Rizal Park Open-Air Auditorium

 

Designed in 1968 by Leandro Locsin, National Artist for Architecture, the Rizal Park Open-Air Auditorium is an amphitheater that initiated several other open-air venues for musical, dance, and theater performances as soon as it was inaugurated. It is home to the following arts and cultural programs which are offered to the public for free:

 

  • Weeknights@6 (every Friday): presents variety shows featuring the best of seven arts: architecture and allied arts, cinema, dance, theater, literature, music, and visual arts.

 

  • Labs Kita Sabado (every Saturday): showcases modern performances such as pop/rock-OPM concert, acoustic nights, and contemporary ballet and other dances.

 

  • Concert at the Park (every Sunday): features orchestras, symphonic music, classical ballet & folk dances. It is the longest – running cultural show of the NPDC and a recipient of the Catholic Mass Media Hall of Fame Award for Best Cultural Program.

 

  • Cinema in the Open-Air (seasonal): offers free film screenings of local and international films and documentaries by distinguished film directors, in partnership with various embassies, associations, and the Film Development Council of the Philippines (FDCP)