Look : 10 kids from Science City Of Munoz joins CCP 13th KUTITAP ARTS CAMP FOR INDIGENOUS CHILDREN.

In celebration of the 2022 National Children’s Month and National Indigenous Peoples’ Month, the Cultural Center of the Philippines (CCP) through its Cultural Exchange Department (CED) in partnership with the Marikina Culture and Arts Council – Marikina Dance Guild will hold a weeklong arts camp under the annual program entitled Kutitap: Isang Piging ng Kabataang Makasining  from November 24-28, 2022.

Now on its 13th year, Kutitap pursues its goals of instilling among the Filipino children and youth a deep sense of understanding, appreciation and pride for Philippine indigenous arts and culture, as well as promote creativity and positive social values.  Kutitap will conduct interactive activities to include mini-workshops and showcases (in dance, drama, music, rituals, visual arts, etc.), storytelling, crafting, traditional games, film viewing, group discussions, creative collaboration, among others.

Since the first gathering in 2009, Kutitap has already reached over 3,164 children from 164 local communities nationwide.

 From November 24-27, Kutitap will engage  the kids in educational, cultural, creative and other participative activities designed to enable them to learn, understand, and appreciate better the indigenous life, traditions and practices while emphasizing the values of good health, love, compassion and perseverance.

This year’s participants will be 100  children  ages 7-13 years old with their adult leaders from 11 cultural communities:  Mindanao: Manobo-Agusan del Sur,  Subanen-Zamboanga del Sur,  Maranao-Lanao del Sur.  Visayas: Panay-Bukidnon – Iloilo, and Ormoc City;  Luzon: Science City of. Munoz-Nueva Ecija,  Nueva Vizcaya, Bataan, La Union  NCR:  Valenzuela and Marikina.

Source : CCP – Cultural Exchange Department

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