Eid’l-Adha 2014 Celebration in UP Diliman

Programs during Eid'l-Adha.


The Eid’l-adha (Day of Feast) is celebrated in the Muslim world today. The Institute of Islamic Studies (IIS) at the University of the Philippines in Diliman in coordination with the Sulu Current Research Institute (SCRI) holds a number of activities. After the Eid Prayer, a Film Showing (Taguri: The Kites of Sulu) and a lecture on Moro Art are held at the Balay Kalinaw, UP Diliman on 04 October 2014. The Eid’l-adha 2014, is declared national holiday on 06 October 2014.


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Ground Marking of IIS Building


(L-R) Mr. Ahmed Tillah, Mr. Allan Timbayan, Chancellor Tan and Dean Wadi.

UP Diliman Chancellor Michael L. Tan spearheaded the ground marking of the Institute of Islamic Studies building at the Romulo Hall Compound in UP Diliman on 03 October 2014. The space where the new IIS building will be built was where the classrooms of both IIS and Asian Center including the office of the Research, Publication and Extension Division (RPED) of the Institute were formerly located. Read more

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IIS Holds Iftar in Ramadan

This year, the Turkish Diyanet Foundation collaborated with the IIS in implementing an Iftar program in UP.

It has been the tradition of the Institute of Islamic Studies, University of the Philippines to host Iftar during the month of Ramadan for the Muslim students, faculty and staff of the University and visitors from the nearby Muslim communities in Metro Manila. Read more

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