What are considered national treasures?
A national treasure can be a shared cultural asset, which may or may not have monetary value; for example, a skilled banjo player would be a Living National Treasure. Or it may refer to a rare cultural object, such as the medieval manuscript Plan of St. Gall in Switzerland.
Who has been called as a Philippine national treasure?
The Las Piñas Bamboo Organ was officially declared a National Cultural Treasure by the National Museum of the Philippines on November 24, 2003.
What was declared national cultural treasure?
Collectively called “Fortifications of Manila,” Intramuros and Fort San Antonio Abad have been named National Cultural Treasure (NCT) by the National Museum of the Philippines (NMP). NMP cited the two sites for their architectural, scientific and archaeological significance.
What are cultural treasures?
Cultural treasures are any unique objects that are extraordinarily valuable or important to a particular cultural group.
How does something become a national treasure?
A National Treasure designation is a beneficial title for an endangered place to have. With this title, historic resources receive the expertise and weight of the National Trust in the preservation movement and have a great chance of being saved and protected from threats.
What is national cultural treasure of the Philippines?
The San Nicolas de Tolentino Church Complex and Ermita Ruins in Bohol, popularly known as Dimiao Church, was declared a National Cultural Treasure by the National Museum on Friday, July 30, 2011.
What is the local treasure?
Local Treasures are champions of people who are multi talented, highly skilled and experienced in years and in life and who surprise us every day with their ability and willingness to help.