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Arts and Culture
Mindanawon wins two Palanca awards
Written by MindaNews   
Wednesday, 02 September 2009 05:03
DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/02 September) – A social development worker who does research work for the Davao City-based Kyabaan is this year’s winner of two Palanca Awards for Literature.
Bisaya writers urged to join Fiction-writing contest
Written by MindaNews   
Sunday, 09 August 2009 11:47
DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/08 August) --  Bisaya writers of fiction, you have until August 31 to submit your entries!

The Davao Writers Guild  is calling on writers of fiction or short stories to participate in the “DWG-NCCA (Davao Writers’ Guild- National Commission on the Culture and the Arts) contest in Writing Fiction in Bisaya.”

Disarming the guardians of the field: Edwin Jumalon’s 9th solo exhibit
Written by Bendix M. Fernandez   
Sunday, 26 July 2009 17:25

LAGUNA (MindaNews/26 July) -- Edwin Jumalon has always been synonymous with contemporary art in Western Mindanao. His past forays with art have been numerous and wide-ranging: paintings that remember rustic slice-of-life and social realist scenes, pictures that channel local myths and the occult, and, in the past years, large-scale non-representational works exhibited in “Circumstance” (2003) and “Form Follows Man” (2007). Zamboanga City, Jumalon’s hometown, has served as an appreciative audience to most of his art shows.

Talaandig woman wants legacy of mat-weaving to continue
Written by Walter I. Balane / MindaNews   
Thursday, 04 June 2009 20:56

MALAYBALAY CITY (MindaNews/4 June) – This old woman wants to leave a legacy
to her tribe’s youth.

Rosita Into Salvo -- or Nanay to family, friends and relatives -- is one of Bukidnon’s silent Old Warriors
from the Talaandig tribe.

At 79, she vows to teach “until she can” about their tradition of mat-weaving, a craft she thought would have a growing demand but  “there are only few remaining laborers."

Diorama of Maitum artifacts opens May 5; Maitum site declared “important cultural property”
Written by Carolyn O. Arguillas / MindaNews   
Saturday, 25 April 2009 05:48
DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/24 April) –  A diorama of the famous anthropomorphic secondary burial jars will be inaugurated at the town hall of Maitum, Sarangani province on May 5, as part of the  50th anniversary celebration of the town.
National Museum orders transport of remaining seized cultural artifacts
Written by Carolyn O. Arguillas / MindaNews   
Wednesday, 22 April 2009 19:13
DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/22 April) – The National Museum has ordered the transport of the remaining 17 of 22 bags of cultural artifacts seized August last year by the police in Maitum, Sarangani, as a study on the five sacks earlier transported to Manila revealed that the makers of the confiscated anthropomorphic pottery, were, indeed, “ a distinct or separate group that most likely had contact with the group who made and used the pottery from Ayub.”
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