National Heritage Month 2018

In celebration of National Heritage Month, the Philippine Embassy in Tokyo will hold an Exhibit on Philippine Traditional Musical Instruments followed by a Lecture of National Artist for Music Dr. Ramos P. Santos on 10 May 2018, 18.00H, Conference Room 1A and Siazon Hall.

Per Proclamation No. 439 s. 2003, National Heritage Month is celebrated during May of every year in order “to create among the people a consciousness, respect, and love for the legacies of Filipino cultural history.”

This year’s theme is “Pambansang Pagkakaisa Para sa Pamana” (National Unity for Heritage) to highlight “the unifying force of a common heritage as a nation and underscore the need for national unity to ensure that such heritage is preserved for the enjoyment of future generations.”