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IN PHOTOS: U.P. Lantern Parade 2019 displays call for societal change

Dec 14, 2019 - 2:10 PM

Following its theme, Pumailanlang. the UP lantern parade was centered on bird-like figures symbolizing the university’s efforts to help the marginalized

BRIGHT LIGHTS AND COLORS. The University of the Philippines once again lights up colorful displays for the 2019 UP Lantern Parade with artworks on the changing social and political landscape of the country. Photo by Maria Tan/Rappler

The week in photos: February 16-22, 2019

Feb 23, 2019 - 7:59 PM

This week's selection of photo highlights here and around the world

HOMECOMING. Miss Universe 2018 Catriona Gray blows a kiss to well wishers during a homecoming parade in Makati City on February 21, 2019. Photo by Noel Celis/AFP

Floats with meaningful stories take spotlight at UP Lantern Parade 2018

Dec 16, 2018 - 8:46 AM

Check out some of the floats that came with their own messages during this year's UP Lantern Parade

POWER OF WORDS. The bangkang papel lantern took third place for for this year's best lantern contest. It featured poems, research and stories written by UP gradutes and faculty members. Photo by Jazmin Tremblay/Rappler

IN PHOTOS: Despite the rain, UP Lantern Parade 2018 shines on

Dec 15, 2018 - 12:52 AM

Around 3,000 people attend this year's UP lantern parade

University of the Philippines brightens up once again with colorful lanterns for the 2018 UP Lantern Parade with artworks depicting social issues in the country. Photo by Maria Tan/Rappler

The golden man of parol

Dec 21, 2017 - 12:52 PM

For a parol maker in San Fernando, Pampanga, lanterns usher in the season of love

IN GIFs: Giant Lantern Festival winners in San Fernando, Pampanga

Dec 17, 2017 - 1:15 AM

San Fernando City – home of the giant lanterns – dances in Christmas colors as different barangays compete to be best lantern makers in the city

The week in photos: December 9-15, 2017

Dec 16, 2017 - 10:43 PM

This week's selection of photo highlights here and around the world

A boy looks at a rainbow during a sunset in Bogota on December 13, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / LUIS ACOSTA

IN PHOTOS: UP Lantern Parade hits killings, fake news

Dec 16, 2017 - 1:07 PM

Up to 2,000 people witness this parade of more than 50 floats and lanterns at the University of the Philippines-Diliman

Photo by Maria Tan/Rappler

UP Diliman Christmas activities start November 24

Nov 21, 2017 - 5:47 PM

PRESS RELEASE: The UP Diliman Office of the Chancellor announces the 2017 year-end program with the theme 'UP Diliman: Paaralan, Palaruan'

#ThewRap: Things you need to know, December 18, 2016

Dec 18, 2016 - 10:00 AM

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IN PHOTOS: UP Lantern Parade 2016

Dec 16, 2016 - 10:05 PM

Colorful vibrant floats take their turns around the University of the Philippines in the annual Lantern Parade Take a look at scenes from the day s events

WATCH: Giant UP lantern shines, and it has a political message

Dec 03, 2016 - 1:08 AM

The giant lantern highlights the historical role of the university in protest movements even as it celebrates the College of Music s centennial with the theme Himig ng Diliman Hymn of Diliman

Enchanting scenes from Loy Krathong, magical lantern festival in Thailand

Nov 16, 2016 - 9:04 PM

See glowing lanterns light up the night as far as the eye can see The sight brings a tear to the eye; a visit to Loy Krathong is an unforgettable cultural experience

Photo by Sabrina Iovino/Just One Way Ticket

‘Raise the Red Lantern’: Kisah cinta klasik berujung tragis

Nov 03, 2016 - 7:33 PM

Pertunjukan balet yang ditampilkan The National Ballet of China ini berlangsung 2 3 November di Ciputra Artpreneur Theatre Jakarta

Gelaran bertajuk 'Raise the Red Lantern' ditampilkan oleh The National Ballet of china di Ciputra Artpreneur Theatre, Jakarta, Rabu, 2 November 2016. Foto oleh Fakhri Hermansyah/ANTARA FOTO.

[IN PHOTOS] UP Lantern Parade 2015: A tribute to Philippine cinema

Dec 16, 2015 - 10:20 PM

See the photos of the 2015 UP Lantern Parade

Aeta lolas to install solar-powered lamps in villages

Mar 16, 2015 - 10:00 PM

Dubbed solar lolas 4 Aeta grandmothers are back from India equipped with skills on installing solar powered lanterns

'SOLAR LOLAS.' (From left to right) Evelyn Clemente, Magda Salvador, Cita Diaz and Sharon Flores are back from India to share their knowledge on using the sun to power lanterns. Photo by Pia Ranada/Rappler

Shanghai cancels lantern festival after stampede

Jan 11, 2015 - 6:28 PM

China s commercial hub cancels a popular annual festival after a New Year s eve stampede leaves 36 people dead

#SharePH ShareBaguio: Parks, strawberry farms, Baguio artists

Dec 27, 2014 - 9:30 AM

Rappler s SharePH explores Baguio Share your own Baguio memories

IN PHOTOS: UP Lantern Parade 2014

Dec 16, 2014 - 3:31 PM

Scenes from the annual event

Christmas, parol makers, just around the corner

Nov 15, 2014 - 10:33 AM

Christmas is just around the corner in some Metro Manila streets where lantern vendors peddle their festive lanterns

MANANG JOSIE. Josefina Ang, 63, has been in the parol business for 12 years. Filipinos buy lanterns this time of the year, which have become a symbol of Christmas in the Philippines. All photos by Josh Albelda/Rappler

'Dark Christmas' for UP Tacloban students

Dec 22, 2013 - 2:47 PM

The UP community celebrates the annual lantern parade But UP Tacloban students say their Christmas won t be as bright

UP lantern parade: lighting the way for Yolanda recovery

Dec 19, 2013 - 1:47 PM

This year’s theme “Maalab Na Serbisyo Publiko ng Mapagkalingang Kampus” is in solidarity with the recent tragedy that struck the nation

Rappler Newscast | December 18, 2013

Dec 18, 2013 - 9:30 PM

Philippines needs over 8 billion for post Haiyan recovery while the US pledges to add 24 6 million more European nations to deploy troops to Central Africa

HIGHLIGHTS: #LanternParade2013

Dec 18, 2013 - 3:57 PM

The University of the Philippines holds it annual Lantern Parade a Christmas tradition that started almost a century ago

Injustice leads the superhero smackdown

Apr 27, 2013 - 10:11 AM

Rappler reviews the game Injustice: Gods Among Us

VILLAIN OR HERO? Supervillain Lex Luthor becomes a superhero in the alternate world of Injustice. All images from the official Injustice website

Superman vs Iron Man: From comics to film

Apr 27, 2013 - 8:45 AM

Supes and Shell head face off in American summer movies Who do you think will fare better?

HEROES WITH FLAWS. Marvel's superheroes battle demons not just outside of them but also within. Screen shot from Carljoe Javier's Comixology collection

IN PHOTOS: UP Lantern Parade 2012

Dec 15, 2012 - 3:37 PM

The theme for this year s parade was Dangal at Kahusayan sa Paglilingkod sa Bayan which sought to promote awareness about environmental protection and the benefits of recycling

Live Blog: UP Lantern Parade 2012

Dec 14, 2012 - 6:14 PM

Photos from the 2012 UP Lantern Parade

Miriam on ties with Enrile: Ice-cold

Dec 05, 2012 - 5:16 PM

Sen Miriam Defensor Santiago admits her relationship with Senate President Enrile is ice cold

INFOGRAPHIC: Halloween around the world

Oct 28, 2012 - 10:15 PM

Ghosts games and tricks mark this annual event

Halloween, around the world

Blake and Ryan got hitched 'The Notebook' style

Sep 11, 2012 - 9:23 AM

In true Nicholas Sparks fashion the two tied the knot in one of the most romantic spots in South Carolina

BLAKE LIVELY AND RYAN Reynolds are now officially Mr. and Mrs. Ryan Reynolds. Image from Facebook

And then there was light

Feb 19, 2012 - 10:30 PM

Hikers trekked along 6 of the highest peaks in the Philippines to deliver solution to those without light

WITHOUT LIGHT. Alice Albete is among the 1 in 4 rural Filipinos who live without electricity.