Cultural Center of the Philippines
The Cultural Center of the Philippines recognizes the need to establish, strengthen its linkages and cooperation not only with local organization but also with educational institutions (EI), non-government organizations(NGO) and Local Government Units (LGU), this is to broaden public participation in the arts and bring its programs and services closer to the people in the different regions of the country. Through its Cultural Exchange Department, the CCP has resolved to strengthen an active partnership with the Science City of Muñoz, thus a memorandum of understanding was signed between the CULTURAL CENTER OF THE PHILIPPINES and the SCIENCE CITY OF MUÑOZ last February 3, 2017. Present from Science City of Munoz were Ms. Dyan A. Santos, Senior Tourism Operations Officer, Ms. Sheila S. Umagat, Tourism Operations Officer II and Jerick Santos, Dance Director Bungkos Palay Dance Company.
A 181 meter length road (Kalawagan Road) in Barangay San Felipe in this city with a budget of Php 1,620.526.65 was inaugurated this 24th day of February 2017 at 9:00 in the morning. The road was constructed for 7 days. The inauguration was headed by Mr. Jerry Lazaro, lay minister of San Sebastian Parish Council. Present in the inauguration were the Hon. Nestor L. Alvarez, Ph.D., Mr. Rafael N. Nolledo, Barangay Chairman, Hon. Vivencio Cajucom, other officials and guests.
140th Anniversary of Swan Lake
In celebration of the 140th anniversary of Swan Lake, one of the greatest ballets of all time, the Cultural Center of the Philippines in coordination with Ballet Philippines’ 47th Season: “WINGS”, and the Philippine Philharmonic Orchestra under the baton of Maestro Yoshikazu Fukumura performed the music live, presented Swan Lake in the Tanghalang Nicanor Abelardo (CCP Main Theater). The Swan Lake was restaged by Nonoy Froilan and composed by Pyotr Ilylch Tchaikovsky.
The Bungkos Palay Dance Company of Science City of Muñoz headed by Mr. Edgardo De Guzman, Artistic Director and Mr. Jeric Santos, Dance Director along with members and performers went to witness the celebration last February 25, 2017 at 2:00pm. Garry Corpuz now a member of the Ballet Philippines and a former member of the Bungkos Palay Dance Company act as SIEGFRIED a main character in Swan Lake.
Fire Prevention Month
March is the Fire Prevention Month in every year. The Department of Interior and Local Government(DILG) and the Bureau of Fire Protection of the Science City of Muñoz under Insp. Richard H. Ferry, BFP acting City Fire Marshall led the city in advising the public about fire prevention with this year’s theme: “Buhay at ari-arian ay pahalagahan, ibayong pagiingat sa sunog ay sa sariling pamamahay simulan”. The bureau can be reached at 0444565893 and 09227359848.
Project United Stand Against Dangerous Drugs (USAD)
The launching ceremony of Project United Stand Against Dangerous Drugs (USAD) was done this 1st of March 2017 at 8:00 AM in the Pag-asa Gymnasium of Science City of Muñoz. The ceremony was attended by the USAD Project team composition, City anti-illegal drugs convenors and sectoral representatives of Science City of Muñoz and Lupao, Nueva Ecija, city and town officials. The project aims to strengthen further the fight against the use and trafficking of illegal drugs.
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