September 10, 2019
September 10, 2019, Manila – THE Cultural Center of the Philippines unveiled two markers to commemorate the important role played by the premiere institution in promoting, preserving and developing the Philippine arts and culture in the past 50 years. These markers were installed at the CCP Main Theater Lobby.
“The Cultural Center of the Philippines is a fulfillment of the decades-long quest of countless Filipino artists and government officials for a National Theater,” the marker partially reads.
The CCP president Arsenio Lizaso graced the event and welcomed the guests including the CCP Board of Trustees, executives and employees, former chairmen and presidents. CCP chairperson Margie Moran Floirendo and Board of Trustees member Baltazar Endriga read the full text of the markers in English and Filipino, respectively.
The family of the late National Artist who designed the 50-year-old structure Leandro V. Locsin is represented by his son Andy. (Photo by Kiko Cabuena)