Congratulations to the 2014 GCC Semi-Finalists!

CSC Regional Office No. 4 announced the following semi-finalists to the 2014 Government Choral Competition:


DasmariƱas City Teachers Chorale

Ilocos Norte National High School Chamber Singers

Pangasinan Provincial Chorale


Calbayog City Chorale


Bayugan City Division Choir


City Government of of Makati Employees’ Chorale

PAGCOR Voice Symphony

Pag-IBIG Fund Chorale


All semi-finalists will perform at the Grand Finals to be held at Tanghalang Nicanor Abelardo, Cultural Center of the Philippines (CCP) Main Theater, Pasay City on September 30, 2014. This year’s GCC is organized by the Civil Service Commission in partnership with the Philippine Choral Directors Association (PCDA), Cultural Center of the Philippines (CCP), National Commission for Culture and the Arts (NCCA), and Dakila – Philippine Collective for Modern Heroism.

For more information, contact the GCC Coordinator (CSC Regional Office No. 4, Quezon City) at (02)9271830, or visit the CSC website at



Manila Ocean Park Offers Special PCSA Packages for Gov’t Employees!

Manila Ocean Park is partnering with the CSC for the 2014 Philippine Civil Service Anniversary! They are offering special discount packages for government employees. Check out the information below to avail of the discount:

Manila Ocean Park Special PCSA Discount Package

Package 1 (Php 350.00)


Trails to Antartica (Penguin Exhibit, Snow Village, Slide O’Fun)

Sharks and Rays Dry Encounter

Birds of Prey Kingdom

Fish Spa

Package 2 (Php 500.00)


Trails to Antartica (Penguin Exhibit, Snow Village, Slide O’Fun)

Sharks and Rays Dry Encounter

Birds of Prey Kingdom

Fish Spa

Jellies Exhibit

Penguin Talk Show

Back of the House

Terms and Conditions:

a. Selling period is from September 1 to 30, 2014. Ticket validity is until December 15, 2014.

b. Special rates are valid for adults and children. Children 2 feet below are free of charge.

c. Special rates are applicable only to government employees; hence, only a government employee can purchase ticket/s from MOP Ticket Outlets.

d. The government employee should present his/her company ID/GSIS UMID Card to avail of the special rate.

e. The government employee may purchase a maximum of five (5) tickets only.

f. The government employee may be allowed to purchase tickets for a bigger group of more than 5 persons, upon presentation of an authorized letter from the group members.

g. Ticket purchase is on cash basis only.

h. Unused attraction tickets after validity period will not be accepted to any cash refund.

i. Add-on attraction tickets can be availed on existing normal rates.

j. Promo should not be in conjunction with any other promo or discount.

For further inquiries, please contact the Manila Ocean Park at (02)567-7777 ext. 142, or Mr. Sam Manglicmot of CSC-OFAM at (02)931-7984 or (02)931-7990.