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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.
12 projects from China, India, and Nepal have been acknowledged by the Awards jury in this year’s cycle.
Recently, the award of "People's Artist" and "Excellent Artist" in the field of intangible culture has contributed to encouraging artists to continue to study, collect, preserve, and teach the heritage values they are holding, contributing importantly to preserving and promoting the traditional cultural values of the people.
Minister of Sport, Arts and Culture Zizi Kodwa has announced that government will be hosting an all-encompassing awards ceremony to recognise those who exhibit outstanding artistic and technical achievement in the arts and culture sector.
On World Cities Day, 55 cities join the UNESCO Creative Cities Network (UCCN), following their designation by UNESCO Director-General Audrey Azoulay. New cities were acknowledged for their strong commitment to harnessing culture and creativity as part of their development strategies, and displaying innovative practices in human-centred urban planning. With the latest additions, the Network now counts 350 cities in more than one hundred countries, representing seven creative fields: Crafts and Folk Art, Design, Film, Gastronomy, Literature, Media Arts and Music.
The Arts Council has released its annual Equality Data and Arts Council Awards report, a report on disability, ethnicity and gender in individual awards granted in 2022. This third annual report reveals continuing inequities in individuals making applications and being awarded arts grants in 2022. As the Arts Council begins work on its second Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Implementation Plan, it is clear why a focused approach to guaranteeing such human rights is so important.