NCCA leads int'l cul­tural, cre­ative con­fer­ence

Manila Times - - Arts Awake -

NA­TIONAL Com­mis­sion for Cul­ture and the Arts (NCCA) suc­cess­fully mounted the 2018 In­ter­na­tional Con­fer­ence on Cul­tural Sta­tis­tics and Cre­ative Econ­omy at the Di­a­mond Ho­tel on Oc­to­ber 3 and 4.

NCCA ex­ec­u­tive di­rec­tor Rico Pableo Jr. wel­comed the par­tic­i­pants with a no­table re­mark, and an in­spi­ra­tional mes­sage from Na­tional Artist chair­man Vir­gilio Al­mario, read by Plan/ Pol­icy For­mu­la­tion and Pro­gram­ming Divi

As de­liv­ered by NCCA deputy ex­ec­u­tive di­rec­tor Marichu Tel­lano, the aims of the con­fer­ence were to draw aware­ness about Phi l ip­pine cul­tural sta­tis­tics frame­work, and ignite var­i­ous stake­hold­ers in build­ing data and sta­tis­tics; pro­vide plat­form to quan­tify con­tri­bu­tions of cul­ture to de­vel­op­ment; ex­pose peo­ple to di ffer­ent method­ol­ogy, process and tools of build­ing cul­tural sta­tis­tics and the - tics frame­work for defin­ing con­tri­bu­tion of cul­ture to de­vel­op­ment; lastly, to push for ap­pre­ci­a­tion of the rule of cul­tural sta­tis­tics in st r en g t hen i n g Ph i l ippi ne cre­ative econ­omy.

The 2018 In­ter­na­tional Con­fer­ence on Cul­tural Sta­tis­tics and Cre­ative Econ­omy ex­hib­ited the ini­tia­tives of neigh­bor­ing South­east Asian coun­tries in their cre­ative economies and their stud­ies about sta­tis­ti­cal data on cul­tural stud­ies.

NCCA ex­ec­u­tive di­rec­tor Rico Pableo Jr.

Rep. Christo­pher de Vene­cia

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