Ramon Magsaysay Awards cites Filipino for art crusade in South Read more: http://globalnation.inquirer.net/126723/ramon-magsaysay-awards-cites-filipino-for-art-crusade-in-south#ixzz3hOjm9oXM
Citation for the 2015 Ramon Magsaysay Award LIGAYA FERNANDO-AMILBANGSA In a time that has seen nations violently torn apart by ethnic and religious wars, it is important to be reminded of the healing power of the arts in showing that while culture is what makes people of various ethnicities, religions, and nationalities distinct, it is […]
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The AlunAlun Dance Circle and the National Commission for Culture and the Arts present Pangalay ng Bayan: Sayaw at Laro ng Lahi at the ValerianoE.FugosoElementary School Quadrangle, Manila Boys’ Town Complex, Parang, Marikina City on 15 December 2014 , 10 a.m. The 30-minute recital featuring new dances will recreate selected Philippine Games in pangalay dance style, like habulan, taguan, bahay-bahayan, and others. The dances will showcase […]
August 2014 is a lucky and busy month. On 4 August 2014, the 10th Cinemalaya Philippine Independent Film Festival exhibited under its Pinoy Pride Philippine Documentaries the film Ang Pagbabalik sa Tawi-Tawi (Return to Tawi-Tawi), Monday, 12:45 pm at the Cultural Center of the Philippines (CCP) Little Theater. The guests of honor who graced the affair were Dr Bienvenido […]
“Ang Pagbabalik sa Tawitawi” documents Ligaya Amilbangsa’s return to the Sulu Archipelago after more than 30 years, to re-connect and to share with the people whose arts and culture she helped to preserve. The film centers on how Amilbangsa researched and documented pangalay, also known as igal and paunjalay in the Sulu Archipelgao. The art […]
Filming of ADC Children at Museo Pambata On 7 May 2013, the children of the AlunAlun Dance Circle went to Museo Pambata Boulevard, Manila to dance pangalay and be documented on film. The project is in cooperation with the NCCA and Museo Pambata, where Ligaya Amilbangsa’s pangalay silhouettes depicting various pangalay postures and gestures are […]
The more important occasion on the 2012 trip to Tawi-Tawi was the Local History Writing Seminar-Workshop on 28-29 September 2012 held at the Sabdani Bulante Conference Room at the Mindanao State University-Tawi-Tawi. The seminar-workshop was the brainchild of Prof. Filemon Romero, PhD. Aware of the importance of reviving and promoting local history writing, various […]