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HERITAGE STAMPS EXHIBIT OPEN UNTIL END-MAY

MANILA - In celebration of the 2019 National Heritage Month, the Philippine Postal Corp. (PHLPost) recently opened a heritage stamps[...]

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NEGRENSE ARTISTS PAY HOMAGE TO THE ‘BEAST OF BURDEN’ IN SUGARLANDIA

April 30, 2019 - 5:11 PM

UNYIELDING TO PRESSURES. ‘Bao: The Unbowed Carabao’, the masterpiece of mosaic artist Lisa de Leon-Zayco and sculptor Rafael ‘Paeng’ Paderna, is now displayed on the grounds of The Negros Museum in Bacolod City. The five-ton carabao sculpture, perched on a concrete platform, is made of concrete, brass, and tessera. (PNA/Photo by Nanette L. Guadalquiver) BACOLOD CITY — Two […]

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REPORTAGE IN THE DAY OF VALOR 2019

April 12, 2019 - 11:12 AM

Manila is burning. On fire, like Ray Bradbury’s dystopian vision in Fahrenheit 451. The difference here however, is not that books are being burned, but the city itself is in flames. Pasay hits the summer heat of 42° c, the water shortage crisis is still turbulent across the majority of the metro, huge fire hit […]

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‘MANGAN TAKU’ FEATURES LOCAL FOOD IN CORDILLERA

April 10, 2019 - 4:31 PM

Cultural dancers from Pasil, Kalinga perform the ‘banga’ (pot) dance during the opening of the ‘Mangan Taku’ (Let’s eat) event organized by the Department of Tourism, Department of Agriculture and the city government at the Rose Garden in Baguio. The event brought the various indigenous foods of the six provinces in the Cordillera to the […]

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ILAGAN CITY BAGS 3 GOLDS IN SINGAPORE DANCESPORT TILT

April 9, 2019 - 3:31 PM

City of Ilagan dancesport competitors whoop it up after winning medals and awards at the 4th Brillante International Dancesport Championship in Singapore. (Photo courtesy of Ricky Laggui)  CITY OF ILAGAN, Isabela – The City of Ilagan collected three gold medals at the 4th Brillante International Dancesport Championship held at the Orchard Hotel in Singapore over the weekend. […]

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BAYAMBANG DOES IT AGAIN!

April 8, 2019 - 6:57 PM

Progress in Bayambang is truly well underway as a record-breaking 50.23-meter high statue of the town’s patron, Saint Vincent Ferrer, was unveiled on April 5, 2019 just in time for the 405th founding anniversary of the town, 400th year of the Saint Vincent Ferrer Parish in Bayambang, and the 600th year of martyrdom of the […]

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500 JOIN HERITAGE WALK THROUGH ANTIQUE HOUSES IN CAGAYAN

April 6, 2019 - 4:32 PM

TUGUEGARAO CITY — About 500 arts and culture enthusiasts participated in a heritage walk earlier this week as the Cagayan Museum and Historical Research Center led sorties to antique residences and buildings in Cagayan province. The stakeholders from the academe and civil society groups joined the affair dubbed as “Mannalan Tera”, a Cagayan Heritage Conservation Society-established […]

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GENSAN POET BAGS ‘MAKATA’ AWARD ON BALAGTAS’ 231ST BIRTHDAY

April 4, 2019 - 5:36 PM

POET OF THE YEAR.  MJ Tumamac, a 28-year-old poet from General Santos City, delivers his message after receiving his award as the “Makata ng Taon 2019” during the 231st birthday celebration of Francisco “Balagtas” Baltazar in Orion, Bataan on Tuesday (April 2, 2019). Fr. Arnel Vitor of the Transfiguracion of Christ parish in Antipolo City, […]

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BACOLOD INMATES TO FORM MASK THEATER GUILD

March 31, 2019 - 7:51 PM

Select inmates of the Metro Bacolod District Jail-Male Dormitory Annex in Barangay Handumanan undergo the Voice for Theater Workshop with trainer Denise Aguilar (Photo courtesy of HANAS: Scholarship Program in Culture and the Arts) BACOLOD CITY — Some 20 inmates of the Metro Bacolod District Jail (MBDJ)-Male Dormitory Annex in Barangay Handumanan underwent a five-day Integrated Theater […]

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PANGASINAN FEMALE ARTISTS TO HOLD ART FEST MARCH 30

March 28, 2019 - 6:35 PM

The logo of the Sarag Mi 2.0 art exhibit by Pangasinan female artists. (Photo courtesy of Aileen Dela Cruz) DAGUPAN CITY — Some 22 female artists from various towns and cities in the province of Pangasinan will once again band to showcase their works and talents in an art exhibit on women empowerment in celebration of National […]

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NCCA PROVIDES P4-M GRANT FOR NEGROS CULTURE, ARTS SCHOLARSHIPS

March 27, 2019 - 6:28 PM

Rudy Reveche (2nd from right), executive and workshop pedagogy director of Hanas; and Christopher Lucindo (2ndfrom left), head of the NCCA Accreditation and Grants Processing Section, with Fr. Tito Soquiño (right), vice president for Student Affairs and External Relations of CSA-Bacolod; and Rogelio Candor, NCCA grants processing officer, in a press briefing on the HANAS: Scholarship […]

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WORLD POETRY DAY: TOP 10 FILIPINO POETS WHO ARE GLOBAL IN THEIR...

March 21, 2019 - 7:35 PM

In celebration of World Poetry Day, we take a look at the realms of poetry not solely based on the stature of world poets from the west like Whitman, Rimbaud, Dante and Shakespeare or the great poets of the Romantic period like Coleridge or Keats; the female fatale of the verse: Dickinson and Szymborska—but instead, […]

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COMMITTEE SUPPORTS SUMMER YOUTH CAMPS IN BARANGAYS

March 14, 2019 - 5:01 PM

The House Committee on Youth and Sports Development, chaired by Rep. Conrado Estrella III (Party-list, ABONO), approved House Bill No. 3226, seeking to institutionalize the conduct of summer youth camps in the barangay level. HB 3226, principally authored by Rep. Rogelio Pacquiao (Lone District, Sarangani), recognizes that the State shall acknowledge the relevance of the […]

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NATIONAL MUSEUM CELEBRATES WOMEN’S MONTH WITH FREE PLANETARIUM SHOWS

March 7, 2019 - 6:44 PM

MANILA CITY – The National Museum of the Philippines is giving free Planetarium shows for women visitors this Friday, coinciding with the celebration of the International Women’s Day.   Those who intend to make reservations for the free planetarium show can send an email at cmvod.nationalmuseum@gmail.com or call at (02) 527-7889.   Aside from that, museum will […]

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SAN MATEO ARTISTS GUILD: CREATING HAPPY EXPERIENCES

February 22, 2019 - 7:01 PM

MANILA — To build an audience of art enthusiasts, a group of artists has launched a month-long art exhibit in a shopping mall in San Mateo, Rizal. The San Mateo Artists Guild displayed some of its most precious artworks in SM City San Mateo last Sunday. About 20 artists showcased their paintings in the fair that […]

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‘BARABARA’ THE NEW TOURISM FONT LAUNCHED BY DOT

February 18, 2019 - 6:32 PM

Tourism Secretary Bernadette-Romulo-Puyat led the launching of Barabara, the font which the Department of Tourism (DOT) created. The font is based from the local street signs such as street’s jeepneys and sandy beaches. Barabara is compose of 27 characters with complete local symbols so it will be easier to read.   Video courtesy of Department […]

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