MIMAROPA (an acronym for Mindoro, Marinduque, Romblon, Palawan),was created in 2002 by Executive Order No. 103 that divided Region IV (Southern Tagalog), into Regions IV-A (Calabarzon), and IV-B. It established a Gasan Culture & Arts Foundation (GASCUAF), in 2001, with the Mayor of Gasan as CEO. In the matter concerning arts councils in the area, NCCA and DILG have no compiled listings from this region. Now, as in the past, some of the greatest essayists are critics of literature, drama, and the arts.
It’s been almost a year since the Canada Council for the Arts released its first open data to the public and we’ve had an enthusiastic response from the community. A massed choir and musical ensemble will perform ‘So Many Beauties’ on the evening of Thursday April 6th, the climax of a project funded by the Arts Council and the charity Music in Hospitals known as ‘Adages’.
Major program funding provided by grants from the California Arts Council (a state agency), the National Endowment for the Arts (a federal agency), and the City of Redding. The conference will showcase inspirational practice, policy and the latest research in culture and arts in health and wellbeing.
Americans for the Arts releases the fifth Arts Economic & Prosperity Study on June 17. With data from 341 partners, it will be the most comprehensive economic impact study of the nonprofit arts and culture industry ever conducted. On the contrary, Oriental Mindoro has 14 municipalities and 1 city, and all of these places have, in recent years, developed their own festivals to showcase their culture and arts.
Arts @ Large also sends two of our staff members (young leaders) to Annual Convention every year! For those of you who were involved in the field in 2007, you’ll remember that he put his name to the Prospectus for Arts & Health which was jointly developed by the Department of Health and Arts Council England.