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Cultural Center of the Philippines

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Address: CCP Complex, Roxas Boulevard | Pasay City, Manila, Luzon, Philippines
Phone Number: (632) 832-1125
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Tue - Fri 7:00 am - 8:30 pm

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Showcase of Filipino Talents

This is our cultural events place. Countless of local and international shows have been presented in this theatre, and it has served it's purpose well. But, it will fail in... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed February 18, 2015
KingWaldo
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Manila, Philippines
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Manila, Philippines
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51 reviews 51 reviews
23 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

This is our cultural events place. Countless of local and international shows have been presented in this theatre, and it has served it's purpose well. But, it will fail in comparison to the latest and modern theaters of other countries. Although kept clean and maintained properly, it has lag far, in terms of technology. Time to upgrade please.

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Quezon City, Philippines
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

I love this place! You can still feel how exciting it is to step in to this grand theater. Most international musical productions are staged here which makes it a hotspot for theater fans, local shows are also staged at the main theater and the little theaters within the building. Unfortunately, due to its age, it's already showing some wear... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

The place where thousands of Ballet shows has been shown. Home of the Artists both local and foreign. This place was memorable for me as this is where most of my childhood was spent for my ballet classes, rehearsals, recitals etc. Leely it has been home to many broadway shows like miss saigon, phantom of the opera, stomp, and recently... More 

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Makati, Philippines
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72 reviews 72 reviews
37 attraction reviews
156 helpful votes 156 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

Shameful to call this the Cultural Center of the Philippines,,,, in the run down state that it is currently in,,, Period,,,,, We have been going there for more than Two years,, and Yes,, we asked if there would be Renovation.... NONE,,, Zero,, Zip ,, Nada! No need to complain of funding,,,, as over the course of time,, Nothing is getting... More 

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Las Pinas, Philippines
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20 reviews 20 reviews
17 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

The Cultural Center of the Philippines premiere showcase of the arts in the Philippines. Founded in 1969, It has been producing and presenting music, dance, theater, visual arts, literary, cinematic and design events form the Philippines and all over the world for more than forty years. With the Assets Development Program the CCP is poised to redevelop it sixty hectare... More 

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Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
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373 attraction reviews
267 helpful votes 267 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

The Cultural Center of the Philippines was built during the incumbency of President Ferdinand E. Marcos for the purpose of developing, preserving and promoting culture and arts in the country. I find the building's architectural design simple yet beautiful. The man behind this structure is no less than Philippine National Artist Leondro Locsin. I remember watching a number of local... More 

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Seattle, WA
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104 helpful votes 104 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

As I understand, this one of Imelda Marcos' projects. It certainly had it's day, yet that day is long gone (think 1980). Only a single window for box office sales and will call? Nevertheless, I didn't go to see the theater. We went to see the ABS/CBN Orchestra perform two hours of Disney classics. Who cares what the theater was... More 

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Metro Manila, Philippines
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21 reviews 21 reviews
9 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

Went to see a musical play in CCP. Though the building looks old and outdated, the shows running from time to time and worth the ticket prices. Hope you'll be able to feature more Filipino produced musicals & plays

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Cebu City, Philippines
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25 reviews 25 reviews
18 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

I was surprised that the CCP has an extensive collection of Philippine art. There were a lot of displays from well-known painters like Manansala and Carlos Francisco, and even contemporary artists. I also loved their collection of musical instruments from different parts of Asia and the world.

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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

I go there on sunday morning, the light is off, little stuff ,little visiter and not enough art to see. Much worse than i expect. Not attractive

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