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2017 UP Lantern Parade: “UP Diliman, Paaralan, Palaruan”

ABS-CBN News

Posted at Dec 16 2017 12:36 AM

The University of the Philippines brightens up once again with colorful lanterns for the 2017 annual Lantern Parade with artworks depicting social issues in the country.   This year’s theme “UP Diliman, Paaralan, Palaruan” was presented by various colleges and departments which showcased creativity depicting the changing social and political landscape of the University and the country.

Here are the highlights of the 2017 UP  Lantern Parade.

Crowds gather in front of Palma Hall during the Lantern Parade last December 15, 2017. Miggy Hilario, ABS-CBN News

The UP Pep Squad perform a routine during the UP Lantern Parade last December 15, 2017. Miggy Hilario, ABS-CBN News

Lanterns depicting play and social commentary light up the annual University of the Philippines' Lantern Parade in Quezon City on December 15, 2017. Mark Demayo, ABS-CBN News

Lanterns depicting play and social commentary light up for the annual University of the Philippines' Lantern Parade in Quezon City on December 15, 2017. Mark Demayo, ABS-CBN News

Lanterns depicting play and social commentary light up the annual University of the Philippines' Lantern Parade in Quezon City on December 15, 2017. Mark Demayo, ABS-CBN News

Lanterns depicting play and social commentary light up the annual University of the Philippines' Lantern Parade in Quezon City on December 15, 2017. Mark Demayo, ABS-CBN News

Lanterns depicting play and social commentary light up the annual University of the Philippines' Lantern Parade in Quezon City on December 15, 2017. Mark Demayo, ABS-CBN News

Lanterns depicting play and social commentary light up the annual University of the Philippines' Lantern Parade in Quezon City on December 15, 2017. Mark Demayo, ABS-CBN News

Lanterns depicting play and social commentary light up the annual University of the Philippines' Lantern Parade in Quezon City on December 15, 2017. Mark Demayo, ABS-CBN News

Lanterns depicting play and social commentary light up for the annual University of the Philippines' Lantern Parade in Quezon City on December 15, 2017. Mark Demayo, ABS-CBN News

Lanterns depicting play and social commentary light up for the annual University of the Philippines' Lantern Parade in Quezon City on December 15, 2017. Mark Demayo, ABS-CBN News

Lanterns depicting play and social commentary light up for the annual University of the Philippines' Lantern Parade in Quezon City on December 15, 2017. Mark Demayo, ABS-CBN News

Lanterns depicting play and social commentary light up for the annual University of the Philippines' Lantern Parade in Quezon City on December 15, 2017. Mark Demayo, ABS-CBN News

Lanterns depicting play and social commentary light up for the annual University of the Philippines' Lantern Parade in Quezon City on December 15, 2017. Mark Demayo, ABS-CBN News

Lanterns depicting play and social commentary light up for the annual University of the Philippines' Lantern Parade in Quezon City on December 15, 2017. Mark Demayo, ABS-CBN News

Lanterns depicting play and social commentary light up for the annual University of the Philippines' Lantern Parade in Quezon City on December 15, 2017. Mark Demayo, ABS-CBN News

Lanterns depicting play and social commentary light up for the annual University of the Philippines' Lantern Parade in Quezon City on December 15, 2017. Mark Demayo, ABS-CBN News

Lanterns depicting play and social commentary light up for the annual University of the Philippines' Lantern Parade in Quezon City on December 15, 2017. Mark Demayo, ABS-CBN News

Lanterns depicting play and social commentary light up for the annual University of the Philippines' Lantern Parade in Quezon City on December 15, 2017. Mark Demayo, ABS-CBN News

Lanterns depicting play and social commentary light up for the annual University of the Philippines' Lantern Parade in Quezon City on December 15, 2017. Mark Demayo, ABS-CBN News