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mabuhay poster 2016More things happening TODAY, this one from Vina Vo ’18:

Mabuhay is the annual Asian/Asian-American performance art show, happening during WesFest. This year, in collaboration with the Asian American Student Collective, there will be a visual arts showcase as well! Bring your prefrosh!!

Doors open at 7:45pm for early viewing of the visual arts showcase. Performance starts at 8pm.

Refreshments will be sold and all proceeds will go towards the Wesleyan Refugee Project supporting the Collateral Repair Project (CRP) in Jordan. Cash and Venmo accepted!

Date: Thursday, April 14 — TONIGHT
Time: 7:45-9:30 PM
Place: Crowell Concert Hall
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KPOP Info Meeting

From Min Suh ’15:

Attention kpop and/or dance lovers:

Do you watch SNSD, Big Bang or Wonder Girls videos in your free time?

Does the idea of performing in Crowell Hall seem appealing to you? Or are you simply looking for another opportunity to flaunt all the cool dance moves you got?

If so, come to our informational meeting on Sunday! We will be rehearsing throughout the semester, prepping for our big show Mabuhay (Asian-Asian American Culture Show) during WesFest.

This is open to anyone on campus, no prior dance experience necessary.

We are going to move, so come in comfy clothing!

Date: Today, February 1
Time: 8-9 PM
Place: Nics Lounge


From Jinsol Hyun ’15:

Mabuhay is a Filipino greeting. It carries various meanings, including “may you live”, “cheers”, and “welcome”. Mabuhay is an Asian and Asian American Show that provides an opportunity for different student groups and individuals to showcase the talent at Wesleyan.
Buy tickets on Wednesday before the show, at the box office for $5. Or buy at the door for same price. But hurry, since tickets are selling FAST!

Date: Wednesday, April 16th – tonight!
Time: 5:45 PM
Place: World Music Hall (CFA)
Cost: $5

1000 Hands Dance

From Veronica Lumbantoruan ’15:

Wanna try something new and really cool and flaunt it to Wesleyan peeps? Come and join us for an Indonesian traditional dance! We’re going to perform at Mabuhay and Southeast Asian Cultural Night. No experience necessary and it’s tons of fun!!! We practice on Saturday nights, so come to this week’s practice! It’ll be over early enough to go out and there will be treats.

Date: Saturday, February 22
Time: 7-9 pm
Place: Fayerweather Dance Studio


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Get yr culture on. From the awesomely named Tess Pei Lemon ’14:

Come to Mabuhay – the Asian/Asian American Culture Show held annually
during WesFest!!!

Support your peers and friends as they perform a variety of
traditional and modern acts including dancing, singing, spoken word,
and much, much more!


Tickets are on sale now at the box office for $5. All proceeds go to
Liberty in North Korea and Brighter Dawns.

Doors open at 5:45pm

Date: Today, Wednesday, April 17th
Time: 5:45 pm  – 8:00 pm
Place: Crowell Concert Hall
Cost: $5

Mabuhay Auditions

Mabuhay features just as much flannel as any other part of Wes culture. Thank goodness.

Are you a veteran of the online video application scene? No? Well, why don’t you do something about that, then?! Sheesh! Look, Yuki Ohmori ’13 can help you get started with this, so stop wasting time and get on it:

Looking for an opportunity to showcase your talent on Asian/Asian American culture?  Sign up to audition for Mabuhay, the annual Asian/Asian American show during WesFest!First, please sign up on this google spreadsheet with your name, e-mail address and performance name.Then submit a video and a short description of your intended performance to yfong@wes by February 2.  The purpose of the video will be to illustrate your ideas to the Mabuhay Committee, whether it is a video of your previous performance or even a Youtube video.  Please include in the description 1) the estimated number of participants, 2) the estimated length of the performance, and 3) how it relates to Asian/Asian American culture (please keep it short, 2-3 sentences). This is a great opportunity to showcase your talent on Asian/Asian American culture, and every Wes student is welcomed to sign up and audition!

We look forward to the wonderful submissions :)

The Mabuhay Committee

Mabuhay! – this Friday

Sam Choi ’12 writes in:


Please come to Mabuhay – the annual Asian/Asian American Cultural Showcase!!!!!!

Support your friends and peers as they highlight a variety of traditional and modern performances, which include spoken word, dancing, singing, and much, much more!
It’s gonna be #dope.

Date: April 15th, Friday
: 8pm
Place: Crowell
Price: $5

All proceeds will go to Liberty in North Korea.

Looking for Performers for Indonesian 1000 Hands Dance

From Rizky Rahadianto ’15:

Are you interested in new EXOTIC culture experience? Have you ever dreamed to be part of a dance that doesn’t even need you to move from your seats? Do you just simply love Indonesian beach scenes? Then come practice with us! We are in need of performers for Indonesian 1000 Hands Dance, a traditional dance from Aceh, Sumatra, Indonesia to be performed at Mabuhay.

If six of us, Indonesians, are combined with you, WES kids, how many fucking hands would we have?

Yessssss. ONE THOUSAND!!!

So, watch the video, and email me at rrahadianto[at]wesleyan[dot]edu if you are COOL enough to have fun with us.

PS: No audition!!! and only once a week commitment.

Mabuhay 2011: The Annual Asian/Asian-American Cultural Show

You are invited to Mabuhay, the Asian/Asian-American cultural show held annually during WesFest!

Come watch your friends and peers perform spoken word, traditional and modern dances, sing, and much, much more!

Tickets are for sale at the box office for $5. Proceeds will be donated to Brighter Dawns.

There will be an after-party at 200 Church from 10:30 PM to 1:30 AM.

  • Date: Friday, April 15
  • Time: 8:00 PM – 10:00 PM — After-Party from 10:30 PM – 1:30 AM
  • Place: Crowell Concert Hall — After-Party at 200 Church
  • Cost: $5

Start Thinking About Mabuhay

Mabuhay, the annual Asian/Asian-American cultural show that happens every April during WesFest, is looking for performances! Use your break to brainstorm ideas and come to the auditions on the first weekend of February (Friday, February 4 – Sunday, February 6). The auditions will help the committee get an idea of what the show and each individual piece may look like. Spoken words, videos, musical numbers, modern or traditional dances, and social commentaries, etc. are all welcomed and encouraged.

  • What: The Annual Asian/Asian-American cultural show, Mabuhay
  • Auditions: First Weekend of February (Friday, February 4 – Sunday, February 6)
  • Show: Every April during WesFest
  • Place: Fayerweather 106