NCCA conducts cultural property listing seminar - Nueva Vizcaya, Philippines
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NCCA conducts cultural property listing seminar

By on August 1, 2019

The National Commission for Culture and the Arts (NCCA) through the Philippine Registry of Cultural Property (PRECUP) conducted a seminar-workshop on local cultural property listing on July 31, 2019 at the Nueva Vizcaya Livelihood and Pasalubong Center.

It is in accordance to the Republic Act 10066 or the National Cultural Heritage Act of 2009 that orders all Local Government Units to establish and maintain a local cultural property registry.

PRECUP is a repository of all information that pertains to cultural properties, both tangible and intangible, that is deemed significant to our cultural heritage.

Specifically, the registry of cultural properties aims to identify and provide information on all available cultural resources that can used in various fields such as education, tourism and rural planning; to foster protection of cultural heritage of a place and promote awareness and understanding of cultural heritage among local communities.

According to Article 3, section 4 and 5, cultural properties is categorized as national cultural treasures, important cultural property, world heritage sites, national historical shrine, national historical monument, national historical landmarks, local important properties and presumed important cultural properties.

Out of 7, 216 registered cultural properties in the country, 9 cultural properties were listed from Kasibu, Quezon and Dupax Del Sur. #cqc