Pursuant to Presidential Proclamation No. 439, dated 11 August 2003, the National Commission for the Culture and the Arts (NCCA) spearheads the annual celebration of the National Heritage Month, (NHM) every month of May in recognition of the need to create among the people consciousness, respect, and love for the legacies of Filipino cultural history.
This year, the celebration will have the theme: “Pambansang Pagkakaisa Para sa Pamana” to highlight the unifying force of a common heritage as a nation as and underscore the need for national unity to ensure that such heritage is preserved for the enjoyment of future generations.
Source DILG Mc. No. 2018-15