Pilita Corrales opens NCCA’s National Arts Month in Luneta
Visayan pop-music icons Pilita Corrales and Dulce top-billed this year’s formal opening of National Arts Month at Rizal Park in Manila.Read more in Philippine Daily Inquirer
Four-nation culture fest opens in General Santos with Marawi in mind
In the opening program of the Budayaw culture and arts festival in General Santos City (GenSan), Matisyahu's song was dedicated to the war-torn Marawi in a performance by the local Kuerdas Band with the Kabpapagariya Ensemble and chorale of the Marawi State University (MSU) -GenSan.Read more in Philippine Daily Inquirer
NCCA to help involve youth in rebuilding Marawi through cultural livelihood
The National Commission for Culture and the Arts (NCCA) through Talakayan sa PIA on 12 July 2017 shares that they are optimistic that the core of Maranao culture will be preserved despite the crisis in Marawi through involving the youth in crafts making.Read more in PIA
Journalists, educators participate in cultural sensitivity training
Cordillera News Agency in tandem with the National Commission for Culture and the Arts and in partnership with the Philippine Information Agency – Cordillera and the Philippine Press Institute conducted the First Luzon Cultural Sensitivity Training on Covering Indigenous Peoples and Culture for Journalists, Social Media Bloggers and Educators last July 3-4, 2017.Read more in PIA
1st “Budayaw” Festival in PH to be launched in Mindanao
The first Budayaw: 2017 BIMP-EAGA (East-Asian Growth Area) Festival on Culture and Arts, a multi-dimensional and multi-disciplinary festival of arts and culture of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and the East-Asian Growth Area will take place on September 20-24, 2017.Read more in Manila Bulletin
DOT, NCCA launch KulTOURa app for tourists
The KulTOURa app contains information and details of selected places in the Philippines as guide for travelers.Read more in Rappler
KulTOURA is the app that lets you be your own tour guide
In honor of Jose Rizal’s 156th birthday the National Commission of Culture and the Arts (NCCA) and the Department of Tourism (DOT) have teamed up with Smart Communications Inch and Inno Pub Media to launch KulTOURa.Read more in Scout Magazine
ARMM, NCCA set to implement cultural mapping project
The Bureau on Cultural Heritage of the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BCH-Armm) and the National Commission on Culture and the Arts (NCCA) have agreed to undertake cultural mapping project for Muslim communities in ARMM.Read more in SunStar Baguio
Tribute to Balagtas highlights NCCA’s Literature Month
The life and works of the poet from Bigaa (now named after him), Bulacan, has inspired the current National Literature Month, which began with a three-day celebration in Orion, ending on April 2, the birth anniversary of Balagtas.Read more in Inquirer.net
LOOK: This is What the New Metropolitan Theater Will Look Like at Night
Everyone is waiting in anticipation for the renovated Manila Metropolitan Theater, and METamorphosis, the restoration and support group leading the way, released two photos of what the theater would look like at night. Read more in When in Manila
National Literature Month to open with Balagtas Day in Orion, Bataan
National Literature Month, aimed at highlighting “the transformative power of literature,” will kick off with the celebration of Balagtas (Francisco Baltazar) Day, the 229th birth anniversary of the post who wrote the immortal “Florante at Laura.” Read more in the Philippine Daily Inquirer
NCCA mounts 2017 National Arts Month
The National Commission for Culture and the Arts (NCCA) has lined up monthlong art fests across the nation in observance of National Arts Month (NAM) this February.Read more in the Philippine Daily Inquirer
NCCA, Embassy of Czech Republic to lead exhibit opening
The NCCA and the Embassy of the Czech Republic, in cooperation with the Jaroslav Frágner Gallery Prague and the Ministry of Culture of the Czech Republic, will lead the opening of “Czech Architectural Cubism: A Remarkable Trend that was Born in Prague.”Read more in the PIA website
All-out for Alab (‘Ay Lab’) Panitikan 2016
In April and beyond, let us fall in love with literature all over again.Read more in The Philippine Daily Inquirer
April is National Literature Month
The NCCA, Komisyon sa Wikang Filipino and the National Book Development Board are spearheading the celebration of the Buwan ng Panitikan ng Filipinas. Read more in The Manila Times
Celebrate The Word, Spread The Word
For the second time, the Philippines will be celebrating National Literature Month or Buwan ng Panitikan ng Filipinas Read more in The Daily Tribune
Ani ng Dangal awardees visit MET Theater, offer rehab ideas
"You need to see this and make suggestions as you, the artists, will be the ones to use this when it's done ," said Prof. Gerard Lico, head of METamorphosis, the project to clean up and rehabilitate the Manila Metropolitan Theater. Read more
NCCA, students join hands to restore MET Theater
The clean-up drive is one of the first steps that the country’s lead cultural agency is undertaking to fully restore the MET and bring back its lost glory.Read more
NCCA spearheads arts fest in Diliman
The NCCA gathers visual artists from all over the country for the PH Visual Arts Festival (PVAF) 2015 happening on December 12 to 14, 2015 at the UP Diliman. Read more
ASEAN’s rich music culture takes centerstage in Sagada
Fifty youth representatives and heads of delegations from 10 member-states attended the unique youth cultural camp. Read more
Pampanga to host NCCA’s Dayaw 2015; thousands expected
Dayaw 2015 will be held Oct. 15-17, in Angeles City and San Fernando, Pampanga. Read more
Gov’t to kickstart restoration of historic Manila Theater
A P270-M release is the first step to repairing the long-neglected Manila Metropolitan Theater. Read more
Flamenco performance by partners Aiza Seguerra, Liza Diño closes National Arts Month
National Arts Month formally closed last Feb. 28 at the Rizal Park Open Air Auditorium. Read more on the program's highilights in Inquirer.net
Iloko-Bago cultures highlighted in La Union festival
Tawid Taoid, a showcase of Iloko-Bago performances, was celebrated in La Union as part of the National Arts Month in Februrary. Read more in Inquirer.net
NCCA orders halt in construction of Torre de Manila
The National Commission for Culture and the Arts (NCCA) on Tuesday issued a cease-and-desist order against the construction of a private condominium building believed to be ruining the landscape of Jose Rizal's monument in Manila. Read more in The Philippine Star
Dayaw 2014: Ethnic kids perform Ifugao songs 'Buwot,' 'Gungunayon'
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Dayaw Festival set on Nov. 21-22 in Zambo
The festival is touted to be the biggest gathering of the country’s IPs set from November 21 to 22, 2014 in the city. Read more
Dayaw Zamboanga 2014 – for environment and peace
For the first time in the history of the National Commission for Culture and the Arts (NCCA), the prime government agency for arts and culture, the annual Dayaw Celebration will be held in Zamboanga City. Read more in the Zamboanga Times
Ayta basketball and other indigenous games are highlights of NCCA’s Dayaw in Baguio
Amid encroachments by commercial developers with the collusion of local and national government agencies, cultural communities recently flocked to Baguio for Dayaw, the indigenous-peoples festival organized by the National Commission for Culture and the Arts (NCCA). Read more in Inquirer.net
Bacolod to host Visayas leg of #Dayaw2014 Indigenous Peoples’ Festival
“Dayaw: The Indigenous Peoples’ Festival will be held in Bacolod City” on November 10 and 11 with the theme, “Katutubong Filipino Para sa Kalikasan at Kapayapaan.” Read more in Sun Star Online
National Indigenous Peoples Month ipinagdiwang sa Baguio
Bumida nitong weekend ang mga katutubo mula sa Luzon sa National Indigenous People's Month na ginanap sa Baguio City. Ulat mula kay Laila Chikadora ng News5 Aksyon. Panoorin ang buong ulat.
Makulay na kultura ng mga katutubong grupo, ibinida sa Dayaw Festival sa Baguio
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