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June 26, 2013

NCCA 25th Anniversary - Mga Kulturang Filipino @ the CCP

NCCA 25th Anniversary Culminates with a Concert @ CCP   

The National Commission for Culture and the Arts (NCCA) closes its 25th anniversary celebration with a concert titled “Mga Kulturang Filipino… Buhay na Buhay” at the Tanghalang Nicanor Abelardo of the Cultural Center of the Philippines (CCP) on June 26, 6pm. It will feature various performances from high-caliber musicians and artists in the country to highlight the eight (8) living Filipino cultures.

The anniversary concert will be directed by ace director Floy Quintos and performances from singer-songwriter Joey Ayala and musician Bayang Barrios will be expected. Also gracing the stage are the Ramon Obusan Folkloric Dance Group, the Philippine Opera Company, dance group Next to Innocence, mezzo soprano Clarissa Ocampo and rap performer Haydee Bellen. It will be hosted by NCCA Arts Ambassador Boy Abunda and Venus Raj, the ambassador of Dayaw, the indigenous people’s festival of the NCCA.

Notable personalities who helped in the development of the NCCA will also be awarded such as the late President Corazon Aquino, former senators Heherson Alvarez, Edgardo Angara and Leticia Ramos-Shahani and Representative Carlos Padilla.

The achievements of NCCA’s 25 years of existence will be showcased through an AVP of its past achievements from its different subcommissions – Subcommission on the Arts, Subcommission on Cultural Communities and Traditional Arts, Subcommission on Cultural Heritage and Subcommission on Cultural Dissemination.

“Mga Kulturang Filipino… Buhay na buhay” will be attended by present and former commissioners, heads and employees of the NCCA. It will also be open to public and admission is free. The concert is in partnership with the CCP.

The organization of the culminating concert is guided by NCCA Chairman Felipe de Leon, Jr. and NCCA Executive Director Emelita Almosara, CESO IV.

For more details and information, contact Rene Sanchez Napeñas, head of the NCCA Public Affairs and Information, at 09285081057, 5275529 or 5272192 loc. 207-208. You can also email them at
For details, please contact RENE NAPEÑAS, Head of the NCCA-Public Affairs and Information Office (PAIO) at cellphone number 0927-5582656 / 09285081057 or at tel. nos. 527-5529. You can also call us at 527-2192 (loc. 612-615) or email us at

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