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Ballet Manila's 'Giselle' moves to CCP Main Theater after Star City fire

Oct 04, 2019 - 12:17 PM

The show's original home, the Aliw Theater, was damaged in the blaze

CCP now accepts entries for 2021 Cinemalaya Film Festival

Aug 28, 2019 - 11:58 PM

PRESS RELEASE: All Filipino filmmakers are welcome to submit their entries for the Cinemalaya main full-length competition

Juana Change to perform monologue on EJKs at CCP

Aug 28, 2019 - 8:20 PM

PRESS RELEASE: Tao Po is a four-part monologue interactive performance that gives a human face to the issue of extra-judicial killings

Call for proposals: CCP 2020 exhibition venue grant

Jul 18, 2019 - 10:01 AM

PRESS RELEASE: Artists, curators, art organizations, and institutions are welcome to submit proposals for various venues at the CCP Main Theater Building

CCP announces 10 fellows to Virgin Labfest 15 writing program

May 31, 2019 - 9:20 AM

The Virgin Labfest 15 Writing Fellowship Program is a mentorship program on the study and practice of dramatic writing for the stage

Photo from Virgin Labfest

CCP to pay tribute to 2018 national artists

May 16, 2019 - 10:22 AM

The Cultural Center of the Philippines is set to pay tribute to Larry Alcala, Amelia Lapeña Bonifacio, Ryan Cayabyab, Kidlat Tahimik, Francisco Mañosa, and writers Resil Mojares and Ramon L. Muzones

UMPIL to hold 2019 Writers Congress, Gawad Balagtas awards on April 27

Apr 26, 2019 - 2:07 PM

PRESS RELEASE: The event will be held on April 27 at the Silangan Hall of the Cultural Center of the Philippines

Poster from Unyon ng mga Manunulat sa Pilipinas

Written word, performance intersect at Performatura 2019 festival April 5-7

Apr 03, 2019 - 12:27 AM

Performatura 2019 happens on April5-7 at the Cultural Center of the Philippines

All-women small press fair to be held at CCP

Mar 06, 2019 - 2:19 PM

PRESS RELEASE: The event features women creators who will sell and showcase their books, zines, stickers, illustrations, comics, and accessories, and meet their readers

Gawad Alternatibo 2019 call for entries

Jan 09, 2019 - 8:16 AM

PRESS RELEASE: Deadline for submission for the Gawad Alternatibo is on or before March 15, not later than 6pm, at the CCP Film, Broadcast and New Media Division Office

National Artist for Literature Cirilo Bautista dies

May 06, 2018 - 12:14 PM

(3rd UPDATE) Malacañang sends its condolences to the family and friends of the late National Artist for Literature Cirilo Bautista

CCP accepting nominations for 2018 Thirteen Artists Awards

Jan 12, 2018 - 2:24 PM

Deadline for acceptance of nominations is on 31 January 2018 at 6pm

LOOK: World leaders' spouses tour Cultural Center of the Philippines

Nov 13, 2017 - 4:18 PM

(UPDATED) The spouses are also treated to lunch at the Manila Hotel where they witnessed a fashion show organized by Filipino designer Randy Ortiz

TREAT. Spouses of world leaders attending the 31st ASEAN Summit are given a tour inside the Cultural Center of the Philippines. Screengrab from ASEAN pool video

CCP announces Cinemalaya 2017 finalists

Jul 18, 2017 - 7:55 PM

The independent festival will feature 9 full length movies and 12 short films

CINEMALAYA. Both full-length features and short films will be competing in the annual independent film festival. Photos courtesy of CCP

Juilliard stage manager conducts mentoring program at the CCP

Jul 06, 2017 - 5:16 PM

Sison hopes to contribute to the advancement and promotion of stage management profession in the Philippines

Philippine High School for the Arts marks 40th anniversary

Jun 06, 2017 - 2:40 PM

PHSA will celebrate its 40th anniversary at the Cultural Center of the Philippines in Manila as well as at the National Art Center in Mt Makiling in Los Baños Laguna

Call for applications to the Virgin Labfest 13 Writing Fellowship Program 2017

Mar 10, 2017 - 8:28 PM

Deadline for submission of requirements is on May 19 12 mn and announcement of accepted applicants is on June 9

Cinemalaya Campus tackles film technology at CCP

Aug 04, 2016 - 8:36 PM

PRESS RELEASE: The Cinemalaya Campus is a part of the Cinemalaya Independent Film Festival and Competition

VIRAL: Youth choir surprises LRT passengers with serenade

Jun 07, 2016 - 2:50 PM

Sing Philippines Youth Choir says the goal of the flash mob was to promote the beauty of chorale music and arts to the public

The pain and glory in labor, as told by Nikki Luna

Sep 06, 2015 - 3:21 PM

Called LABOR Nikki Luna s latest exhibit celebrates the triumphs and struggles of the Filipina laborer

A day of revolution in Philippine theater

Jun 12, 2015 - 9:35 PM

The group staged the show to emphasize the relevance of theater and to revere Mabini and his important role in the Philippine Revolution that has freed us from the fetters of the colonizers

Search for new PPO Music Director until June 15

May 19, 2015 - 11:42 PM

The new Philippine Philharmonic Orchestra conductor will take over from Maestro Olivier Ochanine who will be concluding his tenure by April 30 2016

CCP holds talk on human sexuality and theater

Feb 10, 2015 - 4:46 PM

The talk will be held by Rappler columnist psychologist Dr Margarita Holmes

File photo by Giovanni G. Navata/Wikimedia

Plays on Pope's life to run during papal visit

Jan 05, 2015 - 7:26 PM

The productions are called With Love Pope Francis and I Love Pope Francis

#PugadBaboy: Tragic Film Industry

Dec 20, 2014 - 5:00 AM

Burning the flag

Sep 26, 2014 - 9:37 AM

Worn out flags shall not be thrown away but shall be solemnly burned to avoid misuse or desecration

#GlendaPH: Rehab funds needed for country's arts high school

Aug 13, 2014 - 7:22 AM

Almost a month since Typhoon Glenda made landfall in the country the Philippine High School for the Arts PHSA is still running on generators

Cinemalaya movies uploaded online, filmmakers livid

Aug 10, 2014 - 2:03 AM

Filmmakers and critics are livid over the unauthorized upload of Cinemalaya films on YouTube

NETFLIX-ED? Here is a screengrab of Cinemalaya's official site prior to its takedown

#PugadBaboy: May pakinabang

Jul 26, 2014 - 5:00 AM

Netizens on Nora Aunor: National Artist or National Saint?

Jul 01, 2014 - 5:32 PM

Netizens air their support for or disdain toward Malacañang s refusal to name actress Nora Aunor a National Artist

Looking back: The Nat'l Artist Awards controversies

Jun 24, 2014 - 5:45 PM

Since the creation of the awards in 1972 almost all presidents have bypassed the recommendation of the NCCA CCP and favored some personalities over nominees

Things to do: April 11-17

Apr 11, 2014 - 10:59 AM

Holy Week is just around the corner But before you leave the Metro here are some things that are happening this week

Kanta kay Inang Kalikasan

Apr 09, 2014 - 5:41 PM

Bakit walang papel ang panitikan at musika sa Earth Day celebration ng Cultural Center of the Philippines sa Abril 13? Hindi ba t kapag pinaglangkap sila ay mas titiim at tatagos sa kamalayan ang mensahe?

Pasinaya goes beyond CCP Complex on its 10th year

Mar 18, 2014 - 5:30 PM

After a decade of bringing traditional Filipino art and culture closer to Filipinos Pasinaya extends its reach further this year

PASINAYA. Sining Kumintang ng Batangas Kidz a the CCP Main Ramp during CCP Pasinaya Open House Festival. Photo by Orly Daquipil

Cinemalaya 2014 accepting entries for Short Feature Category

Jan 29, 2014 - 7:34 PM

Entries to the Short Feature Category of the 2014 Cinemalaya Independent Film Festival and Competition are now being accepted

25th CCP Alternative Film & Video Tilt on Nov. 13-15

Nov 06, 2013 - 7:17 PM

Winners of the competition will be announced in the awards ceremony on November 15

The Shortlist: October 5-12

Oct 05, 2013 - 10:10 AM

Here s your weekly list of creative diversions

The Shortlist: Know where to go, what to do from Sept 28-Oct 5

Sep 28, 2013 - 9:47 AM

Plan the week ahead with these events

Institutions hit Solis' plagiarism

Sep 25, 2013 - 11:01 PM

Different institutions condemn the plagiary of photos by Mark Joseph Solis

Imelda Marcos: Style icon, for better and worse

Sep 21, 2013 - 9:00 AM

She upheld the true good and beautiful amid the ugly realities of martial law

MEMORIES. Imelda Marcos revisiting her shoe collection in 2001. AFP: Joel Nito/AFP

'Wicked': Spellbinding and mesmerizing

Sep 03, 2013 - 12:00 PM

Filipino musical lovers are in for a spellbinding night we ll remember forever

BEFORE DOROTHY STEPS IN. Elphaba [Jemma Rix] and Glinda [Suzie Mathers] are good friends. All photos courtesy of Lunchbox Theatrical Productions and Concertus Manila

CCP to hold 2nd International Jazz Festival

Aug 31, 2013 - 9:15 AM

Annual event aims to be a major feature in international calendar of jazz

HEADY SWING. Alegre and Viray play Herbie Hancock. Photo by R. Torre/Rappler

'Mikado': Opera turning Japanese

Aug 27, 2013 - 12:00 PM

There s good reason to expect big things from the Philippine Opera Company

SAVOY OPERA. Manhattan School of Music, New York soprano Paulina Yeung in 'Mikado.' Image from the Philippine Opera Company Facebook page

Fun week: Here's your date list

Aug 17, 2013 - 2:10 PM

Running out of fun things to do this week? Here are some ideas

'Red': Two directors and a play

Aug 13, 2013 - 8:59 PM

Red returns to Manila on August 23 and 24

RED IS FOR PASSION. Bart Guingona plays painter Mark Rothko while Joaquin Valdes plays his fictional apprentice. Photos courtesy of Ira Cruz

'Sana Dati,' 'Transit' lead Cinemalaya winners

Aug 05, 2013 - 12:54 PM

Vilma Santos the other big winner as Best Actress for Ekstra

ACTING SHOWCASE. 'Transit' cast gets certificate of recognition. Photo from the film's Facebook page