Lawmaker wants Nora Aunor as National Artist
The Pinoy - almost 5 years
ABS-CBNnews.com - A lawmaker is pushing for the “enshrinement” of actress Nora Aunor as a National Artist, putting her alongside art greats such as Fernando Amorsolo, Bienvenido Lumbera and Fernando Poe Jr.
Bacolod City Rep. Anthony Golez filed Resolution No. 2317, which urges President Benigno Aquino III, the Cultural Center of the Philippines (CCP) and the National Commission for Culture and the Arts (NCCA) to confer to Aunor the National Artist award, citing the actress’ “immense contributions to Philippine arts.”
In a statement, Golez cited the many awards and recognitions that Aunor received in her decades-long career as an actress.
He said that Aunor, known as “Ate Guy”to her fans, is a “national treasure.”
“The Filipino people is now entangled with so many public issues like the seemingly uncontrollable rise of prices of fuel and commodities, but we should not lose hope. There are a lot of things going for our country, and the enshrinement of Ms. Nora Aunor as a Nationa
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