CITY OF KORONADAL — The 2017 National Arts Month (NAM) celebration formally opened in South Cotabato last February 11 with a Visual Art Exhibit and Workshop held at the KCC Activity Center, this city, led by the province’s Arts, Culture, Tourism and Museum Promotions Unit.
More than 100 visual art exhibits which are creations of local artists that include Interior Design, Fashion Design, Painting, Sculpture, Tattoo, Pottery, Industrialization Design and Graffix can be viewed in the exhibition hall.
Senior Tourism Operations Officer Cesar Sulit Jr., ACTM chief, formally welcomed the participants, guests and visitors during the opening program.
Board Member Hilario de Pedro VI, who also graced the occasion as Guest of Honor and Speaker, appreciated the local artists’ creations and likewise promised to extend support to the culture and arts program of the province.
Aside from the visual arts exhibit, a short stage play was also launched by the Apat Sa Taglamig (AST) Productions in the same venue.
The visual arts exhibit will run until February 26, while the AST stage play scheduled screening is 2pm and 4pm every Saturday and 10am and 2pm every Sunday until February 26.
Other activities lined up are the 2nd South Cotabato Performing Arts Ensemble Dance Workshop on Folk, Contemporary, Hip-Hop and Rondalla Music Workshop for Teachers, Students and Out-of-School from February 16 – 18 at the PROTECH Center and Basic and Advance Dance and Music Workshop for School-based Choreographers and Musicians in South Cotabato from February 26 – 28.
This year’s NAM theme is “Arts from the Past.”