RAPPLER: Interview with Bienvenido Lumbera, National Artist for Literature

Akdang-Buhay: Bienvenido Lumbera talks about poetry and activism Source: WATCH: Interview with Bienvenido Lumbera, National Artist for Literature


RAPPLER: Interview with Edith Tiempo, National Artist for Literature

Akdang-Buhay: The late Edith Tiempo – in an interview with DM Reyes filmed in 2011 – talks about life as a poet, fictionist, literary critic, and teacher Source: WATCH: Interview with Edith Tiempo, National Artist for Literature


RAPPLER: Interview with Cirilo Bautista, National Artist for Literature

Akdang-Buhay: Cirilo Bautista talks about coming full circle from his humble beginnings to giving back to the less fortunate but talented writers Source: WATCH: Interview with Cirilo Bautista, National Artist for Literature


RAPPLER: Interview with F. Sionil Jose, National Artist for Literature

Akdang-Buhay: F. Sionil Jose talks about literature, colonialism, and class struggles Source: WATCH: Interview with F. Sionil Jose, National Artist for Literature


RAPPLER: Interview with Virgilio Almario, National Artist for Literature

Akdang-Buhay: Rio Alma talks about the factors that shaped his poetry Source: WATCH: Interview with Virgilio Almario, National Artist for Literature


NCCA: NCCA Statement on the Supreme Court Decision on the Torre de Manila Case

While we are disappointed with the lifting of the TRO in the Torre de Manila Case, we look forward to reading the Supreme Court decision. The case has shown us that there is a wellspring of support for the protection of our cultural heritage. The public is aware of the need to protect heritage and […]


NCCA: Pilipino Komiks Live with Darna & Dyesebel

PILIPINO KOMIKS highlights the appreciation of the cultural treasures of the country which is apt for the 2017 heritage month theme,”Malasakit Para Sa Pamana” (Care for Heritage). Folklore, myths, and legends are the popular comic strips of illustrious and celebrated, Mars Ravelo.  All heroes and heroines are simple stories with infamous fights of good over […]