Formerly known as the Circulo Cervantino, Círculo Hispánico has been in UP Diliman since 1964 and has lived up to its name and ideals of promoting the Spanish language and culture and in strengthening the ties among the Philippines and the Spanish speaking countries. For years, the organization has been a tool in helping produce esteemed alumni who were and will always be instruments of change in our society and our country.
UP Círculo Hispánico is a non-profit academic oriented organization under the Department of European Languages, duly recognized by the College of Arts and Letters of the University of the Philippines in Diliman.
The organization was founded in 1964 under the name of Círculo Cervantino. It then became dormant during a couple of years, but in 1997, it was re-established as Círculo Hispánico.
UP Círculo Hispánico aims to promote the Spanish language and culture to students and other members of our academic institution. It serves as a venue and support group for students who wish to further their interest in the Spanish language and culture through different activities such as tutorials, exhibits, poetry readings, film showings, etc. In doing so, it strengthens the ties among the Philippines and the Spanish-speaking countries.
Meet the Members
Executive Committee A.Y. 2012-2013
Excelle Rhyz A. Nogra
Ralph Romeo F. Ferolino
Vice President for External Affairs
Marketing Committee Head
Soliel Fatima D. Magana
Vice President for Internal Affairs
Membership Committee Head
Kim V. Catigan
Maribelle B. Jumaquio
Anna Sofia P. Gomez
Academics Committee Head
Roja Rhys R. San Juan
Finance Committee Head
Louis Angelo V. Estrada
Publicity Committee Head
Ivana Rae G. Almora
Special Projects and Events Committee Head
Tanya Jean C. Amor
Janina Camille K. Vargas
Alea L. Carpio
Anne Bernadette O. Fernandez
Jennifer Gayle G. Flores
Julie Anne B. Baja
Wilson P. Bucaoto
Agnes Uzochika Aja
Zedrik V. Belaguas
Roseanne Eugenie M. Torre
Erika Anne M. Vagay
Rose Jean Pabon
Nico Lorenz T. Panlican
Phoebe Rose D. Tolete
Special Projects & Events Committee
John Lindley C. Agustin
Eustaquio A. Barbin III
Danilyn P. Pungtan
Headed by the Academic Committee, the organization offers free Spanish tutorials for students of the university twice every semester. UP students are highly-encouraged to avail of this good opportunity, but non-UP students are also welcome to avail the tutorials.
La Semana Española (Spanish Week)
The Spanish Week, held every January, is the main event of UP Círculo Hispánico to promote the Spanish language and culture to the students of the university. It is a week-long event that usually comprises of an exhibit at the Faculty Center highlighting the theme of the event and a set of activities for each day.
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