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National Commission on Culture and Arts
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Heritage conservation and tourism are now the foundation on which its future economic growth is based.
Extending this theme, Hon. Felipe de Leon, Chairman of the Philippines National Commission for Culture and the Arts, noted that pride in Filipino culture is a relatively recent phenomenon; it will be a few decades yet before the country shakes off the attitudinal residue of centuries of foreign domination.
He advocated fostering the arts as the generator of cultural and economic development, citing the European Renaissance as a model.
Felipe M. de ...
Felipe M. de Leon
Felipe M. de Leon
Chairman, National Commission for Culture and the Arts, Philippines
Felipe M. De Leon, Jr. is presently the Chairman and Commissioner for the Arts of the National Commission for Culture and the Arts and the Chairman of its Committee on Intangible Heritage.
He is a Professor of Art Studies at the University of the Philippines where he has taught humanities, aesthetics, music theory and Philippine art and culture, and is a lecturer for social transformation courses at the Asian Social Institute.
From 2004-07, Mr de Leon was Commissioner and Head of the Sub-commission for the Arts of the National Commission for Culture and the Arts, and the Chairman of its National Committee for Music.
Mr de Leon was also Chairman of the Gawad Sa Manlilikha ng Bayan (National Living Treasures Awards) from 1993-2007, where he was mainly responsible for setting up and institutionalizing the award which recognizes the masters of traditional arts in the Philippines.
Mr de Leon obtained his Bachelor of Arts (Humanities), cum laude, from the University of the Philippines in 1969.
THE National Commission for ...
THE National Commission for Culture and the Arts (NCCA), represented by its chairman Felipe de Leon Jr., and Embassy of the Republic of the Philippines in Korea, headed by Ambassador Raul Hernandez recently led the inauguration of Sentro Rizal (SR) Seoul, at the Philippine Embassy Chancery in Yongsan-gu, Seoul, South Korea.
Hon. Felipe M. De Leon, Jr., ...
Hon. Felipe M. De Leon, Jr., Chairman of NCCA,
Author Archive | The Filipino Australian
NCCA chairman Felipe M. de Leon and OIC executive director Adelina M. Suemith will [...]