SAIPAN, CNMI IS THE HOST OF THE 37TH PIBBA CONFERENCE


"Our Language & Culture are the Roots of Our Lives"


Snapshots of this year's 37th Annual International PIBBA Conference in Saipan, CNMI


PIBBA 2017 Conference Video

Click on the video below to view the 36th Annual International PIBBA Conference hosted in Pohnpei

Click on the video to hear the PIBBA Song!

Thursday, September 29, 2011

24th Guam Micronesia Island Fair


The 24th Guam Micronesia Island Fair will be held October 14-16, 2011 at the Ypao Beach Park, Tumon. It will showcase and celebrate the rich cultures of Micronesia, including the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, the Republic of Belau, the Federated States of Micronesia, the Republic of the Marshall Islands, Nauru, Kiribati, and Guam.

The Fair will highlight cultural presentations from each delegation with an emphasis on regional unity toward the development of the agriculture and tourism industries. This year's theme is "Celebrating the Dance and Song of Micronesia." Join us as we gather with our brothers and sisters from Micronesia to share our unique customs and traditions. You will be treated to the sights and sounds of historical perspectives and celebration, including festive music, dance, singing, storytelling, art, food, and more!


Date and Time

Friday, October 14, 2011 9:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Saturday, October 15, 2011 12:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Sunday, October 16, 2011 12:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.


Admission is FREE!

For more information, please email gmif@visitguam.org


Rules & Regulations

NO pets are allowed on Fair grounds.
NO outside food, beverages, or coolers.

Thursday, September 22, 2011

TESOL has a new name: TESOL International Association




TESOL has a new name: TESOL International Association

Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages is now TESOL International Association. The TESOL Board of Directors approved the name change after many months of discussion and deliberation. The TESOL Board also recently approved a new three-year strategic plan as well as a new credo and updated core values. In addition to the new name, TESOL has also launched a new logo and later this fall, the association will launch a brand new website. The full press release is available on the TESOL website. To comment on these changes, please visit TESOL President Christine Coombe's blog.

Wednesday, September 7, 2011

In Memory of Roque Taimanglo


We extend our deepest sympathies and condolences to the family of Roque Taimanglo, brother of Julia Shore, a long-time PIBBA member. Taimanglo passed away on September 1, 2011. He is the son of Jesus and Tan Ana Taimanglo "(Tan Anan Tuncap), and grand uncle to Bob and Percy Salas of Yigo and Rosaline and Michael Clement of Piti. He is the eldest brother of Cecilia T. San Agustin and Julia Shore. He is also a retired Comptroller of the Guam International Airport Authority.

There are no evening rosaries but on Friday, September 9, from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m., a final farewell will be held at St. Williams Church in Tumon. God Bless Roque, and may he rest in peace.

Sunday, September 4, 2011

ESTORIAN INALAHAN BOOK LAUNCH INVITE WITH DR. JUDY FLORES

ESTORIAN INALAHAN BOOK LAUNCH INVITE WITH DR. JUDY FLORES

You are invited to the launch of the new book titled, ESTORIAN INALAHAN: HISTORY OF A SPANISH-ERA VILLAGE IN GUAM, written by Dr. Judy Flores. Please see the details below.


WHEN: Friday, September 9, 2011 from 4:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
WHERE: Historic Lujan House - Guam Preservation Trust (Behind the Guam Legislature Building, Hagatna)

For more information about the book, highlight and click on this link:
http://guambatikgallery.com/blog/youre-invited-to-experience-guam-history-with-estorian-inalahan/

There is a special discount on advance orders from now until September 10,
at $30 each. The regular price after this advance sale will be $39.

Orders may be placed at Framed, Etc. Gallery in Anigua, or through
GuamBatikGallery.com, by following the above link.

COME AND CELEBRATE WITH DR. JUDY FLORES!