CULTURE AND SPORTS
ARTS AND CULTURE
Section 14. The State shall
foster the preservation, enrichment, and dynamic evolution of a
national culture based on the principle of unity in diversity in a
of free artistic and intellectual expression.
Section 15. Arts and letters
shall enjoy the patronage of the State. The State shall conserve,
and popularize the nation's historical and cultural heritage and
as well as artistic creations.cralaw
Section 16. All the country's
artistic and historic wealth constitutes the cultural treasure of the
and shall be under the protection of the State which may regulate its
Section 17. The State shall
recognize, respect, and protect the rights of indigenous cultural
to preserve and develop their cultures, traditions, and institutions.
shall consider these rights in the formulation of national plans and
Section 18. (1) The State
shall ensure equal access to cultural opportunities through the
system, public or private cultural entities, scholarships, grants and
incentives, and community cultural centers, and other public venues.cralaw
(2) The State shall encourage
and support researches and studies on the arts and culture.