AWARDWINNING ASIAN INDIE FILM SHOWCASE AT CINEMALAYA 2016

PRESS RELEASE  JULY 29, 2016        Awardwinning Asian indie films will be showcased in the Visions of Asia section of the 12th Cinemalaya Independent Film Festival on August 5-14 at the Cultural Center of the Philippines.      Ten films, all released in 2015, will be featured, namely:  Stranger (Kazakhstan) by Yermek Tursunov, Motor Bicycle (Sri Lanka) by Shameera Rangana Naotunna, Until I [...]

July 29, 2016

AWARDWINNING ASIAN INDIE FILM SHOWCASE AT CINEMALAYA 2016

ANNOUNCEMENT

July 28, 2016       This is to inform the public about the following changes pertaining to the Cinemalaya Festival:     Nick Deocampo’s  EIGA and GUNITA will no longer be screened.  Instead, on August 10 at the Dream Theater, the SAMPAGUITA is will be screened at 3:30 pm in place of EIGA.   The Green Carpet Screening [...]

July 28, 2016

ANNOUNCEMENT

CALL FOR ACTORS TO THE WONG KIDS AUDITIONS

PRESS RELEASE July 28, 2016       AUDITIONS for various male and female roles will be held from August 5-7, 2016 from 1-6pm at the Bulwagang Amado Hernandez of the Cultural Center of the Philippines in preparation for the theater production entitled “The Wong Kids in The Secret of the Space Chupacabra Go!” [...]

July 28, 2016

CALL FOR ACTORS TO THE WONG KIDS AUDITIONS

CARLO OBISPO’S “1-2-3” OPENS THE 12th CINEMALAYA PHILIPPINE INDEPENDENT FILM FEST ON AUGUST 5 AT THE CCP

PRESS RELEASE July 22, 2016        CARLO Obispo’s 1-2-3 will open the 12th Cinemalaya Philippine Independent Film Festival on August 5-14 at the Cultural Center of the Philippines.   1-2-3 will be shown at 7 p.m. following the Cinemalaya opening ceremony at 6 pm on August 5. The event is open to the [...]

July 22, 2016

CARLO OBISPO’S “1-2-3” OPENS THE 12th CINEMALAYA PHILIPPINE INDEPENDENT FILM FEST ON AUGUST 5 AT THE CCP

LAKBAY HARANA outreach concert in Angeles City

PRESS RELEASE July 20, 2016        THE Cultural Center of the Philippines (CCP), through its Cultural Exchange Department and the Tribung Pilipino Foundation (TPF) brings HARANA to Angeles City, Pampanga on July 22, 2016, 4:00pm at the Theater of the Systems Plus College Foundation.  This is the second leg of the outreach tour [...]

July 20, 2016

LAKBAY HARANA outreach concert in Angeles City

WINDS AND JAZZ FESTIVAL AT CCP

PRESS RELEASE July 19, 2016     THE Cultural Center of the Philippines presents Winds and Jazz: The CCP International Band Festival from July 26 to 31, 2016 at the CCP Main and Little Theaters, Silangan Hall and Harbour Square.   Winds and Jazz is an international music festival that combines the vibrant sounds and [...]

July 19, 2016

WINDS AND JAZZ FESTIVAL AT CCP

FEATURE ARTICLE

(Published in The Philippine Star – July 18, 2016)       A tale of two PPO musicians By Irene Obligacion Rada      MANILA, Philippines – Percussion player Edward Ison, 22, and double bass player Manny Piñon, 67, were two of the 80-plus members of the Philippine Philharmonic Orchestra (PPO) that were in New [...]

July 18, 2016

FEATURE ARTICLE

RODOLFO MEDEROS “UN BANDONEON EN MANILA”

PRESS RELEASE July 14, 2016       LATIN Grammy Award nominee and renowned Argentine bandoneonist, composer and arranger Rodolfo Mederos will stage a concert entitled “Un Bandoneon En Manila” on July 16, 2016, 8:00pm at the Cultural Center of the Philippines’ Tanghalang Nicanor Abelardo (CCP Main Theater).   Mederos was scheduled to perform with [...]

July 14, 2016

RODOLFO MEDEROS “UN BANDONEON EN MANILA”

Feature Article

Published in BusinessWorld – July 13, 2016       PPO’s Ochanine takes his leave with a bang By Irene Obligacion Rada     A FEW DAYS before the historical Carnegie Hall performance of the Philippine Philharmonic Orchestra (PPO), I spoke with Maestro Olivier Ochanine, the PPO’s Music Director, at the Pennsylvania Hotel in New [...]

July 13, 2016

Feature Article

PIANIST INNA MONTESCLAROS GIVES A HOMECOMING CONCERT AT CCP

Press release July 13, 2016      PIANIST Maria Regina “Inna” Montesclaros will give a homecoming concert at the Little Theater of the Cultural Center of the Philippines on July 19, at 7:30 p.m.   Billed as “Inna Montesclaros in Concert,” the program consists of D. Scarlatti’s Sonata in B Minor L.33 & L.449, R.Schumann’s [...]

July 13, 2016

PIANIST INNA MONTESCLAROS GIVES A HOMECOMING CONCERT AT CCP

Youth Theatre of Viet Nam at CCP

PRESS RELEASE July 12, 2016        THE Youth Theatre of Viet Nam will perform in a gala presentation on July 13, 2016, 7 p.m. at the Cultural Center of the Philippines’ Tanghalang Aurelio Tolentino.  The group will also perform in an outreach presentation on July 14, 6 p.m. at the San Isidro Labrador [...]

July 12, 2016

Youth Theatre of Viet Nam at CCP

ANNOUNCEMENT REGARDING THE CANCELLATION OF MEDEROS CONCERT AND REFUND

ANNOUNCEMENT:   The Cultural Center of the Philippines and the Embassy of the Argentine Republic wish to apologize to the public for the cancellation of the RODOLFO MEDEROS TRIO concert last Saturday, July 9, 2016. Due to the inclement weather, the airline travel of the performers was delayed and then diverted to Clark [...]

July 11, 2016

ANNOUNCEMENT REGARDING THE CANCELLATION OF MEDEROS CONCERT AND REFUND

2016 CINEMALAYA Press Kit

OFFICIAL ENTRIES FOR 2016 CINEMALAYA       FULL LENGTH FEATURE CATEGORY   1. ANG BAGONG PAMILYA NI PONCHING by Inna Miren Salazar and Dos Ocampo 2. DAGSIN by Atom Magadia 3. HIBLANG ABO by Ralston Jover 4. I AMERICA by Ivan Andrew Payawal 5. KUSINA by David Corpuz & Cenon Palomares [...]

July 08, 2016

2016 CINEMALAYA Press Kit

12TH CINEMALAYA OPENS THIS AUGUST AT THE CCP; EXPANDS TO CEBU

PRESS RELEASE JULY 7, 2016       The 12th Cinemalaya Independent Film Festival will be bigger this year as it expands its reach beyond Metro Manila to Cebu City this August.    In Metro Manila, Cinemalaya opens at its main venue on August 5-14 at the Cultural Center of the Philippines and at satellite [...]

July 07, 2016

12TH CINEMALAYA OPENS THIS AUGUST AT THE CCP; EXPANDS TO CEBU