Pasinaya 2016, the open house of the Cultural Center of the Philippines’ one-day open house, recognized the importance of society’s basic unit with the theme “Family and Children.”
CCP Artistic Director Chris Millado emphasized the importance of allowing children to participate in the arts. “Ang batang masining ay nagiging productive na citizen – isang malikhain at fullly realized citizen. (An artistic child becomes a productive citizen – creative and fully realized.”)
Over 3,000 artists from more than 300 theater, musical, dance and film productions participate in this one-day event which was also extended to partner museums namely Metropolitan Museum of Manila, 1335 Mabini Gallery, Bahay Tsinoy, Casa Manila, National Commission for Culture and Arts Gallery, National Museum, Museo Pambata and the two new additions, Museo Marino and UP Manila Museum of a History of Ideas.