Mr. Felipe DE LEON, Jr.
Professor of Humanities
University of the Philippines
Felipe De Leon, Jr. is an art studies professor at the University of the Philippines, teaching humanities, aesthetics, music theory, Philippine art, culture and tourism.
He is also a professional lecturer in language and social transformation, semiotics, mythology and institutional dynamics, and accompanying people's movements at the Asian Social Institute.
He is presently Chairman of the Committee on Intangible Heritage of the National Commission for Culture and the Arts (NCCA), and is Vice President of the International Music Council of UNESCO.
He was a former Commissioner of UNESCO Philippines and headed the NCCA Subcommission for the Arts and the NCCA National Committee for Music.
Mr. De Leon
has several published works, and is the main author of the ASEAN Declaration for Cultural Heritage.