Cultural Center of the Philippines



Palihan: February 3, 2018 | 8:00AM to 4:45PM

Palabas: February 4, 2018 | 7:30AM to 7:00PM

Various CCP Venues

Various Museums and Galleries in Manila



A wide variety of exciting activities await the public in the 14th PASINAYA OPEN HOUSE FESTIVAL 2018: PALABAS AT PALIHAN; the largest annual multi-arts festival in the country with more than 300 shows in music, theater, dance, visual arts, film, and literature to choose from and more than 50,000 viewers. Taking as its theme Pusuan ang Sining which emphasizes the Filipino virtue of pagmamalasakit (compassion), the festival which will be held at the CCP and various museums and galleries in the city will feature excerpts from the works of over a hundred arts groups and thousands of artists from around the country.


Palihan (Workshop-All-You-Can)

Pasinaya 2018 begins with a day of workshops in various arts forms for all ages that cater to varied interests in the Palihan (Workshop-All-You-Can) on February 3 (8:00AM to 4:45PM). Children, youth and adults can choose from more than eighty (80) short workshops in music, theater, dance, visual arts, crafts and hobbies conducted by leading artists and companies. It will also feature an Arts Market where audiences can pre-register for the Summer Arts workshops. Experience introductory hands-on sessions that stimulate creativity and unleash your inner artist!


For the Workshop Schedule, click here.



During the Palabas component of the festival on February 4 (8:00AM to 6:00PM), the public will be treated to previews of the forthcoming season productions of the CCP and its resident companies - Ballet Philippines, Bayanihan Philippine National Folk Dance Company, National Music Competitions for Young Artists (NAMCYA), UST Symphony Orchestra, Philippine Ballet Theatre, Philippine Madrigal Singers, Philippine Philharmonic Orchestra, Ramon Obusan Folkloric Group, Tanghalang Pilipino and the UST Symphony Orchestra. There will be performances by artists from all over the country in dance, music and theater as well as art exhibits, film showings, food booths and tiangge, making the CCP the happiest place on Earth that weekend.


For the Festival Schedule, click here.


Museums, Galleries and other Cultural Venues

Once more, our partner museums and galleries (Metropolitan Museum of Manila, Museo Marino, National Museum: National Museum of Fine Arts and National Museum of Anthropology, Bahay Tsinoy, Casa Manila, NCCA Gallery, Museo Pambata, UP Manila Museum of a History of Ideas, Cinematheque Manila - Film Development Council of the Philippines, Museum of Contemporary Art and Design and 1335 Mabini) will also be open to the public as audiences will be transported using the hop-on-hop-off vans provided by the  by the  Museum Foundation of the Philippines, Inc. (MFPI). There will be thirty (30) vans that will go around the said museums, galleries and the CCP Complex to transport the audiences. Cultural venues such as the Galleria Duemila, Avellana Art Gallery  and Hub Make Lab – 98B Collaboratory join the 2018 edition of Pasinaya bringing the number of partner venues to fifteen (15).



Minimum suggested donation: P50 (for the wristband)


“Experience-All-You-Can, See-All-You-Can, Pay-What-You-Can!”