Legarda bats for accelerating LGU participation in cultural mapping to preserve PH cultural assets

January 12, 2023

Senate President Pro Tempore Loren Legarda has pushed for local government units’ increased participation and involvement in preserving Filipino heritage through cultural mapping.
Legarda, the chairperson of the Committee on Culture and the Arts, stressed the significance of preserving Philippine culture and giving meaning to what being a Filipino means as she presided over a committee hearing on various cultural measures on Tuesday.
“I believe that culture is the narrative that binds us as a nation, and it is something we owe […]

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Legarda hails Manalo’s election to NCCA; reassures commitment to promoting PH culture

January 4, 2023

Senate President Pro Tempore Loren Legarda welcomed the election of National Archives of the Philippines Director Victorino Manalo as the new Chairperson of the National Commission for Culture and the Arts (NCCA) and reassured her continuous commitment to promoting Philippine culture.
Legarda, NCCA’s 2016 Dangal ng Haraya: Tagapagtaguyod ng Sining at Kultura (Patron of Arts and Culture) awardee, has expressed support for Manalo’s nomination and administered his oath of office as the 14th Chairperson of the NCCA on December 29, 2022, […]

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