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Audience Location

Marikina River Park ( Riverside near Marikit Statue )

Date and Time

June 20, 2015 at 4:00 pm

Marikina City GWD 2015

Water Locale

Marikina River


Alvin Joseph is an actor, dancer, choreographer, playwright and stage director. He took Theatre Arts at the Polytechnic University of the Philippines where he was a member of Sining-Lahi Polypertory and Molave Theatre Guild.
He is the Director for Training and Workshop of The Scenius Pro, an independent theater company that he co-founded. He is also the Managing Director of Daloy Dance Company.
Alvin Joseph is the new Chairman of Teatro Marikeño Inc. where he is a member since 2006.
An actor, dancer and choreographer of Teatro Marikeño Inc, for five years. He has been part of some shows and events such as the Grand Parade of Lights held at the SM Mall of Asia, Government ceremonies and a number of Musical stage plays.
He attended various workshops and trainings for dance under Airdance Philippines and the Manouvers.
To date, he is the Teatro Marikeño Inc. Dance Department Head.

History of Site and Related Water Issues

Marikina River is a river in eastern Metro Manila, Philippines. It is a tributary of Pasig River with headwaters located in the Sierra Madre Mountains in Rodriguez, Rizal province. Marikina River used to be an important transport route during the Spanish colonial era, but its importance as a transport route diminished when the Philippines’ national highway system became more established. The resulting lack of river boat traffic and the deforestation of the upland areas in what is now the Upper Marikina River Basin Protected Landscape contributed to the river’s siltation, further reducing its value as a transport route. Due to negligence and industrial development, the river has become very polluted, an act which recent Marikina City administrations have attempted to address.


SECTION I. ILOG by Rico Blanco ft. Kitchie Nadal Ilog is a song that compares the life of a man to the river. It flows and go on up to the downstream and to a bigger body of water. A life of a man flows and passes different phases. Our lives may run smoothly, or we may encounter challenges at times, but we still look forward to reach our goals at the end of the path.
SECTION II. Nag- iisang mundo by Bayang Barrios (One World)

Directions to the Site of Performance

Various land transportation ply the route going to Marikina City via bus in major roads or public jeepneys in minor roads in Metro Manila.
From Cainta and Antipolo via Marikina City (BAYAN): Take a jeepney with the sign board ( cubao), ask the driver to drop you at Mcdo Marcos highway and ride a tricycle going straight to Marikina Sports Center. Estimated fare: 48.00 Or drop by at Fiesta Villa in A. Tuazon Marikina and ride a jeep with the sign board ( going to Marikina).Estimated fare: 20.00
From Quezon City via Marikina City (BAYAN): Take a ride either Fx or jeep at Gateway Cubao, ride with the signboard going to ( Parang, SSS, Kalumpang ) and they’ll drop you off to Marikina Bayan. Estimated fare: 15.00- 20.00
From Pasig City via Marikina City (BAYAN): Take a jeepney in Pasig Palengke and ride with the signboard going to Marikina(bayan),. Estimated fare: 10.00
From San Mateo via Marikina (BAYAN): Take a jeepney with the signboard Marikina (BAYAN) Estimated fare: 10.00


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