(This page is a work in progress. Kindly visit this microsite from time to time to get more updates on the 2021 National Heritage Month Celebration.)

MAY IS NATIONAL HERITAGE MONTH! CELEBRATE WITH US!

RATIONALE
The month of May is National Heritage Month by virtue of Presidential Proclamation No. 439. The celebration aims to create among the Filipino people a consciousness, respect, and love for the legacies of the nation’s cultural history.
As part of the said celebration, the NCCA enjoins all cultural agencies, national government agencies (NGAs), schools, Philippine embassies and consulates, public libraries, and private institutions to participate in the national event by encouraging them to initiate their own heritage-related activities for the month of May. 


THEME DESCRIPTION

For 2021, the NHM celebration shall carry the theme, “VICTORY AND HUMANITY: Upholding Filipino Heritage and Identity” in solidarity with the commemorations of the 500th anniversary of the Victory at Mactan (27 April 2021) and the 500th anniversary of the Philippine part in the first circumnavigation of the world (16 March – 28 October 2021). 

The theme underscores the need to strengthen public awareness and explore initiatives on advocating for the conservation and promotion of Philippine cultural heritage and the Filipino identity in this time of crisis.


OBJECTIVES

  1. To strengthen the advocacy of  caring and upholding both tangible and intangible local cultural heritage in this time of crisis;
  2. To recognize the value of Philippine cultural heritage by participating in events relative to the NHM celebration and the Quincentennial Commemorations of the Philippines (QCP);
  3. To promote solidarity amongst the Filipinos by encouraging them to initiate their own heritage-related activities for the month of May in line with the NHM 2021 theme and celebration, including online workshops and talks, webinars, competitions, etc.;
  4. To explore the use of various virtual platforms to help in the promotion and other initiatives for the NHM 2021.

STAY UPDATED! DOWNLOAD THE COMPLETE CALENDAR OF ACTIVITIES HERE!


MESSAGES

 

Message from President Rodrigo Roa Duterte Message from Vice President Maria Leonor Genora Robredo

MEMORANDUM ISSUANCES


DIGITAL PROMOTIONS

2021 NHM DIGITAL BANNER. This may be used as a Facebook cover photo or may be printed as a tarpaulin to be posted in front of office areas. Editable file can be downloaded here. Branding fonts can be downloaded here. Below are the specifications: 

2021 NHM PROFILE PICTURE FRAME. This is the official Facebook Profile Frame for the 2021 NHM celebration! This frame will be active and launched on May 1, 2021. The profile picture frame can be accessed here. 

2021 NHM FEATURE FRAMES. The 2021 NHM Frames can be used for your heritage-related content postings in social media pages! The following frames can be downloaded here.
Facebook Announcement Template (Square) Facebook Announcement Template 1 Facebook Announcement Template 1

2021 NHM ZOOM BACKGROUND. This 2021 NHM Zoom Background can be used during online meetings or webinar sessions to further promote the celebration. Make sure to have a plain background while in use for better results.  The NHM Zoom Background can be downloaded here.

GET EASIER ACCESS TO THE 2021 NHM COLLATERALS THROUGH THE 2021 NHM AGENCY KIT

The 2021 NHM Agency Kit includes downloadable versions of the following: 

  • NHM Logo Variations
  • 2021 NHM Poster Pack
  • 2021 NHM Banner and Banner Specifications
  • 2021 NHM Zoom Background
  • 2021 NHM Generic Templates
  • 2021 NHM Branding Fonts
  • 2021 NHM Digital Briefer
  • 2020 NHM Souvenir Program

 

PARTICIPATE IN THE CELEBRATION!

Organize your own heritage-related activity!
Agencies and non-government organizations are encouraged to organize their own heritage-related activities including forums, online workshops and lectures, and engage the public to participate in them. Such activities can be submitted to the NCCA for inclusion in the 2021 NHM Souvenir Program! 

Join the NHM Online-Campaign Thread!
Share heritage information and trivias to the public! Promote the celebration by using the 2021 NHM digital collaterals in your respective websites and social media accounts. Don’t forget to use the hashtag #NHM2021 in all your posts relative to the NHM celebration!  

Take part in NHM activities of the NCCA and other agencies!
All are encouraged to participate in initiatives relative to the conservation and preservation of Philippine cultural heritage. Join forums, workshops, competitions and other activities of the NCCA and other cultural organizations to raise awareness and promote solidarity in caring for our local culture and the arts!


For inquiries and clarifications, e-mail us at nhmsecretariat@gmail.com. Visit the NCCA social media accounts (@nccaofficial) and the NCCA website (www.ncca.gov.ph) for more information.

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