Advocacy Arts Culture & the Arts

Negros Season of Culture takes on Old World Charm

It’s never the ancestral house itself, not even the intricate wood carvings no matter their uniqueness and value, but the stories of lives lived and interwoven within these structures. These provide the romance, the appeal, the Old World charm of Negrense heritage. November 5 being a provincial holiday in Negros Occidental, celebrating history and patriotism […]

Arts Books

Vibal Foundation to Launch Púgot: Head Taking, Ritual Cannibalism, & Human Sacrifice in the Philippines

Vibal Foundation, Inc. (VFI) will be launching Narciso C. Tan‘s Púgot: Head Taking, Ritual Cannibalism, and Human Sacrifice in the Philippines at VFI’s monthly virtual tertulia this October. Encyclopedic and analytical in its approach, this scholarly book dissects the ritualized forms of violence such as human sacrifice, ritual cannibalism, and head taking in the prehistoric […]

Arts Malls

My City, My SM, My Art Book Exhibit at SM City Baliwag

They say Christmas is the most meaningful season, and though this year could be a lot different from previous pre pandemic celebrations, we might as well find ways to be inspired and see things in different colors and perspective— just like the way we look at art. In time for merriment, warmth and nostalgia, SM […]


New Directions Digital Art 2021: Negros

The Negros Season of Culture is an initiative to showcase the artistry of Negros Occidental. A province in the central Philippines, Negros Occidental has produced an incredible amount of artists that have enjoyed critical as well as commercial success at home and abroad. In celebration of the National Commission of the Culture and the Arts’s […]