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Palaweño dance groups to perform in Dance Xchange on Air 2020

The exchange is a series of dance concerts joined by 250 various groups around the Philippines. 

Palawan’s arts and culture community facing hard times

Ceasar Sammy Magbanua, project manager of the provincial government's Palawan Arts and Culture Council (PACC), acknowledged this scenario in a presentation he made Tuesday before the Brunei, Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines-East ASEAN Growth Area (BIMP-EAGA) Socio-Cultural Pillar.

Stone grave marker found in shipwreck in Thitu Reef featured by National Museum

The NMP in a post on Facebook written by Nero Austero late Monday night said headstones or tombstones are engraved stone markers otherwise known as funerary tablets.

Cine Europa offers 19 free movies online from Oct. 31-Nov. 29

The film festival, organized annually by the Delegation of the European Union to the Philippines together with the EU Member States with the EU Cultural Institutes together with the Embassy of Switzerland, will feature in this year's presentation a total of 19 films from various EU countries.

A Cuyunon artist emerges

At an early age of 13, Arjen already started painting artworks that feature his tribe’s culture, tradition, and arts. In fact, his tribe was his biggest inspiration when he completed his first painting. 

Local artist calls on colleagues to document COVID-19 creatively

Benitez said Saturday to Palawan News that though dreaded as it is now a pandemic, the emergence of the coronavirus disease should be "recorded in world history" not only in mass and social media but also in artworks that live through time.

Local artist makes face shields out of plastic bottles

Enon is leading an 8-man team in making the face shields and as of Sunday, over 200 have already been produced.

Province, city governments collaborate to develop local art hub

Provincial culture and the arts program manager Ceasar Sammy Magbanua said they have formed a joint technical working group between the city and the provincial government supported by USAID working to develop the area.

Local artists shine in mural, installation exhibits

Jonathan Benitez, one of the local artists who headed the project, said that the opening of the Baroto art installation and mural paintings on March 10 for public viewing helps by providing a platform to local artists.

NCCA to Palawan LGUs: support local artists and IP groups

NCCA executive director Al Ryan Alejandre said that the barangay, city, municipal, and provincial governments have big roles to play in terms of helping the artists hone their crafts and the IP groups in being proud of their culture and tradition up to the next generation.

Study of indigenous Palawan alphabet ongoing

Mary Rose Caabay, PCAP administrative officer, said the school of living traditions (SLT) is in charge of helping conduct the study on the alphabets of the different IPs in the province, including their dialect and rituals.

‘Have deep love for local arts’, Catriona Gray encourages Palaweños

Gray laid emphasis on this Tuesday during the opening of the "Sikatugyaw Festival" at the Puerto Princesa City Coliseum in celebration of the National Arts Month 2020.