The University of the Philippines Visayas welcomed the month of December in lights, sounds, and festivities with its Opening of Lights and Christmas concert.

The 2022 installment of the UPV “Paskua” officially began after the Opening of Lights at its Iloilo City and Miagao campuses.

The Opening of Lights was held on back-to-back nights, starting with the Iloilo City campus on Dec. 5, followed by the Miagao campus on Dec. 6.

The switch-on at the Iloilo City campus was led by Chancellor Clement Camposano, while he, along with Vice Chancellor for Administration John Lorenz Belanio and Prof. Alice Joan Ferrer, College of Arts and Sciences Dean and Paskua 2022 chair, led the switch-on in Miagao.

The event included the holding of a Christmas concert where eight groups from various schools and universities in Iloilo performed for the crowd at the Iloilo City campus.

UPV faculty, staff, students, and alumni were joined by officials and students from various schools and institutions in Iloilo City and Miagao on separate nights. (Sean Rafio/Photo courtesy of UPV-IPO)