Bring the Philippines Home with These Cool Cultural Treasures

MANILA, Philippines, Oct. 6, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — The Philippines Department of Tourism partners with the Department of Trade and Industry to support the local handicrafts businesses all over the country. Through this partnership, many local producers have been able to reach a wider customer base. Projects include seminars, trade fairs and expositions, along with souvenir stops at popular destinations. Together…

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National Artist Bienvenido Lumbera passes away at 89 – Manila News

National Artist Bienvenido Lumbera presents an award at the 40th Gawad Urian Awards at the ABS-CBN Broadcasting Center in this July 20, 2017 file photo. Gigie Cruz, ABS-CBN News

(UPDATED) Bienvenido Lumbera, a revered cultural icon and National Artist for Literature, passed on Tuesday, leaving behind a rich legacy of works in the field of creative communication arts. 
Lumbera’s daughter…

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Art shorts: Tanghalang Pilipino web series and more – Manila News

Here are some events which may be of interest to art and culture enthusiasts.
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CCP MARKS 52 YEARS WITH STREAMING SHOWCASE
For its 52nd anniversary, the Cultural Center of the Philippines (CCP) is shining a spotlight on resident companies through a streaming showcase.
“Mula Sa Tanghalan Naming Tahanan” is a selection of various…

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LIST: Winners of 2021 Ateneo Art Awards – Manila News

Brisa Amir’s “Untitled Blankets” won the Embassy of Italy Purchase Prize in the 2021 AAA. Handout

MANILA — The Ateneo Art Gallery (AAG) announced the winners of the 17th season of the Ateneo Art Awards (AAA) through an online event on Wednesday.
Held on Zoom and Facebook, the ceremony featured messages from Ateneo de Manila University president Fr. Roberto Yap,…

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Felicia Atienza’s top picks from upcoming Leon auction – Manila News


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Some razor-sharp auction advice from half of the collecting Atienzas
ANCX Staff | Sep 08 2021

Felicia Hung Atienza lives among some of the finest, often provocative pieces of contemporary art. The well-appointed Malate home she shares with husband Kim Atienza is testament to the couple’s penchant for pieces that are not only beautiful but also…

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