De La Salle University-Dasmarinas has joined the roster of new partners of the Cultural Center of the Philippines (CCP) for its Kaisa sa Sining (KSS), a growing network of regional art centers.
The University signed the memorandum of agreement at the CCP Little Theater lobby on February 2 along with other partners including the Provincial Government of Palawan; Provincial Govt. of Bulacan; Provincial Govt., of Pangasinan; City Govt., of Binan-Laguna; St. Paul University Tuguegarao; University of Sto. Tomas Legazpi-Albay; Ateneo de Davao University; City Govt. of Cotabato; Central Mindanao University Musuan-Bukidnon; and the Western Mindanao State University Zamboanga City.
Since it was launched in January 2014, the KSS network has already reached a total of twenty six (26) partner organizations all over the country to include St. Louis Univ. Baguio, Barasoain Kalinangan Found. Inc. Malolos, Batangas City, Vigan City, Diverse Initiatives for Bicolano Artists Naga, Angeles City, Munoz City-Nueva Ecija, Casa San Miguel-Zambales, Municipality of Sampaloc-Quezon, Sorsogon Community Based Theater Group, Negros Cultural Foundation Bacolod, Central Philippine Univ. Iloilo, Silliman Univ. Dumaguete, Province of Capiz, Holy Name Univ. Tagbilaran-Bohol, Arts Council of Cebu Found., Calbayog City, Univ. of Eastern Phils. Catarman, Mindanao State Univ. IIT-Iligan, Consortium of Private Univ. in Cagayan de Oro; Musikahan sa Tagum Found., La Salle Univ. Ozamiz, City of Koronadal, Ramon Magsaysay Memorial Colleges Gen. Santos, and the Dumendingan Arts Guild Pagadian City.
In the past four years, the cooperation and exchanges between and among CCP and the KSS network have become more dynamic. It is a continuing partnership and collaboration to further enrich, develop and promote arts and culture in the regions and the whole country. It is also intended to increase public participation in the arts, promote artistic excellence and facilitate a vibrant collaboration between and among communities.
The key areas of the partnership includes training & apprenticeship, touring & move-over productions, sharing of relevant cultural resource materials, access to arts & cultural information, venues & facilities; and participation in major cultural events. Even with the establishment of regional art centers, the CCP will continue to collaborate with all other organizations in the regions, either on a per program or project basis. The CCP is certain that the regional partnerships will result to the further flourishing of arts and culture in the whole country.
For more information about Kaisa sa Sining, contact the CCP Cultural Exchange Department at tel. no. 832-1125 locals 1708-1709 and email address For more information about Kaisa sa Sining, contact the CCP Cultural Exchange Department at tel. no. 832-1125 locals 1708-1709 and email address firstname.lastname@example.org