Two renowned Filipino professors have decided to launch their books in Roxas City.
It brings pride and honor to the Province of Capiz that Dr. Alicia Magos of the University of the Philippines Visayas (UPV) and Dr. Maria Christine Muyco of the University of the Philippines Diliman (UPD) will be launching their books at Ang Panublion Museum in Roxas City this June 27.
The event, known as “Epics, Music and Bird Dance,” will feature Dr. Magos' Amburukay (UP Press), the new volume in the Panay Bukidnon epic series, and Dr. Muyco’s Sibud and Mumunting Tinig (Ateneo de Manila Press), which are about Panay Bukidnon’s Binanog Music and Dance.
Dr. Alicia P. Magos is an anthropologist and professor emerita at U.P. Visayas who did extensive study and published works on the Panay Bukidnon culture of Western Visayas. She embarked on her work about the Sugidanon in 1992 through a grant from the French government, discovering 10 epics: Tikun Kadlom, Amburukay, Derikaryong Pada, Balanakon, Kalampay, Pahagunong, Sinagnayan, Humadapnon sa Tarangban, Nagburuhisan, and Alayaw.