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PRESS RELEASE: The Cultural Center of the Philippines is now accepting applications for the fellowship will be held on June 16 to 28, 2020
PRESS RELEASE: The 10 best short features will be announced on May 12 and will be screened at the Cinemalaya Philippine Independent Film Festival in August
Attendance, however, is not the be-all and end-all of art fairs
Malacañang says Taiwan's concerns will be relayed to President Rodrigo Duterte, though it maintains the ban is in place to quell the spread of the 2019 novel coronavirus
The beauty queen is the National Commission for Culture and the Arts ambassador for Arts Month 2020
Directed by Lauren Greenfield, 'The Kingmaker' takes a critical look at the former first lady's penchant for extravagance and its continuing effects on Filipino society
The festival, which features thousands of artists across all forms of art, was originally scheduled to run from February 7 to February 9
Catriona joins Julie Ann San Jose and KZ Tandingan as this year's ambassadors for National Arts Month
Some Filipinos enjoyed a lavish dinner to 'honor' a convicted plunderer while the Taal evacuees suffered from hunger and thirst
PRESS RELEASE: The festival serves to raise awareness on the significance of this pivotal chapter during the turbulent Marcos regime especially on issues concerning human rights
Lauren Greenfield's documentary will be screened at the CCP two weeks after it hosted a dinner for founding chair Imelda
(UPDATED) CCP says in a statement that during the dinner, they launched a fundraising campaign for victims of the Taal eruption
'Getting judged for my tattoos wasn’t as bad or as traumatic as that of folks discriminated against for their gender or disability. But perhaps there’s that common feeling, the feeling of self-denial.'
PRESS RELEASE: The CCP will hold the Misa de Aguinaldo on Tuesday, December 24, at the CCP Main Theater
It's been quite a ride for the site where artistic, religious, and naughty spirits are known to mingle
The Filipino language is currently being offered at Humboldt University
PRESS RELEASE: The anthology of 16 speculative fiction penned by seasoned writers across Europe was compiled by Julie Nováková and former Czech ambassador to the Philippines Jaroslav Olša Jr
What pamahiins do you follow when someone passes away?
The texts urge citizens to avoid pornography and vulgarity online, and follow correct etiquette when raising the flag or singing the national anthem
The Ormoc City government implements cultural mapping techniques to preserve the city's heritage and promote the development of its local arts and culture
Lila Ramos-Shahani will also no longer serve as Department of Foreign Affairs assistant secretary
The cover is illustrated by Miguel Mercado
As the renowned arts organization celebrates its 50th anniversary, its dancers are determined for the show to go on, despite the lack of funding
The Bacolod Convention of Pop Culture is one of the activities of the MassKara Festival
The show's original home, the Aliw Theater, was damaged in the blaze
I believe that the Philippines is still a country with a purpose, a country with a bright future. We are slowly letting go of our ways that did not work for us in the past.
The lion, which is two meters high and 3 meters long and made of wood with a metal mechanism, is a reconstruction based on a rudimentary sketch left by Da Vinci
Anime eyes, spider eyes, shavers, stoves – you name it, and Twitter's got it
The popular sports title is currently a target of negative review bombing on the online store and the reviews aggregator
Applicants may apply to British Council's Connections Through Culture mobility grant to promote arts and cultural exchange between the United Kingdom and Southeast Asia until September 26
The education system has reinforced the narrow definition of success in terms of proficiency in two dominant languages: English and Filipino
PRESS RELEASE: All Filipino filmmakers are welcome to submit their entries for the Cinemalaya main full-length competition
PRESS RELEASE: Tao Po is a four-part monologue interactive performance that gives a human face to the issue of extra-judicial killings
The private claimants take the wrong appeal route, which is the High Court's basis in upholding the authority of the NCIP award of ancestral domain
These are some of the cutest dogs we follow on Instagram
The 3-part series on Bill Gates' life after Microsoft is directed by Davis Guggenheim, director of 'An Inconvenient Truth' and 'He Named Me Malala'
Over 300 writers sign an open letter calling on the National Commission on Culture and the Arts to conduct a 'thorough and independent' probe considering it had funded the workshop
PRESS RELEASE: Artists, curators, art organizations, and institutions are welcome to submit proposals for various venues at the CCP Main Theater Building
Has the Filipino tradition of gift-giving and treating friends and family gone too far?
Mexico's women embroiderers from Tenango de Doria accuse Carolina Herrera's fashion artistic director Wes Gordon of 'plagiarizing' their patterns for the brand's 2020 Resort collection
All Filipino high school students grades 10 to 12, except those who have already been to Japan as part of previous Asian International Children's Film Festivals, are encouraged to submit their entries before the deadline on August 16, 2019
According to the Wellcome Global Monitor 2018, the Philippines is among 19 countries 'where people most likely have high trust' in scientists
What does protecting built heritage like Intramuros have to do with being Filipino? We talk to Intramuros Administration chief Guiller Asido about how the ancient Walled City is keeping up with modern times.
'We have a history of pearl fishing of over one thousand years... but because of overfishing in Hong Kong, we only have very few of them left,' says former investment banker turned scientist Yan Wa-tat
The Virgin Labfest 15 Writing Fellowship Program is a mentorship program on the study and practice of dramatic writing for the stage
On Thursday, May 30, the Newsbreak team sits down to discuss killings that occurred in the past months, and possible developments in the latter half of the Duterte administration that may have implications on justice and human rights
'Being a Filipino does not end with preferring English over Filipino, nor choosing hamburgers over sinigang, but rather ends when we have forgotten that we have our own literature, culture, and heritage to the point where we abandon it'
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
The new handbook for journalists says climate change coverage at the local level 'can save lives, formulate plans, change policy and empower people to make informed choices'