Tanghalang Pilipino

Tanghalang Pilipino

Tanghalang Pilipino (TP) is the resident drama company of the Cultural Center of the Philippines. Since it was established in 1987, it has successfully presented 114 productions within 15 seasons while generating one of the best attendance records among the CCP’s...
UST Symphony Orchestra

UST Symphony Orchestra

In 1927, Dr. Manuel Casas of the University of Santo Tomas (UST) College of Medicine founded the UST Symphony Orchestra. Also serving as the conductor, he formed the group with university students. After four public performances from 1929 to 1931, the group apparently...
The NAMCYA

The NAMCYA

In recognition of the Filipinos’ innate love for music, the National Music Competitions for Young Artists (NAMCYA) was formally organized in 1973 under Presidential Proclamation 1173, and amended in November 1988 as a response to the “Imperative need to preserve,...
Ramon Obusan Folkloric Group

Ramon Obusan Folkloric Group

The Ramon Obusan Folkloric Group (ROFG) celebrates 32 years of preservation and perpetuation of Philippine traditions with special emphasis on music and dance. Founded in 1972, the ROFG started as a fledging folk dance company, composed of some thirty performers....
Philippine Philharmonic Orchestra

Philippine Philharmonic Orchestra

The Philippine Philharmonic Orchestra (PPO) is the country’s leading orchestra and is widely regarded as one of the top musical ensembles in the Asia-Pacific region. The Philippine Philharmonic Orchestra was established on May 15, 1973 as the CCP Philharmonic...
Philippine Madrigal Singers

Philippine Madrigal Singers

The University of the Philippines Madrigal Singers was organized in 1963 by National Artist Professor Andrea O. Veneracion. The group is composed of students, faculty and alumni from the different colleges of the University of the Philippines (UP). The choir is one of...
Philippine Ballet Theatre

Philippine Ballet Theatre

Founded in 1987, Philippine Ballet Theatre (PBT) has established itself as the pre-eminent classical ballet company in the Philippines today. It was borne out of an alliance of leading dance groups in the eighties but immediately won recognition as a resident ballet...
Bayanihan Dance Company

Bayanihan Dance Company

Bayanihan, the National Dance Company of the Philippines takes its name from an ancient Filipino tradition called Bayanihan, which means working together for a common good. In 1956 Dr. Helena Z Benitez founded the Bayanihan Folk Dance Group of the Philippine Women’s...
Ballet Philippines

Ballet Philippines

Founded in 1969 by Alice Reyes with the support of Eddie Elejar and the Cultural Center of the Philippines, Ballet Philippines (BP) is widely recognized today as a cornerstone of the Filipino cultural identity. Its audience represents a cross-section of Manila’s...