August 5, 2022
Davao de Oro — A total of 150 locally-made products were displayed in the Provincial Capitol Lobby during the official opening ceremony of the Bulawanong Dibuhista Arts Exhibit on February 20, 2023.
Senior Tourism Officer Christine T. Dompor said that the activity is part of the DdO Piyesta ng Sining with the theme: “Ani ng Sining, Bunga ng Galing,” which started on February 14-March 8, 2023.
Dompor also expressed gratitude for the support from the local, provincial, and national government agencies that include the National Commission for Culture and Arts (NCCA), the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA), and the Department of Education (DepEd).
Tie-Dye Making, Cultural Mapping Orientation, DdO Arts Camp, and the NabuntuRock, songwriting competitions are among the activities lined up for the month-long celebration.
Governor Dorothy Montejo-Gonzaga, Chairperson of the Provincial Council For the Promotion of Culture and the Arts, underscored the event’s importance in showcasing the artistic talent of the golden people of Davao de Oro while also providing avenues for artists to channel their creativity.
She also called on everyone to take this opportunity to appreciate art, reflect on its significance, and pay tribute to our artists.
In addition, 50 visual artists from the province 10 Special Program of the Arts (SPA) Schools participated in the Community Mural Project, which allowed them to paint the 200-meter-perimeter fence of the Nabunturan Central Elementary School.
The artists experienced a sense of fulfillment and HeArts during the project, which showcased the “Masayang Kabataan” tribal concept conceptualized by the renowned sculptor and painter of Maragusan, Raffy L. Quimba. (Rheafe Hortizano, Photos by Jonie Cadiz)
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