February is National Arts Month (NAM), per Proclamation 683, in 1991 entitled “Declaring the Month of February of every year as National Arts Month”. It is imperative to instigate a localized inception of this national celebration as the town highlights in its branding as The Heart of the Valley which gives emphasis to the Arts and its community of artists.

Anchored on the theme “Sining ng Pag-asa”, NAM celebration aims to showcase and document excellent artistic expressions; promote the unique identity and values of local communities; rally local government support for fine arts and cultural programs; provide opportunities that harness and strengthen local artists.

Anent this, an array of activities is set to provide platforms for local artists and promote the local Arts. Such events include Nabunturan Arts Fair and Exhibit, Caution: Online Hip-hop Dance contest, Pukot sa Pangandoy Interactive Installation Art, Pasiklaban! Online Amateur Singing Contest, and the Talk with Vloggers: Content Creation.

Watch out for the following events as part of the NAM celebration on the dates indicate below.