It’s that time of the year for the Thomasians again! UST Paskuhan 2018 is here and we’ve got the deets you need to know!

If you’re a Thomasian, you already know what it is. It’s UST Paskuhan 2018 and everyone’s gagging about it! We mean, who wouldn’t? So without further ado, here are the deets that you need to know about the event!

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The Opening of Christmas Lights

Ahhh! It’s that time of the year when holiday lights are twinkling everywhere and amazing music is blasting out here and there. Especially in the University of Santo Tomas where UST Paskuhan Light from Light, Prince of Peace’s commencement ceremony just happened!

Last night was all about holiday cheer and Thomasian pride! It’s amazing to witness how the entire campus come together to commemorate the start of the most wonderful time of the year. 

Of course, the event started with a Eucharistic celebration which was presided by Rev. Fr. Richard G. Ang, O.P., Ph.D. Then followed by the lighting of the Christmas decorations. UST promised a same-day edit of the lighting and they did not disappoint. Check out the video below!

Wow! Wasn’t that spectacular? But that was just the start! “What?”, we know. After the beautiful lighting of the decors was the Agape.

Agape is a tradition exclusive for the Thomasians where they get to munch on good food in their respective areas together with their schoolmates.

Later this month are many more events lined up for Thomasians to attend, and oh, it’s open for outsiders too! Tomorrow, the UST Chorus of Arts and Letters will belt out their vocal prowess for the entire campus to enjoy!

The Paskuhan 2018

This coming December 21 (Friday), is the much-awaited Paskuhan of every growling Tiger out there. It’s the time where Thomasians and non-Thomasians alike look up at the sky in awe of the wonderful UST fireworks display.

Talk to your Thomasian friends asap! Because if you’re a non-Thomasian, you wouldn’t be able to enter the campus without a Tiger friend with you. Here are the Paskuhan guidelines you need to take note of:

Update: The lineup has been announced!

Just last night (December 20), the lineup for the Paskuhan festivity has finally been announced!

What a lineup, right? And take note that a lot of those are Thomasians themselves!

In the afternoon, the UST Yellow Jackets will roar your heart beats. Followed by the new favorite artist I Belong To the Zoo! By 4 PM, John Saga and Julia Melia will be performing. Of course, Fourplay MNL is part of the lineup! Followed by the ACES showing off their dance skills. UST Jazz Band will be on stage as well, followed by the very talented Quest.

To begin the night, UST Salinggawi Dance Troupe will be flaring the night. This will be followed by the performance of the band called Ransom Collective. To close the lineup and to perform before the much-awaited pyromusical, is none other than Spongecola!

The UST Paskuhan Concert will be hosted by Thomasian talents Carl Mercado, Krianne Pineda, Migern Estabillos, and Dana Mangampat.

So to hype you up even more for the very famous UST Paskuhan, check out last year’s magnificent fireworks display!

Too wonderful, isn’t it? So make sure you don’t miss out on UST’s amazing year ender happening in less than an hour!

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