Homage to Artist, Audience, and Nation

December 31, 2001 Sanghaya 0

Editorial Homage to Artist, Audience, and Nation By Bienvenido Lumbera SANGHAYA MEANS “beauty, honor, dignity.” Reviewing culture and the arts in the year 2000, it pays tribute to the men and women who had gifted […]

Sambayan: Celebrating Filipino Creativity

December 31, 2001 Sanghaya 0

Sambayan: Celebrating Filipino Creativity By Rachel Anne Calabia THE BRAINCHILD of the National Commission for Culture and the Arts (NCCA) in ushering in the new millennium, Sambayan: Philippine Arts and Culture Festival 2000 was conceptualized […]

Benchmarking Philippine Architecture

December 31, 2001 Sanghaya 0

Benchmarking Philippine Architecture By Paulo G. Alcazaren THE FIRST YEAR OF THE NEW millennium was a year of trauma, reflection and re-orientation for the Philippines and Philippine architecture. Little came by way of actual buildings […]

Millenial Paradox Bugs Filipino Film

December 31, 2001 Sanghaya 0

Millenial Paradox Bugs Filipino Film By Lito B. Zulueta PHILIPPINE CINEMA ENTERED the new millennium with the question of survival hanging over its head. The merry Filipino film factory—the world’s third largest—had turned less merry. […]

Wanted: Vision to Lead the Feet

December 31, 2001 Sanghaya 0

Wanted: Vision to Lead the Feet By Basilio Esteban S. Villaruz SINGULARITY OF PURPOSE BREAKS out in singular steps in dance. A woman does just that in a small, marginal space on West Avenue with […]

The Year of Theater Awareness

December 31, 2001 Sanghaya 0

The Year of Theater Awareness By Cora Llamas THE YEAR 2000 COULD PROBABLY be described as the year that heightened public awareness for theater. Even the average Juan dela Cruz, who’d rather go to the […]

Young Writers Dream of going Canonical

December 31, 2001 Sanghaya 0

Young Writers Dream of going Canonical By Bienvenido L. Lumbera THE CLOSING WEEKS OF THE YEAR 2000 saw millions on weekday afternoons glued to the TV set and trying to piece together a detective story […]

A Rebirth of Interest in the Spoken Word

December 31, 2001 Sanghaya 0

A Rebirth of Interest in the Spoken Word By Florentino Hornedo THE YEAR 2000 WOULD HAVE been a national folklore congress year, the quadrennial general conference held by the Philippine Folklore Society (PFS). The conference […]

A Year of Pirates and Copycats

December 31, 2001 Sanghaya 0

A Year of Pirates and Copycats By Eric S. Caruncho THE YEAR 2000 OPENED ON A sour note for the local popular music scene as the recording industry faced two major problems: the continuing downturn […]

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