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

The 9 Most Popular Tourist Attractions to visit in Paris

Paris is a fantastic city with so many places to explore, including world-class museums to less known hidden gems. Paris is also considered to be the most romantic city in the world and a haven for those who love food and fashion.

 

1. The Louvre

 

The most visited museum in the world. The Louvre is characterized at its entrance by a sleek glass pyramid.

 

If you visit, you'll be amazed by the vast art collection, which includes some of the most famous artworks in the world, like Leonardo da Vinci's "Mona Lisa" and Michelangelo's "Dying Slave".

 

2. Eiffel Tower

 

The most famous attraction in Paris is The Eiffel Tower was built to commemorate the 1889 World Exposition and reaches a great height of more than 300 meters. A trip on the elevator will take you to the highest point of the tower, where you can take in an incredible view and see the engineer Gustave Eiffel's hidden apartment displayed.

 

If you want to avoid waiting in line at the entrance and head straight to the elevator, you must book your Eiffel tower tickets online. It is essential to book in advance, as tickets are reserved on a time basis. Your desired date and time may be full.

 

3. Notre-Dame Cathedral

 

Notre-Dame Cathedral (Notre-Dame de Paris) is a Gothic cathedral with stunning architectural features - a beautiful blend of sculptures, rose windows and Gothic carvings.

 

4. Arc de Triomphe - Champs-Elysées

 

The Arc de Triomphe (Triumphal Arch) is situated on the western side of the Champs-Elysees, a thriving city. It is the most famous and iconic triumphal arch around the globe.

 

The surfaces are engraved with some French historic battles, victories and great military leaders. It is among the most iconic Paris places to visit.

 

5. Montmartre - Wall of Love

 

Montmartre is a significant hill located in northeast Paris. It is renowned for its art-filled environment, where various famous artists, such as Monet, Picasso and Renoir, were stationed during the Belle Epoque.

 

If you're visiting Montmartre, stop by Montmartre's Wall of Love (Le Mur of Je times), where " I Love You" is written 311 times across 250 languages.

 

6. Catacombs of Paris

 

The Catacombs of Paris have a massive collection of bones as well as ossuaries that lie under the city.

 

Cemeteries that were overcrowded in 18th century Paris led to the creation of underground burial grounds, and more than six million people were taken to the grave of this enormous ossuary. Imagine the entire underground caverns and tunnels covered with bones and skulls!

 

At the same time, only 200 people are allowed to enter the Catacombs of Paris. In this scenario, you must need a skip-the-line Catacombs ticket that allows you to skip the queue and save a lot of time.

 

7. Versailles Palace

 

The world-renowned Versailles Palace often ranks as one of the top spots in Paris and is a stunning example of the magnificence of French Baroque architecture.

 

The stunning palace and the vast gardens will allow you to spend up to two days in the gardens to see everything. It is said that the Versailles Palace is the most frequented attraction in Paris.

 

8. Moulin Rouge

 

The well-known cabaret Moulin Rouge is the birthplace of the contemporary can-can dance and is situated near Montmartre and hosts glamorous night performances. The most famous include Crazy Horse, Moulin Rouge and Lido de Paris.

 

9. Musee d'Orsay

 

The Musee d'Orsay (Orsay Museum) is among the most important art museums in Europe and exhibits mainly French artwork dating between 1848 and 1914.

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