- Declaring the Period from 01 May 2012 to 30 April 2013 as the Centennial Year of National Artist for Music, Felipe Padilla De Leon
- Proclamation No. 283
November 8, 2011
PROCLAMATION NO. 283
DECLARING THE PERIOD FROM 01 MAY 2012 TO 30 APRIL 2013 AS THE CENTENNIAL YEAR OF NATIONAL ARTIST FOR MUSIC, FELIPE PADILLA DE LEON
WHEREAS, the category of National Artist was created under
WHEREAS, preeminent achievements that have enhanced the cultural heritage of the Filipino people deserve the recognition and acknowledgment of our Government in pursuit of its policy of preserving and developing the Filipino culture and a national identity; and,
WHEREAS, the works and achievements of National Artist for Music, Felipe Padilla de Leon, are reflective of this preeminent excellence and of the national genius that contributed to the national heritage of the Philippines and the world.
NOW, THEREFORE, I, BENIGNO S. AQUINO III, President of the Philippines, by virtue of the powers vested in me by the
IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand and caused the seal of the Republic of the Philippines to be affixed. aCcADT
DONE in the City of Manila, this 8th day of November, in the year of Our Lord, Two Thousand and Eleven.