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Marbel-Buluan Watershed Management Alliance formed

CITY OF KORONADAL — To conserve, preserve and protect the existing watershed areas in South Central Mindanao, the Marbel-Buluan Watershed Management Alliance (<BWMA) was recently formed during the MBWMA Stakeholders Conference at Greenstate here  spearheaded by the South Cotabato Prpvincial Environment Management Office (PEMO). The Marbel-Buluan Watershed, according to PEMO,  is a catchment of major …

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2 National Artists remembered in South Cotabato

The celebration of History Month every August of the year coincided with the province of South Cotabato making history as it celebrated the birth anniversaries of its 2 National Living Treasures, Lang Dulay on August 3 in Sitio T’bomg, Lamdalag, Lake Sebu and Yabing Masalon Dulo on August 8 in Sitio Amguo, Landan, Polomolok. Fu …

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ACTM celebrates |Buwan ng Wika” thru Virtual Training

With this year’s theme. “Filipino at Mga Katutubong Wika, Kasangkapan sa Pagtuklas at Paglilikha,” this month’s “Buwan ng Wika”commemoration will be celeebrated by the Arts, Culture, Tourism and Museum (ACTM) Unit thrpugh an Online Virtual Training. Sheila May Gayol, ACTM Program Assistant disclosed that they have invited High School students under the Department of Education’s …

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Lake Sebu’s Garden by the Lake, 7-Falls top tourist attractions for 1st sem in South Cotabato

Nine (9) attraction sites in Lake Sebu made it to the Top Ten Attraction Sites in South Cotabato for the period January to June 2022, the Arts, Culture, Tourism and Museum (ACTM) Unit reported.             Garden by the Lake, which is famous for its Lake Cruise dining experience landed in the top spot followed by …

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South Cotabato 6-month visitor arrival nears 1 million mark

South Cotabato tourist arrivals for the period January to June 2022 now  reached 942,646, the Arts, Culture, Tourism and Museum (ACTM) Unit reported,             Richie Matunding, ACTM Tourist Data Management In-Charge disclosed that the tourist arrival is classified as either “Same Day” tourist or commonly called “excursionist” and “Tourist” or “Guest Night” (which means a …

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ACTM undertakes cultural mapping validation of 7 barangays in Tupi

TUPI, SOUTH COTABATO — Seven (7) barangays of this municipality underwent a pre-validation of their respective cultural mapping program spearheaded  by the Arts, Culture, Tourism and Museum (ACTM) Unit held at the DILG Office here last July 25. Bren Tamayo, Tupi Municipal Tourism Coordinator welcomed the participants of  the whole-day activity.  The last batch validated …

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ACTM validates cultural mapping program of TUPI LGU

The Arts, Culture, Tourism & Museum (ACTM) Unit through their Culture & Arts Section initially validated the cultural mapping program of the municipality of Tupi among its 15 barangays recently. The respective Mapper of the barangays in attemdamce presented the 20 Cultural Icons located in their community  during validation. Barangay Captains of the different barangays …

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South Cotabato Chorale, Family Rondalla ink contract renewal for 2nd SEM 2022

Seventeen (17) members of the South Corabato Chorale led by conductor Jeward Cardenas and twenty-two (22) members of the South Cotabato Family Rondalla under the baton of Charles Dumdum recently signed their renewal of contract of service with the provincial government in a simple ceremony staged at the South Cotabato Gym and Cultural Center. Arts, …

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5 LGUs to vie in T’nalak Thematic Dance Showdown

Four (4) municipalities and the lone city of the province will battle it out in the Thematic Dance Showdown Contest that will be staged during the opening on July 14 of the 56th Foundation Anniversary and 23rd T’nalak Festival of South Cotabato.             Emmanue; Jumilla, O-I-C – Provincial Planning & Development Office and Chairperson of …

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Intellectual Property Office orients SCCAC members

CITY OF KORONADAL — Members of the South Cotabato Culture and Arts Council (SCCAC) were oriented about Intellectual Property (IP)  Rights by Engr. Jessel Original Cofleros, a General Santos City-based IP Office staff during the recent SCCAC Quarterly Meeting held at Agua Frio Resort here. This is the 2nd Series of IP Rights orientation conducted …

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