Arts & Culture


Overview

The Institute boasts of resident arts, performing, and literary groups that have achieved both national and international acclaim. It is the base of one of the most dynamic groups of artists in the region and a leading center for Literature and Creative Writing, one of the three major creative writing centers in the country. Its artists have won major national awards and their works performed and exhibited in venues here and abroad.

IPAG

A leading Philippine dance and theatre company whose world-acclaimed productions integrate the dance, music, and arts traditions of the South where it is based. IPAG has represented the Philippines in over 100 cities worldwide, and will continue to represent the country in coming world tours.

OCTAVA

The Octava Choral Society is a group who could sing folk, Filipino ballads, classical, ethnic, as well as, contemporary music. Not only that, they could also act, dance, and move but still maintain a good singing quality. They are the most versatile choral group in Southern Philippines.

KALIMULAN

Mindanao Culture is both rich and varied – A true mirror of the people of which it is the expression. They show not only the Artistic Ingenuity of the natives, but also their beliefs, traditions and life are reflected in them. These ethnic dances have for long survived.

ECHOES

Mindanao Culture is both rich and varied – A true mirror of the people of which it is the expression. They show not only the Artistic Ingenuity of the natives, but also their beliefs, traditions and life are reflected in them. These ethnic dances have for long survived.

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