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RAISING THE CURTAINS – THE MET IN MANILA

You may have noticed this old, forgotten, and decaying building when you pass by Ermita in Manila. Despite the wear and tear of this old building, it manages to show the intricate details and art that form this archival structure. If you look closely at the glass windows, the carvings on the walls, and the […]

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HOUSE PANEL APPROVES INDIGENOUS GAMES BILL – AGABAS

The House Committee on Youth and Sports Development, chaired by Rep. Eric Martinez (2nd District, Valenzuela City), approved House Bill 3860 or the proposed “Philippine Indigenous Games Preservation Act” which aims to ensure the preservation of the country’s indigenous games that are integral to our national history and heritage. HB 3860, principally authored by Rep. […]

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RESTORE QUAKE-DAMAGED HERITAGE CHURCHES – ANGARA

Reelectionist Senator Sonny Angara is urging government and the private sector to work together in restoring centuries-old churches in Pampanga that have been damaged by the recent magnitude 6.1 earthquake, saying these structures are considered “national treasures” that must be preserved for future generations. “Regardless of one’s faith, these churches are part of our cultural […]

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House Moves to Revise the Composition of the National Commission for Culture and the Arts – ESCUDERO

The House of Representatives has passed on second reading House Bill 735 which seeks to include a national artist in the membership of the National Commission for Culture and the Arts (NCCA). The bill authored by Rep. Evelina Escudero (1st District, Sorsogon) seeks to ensure the development of policies, plans and programs of the NCCA, […]