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Wednesday, January 23, 2008

The Philippine Arts Festival 2008

Ani ng Sining

The Celebration

Began in 1991 through Presidential Proclamation No. 683, the National Arts Month activities are spearheaded by the National Commission for Culture and the Arts, or NCCA, which is the country's premier government institution for arts and culture.

The People

Every year, the NCCA works hand in hand with arts and culture organizations, local government units, educational institutions, business establishments, and individuals in holding various initiatives in the arts. Now on its sixteenth year, the National Arts Month celebration with the theme "Ani ng Sining" has evolved from a Manila-centered activity, to a truly national event with key activities in all three major island groups - Luzon, Visayas, Mindanao. Involving hundreds of artists from the different disciplines of arts and reaching thousands of people from all walks of life. The National Arts Month is truly a festival of the Filipino people to involve their participation in "Celebrating a Bountiful Harvest in the Arts."

Download Calendar of Events here.



Source: NCCA
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