In celebration of the 50th Anniversary of ASEAN, the National Commission for Culture and the Arts (NCCA) and the Korean Cultural Center (KCC) in the Philippines will spearhead the ASEAN-Republic of Korea (ROK) Graffiti Collaborative Painting and Contemporary Dance Festival from October 13 to 28, 2017 in various sites in the Metro.
The event is a celebration of the rich and dynamic artistic expressions of the ASEAN and ROK while at the same time, promoting awareness of the different values and traditions of the participating nations and providing a platform for appreciation and understanding of common ground among participants.
Likewise, the event is in commemoration of the 25th ASEAN-ROK Cultural Exchange Year.
According to NCCA, each ASEAN member state and the Republic of Korea shall send one visual artist who will participate in the graffiti collaborative painting project and two dancers for the contemporary dance festival. Eleven visual artists shall collaborate to fill a mural in Bonifacio Global City while 22 dancers shall be led by the Ballet Philippines’ premier ballerina, Lisa Macuja.
For more information on the celebration and other activities under the banner of ASEAN ROK collaboration, contact the NCCA International Affairs Office (IAO) at 527-2192 loc. 608 and look for Mary Annie Luis. (NCCA/RJB/JEG/PIA-NCR)