Arts & Culture


NCIP, DOT launch Epanaw tribute to IPs

The National Commission on Indigenous Peoples (NCIP) alongside the Department of Tourism's Tourism Promotions Board (DOT-TPB) and other partner agencies initiated the regional launching...

Five-time Grammy Award winner American bassist Victor Wooten to hold virtual masterclass

The U.S. Embassy in the Philippines, Philippine International Jazz Festival, and Crossover Online Radio invite media to cover a virtual jazz masterclass with five-time...

7 things to look out for in the 3-day ‘V sa V: The Viet...

After its successful four-day bazaar, intended to “revive economic activities” in the city in December last year, the Viet Village in Barangay Sta. Lourdes...

National Museum’s ‘home series’ features Kanduli Shoal shipwreck near Palawan

In a post on January 4, Rachelle Ureta of the MUCHD of the National Museum of the Philippines (NMP) wrote that in 1985, together with the French team of underwater archeologist Franck Goddio, their electronic surveys searching for a British East Indiaman vessel Royal Captain, accidentally found the presence of a much older cargo hidden in a coral structure. 

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.
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