The Cultural Center of the Philippines, Cultural Exchange Department in partnership with Science City of Muñoz CCP's Kaisa sa Sining Regional Art Center and ANDREA O. VENERACION INTERNATIONAL CHORAL FESTIVAL Manila 2017 Outreach Performances, presented the Choir of the University of Silesia "HARMONIA" of Poland with Izabella Zielecka-Panek, Choir master and the University of the Philippines Manila Chorale with Emmanuel P. de Leon Jr., conducting. The groups performed at the Muñoz National High School Annex, Science City of Muñoz on July 24, 2017. Both choral groups garnered various international and prestigious awards for their performances. The two choral groups participated in the biggest choral competition in Manila, Philippines, the Andrea O. Veneracion International Choral festival. The festival was named in honor of the late National Artist for Music Professor Andrea O. Veneracion, who founded the Philippine Madrigal Singers in 1963 at the University of the Philippines in Quezon City.