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May is National Heritage Month

May 8, 2022

The National Library of the Philippines cordially greets all Filipinos here and abroad a Happy Heritage Month!

By virtue of Presidential Proclamation No. 439, s. 2003, the month of May has been annually celebrated as the National Heritage Month. This observance aims to create among the Filipino people a consciousness, respect, and love for the legacies of the nation’s cultural history.

This 2022, the National Heritage Month banners with the theme: “PAMANANG LOKAL: Binhi ng Kulturang Pilipino” which highlights the importance of preserving and promoting local heritage within a community and its impact in shaping the Philippine cultural identity. It calls on each and every Filipino to return to our cultural roots and appreciate the rich legacies passed on from different generations.

#NHM2022 #PamanangLokal

Read Proclamation No. 439 here: 

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