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Palawan gov’t wants to create Local Culture and Arts Council in every town

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The Palawan provincial government eyes the establishment of Local Culture and Arts Council in every local government unit in the province.

The “Orientation on the Creation and Strengthening of Local Culture and Arts Councils Cultural Development Planning” was held yesterday at the Victoriano J. Hall, Palawan Capitol.

“Ang buong araw na aktibidad ay pinangunahan ni G. Caesar Sammy Magbanua, chief of staff ng Gobernador at tumatayong Program Manager ng Palawan Culture and Arts Program ng Pamahalaang Panlalawigan,” the province said.

Preseent during the event were National Commission for Culture and Arts (NCCA) Executive Director Rico S. Pableo, Jr., Urbana Besinga-Cadiz, planning officer III and Resil F. Solis, procurement section head of the NCCA.

Also present were the representatives and officers of tourism and arts councils from the various local governments in Palawan.

“Sa pangunguna ng NCCA ay tinalakay ang pagbuo ng mga Local Culture and Arts Councils bilang katuwang ng bawat tourism council sa mga munisipyo ng Palawan bilang pagtalima sa DILG Memorandum Circular 2017-133. Layunin nito na mapreserba at mapangalagaan ang mga nadiskubreng mahahalagang bagay sa kasaysayan bilang bahagi ng tradisyon at paniniwala ng mga Palaweño,” said the province.

“Ganoon din ang mga matutuklasan pang mga kagamitan at lugar na may mahalagang parte sa kultura ng isang lugar ay dapat na bigyang proteksyon,” the province added.

It was also agreed that the culture and arts council which will be formed will hold annual meeting for its developmental planning.