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Pasinaya 2018

February 3 - February 4

The Cultural Center of the Philippines (CCP) will once again open its doors and offer unique artistic experiences with a see-all-you-can-and-pay-what-you-can scheme at the Pasinaya Open House Festival, happening on February 3 and 4, 2018 in all the center’s performance and rehearsal venues, as well as partner museums in Manila and Pasay City.

This year’s festival focuses on “Pusuan ang Sining.” CCP believes that to make art matter to people deeply, it has to engage one’s soul and heart. It aims to raise the Filipino hearts and reassert the souls by protecting the country’s artistry and creativity.

Palihan (Workshop-All-You-Can)

Children and adults can choose from more than eighty (80) short workshops in music, theater, dance, visual arts, crafts and hobbies conducted by leading artists and companies. It will also feature an Arts Market where audiences can pre-register for the Summer Arts workshops. Experience introductory hands-on sessions that stimulate creativity and unleash your inner artist!

For a suggested donation price of Php 50, participants may go in and out of the different CCP venues to attend the 30-minute workshops in various art disciplines conducted by leading artists, resource persons, and teachers.

For dance, the Pasinaya Palihan will include workshops in hip-hop, ballroom, folk dance, ballet for kids and adults, modern ballet and creative movement for teachers. Music workshops will comprise of classical guitar, rondalla, Philippine musical instruments, percussion, chamber music, solo singing, children and youth choir singing, hand-bell ringing and ukulele.

For the Workshop Schedule, click here.


During the Palabas component of the festival on February 4 (8:00AM to 6:00PM), the public will be treated to previews of the forthcoming season productions of the CCP and its resident companies – Ballet Philippines, Bayanihan Philippine National Folk Dance Company, National Music Competitions for Young Artists (NAMCYA), UST Symphony Orchestra, Philippine Ballet Theatre, Philippine Madrigal Singers, Philippine Philharmonic Orchestra, Ramon Obusan Folkloric Group, Tanghalang Pilipino and the UST Symphony Orchestra.

There will be performances by artists from all over the country in dance, music and theater as well as art exhibits, film showings, food booths and tiangge, making the CCP the happiest place on Earth that weekend.

For the Festival Schedule, click here.

Museums, Galleries and other Cultural Venues

Once more, our partner museums and galleries (Metropolitan Museum of Manila, Museo Marino, National Museum: National Museum of Fine Arts and National Museum of Anthropology, Bahay Tsinoy, Casa Manila, NCCA Gallery, Museo Pambata, UP Manila Museum of a History of Ideas, Cinematheque Manila – Film Development Council of the Philippines, Museum of Contemporary Art and Design and 1335 Mabini) will also be open to the public as audiences will be transported using the hop-on-hop-off vans provided by the Museum Foundation of the Philippines, Inc. (MFPI).

There will be thirty (30) vans that will go around the said museums, galleries and the CCP Complex to transport the audiences.

Cultural venues such as the Galleria Duemila, Avellana Art Gallery and Hub Make Lab – 98B Collaboratory join the 2018 edition of Pasinaya bringing the number of partner venues to fifteen (15).

At the same time, Intramuros holds its Open Weekend with lots of things to do and see and free entrance to sites and museums.


Online pre-registration is now available: http://pasinaya.culturalcenter.gov.ph/

Pasinaya 2018 takes place from February 3-4 in and around the CCP Complex.


February 3
February 4