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Venice curator named today

NCCA chair Felipe de Leon Jr. (center). FILE PHOTO

The National Commission for Culture and the Arts (NCCA) will announce the winning curator for the Philippine pavilion in the 56th International Art Exhibition of the Venice Biennale 2015 today (Sunday) at noon.

Posted: September 7th, 2014 in Headlines,Lifestyle Stories | Read More »

How important are the arts in nation-building?

Senator Loren Legarda

Just how important are the arts at a time when the country reels from widespread corruption in the government, rising crime rate, and problematic transport system?

Posted: September 5th, 2014 in Latest Stories,Lifestyle Stories | Read More »

Nueva Vizcaya protests DPWH plan to destroy ancient bridge

DAMPOL Bridge in Dupax Sur

Heritage advocates and concerned citizens of Nueva Vizcaya province are up in arms against a plan by the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) to demolish a 200-year-old bridge built by the Spanish missionaries and the Isinay cultural community in Dupax Sur town.

Posted: August 25th, 2014 in Arts and Books,Headlines,Lifestyle Stories | Read More »

NCCA grants program deadline set on Aug. 31

National Commission for Culture and the Arts (NCCA) is accepting proposals for its 2015 Competitive Grants Program. Deadline is Aug. 31.

Posted: August 11th, 2014 in Arts and Books,Headlines | Read More »

6 new National Artists named; Nora Aunor snubbed

Cirilo F. Bautista, Alice Reyes, Ramon Santos

Malacañang released the list of the new National Artists late Friday night but one name was conspicuously missing.

Posted: June 22nd, 2014 in Arts and Books,Lifestyle Stories | Read More »