The Cultural Center of the Philippines announced on Sunday / July 5, 2020 the list of 12 individuals, a performing group, and a publication to be honored as the 2020 Gawad CCP para sa Sining “for their outstanding achievements and contributions to Philippine arts and culture.”
The Gawad CCP para sa Sining is the highest award given by the CCP, which also administers jointly with the National Commission for Culture and the Arts, the Order of National Artists.
Due to the Covid19 pandemic, the awarding ceremonies will be held in 2021.
This year, the award is conferred on the following:
/ Rafael Catalino “Nonoy” Froilan for Dance
/ Raul M. Sunico for Music
/ Felix Padilla for Theater
/ Luis Yee, Jr. for Visual Arts
/ Lualhati Bautista for Literature
/ Clodualdo del Mundo, Jr. for Film and Broadcast Arts
/ Cristina Turalba for Architecture
/ Kenneth Cobonpue for Design
/ Integrated Performing Arts Guild (IPAG) for Culture of its Region
/ Nestor Horfilla for Cultural Work and Research
/ Liwayway Magazine for Development of Philippine Culture
/ Antonio Fabella for Dance (Posthumous)
/ Alice Guillermo for Cultural Research (Posthumous)
Meanwhile, Danilo Dolor will receive the Tanging Parangal for the development and support of the arts.
The Gawad CCP, given every three years, is awarded to artists or groups of artists who have consistently produced outstanding works, enriched the development of their art form.
The award is also given to cultural workers, who through their works in research, curatorship, and administration, have helped to develop and enrich Philippine art.
The Tanging Parangal is given to individuals or organizations to honor outstanding contributions to the development of the arts in the country.
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