CCP FEATURES TWO LIVING NATIONAL ARTISTS IN PULSO PILIPINAS II: ALAY NINA ALICE AT AGNES

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  MAKE a way and move to the beat as the Cultural Center of the Philippines presents Pulso Pilipinas II: Alay Nina Alice at Agnes as the second part of the CCP Dance Series (LIVE!) 2022, happening on September 30 at 8:00 PM (Gala Night), October 1, 2022 at 3:00 PM and 8:00 PM, and October 2, 2022 at 3:00 PM at the CCP Main Theater. This time, it will showcase jewels in the Filipino dance repertoire in a mixed program proudly presenting the selected classic iconic works of our two living National Artists for Dance - Alice Reyes and Agnes Locsin. This production will feature Agnes Locsin's "Igorot", "Moriones" and "Elias at Salome", as well as Alice Reyes' "Carmina Burana". Alice Reyes is recognized to have developed a distinctly Filipino modern dance idiom.   She is one of the pillars of Philippine Dance as her works and contributions were key in the development of the art in the country. She became the first in the Philippines to int

Down Memory Lane: Drum and Lyre Corps We Are!

When I was still young and in primary school, I was a member of a drum and lyre group of our school. We usually were present in every feasts, city activities, schools inter-city sports activities. We joined competition, that allowed me to travel from one city to another municipality at the very young age. I loved it every time we're performing then, I love playing xylophone while parading over the city with those high boots and short polka-dotted skirts representing our school.

While my younger brother is holding a cymbals the one like that of hi hat cymbals at Musicians Friend. But later on he's into snare drum.

We we're having fun all those times. The prime moment was when we won the grand champion of the Drum and Lyre Corps competition all over Palawan. It was such a great honor to be a member of the group. The first and last time of that kind of competition.

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