(This page is updated from time to time. Kindly visit this microsite frequently to get more updates on the Annual National Heritage Month Celebration!)


Every year, National Heritage Month is being celebrated in the month of May 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, 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. 

About the 2022 Theme

This 2022, the National Heritage Month proudly 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 on shaping the Filipino cultural identity.

It calls on the public to come home to our cultural roots and appreciate the rich legacies passed on from different generations.

The poster piece is made by Raquel Gilbuela, 2022 National Heritage Month Digital Poster Competition Winner.



      1. To highlight the importance of preserving and promoting local heritage within a community and its impact in shaping Philippine cultural identity;
      2. To encourage the Filipino nation in promoting and caring for the local heritage within their community;
      3. To help stakeholders identify distinct cultural resources of their community and generate interest in programs relative to heritage conservation including cultural mapping and heritage forums.

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OFFICIAL NHM JINGLE. This is the official jingle for the National Heritage Month celebration created through the NHM Jingle Competition in 2020.



Composer/Arranger: Neil Salarda
Lyricist: John Willace Tubalde
Interpreter: Rene Jose Campomanes

DIGITAL BANNER. The Digital Banners for NHM 2022 is now separated into two different versions that will mostly fit the Facebook cover photo size requirements, aside from the previous banner and tarpaulin design, in a 2:1 ratio. To know which parts should be edited, get it here

Editable files can be downloaded here. Branding fonts can be downloaded here.

PROFILE PICTURE FRAME. This is the official Facebook Profile Frame for the 2022 NHM celebration! This frame will be active and launched on April 18, 2022. Twibbonize your profile photo here!

FEATURE FRAMES. The 2022 NHM Frames can be used for your heritage-related content postings on social media pages! The following frames can be downloaded here.

Feature Frame, Square Ratio

Feature Frame, 16:9 Template 1

Feature Frame, 16:9 Template 2

ZOOM BACKGROUND. This 2022 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

Zoom Background Version 1

Zoom Background Version

Too many links? Worry no more! The Agency Kit has it all!

The 2022 NHM Agency Kit includes downloadable versions of the following: 

  • NHM Logo Variations
  • 2022 NHM Poster Pack
  • 2022 NHM Banner and Banner Specs
  • 2022 NHM Zoom Background
  • 2022 NHM Feature Frames
  • 2022 NHM Branding Fonts
  • 2022 NHM Digital Briefer
  • 2020 NHM Souvenir Program


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 2022 NHM Souvenir Program! 

Join the NHM Online Campaign Thread!

Share heritage information and trivia with the public! Promote the celebration by using the 2022 NHM digital collaterals on your respective websites and social media accounts. Don’t forget to use the hashtags
#NHM2022 and #PamanangLokal in all your posts relative to the 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!

NHM is a Peaceful, Nonpartisan National Celebration!

The annual celebration of National Heritage Month is a peaceful, non-partisan, and not election-related event. COVID-19 Alerts are still raised at various levels in different parts of the country. Thus, the NCCA reminds all stakeholders to adhere to the prevailing protocols relative to physical gatherings in their respective areas. Government entities are likewise advised to refer to the Memorandum from the Office of the Executive Secretary dated November 8, 2021, entitled Reminder to Uphold Political Neutrality in the Government Service at all Times and the Joint COMELEC-CSC Advisory on Electioneering and Partisan Political Activities issued on March 29, 2016, in conceptualizing their NHM activities. Please refrain from using NCCA-produced materials for political gains to maintain the focus on advocacy.

Since its founding as the Presidential Commission on Culture and the Arts on January 30, 1987, under Executive Order No. 118, the now National Commission for Culture and the Arts is now commemorating its 35th (Coral) Anniversary! Take part and enjoy various NCCA activities in line with the celebration.

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.