The festival carries the theme Paghilom, literally meaning healing or renewal. Paghilom alludes to art and its production as transformative acts necessary to cure individuals, communities, and society of its maladies.
The Paghilom Arts Camp and Festival in Cavite coincides with the celebration of the National Arts Month this February.
The 3-day arts camp and festival at Alitaptap Artists Village in Halang, Amadeo, Cavite from February 28 to March 2 will include a sportsfest, zine festival, an on-the-spot-painting competition, public art installations, murals, an art exhibit, art talks, workshops, improvisation jamming, dance and theater performances, art fora, spoken word and will end with a concert led by the biggest names in the local music scene including Joey Ayala, The Wuds, Chickoy Pura, and Borrachos.
The Paghilom 2019 will be opened by a mural painting unveiling by Buen Abrigo, Kris Abrigo, Alelia Ariola, Anjo Bolarda, Archie Oclos and Rasel Trinidad on Feb 22, 2019 in time for Amadeo’s local coffee festival, Pahimis.
All events are FREE and open to the public!
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