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LAGUNA MUSEUM REACHES OUT TO VISUALLY-IMPAIRED

MUSEUM. Zarah Escueta (center), senior curator of the National Historical Commission of the Philippines (NHCP)-run Museo ni Jose Rizal sa[...]

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YOUNG ARTISTS ADVOCATE SEAGRASS PROTECTION VIA EXHIBIT

July 8, 2019 - 5:56 PM

SEAGRASS ART. Dumaguete-based young artists Angelo delos Santos and Cil Flores promote environmental protection and awareness through their artworks. The pen-and-ink artists are now featured in an educational art project that advocates the protection of seagrass. (Contributed photo)  DUMAGUETE CITY – Two young budding artists here are collaborating with environmental groups in the push for the protection […]

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FILIPINO TEACHERS SHARE PH CULTURE TO KOREAN KIDS

July 4, 2019 - 4:44 PM

PH CULTURE. Garbed in traditional Isnag attire, outstanding public school teacher Chandler Ibabao from Apayao province teaches Korean kids how to dance the ‘tinikling’. This traditional Philippine folk dance originated during the Spanish colonial era. (Photo courtesy of Chandler Bumatay-Ibabao) LAOAG CITY — At least 20 Filipino teachers representing eight regions in the country are currently making […]

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CITY LIBRARY PROMOTES READING, GIVES FREE TUTORIAL TO KIDS

July 4, 2019 - 4:03 PM

BAGUIO CITY — The city’s public library is promoting traditional reading among kids in the hope of encouraging them to see the value of reading books. Some 50 children ages six to 13 years old have registered and availed of the free reading tutorial for kids. “It is the newest activity launched by the city library […]

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‘SINAG’ EXHIBIT OPENS AT AGUINALDO MUSEUM

June 29, 2019 - 6:40 PM

SINAG PHOTO EXHIBIT AT MEA. Museo De La Salle’s “Sinag: Tracing Emilio Aguinaldo’s Palate” is the featured exhibit at the Museo ni Emilio Aguinaldo (MEA) starting June 28. Photo shows (from left) former National Historical Commission of the Philippines employee Vener Vales, Aguinaldo descendant Consuelo Aguinaldo-Abaya, Fundacion Santiago’s Karina Garilao, and former Transportation Secretary Joseph […]

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‘KARL FOR EVER’: CELEBRATION OF LEGENDARY FASHION DESIGNER KARL LAGERFELD

June 21, 2019 - 7:07 PM

All the beau monde of Paris and beyond showed up at the Grand Palais on Thursday (20 JUNE 2019) evening for “Karl For Ever,” a celebration of the inimitable Karl Lagerfeld – fashion designer, photographer, filmmaker, book publisher, and much more. It was presented by the three fashion houses for whom he worked up until […]

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BENGUET KIDS JOIN WORKSHOP ON TRADITIONAL DANCE

June 21, 2019 - 4:58 PM

KEEPING THE TRADITION ALIVE.  Some of the children who joined the summer arts workshop, organized by Lepanto Consolidated Mining Corporation (LCMC) and the Lepanto National High School Gambang theater guild, practice the native dance and beating the gong. More than 400 kids from nine barangays of Mankayan completed in the second week of June the workshop […]

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ENTABLADO: STEAMPUNK

June 19, 2019 - 5:37 PM

Steampunk Artists up the ante as they gather together in ‘Sa Piging Ng Payaso.’ Dressed as jesters, pierrots, harlequins, and Scaramouch, the artists of this postmodern and sci-fi subgenre proved their identity is the message here in the metro. Watch the pilot episode of Entablado, and see how steampunk as an art expands in time […]

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CITY LIBRARY CULMINATES PUPPETRY WORKSHOP

June 10, 2019 - 4:57 PM

ILOILO CITY- THE Iloilo City Public Library (ICPL) held the culminating activity for the Puppetry Making and Storytelling Workshop last May 28, 2019. Thirty kids, aged 5 to 11 years old, who joined the activity since May 8 received their certificate of participation and prizes from ICPL. “This culmination aims to recognize the efforts of […]

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SAGRADA FAMILIA GETS BLDG PERMIT AFTER 137 YEARS

June 8, 2019 - 4:36 PM

Spain’s Sagrada Familia, one of the world’s most renowned Roman Catholic churches, finally gets a building permit more than a century after it was constructed. In 1885, famous architect Antoni Gaudi asked the town hall of Sant Marti for a building permit but never received a reply. The church draws millions of visitors annually, but […]

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CORDILLERA MYTHICAL CREATURES ARE NOW NEW COMIC CHARACTERS

June 7, 2019 - 4:13 PM

‘GAYYANG’. A comic book of 132 pages written and illustrated by senior high students featuring Cordillera mythical creatures finally have a visual representation through the comic book “Gayyang”. Majic Asbucan (center) and Tor Sagud (left) of Gripo Comics, with apprentice artist Mary Grace Butil (right), hold a copy of the comic book. It will be launched on June  22. (PNA photo by […]

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FLY PH FLAG AS SYMBOL OF FREEDOM, INDEPENDENCE

June 6, 2019 - 2:25 PM

DUMAGUETE CITY — The National Historical Commission of the Philippines is encouraging government agencies and the public to fly the Philippine Flag as a symbol of freedom and independence less than a week leading up to the 121st anniversary of the Philippine Declaration of Independence on June 12. Two key NHCP officials, who are in Siquijor […]

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RESTORATION OF 209-YEAR-OLD ILOCOS CHURCH COMPLETED

June 3, 2019 - 6:19 PM

LAOAG CITY—After shutting its door for more than four years, the 209-year-old St. Anne Parish in Piddig, Ilocos Norte province is ready to open again for church services. Fr. Carlito Ranjo Jr., head of the Diocese of Laoag’s restoration committee, shared his excitement on Monday as he posted on Facebook a fully-restored facade and interiors […]

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BAGUIO CITY DAD EYES INSTITUTIONALIZING INT’L ARTFEST

May 28, 2019 - 2:28 PM

FOOD ART FESTIVAL. Food, arts, culture and tourism are the focus of the 9th Tam-awan International Arts Festival at the Tam-awan Artists Village in Quezon Hill, Baguio City. Baguio City councilor Mylen Yaranon (4th from left) says institutionalizing the event boosts the city’s United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization heritage tag as a creative city for crafts […]

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BAGUIO CHILDREN LIT IN TIME OF LOWERING MINIMUM AGE OF CRIME RESPONSIBILITY

May 28, 2019 - 1:45 PM

Photo from the official Facebook page of Junley L. Lazaga   Reading children books is easy—writing one is hard. And there is more to it than being a literacy tool for the children. It also serves as an opening to worlds rich in Filipino mythological wonder that distances itself from the daily grind of reality. […]

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CITY HALL CHILDREN’S CENTER TO SELL CRAFTS

May 27, 2019 - 5:41 PM

THE Iloilo City Government Children’s Learning Center (ICGCLC) will hold an open house event on May 24 from 9 a.m. to 4 p. m. to feature the arts and crafts made by pupils and staff out of trash. Dubbed as “Trash to Cash,” the funds collected from the activity will be used to buy children’s […]

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BRIONES WANTS QC TO BUILD OWN CULTURAL CENTER

May 22, 2019 - 7:12 PM

QUEZON CITY – Education Secretary Leonor Briones is urging the Quezon City government to build its own cultural center, a report by the Philippine News Agency (PNA) said. “Quezon City should have its own cultural center so that we don’t have to travel far when there are big cultural activities,” she said, adding Quezon City […]

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