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Conservation / Restoration of the Panglao Watchtower in Panglao Island, Province of Bohol

Program Theme: Cultural/Historic Buildings and Sites Program Year: 2012 Awarding Agency: Public Affairs Section, US Embassy in Manila Partner: National Museum of the Philippines          Amount: US$15,000 Status: Completed Project Summary: This Project supported the first phase of conservation work for the Panglao Watchtower, which covered the restoration of the exteriors. The watchtower is a unique ...
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Preservation and Promotion of the Hanunuo Mangyan Syllabic Script and Poetry in the Province of Oriental Mindoro

Program Theme: Forms of Traditional Cultural Expressions (Languages) Program Year: 2012 Awarding Agency: Public Affairs Section, US Embassy in Manila Partner: Mangyan Heritage Center, Inc.                    Amount: US$4,528 Status: Completed Project Summary: The Project aimed to promote the Pre-Spanish syllabic writing system and poetry of the Hanunuo Mangyans. Specifically, the Project involved: a) teaching the script ...
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Documentation of Philippine Textile Art Traditions

Program Theme: Forms of Traditional Cultural Expressions (Crafts) Program Year: 2012 Awarding Agency: Public Affairs Section, US Embassy in Manila Partner: National Commission for Culture and Arts           Amount: US$9,849 Status: Completed Project Summary: The Project aimed to give a general overview of the Philippine textile art tradition and the textile weaving communities in the country. ...
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Preservation and Site Development of the Kabayan Mummy Caves in Kabayan, Province of Benguet

Program Theme: Cultural/Historic Buildings and Sites Program Year: 2011 Awarding Agency: Public Affairs Section, US Embassy in Manila Partner: National Museum of the Philippines          Amount: US$20,350 Status: Completed Project Summary: The Project aimed to preserve 3 mummy burial caves located at Sitio Timbac, Municipality of Kabayan, Benguet and the eventual development of the area as ...
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Conservation of the 19th-Century San Sebastian Basilica in Manila

Program Theme: Cultural/Historic Buildings and Sites Program Year: 2011 Awarding Agency: Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (under the Ambassador’s Fund for Cultural Preservation Program) Partner: San Sebastian Basilica Conservation & Development Foundation, Inc.             Amount: US$96,789 Status: Completed Project Summary: The Project involved the documentation and diagnosis of deteriorative conditions of the only all-steel building ...
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