Over 30 children participants from the Poblacion areas of Camalig, Albay participated in the last session of the Mobile Art Caravan: Painting Workshop for Children, held at the Quituinan Hills and Japanese Tunnel- Visitor’s Information Center (VIC), Brgy. Tinago.
Spearheaded by the Municipal Tourism and Cultural Heritage Office (MTCHO), the initiative seeks to instill a deep appreciation for the rich cultural heritage of the town by opening doors to an array of vibrant expressions and highlighting the power of art as an effective way of expressing cultural perspectives.
The participants have expressed their creativity through basic drawing, color mixing, and painting by numbers under the guidance of Mr. Paulo Samson, a homegrown artist and the head of the Camalig Artist Guild.
Camalig Municipal Councilor and Committe Chairman on Tourism, Culture, and the Arts, Hon. Noel G. Muñoz shown his full support for this endeavor, reiterating the goal of the LGU towards delivering top-tier services for tourist/locals satisfaction.
Additionally, Municipal Social Welfare and Development Office (MSWDO) Head, Ms. Edlyn Noble, RSW, presented the set of officers of the Camalig Children’s Organization, which serves as the arm of the local government in establishing a community where every child can develop, learn, and prosper.
With the theme GIKAN asin GAYON: “Pagkamoot sa Arte, Kultura, asin Ginikanan,” the activity was part of the celebration of the Camalig Arts Festival 2024, which further aims to showcase the vibrant culture and innate artistry of every Camaligueño.
Article by: Mr. Tim L. Florece, PIO