Cultural Exchange Program

Is conceived from the standpoint of global cultural relationships. Providing that the Cultural Heritage of the Bangsamoro Region shall be an integral component of regional provisions. Cultural international engagements shall institutionalize the preservation of positive elements of the Bangsamoro culture.


BUDAYAW: 2017 THE BIMP-EAGA FESTIVAL OF CULTURES is a multi-dimensional and multi-disciplinary festival of arts and culture of the ASEAN and the East-Asian Growth Area (Brunei, Indonesia, Malaysia and the Philippines) that shall be held in Mindanao, Philip-pines. The event shall also commemorate the fiftieth founding anniversary of the ASEAN.

The Bureau became a major partner in this grand celebration of cultures in the BIMP-EAGA region. The festival gathered more than three hundred (300) contemporary artists and indigenous cultural masters in a celebration of harmony in diversity. The creative works of cultural masters, artists and cultural practitioners coming from the four countries are simultaneously showcased in various venues.