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The provincial government hosted the 1st Palawan Culture and Arts Summit, an event aimed at fostering the integration of culture and the arts into the province’s developmental agenda.
National Commission on Culture and the Arts (NCCA) opened on Friday its nominations for the recognition of the Order of National Artists. The Order is the highest national recognition that can be awarded to Filipinos who have made significant contributions in their field. ...Living awardees will receive a minimum cash prize of P200,000, net taxes, a minimum lifetime personal monthly stipend of P50,000, medical and hospitalization benefits not exceeding P750,000 per year, among other incentives.
The Philippines is eyeing to increase its share in the global creative industries market by partnering with like-minded countries such as Japan in advancing sustainability and innovation, President Ferdinand R. Marcos Jr. said on Sunday.
The University of the Philippines Visayas (UPV) together with other State Universities and Colleges (SUC) formally launched the two-year Cultural Mapping of Panay and Guimaras (CMPG) project, marked by a ceremonial signing of the Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) on December 14 at the UPV Iloilo City Campus Little Theater.
The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) has developed the agenda for the country's creative industry for 2024, focusing on empowering more creative professionals and businesses in the Philippines.
The government is resolved to make the Philippines the No. 1 creative economy in ASEAN by 2030, a lawmaker said on Sunday. ""The goal is for the Philippines to be the number one creative economy in ASEAN by 2030. It's now 2023, so we have seven years to do that,"" said Pangasinan 4th District Rep. Christopher de Venecia during the Philippine Creative Industries Month media launch at Metropolitan Theater in Manila. ""Now we have a developmental framework in place because of the law. Now we just need the resources so that we can implement the different mandates of the law, so that we can come up and prime up our performance, especially in exports of our creative content,"" he said, referring to Republic Act 11904 or the Philippine Creative Industries Development Act.