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HIMURASAK: A showcase of Eastern Visayas' local art

HIMURASAK: A showcase of Eastern Visayas' local art

 TaTAC launches HIMURASAK, an art exhibit featuring 44 local artists from 7 art groups in the region, as part of National Arts Month. Photo: π™π˜Όπ™π˜Όπ˜Ύ Tacloban Culture and Arts Council/Facebook

TACLOBAN CITY – The Tacloban Tourism Arts Council (TaTAC) launched an art exhibit called "HIMURASAK" on February 17, 2024, to celebrate National Arts Month. 

The exhibit is a collaboration between TaTAC, the National Commission for Culture and the Arts (NCCA), and the City Government of Tacloban. It is situated on the 2nd floor of Robinsons North Tacloban in Abucay District and will be open until March 1, 2024.

HIMURASAK, which means "to bloom" in Waray, features works by 44 local artists from 7 art groups in the region. The exhibition showcases the diverse and rich culture of Eastern Visayas, as well as the talents and skills of its artists in various media, such as painting, sculpture, photography, and digital art.

Scedule of Activities for this Arts Month: FEB 12 - MARCH 1: Himurasak Art Exhibit at Robinsons North...

Posted by π™π˜Όπ™π˜Όπ˜Ύ Tacloban Culture and Arts Council on Friday, February 16, 2024

During the welcome address, Hon. Aurora Aimee Delgado-Grafil, Chairperson for the Culture and the Arts Committee, encouraged everyone to participate in the month-long celebration of arts and culture. She also invited everyone to visit the Tacloban Community Market at the Santo Nino Shrine on February weekends and support the Waray Music Fest at Plaza Rizal on March 1, which is the culminating event of the arts month.

Karen Tiopes, the Department of Tourism Regional 8 Director, also attended the event and expressed her delight at seeing the works of the region's brilliant local artists from various groups displayed in one location. She believes it is past time for people in Eastern Visayas to be proud of their artists in fields such as music, dance, literature, and the visual arts.

The event was also attended by Leyte Normal University's Nilda Jamora and City Councilor Elvira Galapon-Casal.  —iTacloban (with reports from CIO)
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