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CCP strengthens links with regions


The Cultural Center of the Philippines (CCP) has taken a major step in strengthening linkages and cooperation with educational institutions, nongovernment organizations (NGOs) and local governments all over the country.

Posted: April 14th, 2014 in Arts and Books,Headlines | Read More »

CCP holds Earth Day April 13


The Cultural Center of the Philippines will celebrate Earth Day at various venues of the CCP complex on April 13. Theme is “Clean Air.”

Posted: April 7th, 2014 in Arts and Books,Editor's Pick,Headlines | Read More »

CCP establishes Center for Choral Performance

CCP VICE president and artistic director Chris Millado, Menchi Mantaring of the CCP Artist Training Division, and Madrigal Singers choir master Mark Anthony Carpio during the press conference

It was a press conference more dramatic than usual, and on the stage of the Cultural Center of the Philippines at that, a brainchild of CCP vice president and artistic director Chris Millado.

Posted: March 31st, 2014 in Arts and Books,Headlines | Read More »

CCP’s ‘Pasinaya’: Whirlwind art tour from sun-up to -down

ELEMENTARY students having their field trip at Museo Pambata

On its 10th year, the Pasinaya Open House Festival of the Cultural Center of the Philippines (CCP) is set to grow bigger as it expands to various museums and galleries in Manila. The festival is on March 16.

Posted: March 10th, 2014 in Arts and Books,Headlines,Photos & Videos | Read More »

‘Entertainment’ or ‘art’? ‘Wicked’ producer has artful answer


Well, finally the much-ballyhooed Broadway musical “Wicked” is in town, the path prepared by a storm surge of rave reviews from critics presumably hard to please.

Posted: February 8th, 2014 in Editor's Pick,Headlines | Read More »

Ochanine, Sunico, Madela are a threesome in grand CCP concert

OLIVIER Ochanine, PPO director and conductor. AMADÍS MA. GUERRERO

The background of Olivier Ochanine, music director of the Philippine Philharmonic Orchestra (PPO), a resident company of the Cultural Center of the Philippines, is about as global as you can get.

Posted: December 16th, 2013 in Arts and Books,Headlines | Read More »

The CCP at 45: Thriving, or struggling to survive?

CCP vice president and artistic director Chris Millado

People have been wondering about those three portentous letters emblazoned on the Cultural Center of the Philippines (CCP) logo: KKK. Is it something secret and revolutionary—as in that secret society of the Philippine Revolution?

Posted: December 8th, 2013 in Editor's Pick,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos,Sunday Lifestyle | Read More »

CCP holds ‘Kutitap’ festival of community children


In celebration of the National Children’s Month and the National Indigenous Month, the Cultural Center of the Philippines (CCP) Cultural Exchange Department (CED) will hold the fifth “Kutitap: Isang Piging ng Kabataang Makasining,” Oct. 22-24, in various venues at the CCP.

Posted: October 20th, 2013 in Arts and Books,Headlines | Read More »

Pianist Lisa Zheng holds recital at CCP

LISA Zheng

The Piano Teachers Guild of the Philippines will present the piano recital of Lisa Zheng, a student of professor Cecile Roxas-Basilio, on Oct. 26, 7 p.m., at the Little Theater of the Cultural Center off the Philippines.

Posted: September 30th, 2013 in Arts and Books,Headlines | Read More »

Flash mob of 300 choristers, dancers greets Baclaran Marian devotees

SOME 300 singers from various choral groups perform at the Perpetual Help Shrine. PHOTOS BY LESTER G. BABIERA

Devotees of the National Shrine of Our Mother of Perpetual Help in Baclaran thought it would be just another announcement after the Mass when its rector, Fr. Ino Cueto, CSSR, asked them to stay.

Posted: September 23rd, 2013 in Arts and Books,Headlines | Read More »

Hysteria in the Arena

BLOOD Drum Spirit at the CCP Jazz Fest. KIKO CABUENA

When the SM Mall of Asia (MOA) Arena opened in May last year with Lady Gaga’s two-night concerts, we heaved a sigh of relief—finally we won’t have to suffer from watching gigs at the so-called MOA concert grounds which was actually a parking lot.

Posted: September 22nd, 2013 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos,Sunday Lifestyle | Read More »



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