. This space is not your ordinary book club, we hope that this place can be your safe space too, to talk about current events in the Philippines and a safe space to reconnect to your roots (if you are a 2nd generation Filipina/x/o).
  • The book club also heartily welcomes Philippine languages and culture enthusiasts.
  • Accountability to keep you reading in your busy life.
  • Another positive thing for us all in these uncertain times.
  • An active community during this unpredictable year.
  • A resource to support your exploration of the book.
  • Facilitated discussion during our online session, with breakouts, if possible, to keep discussions small and intimate.
  • Attendees are encouraged to participate ANYTIME by asking questions, offering comments, and sharing resources.

BOOK OF THE MONTH:

For the month of June 2021 we will be READING TOGETHER, "SANDANGAW: A WARAY TALE" BY VOLTAIRE Q. OYZON.

NOTE: Philippine-authored books are hard to find in Europe or maybe even in US or other parts of Asia or UAE.

We encourage you to purchase your book (if necessary) from an independent bookseller, or at our YUGTO ONLINE BOOKSTORE or borrow from the library or check an online archive. (Please let us support our locals and small businesses)

Here are the helpful links:

https://www.arkipelagobooks.com/products/sandangaw

https://pumplepie.com/products/hi-sandangaw

https://www.etsy.com/listing/703840580/sandgangaw-a-waray-tale

https://www.tbrstore.com/product-page/sandangaw-by-voltaire-q-oyzon

https://philippinebookshop.com/shop/ols/products/sandangaw

ABOUT THE BOOK:

Little Sandangaw might just be a handspan tall, but he wants to do all the

things that bigger children do. If only his family weren’t so afraid he’d

be blown away, dragged, or stepped on! When the village magic woman tells

him to visit the Eagle of Mt. Danglay for help, Sandangaw learns what it

takes to grow.

Usa la kadangaw an kahitaas ni Sandangaw, pero karuyag niya himuon an mga

butang nga ginhihimo han dagko nga kabataan. Lugaring kay nahadlok an iya

pamilya nga igpalid hiya, madanas o, matamakan! Nabaroan ni Sandangaw kun

paunan-o an pagdako dida han sumatan hiya han tambalan nga kadtuon an

Agila nga naukoy ha bukid han Danglay.

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Voltaire Q. Oyzon is from Barugo, Leyte. He teaches Waray language at Leyte Normal University. He has been a writing fellow at the Visayas, Faigao, Iligan, and UP writing workshops. His works include, stories for children: An Amô ngan Uran (LNU Press, 2017) and An Nagpabukid nga mga Barko ( Katig Writers Inc./LNU Press, 2015); poetry collections: An Maupay ha mga Waray ug iba pa nga mga Siday(NCCA 2008) and the forthcoming Mga Bangin (LNU Press); and dictionaries: First One Thousand Commonly Used Words in Waray: A Dictionary for MTBMLE Educators (3NS/CHED, 2013) and Five-Language Classified Dictionary: English-Waray-Kana-Inabaknon-Tagalog ((3NS/CHED, 2014

EVENT GUIDELINES:

  • If you register thru here, Eventbrite will automatically send an email with the link to the conference room 2 HOURS BEFORE the event (or just click the "ACCESS EVENT" button on the right side of this screen, below the date & time, it will appear after you register) Please message us on IG: @yugtoeuropa or email us at yugtoeuropa@gmail.com if you're experiencing a technical issue.
  • If you register via another way, you will receive an email directly from us.
  • Donation-based event. From every ticket, a percentage will be donated to charities supporting "mga kababayan". (Will post this at our IG account for Transparency Report every end of the year)
  • We are also accepting "Salamat Ninong, Salamat Ninang". (Salamat Ninong, Salamat Ninang means sponsoring the event. By sponsoring the event you will have 15 to 20 minutes chance to talk about your story and your creative side hustle in front of Yugto community from all over the world! PLUS a chance to bring 1 business partner, kasama, kaibigan, kamag-anak, pamilya, kapit-bahay, kasangkay, utol o kapatid, kumare, o ka-yugto for FREE)
  • However, if you don't have enough funds for this, please don't hesitate to email us, we will find a way for you. You are always very welcome. Reach out kapatid. (kapatid is from Tagalog language means a neutral name for brother or sister)
  • Questions to ponder are emailed once you register or it is listed down below...

TIMETABLE:

16:50 CEST Put on your choice of comfy reading clothes (mine are my pajamas 😆) and let's talk about the book!

17:00 CEST Zoom opens for assembly and tech assistance (Waiting for other yugtu-an participants)

17:05-18:30 CEST Bookclub Discussions

(ADDITIONAL ACTIVITIES TBA)

ABOUT THE ORGANISER:

"Yugto Europa" is a movement, bookclub and online bookstore based in Rotterdam, Netherlands with advocacies to raise awareness about the Literature, Arts, Languages, Scripts, Cuisine and Culture of the “Pearl of the East” in Europe and to the other part of the globe.

IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS OR SUGGESTIONS PLEASE EMAIL US AT YUGTOEUROPA@GMAIL.COM

For more announcement visit our IG: @yugtoeuropa

To check our future events, click here.

TO JOIN THE YUGTO (Samahan) COMMUNITY. CLICK HERE.

SALAMAT DAHIL NANDITO KA AT NAHANAP MO KAMI. (THANK YOU FOR BEING HERE!)

Share with friends

Date and time

Location

Online event

Refund policy

Contact the organizer to request a refund.

Eventbrite's fee is nonrefundable.

Save This Event

Event Saved