CCP ANNOUNCES 2019 LOCAL TOUR GRANTEES

The CCP Cultural Exchange Department announces the five (5) recipients of its 2019 Lo ...

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The Cultural Center of the Philippines (CCP) Cultural Exchange Department announces the five (5) recipients of its 2019 Local Tour Grants Program. The following regional performing groups are this year’s tour grantees: From Mindanao:  Tambuli Cultural Dance Troupe (Tawi-Tawi), and Xavier University Glee Club (Cagayan de Oro City). From Visayas: Leyte Kalipayan Dance Company (Tacloban), and Inday Dolls Project (Iloilo City). From Luzon:  General Trias Youth Symphonic Band (Cavite), and Likhang Sining Dance Company (Batangas City). Each of the grantees will receive a financial tour grant to enable them to implement a short tour and render two performances with audience interaction of their local productions within or outside their region between July to October this year.

Through the Local Tour Grants Program, the CCP CED endeavors to support and motivate local arts and cultural groups to achieve artistic excellence and promote local art and cultural expressions in various venues and communities and more importantly, present the flourishing of arts and culture in the regions. Since it was re-established in 2014, the program has assisted thirty two (32) region based performing groups and reached an estimate audience of 63,889pax in 44 local communities/provinces from 2014 to 2018.

For more information, contact the CED at tel. no. (632) 832-1125 local 1708-1709, telefax (632) 832-674 and email address ccp.ced2014@gmail.com.