DepEd 12, Alcantara Foundation to revive indigenous storytelling art

KORONADAL CITY, South Cotabato,  Aug 9(PIA) --  A collaboration  between the Department of Education (DepED) 12 and   Conrado and Ladislawa  Alcantara  Foundation Inc., (CLAFI)  seeks to  revive… Read More

NCCA to conduct validation on Whang-od’s nomination as national artist

TINGLAYAN, Kalinga, Aug. 8 (PIA) - - The National Commission on Culture and the Arts (NCCA)  is set to conduct validation on  famous Kalinga tattoo artist Whang-od relative to her nomination  as  national… Read More

Ilocos Norte folks to pay tribute to Ilocano patriot ‘Ablan’

LAOAG CITY, August 8 (PIA) – August 9 is declared a non-working holiday in Ilocos Norte to celebrate and to honor the 110th birth anniversary of the late Ilocano patriot and former Governor Roque Ablan, Sr. The occasion recognizes Ablan Sr.… Read More

Two Filipinos among 60 global changemakers in 2016

MANILA, Aug. 7 — Two Filipinos recently participated in the 2016 Global Changemakers in Zurich, Switzerland.   Mark Benjamin Lozano and Alexon Grochowski were among 60 young social activists who were chosen from a pool of 4,000… Read More

Core events for city fiesta

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, August 4 (PIA) – The City Fiesta Committee has lined up several activities for the forthcoming fiesta celebration of Cagayan de Oro.   Councilor Jay R. Pascual, chair of the City Council committee on tourism,… Read More

Cebuano News: Kalihokan pagsaulog sa pista 2016, han-ay na

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, August 4 (PIA) – Plantsado na ang nagkadaiyang kalihokan alang sa pagsaulog sa tinuig nga pangilin sa dakbayan sa Cagayan de Oro sa umaabot Agosto 28, 2016.   Kini ang unod sa special report ni konsehal Jay Roa… Read More

“Kurot sa Puso, Pitik sa Diwa” sa Rizal Park

MANILA, Aug. 5 (PIA) - Sa pagdiriwang ng Buwan ng Kasaysayan at Buwan ng Wikang Pambansa ngayong Agosto, inaanyayahan ang publiko na tunghayan ang isang palabas ng Weeknights@6 tampok ang awit, sayaw, tula at dula na pinagamatang “Kurot sa… Read More

“Hibla ng Lahing Filipino” Gallery highlights National Museum’s Buwan ng Wikang Filipino celebration

MANILA, Aug. 5 (PIA) - In celebration of the Buwan ng Wikang Filipino (Filipino Languages Month), the National Museum of the Philippines features the “Hibla ng Lahing Filipino Gallery.”   The gallery highlights textiles,… Read More

2016 Buglasan Festival theme focuses on heritage, culture

NEGROS ORIENTAL, August 4 (PIA) -- Negros Oriental's celebration of Buglasan Festival 2016 will carry the theme of heritage and culture as a way of promoting cultural tourism.   In a recent meeting of Negros Oriental Tourism Council… Read More

August is History Month

(This story was first posted on 31 July 2016 - http://news.pia.gov.ph/article/view/2131469809154/august-is-historical-month)  QUEZON CITY, Aug. 3 (PIA) -- (Updated) By virtue of Proclamation No. 1304, s. 1974, History week is observed… Read More