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Ramon Obusan
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                    [ArticleID] => 2106213
                    [Title] => 'Father of Dance' Ramon Obusan honored near Father's Day
                    [Summary] => Born in 1938, Obusan was both a graduate of Marine Biology and Cultural Anthropology from the University of the Philippines. In 1964, he became one of the dancers of the Bayanihan Philippine Dance Company. 
                    [DatePublished] => 2021-06-17 18:37:00
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                    [AuthorID] => 1807157
                    [AuthorName] => Jade Yamanaka Gime
                    [SectionName] => Arts and Culture
                    [SectionUrl] => arts-and-culture
                    [URL] => https://media.philstar.com/photos/2021/06/17/ramon-obusan_2021-06-17_18-38-47759_thumbnail.jpg
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                    [ArticleID] => 1530958
                    [Title] => National Book Awards
                    [Summary] => 

Last Saturday, Dec. 5, in the National Museum, the Manila Critics Circle and the National Book Development Board handed out the 34th National Book Awards to the best books published in the Philippines in 2014. Here are the winners and their citations. (Because italics and bold print are unwieldy in a newspaper column, I am using quotation marks for titles.)

[DatePublished] => 2015-12-09 09:00:00 [ColumnID] => 134791 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => 1365384 [AuthorName] => Isagani Cruz [SectionName] => Education and Home [SectionUrl] => education-and-home [URL] => ) [2] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 376252 [Title] => Nat’l artist for dance Obusan, 68 [Summary] => National Artist for Dance Ramon Obusan, who promoted Philippine culture through traditional dances, died of cardio-pulmonary arrest at 4 p.m. yesterday at the Makati Medical Center.

He was 68.

President Arroyo expressed sadness over the death of Obusan.

"Ramon Obusan was a true national treasure, and distinguished himself by preserving and promoting our culture through dance," Mrs. Arroyo said in a statement.

Obusan was named National Artist last May.
[DatePublished] => 2006-12-22 00:00:00 [ColumnID] => 133272 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => [AuthorName] => [SectionName] => Headlines [SectionUrl] => headlines [URL] => ) [3] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 338532 [Title] => FPJ, Nat'l Artist [Summary] => Pormal nang iprinoklama ni Pangulong Arroyo bilang National Artist ang yumaong si Fernando Poe Jr., kasama ang 6 pa.

Sa bisa ng Presidential Proclamation Nos. 1065 at 1071 na nilagdaan ng Pangulo, hinirang si Poe bilang National Artist for film, habang sina Bienvenido Lumbera ay sa literature; Ramon Obusan, dance; Benedicto Cabrera, visual arts (painting); Ildefonso Santos, architecture; Ramon Valera (posthumous), architecture, design at allied arts (fashion design); at Abdulmari Asia Imao, visual arts (sculpture).
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