Kulintang Ensemble Compitition

Ginakit wins Kulintang Ensemble Contest in ARMMShowcasing the Maguindanaon Culture -


            The Ginakit Kulintang Group outperforms all teams that participated in the Kulintang Ensemble Competition held at the Shariff Kabunsuan Cultural Complex, ORG Compound, Cotabato City on the eve of August 14, 2012.

          The competition was joined by 14 teams coming from different places in the province of Maguindanao and Cotabato City. The champion garnered 92.00%. The Palabunibuniansa Maguindanao got (86.67%), 1st runner-up, Kandawnga Group (84.3%), 2nd runner-up, Dalawan Kulintang Ensemble (82.4%), 3rd runner-up.

The champion got 30 thousand pesos cash prize, 20 thousand pesos for the 1st runner-up, 15 thousand for the 2nd runner-up, and 10 thousand for the 3rd runner-up. However, all participants did not go home empty-handed for they received consolation prizes.

 The competition was the brainchild of OIC Regional Vice Governor Hadja Bainon G. Karon of the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM). This is in line with the long-month celebration of the Holy Month of Ramadan. The Office of the Regional Governor Mujiv S. Hataman thru the Department of Tourism (DOT)and Bureau of Cultural Heritage BCH) supported thesaid activity.

 The activity is expected to draw Kulintang enthusiasts from the various places of the Autonomous Region. Also the competitionhas showcased theMaguindnaonculture from this part of the country.

 Among the musical instruments played by the Muslims in Southern Philippines, Kulintang is the most popular. It is a set of eight (8) small bossed gongs in graduated sizes, horizontally laid on a rack called “antangan”. Kulintang also refers to the ensemble in which this instrument is accompanied by four (4) other instruments – Pamendilan, Debakan, Agong, Gandingan. In playing these instruments, there are five (5) typical genres such as:  Duyug, Sinulog, Tidtu, Binalig and Tagonggo (Nash Acan, ORVG-ARMM).




General Information


 Considering the nature of the Office of the Regional Vice Governor (ORVG) as more on subsidiary to the office of the Regional Governor, its services are mostly monitoring and supplemental to the programs of the regional government.




 Program Thrust and Direction

          In the case of ARMM, the above KRAs are further summarized into three (3) Pillars of Reform with the New ARMM Government’s Thrust under the leadership of OIC-Regional Governor Mujiv S. Hataman, espousing the overarching principle of “Open Governance” as a strategy. These three Pillars of Reforms are as follows:

1.    Governance Reform

2.    Socio-Economic Reform and

3.    Peace and Security

          With the major programs, projects and activities anchored on the President’s program thrust as well as that of the Regional Government’s Reform agenda for ARMM, we are confident that ORVG can very well live up to its expected mandate in attaining its vision, mission and goals.



Major Outputs

MFO 1   Anti-corruption/Transparency

      Account Policies, Plans, Program and monitoring Services

 MPP 1 Regional Development Plans/Program Supervised

 MPP 2 Consultation, Negotiations and Information dissemination

 MPP 3 Office Operations/ Personnel Development Program


MFO 2 Poverty Reductions and Empowerment of the Poor & Vulnerable

  MPP 1 Ecology – Conservation / Environment/ Climate Change Advocacy Program

 MPP 2 Youth Sports Development Program

 MPP 3 Brgy. Administration & Project Management

 MPP 4 Health and Sanitation

 MPP 5 Gender & Development Program


MFO 3 Rapid Inclusive and sustained Economic Growth

  MPP 1 Economic and Agricultural Development Seminar/ Workshop or Livelihood

 MPP 2 Provision of Livelihood Inputs


MFO 4   Just and lasting Peace and the rule of Law

  MPP 1 Pilot Projects for IDP’s & People from war-torn  areas in DBS Maguindanao.

           MPP 2 Consultation, Peace Negotiations and Monitoring Activities

  MPP 3 Support to Ramadhan Activities








ORVG Organizational Structure

Organizational Aims and Objectives (Vision, Mission and Objectives)


 The ORVG, with the blessings of the Almighty God, envision genuine social, political and economic reforms to ensure delivery of basic needs and services to the constituents of the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao and to serve as instrument to regional peace and development pursuant to our ideals for national unity as ordained by the constitution.



 With the strong sense of public service and in coordination with the Regional Governor, the ORVG is committed to the vision of responsive accountable and good governance development of socially, economically and morally vibrant communities.