The University of San Carlos celebrated the annual barrio fiesta with a sumptuous feast held today, 11:30 am at the Basketball Covered Court (BCT) in Talamban Campus.
Barrio fiesta is an annual fellowship of the different sectors of the USC community. The event aims to unite and encourage camaraderie among Carolinians through games, exchange of pleasantries and a traditional salu-salo of typical Filipino dishes.
Representatives from the USC Montessori, USC North Campus, USC South Campus, Administrative Employees Association (ADEA), Society of the Divine Word (SVD) community, and faculty and students from different colleges gathered together as they displayed their array of Filipino foods.
Food such as lechon, pancit bihon, lumpia, lechon manok, liempo, sinugbang bangus and other popular Filipino dishes were enjoyed by the Carolinians. Dessert such as empanda, buko pandan, fruit salad, buko salad and “dirty ice cream” were also served.
After the feast, Engr. Christine Marie Gohetia prepared mini-games that involved both students and the faculty. Prizes were given to the winners of the games.
The event ended with the announcement of the 105th Anniversary of the SVD this coming September 8, the opening of USC Days 2014.