May 8. Philippine Heritage Festival.
Featuring Art Deco Theatres and Cinemas
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FILIPINO HERITAGE MONTH
Filipino Heritage Month
was born out of President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo’s Proclamation No.
439 on 11 August 2003, “declaring the month of May of every year as
National Heritage Month”.
event is in recognition of the need to create among the people a
consciousness, respect, and pride for their legacies of Filipino
cultural history, and love of country.”This month of May, Filipinos
celebrate the Filipino Heritage Festival with the theme "Awit at
the age-old as well as modern interpretations of Filipino music,
bringing it to life through a variety of performances.
“For this year’s
festivities, we will re-open a treasure trove of Philippine music
mirroring the daily lives of Filipinos. We will also showcase the
traditional beliefs and value systems upon which these forms of art
are founded.” Filipino Heritage Festival Director Bambi Harper said.