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Vamos a Belen : Sama-samang Paggunita at Pagdiriwang – Belen Exhibit
A virtual exhibition of various ‘Belén’ collections of Ramon A. Obusan along with the Belén setup from different communities in the Philippines on December 28, 2021 @ 7:00 PM
Belén is a tableau representation of the nativity scene or the birth of Jesus Christ. Only a few people know that Ramon A. Obusan has an enormous Belén made from different ingenious materials collected from his local trips and international travel.
As Christmas practice, communities and parishes do not neglect to display their pleasing Beléns in different sizes and motifs that we hope will not vanish in due course. The project collaboration between Camareros de Quezon, a community-based organization based in Quezon Province, and the Ramon Obusan Folkloric Foundation Inc aims to revive and show the public the value and significance of Belén in Philippine Christmas tradition.
Guest Performers :
Jasmin Salvo (Soprano) , Karla Maria Diño (Pianist) , FCPC Baliktanaw , Oroquieta Chamber SIngers of Lucban Quezon , Musicondalla Performing Group
The Ramon Obusan Folkloric Foundation Inc. in partnership with the Cultural Center of the Philippines is holding Pastores Dance Competition, a national virtual dance competition on December 21, 2021. @ 7:00 PM
This competition aims to:
- To advance the Pastores research works of Ramon A. Obusan in the mainstream dance programs by providing additional learning resources through the use of various learning delivery modalities;
- To perpetuate the lost Pastores traditions in the Philippines based on Ramon A. Obusan’s researches by organizing a national competition that showcases aptitude and creativity resulting in artistic excellence; and
- To develop an appreciation of the traditional Pastores dances and music in the Philippines.
No registration fee will be required. This competition is open to all school-based, community-based, and professional folk dance troupes in the Philippines and abroad.
The discipline developed by the members of ROFG in the performing arts aids in developing their knack for facing challenges as well as the necessary grit to keep moving forward. The constant reminder and concern of Kuya Mon propelled them to strive for heights they may not have reached otherwise. Their gratitude and indebtedness to Kuya Mon and the group we consider family remains.
Let us hear the stories of some ROFG members as they share their humble beginnings, recollect tales of memorable experiences and performances, and their stories of inspiration, passion, and promises for Kuya Mon and the ROFG.
Glimpses of ASEAN
In commemoration of the 54th ASEAN Day, we are inviting everyone to celebrate with us via a special live streaming presentation of Glimpses of ASEAN. Learn ASEAN’s history and its objectives, and how Mr. Ramon A. Obusan created beautiful ASEAN-themed productions featuring dances from the member states as performed at the Cultural Center of the Philippines by the Ramon Obusan Folkloric Group.
Join us as we unravel the exotic, diverse and mystical Asia.
We commemorate the 83rd birth anniversary of our National Artist for Dance, Ramon A. Obusan.
“One Man’s Impossible Dream: The ROFG Story” is written by his sister Dulce A. Obusan. It revolves around his quest of documenting quintessential folklife of the people.
His legacy lives through the Ramon Obusan Folkloric Group as bearers of our living culture and the legacy of our artistic traditions through Philippine folk dance and music.
The ROFG find ways of sharing the knowledge and passion of our cultural traditions even during this challenging times.
The Ramon Obusan Folkloric Group is honoured to part of the Department of Foreign Affairs celebration of the 123rd anniversary of Philippine Independence and commemoration of 2021 as the year of Filipino Pre-Colonial Ancestors through this special online presentation, “Lessons for a Changed World: The Legacy of the Indigenous Peoples of the Philippines.”
Thank you so much Direk Floy Quintos.
Watch and celebrate our rich cultural heritage with us!
The Ramon Obusan Folkloric Group invites you to the premiere of Yakan: The Sound of Tungtungan. A virtual educational series that will take you to the rich and colorful cultures and traditions of the Yakan people. Discover how instruments play a major part on certain life-cycle occasions and witness the religious syncretism in a Pagkawin or wedding festivities.
This Episode features exceptional Yakan musical instruments that are not just played in rituals, religious ceremonies and festivities but particularly towards the growing rice in hopes of “making it happy” to secure a good and bountiful harvest.
The Ramon Obusan Folkloric Group proudly ushers the celebration of Arts Month in collaboration with the CCP Arts Education Department the premiere of Herencia de Cuerdas. A virtual educational series as the ROFG continues to be bearers of our living culture and the legacy of our artistic tradition through Philippine folk dance performances accompanied by the music of the rondalla.. the strings that bind us.
This episode tackles the history of the Rondalla in the Philippines. Discuss and appreciate the sound created by the instruments. Its relationship to our culture and tradition and most specially its role in bringing life to our dances.
Tour the City of Manila with Mikey Bustos
Catch the Ramon Obusan Folkloric Group at The TODAY SHOW WITH HODA AND JENNA in a series titled, “Today Takes You” where they highlight various countries around the globe. They’re featuring the Philippines! Mikey Bustos as their talent – giving us a tour of the Philippines through his eyes. Food, island hopping, city life, culture & dance of our country will all be showcased and we are excited for the world to see what the Philippines has to offer giving it a US platform it deserves. Let’s share our pride and heritage together! Mabuhay!
BRWN – Bangon!
The Ramon Obusan Folkloric Group is honoured to be part of the Bangon! music video by BRWN for CCP Kanto Kultura.
3oth South East Asian Games 2019 Opening Ceremony
The 30th SEA Games is bringing out the Pinoy spirit of bayanihan or community, as celebrated artists, production companies, youth groups, and many other organizations are uniting for the SEA Games 2019 Opening Ceremonies to be held on Nov. 30, at the Philippine Arena. The grand event is set to be an exposition of Filipino culture, and contemporary music and dance, and a testament to the collaboration of great talents. Indeed, it embodies the games’ credo of “We Win As One.”
The country’s premier folk dance company, the Ramon Obusan Folkloric Group, is also contributing their skills together with hundreds of students from at least 12 different schools and colleges in Metro Manila. They will be dancing in elaborately choreographed production numbers with sets and costumes made by topnotch Filipino visual artists and designers.