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2019 Sining Pangkabuhayan Para sa Kabataan Activities

DepEd Memorandum No. 43, s. 2019



Assistant Secretaries
Bureau and Service Directors
Regional Directors
Schools Division Superintendents
Public and Private Elementary School Heads
All Others Concerned

The Department of Education (DepEd), in partnership with the National Commission for Culture and the Arts (NCCA), the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI), and the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA), announces the conduct of the 2019 Sining Pangkabuhayan Para sa Kabataan Activities with the theme Arts for Life, Arts for Livelihood to be held from July 22 to 26, 2019. This is consistent with Article 2, Section 17 and Article 14, Sections 14-18 of the 1987 Constitution, and Agendum 6 the DepEd 10-Point Agenda.

The activities shall be hosted by DepEd Region XI (Davao), in coordination with their respective City Government, Department of Tourism (DOT), TESDA, DTI and the NCCA.

The activities aim to:

a. strengthen awareness and appreciation of the nation’s rich cultural heritage;

b. demonstrate positive attitude through active participation in plenary sessions, workshops, performances, exhibits of outputs, and parade; and

c. preserve, promote, and develop authentic Filipino culture, arts and crafts as a way of life and livelihood.

2019 Sining Pangkabuhayan Para sa Kabataan Activities

The 2019 Sining Pangkabuhayan Para sa Kabataan activities shall include plenary sessions, workshops, performances, exhibits of outputs, awarding and recognition of various artists, among others.

The schedule of activities is as follows:

Conduct of Sining PambansaJuly 22-26, 2019Malayan Colleges Mindanao Abreeza Mall Davao
Opening CeremonyJuly 23, 2019
9:00 a.m.
2:00 p.m.
Malayan Colleges Mindanao Abreeza Mall Davao
Conduct of Simultaneous Performances and Workshops: Sining Pangkabuhayan Para sa KabataanJuly 23-25, 2019Malayan Colleges Mindanao Abreeza Mall Davao
Closing ProgramJuly 26, 2019Malayan Colleges Mindanao

The Sining Pangkabuhayan Para sa Kabataan is open to teachers and students from public and private secondary schools, senior high school (SHS) students taking Technical-Vocational-Livelihood (TVL), and Arts and Design Tracks, Junior High School (JHS) under the Special Program for the Arts (SPA) schools, Indigenous Peoples Education (IPEd), Arabic Language and Islamic Values Education (ALIVE), Alternative Learning System (ALS), and schools of living traditions. In addition, DepEd field officials, particularly the regional/schools division/SPA coordinators are strongly advised and encouraged to attend.

The DepEd National Organizing Committee (NOC) shall be chaired by Tonisito M.C. Umali Esq., Undersecretary for External Partnerships. The NOC, through its chair, shall designate the members of the various working committees. The members of the NOC and the various working committees shall be comprised of personnel from the central and regional offices, representatives from government partners, and the Regional Culture and Arts coordinators (RCAC) and/or Regional SPA supervisors / coordinators.

The NOC, through its chair, is authorized to make the necessary management actions and decisions in the conduct of Sining Pangkabuhayan Para sa Kabataan. The host region shall handle all financial, administrative, and operational matters relative to the holding of the said event. The NOC, together with the host region, shall provide technical management and operational services.

The RCAC or regional SPA supervisors/coordinators are required to attend all planning meetings/conferences, workshops, opening and closing programs, and the awarding ceremonies. The names and contact numbers of the RCAC per region must be submitted to the steering committee to facilitate registration of their respective participants. Those who fail to attend due to equally important matters should send their representatives.

Regional directors, schools division superintendents, and school principals are expected to send their respective delegations. Each region should be represented by not more than 50 participants only. The RCACs shall be responsible in identifying the composition of their regional delegation as to performers/participants and officials from their regions/schools divisions/schools. They shall also be in-charge of preenlisting the discipline that the participants will attend during plenary sessions. Attendance of the participants/regional delegations shall be on official business.

The RCACs are requested to confirm their region’s participation by sending the enclosed Registration Form in MS Excel file and PDF file to External Partnership Service through jhoana.llana@deped.gov.ph or rgannlynmae@gmail.com on or before July 5, 2019. Further, the accomplished Attendance Sheet enclosed signed by each participant must be submitted by the concerned RCAC on five copies prior to the conduct of the activity or at the Registration Area upon entrance on July 22, 2019. The RCACs must be at the Registration Area to facilitate the registration and distribution of supplies/kits of their delegates.

The list of billeting quarters assigned for each region is enclosed.

Board and lodging, supplies and materials, honoraria of speakers, arts kits, prizes, sounds and lights rentals, transportation, and other related and incidental expenses shall be charged to downloaded funds.

The members of the working committees, RCAC or Regional SPA supervisors / coordinators are required to obtain an approved travel authority duly signed by their respective heads of office for the conduct of the Sining Pangkabuhayan Para sa Kabataan.

The travel expenses of the regional delegation shall be charged to local funds, including, but not limited to, school/division/regional/PTCA funds, School Board funds, and other sources, subject to the usual DepEd accounting and auditing rules and regulations.

The first meal to be served will be dinner on Day 0, July 22, 2019 and the last meal will be lunch on Day 4, July 26, 2019.

Student-participants may be given additional merits for their attendance to the Sining Pangkabuhayan Para sa Kabataan activities consistent with DepEd Orders regarding participation in co-curricular activities for students graduating and running for honors. They shall also be given reasonable time to make up and comply with other requirements in the different subject areas, including but not limited to quizzes and other examinations that they will miss.

School officials and teachers as accredited members of the national/regional working committees shall be granted vacation service credits pursuant to the provisions of DepEd Order No. 53, s. 2003 entitled Updated Guidelines on Grant of Vacation Service Credits to Teachers.

All regions shall adhere to the provisions in DO 40, s. 2012 entitled DepEd Child Protection Policy. Hence, consistent with the said DO, the concerned officials shall be held responsible for the protection, welfare, and safety of their students. In addition, each DepEd RO shall provide medical insurance coverage for its delegation.

The following documents are enclosed for reference:

a. Enclosure No. 1

Organizational Structure,

i. DepEd National Organizing Committee

ii. Working Committee and their Members

b. Enclosure No. 2

2019 Conduct of Sining Pangkabuhayan Para sa Kabataan Calendar of Activities

c. Enclosure No. 3

Pre-registration Form

d. Enclosure No. 4

Regional Billeting Quarters

For more information, contact Ms. Cecilia R. Mendiola, Project Development Officer II, at telephone no. (02) 633-1940, or Mr. Roily V. Soriano, Project Development Officer III at telephone no. (02) 636-8639, and the External

Partnerships Service, Ground Floor, Teodora Alonzo Bldg., Department of Education Central Office, DepEd Complex, Meralco Avenue, Pasig City at email address: externalpartnerships@deped.gov.ph or at telephone no. (02) 638-8637.

Immediate dissemination of this Memorandum is desired.


DepEd Memorandum No. 43, s. 2019

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