2013, December 5. National Parks Development Committee - 50th
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DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE - 50th Anniversary
The National Parks
Development Committee is a government agency that is tasked to
oversee national parks in the Philippines.
It was established primarily for the
purpose of developing and maintaining national parks specifically
The Rizal Park (Luneta), Paco Park, the Pook ni Maria Makiling and
was established on January 14, 1963 by
Executive Order 30 for the development of Quezon Memorial Circle,
Luneta and other National Parks.
In 1964, the committee was then
designated as the “National Parks Development Committee”.
It was attached to the Department of
Tourism in 1987, providing fully developed and well maintained parks
for wholesome recreation and socio-cultural education which
contributes towards the enrichment of the national identity
Rizal Park, Paco Park, Pook
Olivia de Salamanca, Mabini Shrine, Pook ni Maria Makiling Park,
Arts and Culture:
The Martyrdom of Dr. Jose
Rizal is a living memorial honoring the Philippines’ national hero.
It is lights and sound
sculptural tableau of an open-air-theater presentation, featuring a
30-minute dramatization of Rizal’s final hours.
Concert at the Park:
a weekly public service of
It was primarily started to
initiate the masses into the appreciation of classical music.
Held every Sunday at Rizal
Ballet at the Park:
a cultural fare at Rizal
The presentation is in
cooperation with Ballet Manila which is held every Saturday at 5pm.
Paco Park Presents:
a musical presentation every
Friday at 6pm at Paco Park.
The musical is aired
nationwide in front of a “live” audience at PTV Channel 4.