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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 »

NCCA Sayaw Pinoy tours the country; UE joins PAF

SAYAW Pinoy features Hispanic-inspired Filipino dances.

Sayaw Pinoy, the annual dance showcase around the country of the Philippines Arts Festival (PAF) for National Arts Month, opened last Jan. 30 in Roxas City, Capiz.

Posted: February 9th, 2014 in Arts and Books,Headlines,Photos & Videos | Read More »

The ‘multiplicity’ of Filipinos and the art of bringing people together

NCCA Chairman Felipe De Leon Jr explains that Filipinos have been making waves in the international singing stage is because Filipinos love to bring people together. Singing, being one of the most expressive performance arts, is used as a tool by Filipinos to bring people together.  MATIKAS SANTOS/ INQUIRER.net

The reason why Filipinos love social media so much or why Filipinos invite others to eat with them is also the same reason why Filipinos have been constantly making waves in the international singing stage.

Posted: January 18th, 2014 in Lifestyle Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »