The celebration of the annual Foundation Anniversary Fair of the Far Eastern University (FEU) went online this 2021. The new normal set-up challenged the Tamaraws in braving the situation. However, despite the unforeseen circumstance, the bravery strengthens.
Jahzmyn Ariel Garcia
Jam Petal P. Jimenez
Tracing it back to February 1st of this year, the FEU Central Student Organization introduced the virtual celebration to the Green and Gold. The home of the Tamaraws may be far for most, yet the online platform paved the way for the community to come along and celebrate the foundation of the institution together with the aim to amplify the voices of the youth in breaking barriers and catalyzing change.
The commemoration and observance will not be complete without the annual sub-events and competitions held before the grandest experiences on Sayawit and One Concierto Piyu.
It is not beyond the knowledge of most, that the Tamaraw hearts truly miss thy happy halls of the Far Eastern University. In this light, the Tamaraw Challenge brought back the fun and memories in the beloved alma mater. For four (4) consecutive days, the Tamaraws are provided with specific challenges dedicated to remember their most memorable experiences and showcase their talents in dancing with the utilization of the Tiktok Application. Winners of the challenges were given FEU Merchandise from the Tams Bookstore.
Cinema Al Fresco
The annual film showing of the Far Eastern University went online in accordance with the new normal. Cinema Al Fresco aimed to bring the warmth of home to the Tamaraws despite the distance. In fact, the present circumstance did not stop the FEU Central Organization together with the FEU Film Society in streaming and showcasing the films created by the very own multi-awarded film makers and producers in the institution.
Himig ng Tamaraw and Sakwil
As the event amplifies the voices of the youth, Himig ng Tamaraw served as an avenue for the homegrown talents to showcase their bravery in singing their hearts out loud. Of course, the Green and Gold Community witnessed the power of music in strengthening the bravery within. On top of that, Sakwil, the Spoken Word Poetry Competition embodied an inclusive society for the youth. Indeed, the Tamaraws are a symbol of greatness and creativity as they showcased their talents in writing and delivering their works emphasizing the role and significance of youth engagement in society.
Aside from the events of Himig ng Tamaraw and Sakwil, the FEU Central Student Organization held its annual Open Stage session. Different talents from our different institutes were given the opportunity to display acts and performances of their choice for the community. Indeed this event shows how talented Tamaraws could be. In fact, Raffle Roulette was as well conducted through the course of the event, providing our participating audiences the chance to win exciting prizes.