The CCP begins anew

This 2009, the Cultural Center of the Philippines’ will celebrate its 40th anniversary with a new logo, and year-round festivities featuring special performances and events clustered around the themes of Excellence of Filipino Artists; Brave New Works: Original Filipino Creations; and Cultural Empowerment: Flourishing of the Arts in the Regions.


Leo Valdez performing at the finale of the CCP Presscon

On February 1, the celebrations will formally start with the annual CCP Pasinaya Open House Festival. Several programs and exhibitions will follow suit, but the one event I’m really excited about is the return of the Zsa Zsa Zaturnah (Ze MuZikal) on February 3-8 and 10-15. There are tons more events happening at the CCP during the first half of the year, including exhibitions, summer arts workshops, spoken words festival and the Cinemalaya in June.

For the complete list of programs, you can download the calendar of activities in Excel or Portable Document File format:
CCP 40TH ANNIVERSARY ACTIVITIES.xls (43kb)
CCP 40TH ANNIVERSARY ACTIVITIES.pdf (102kb)

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Article by Nina Fuentes

Nina doesn't aim to travel to every country in the world -- she just wants to travel to the places that means the most to her. She started traveling in 2006, and hopes to travel for as long as she can. Her travel blog, Just Wandering won the Best Travel Blog in the 2010 Philippine Blog Awards and in the 2011 Nuffnang Asia Pacific Blog Awards.

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