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Palace declares new National Artists; Nora Aunor didn’t make it

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Poet-novelist-essayist-writer and literature professor Cirilo F. Bautista is the new National Artist for Literature. PHOTO from www.culturalcenter.gov.ph

MANILA, Philippines—After a long wait, Malacañang signed on Friday the proclamation orders declaring the new National Artists of the Philippines.

They are Alice Reyes for Dance; Francisco V. Coching (posthumous) for Visual Arts; Cirilo Bautista for Literature; Francisco F. Feliciano and Ramon Santos for Music; and Jose Maria V. Zaragoza (posthumous) for Architecture.

Actress Nora Aunor, who was reportedly part of the list submitted by the National Commission for Culture and the Arts and the Cultural Center of the Philippines, wasn’t included.

Aunor was nominated as National Artist for Film.

The proclamation orders were released and can be downloaded by the public through the Official Gazette.

Ballet Philippines founder Alice Reyes is National Artist for Dance. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

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  • magpeteno

    Morality should be the number one issue for people who wanted to be elected in public office….most of our politicians are IMMORAL AND THIEVES…..and Pnoy…leave the arts to the true artists and experts….check the morality of public official…they don’t deserve their Honorable office…

  • Billy Tanzan

    considering she was nominated, she is deserving. But the president has the prerogative to approve. E kung ayaw nyang mag hirang as national artists ng addict, kanyang decision yon. Nora has to wait for another president who will approve addicts as national artists.



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