Bangsamoro GAMABA Awardees

The National Living Treasures Award, alternatively known as the Gawad sa Manlilikha ng Bayan (GAMABA; lit. Award for the Creators of the Country) is conferred to a person or group of artists recognized by the Government of the Philippines for their contributions to the country’s intangible cultural heritage. A recipient of the award, known as a National Living Treasures or Manlilikha ng Bayan is defined as “a Filipino citizen or group of Filipino citizens engaged in any traditional art uniquely Filipino, whose distinctive skills have reached such a high level of technical and artistic excellence and have been passed on to and widely practiced by the present generations in their community with the same degree of technical and artistic competence.”

Ambalang Ausalin
Darhata Sawabi
Haja Amina Appi
Samaon Sulaiman
Uwang Ahadas