Gawad Alab ng Haraya at Dangal ng Haraya Guidelines
The Gawad Alab ng Haraya (Alab ng Haraya Awards) honors outstanding achievements in the performing arts, cultural conservation, arts management, library and information services program, theater production, cultural journalism and documentation, and other fields.
Instituted by the National Commission for Culture and the Arts, the Alab ng Haraya Awards recognizes exemplary efforts by artists, cultural workers, institutions and foundations that have made an impact and significant contribution to the development of culture and arts in the country. This is in accordance with the NCCA mandate to extend recognition through awards, grants and services to artists and cultural groups, which contribute significantly to the cultural legacy of the Filipinos.
Likewise, the Dangal ng Haraya (Achievement Award) is given to living Filipino artists, cultural workers and historians; artistic or cultural groups, historical societies, institutions, foundations and councils, to recognize their outstanding achievements in relevant fields that have made an impact and significant contribution to Philippine culture and arts.
Through these awards, the NCCA seeks to uphold excellence in all artistic and cultural endeavors, encourage initiative and participation among groups and individuals, and recognize exemplary cultural programs that can serve as valuable examples to others.