Kalugtan Artist’s Guild, a cuyunon word which means “Earthness”, is a guild/association of all local artist in the municipality of El Nido, founded by Mr Tani Distal and Rene U. Acosta in 2004. Its main objective is to make its members aware to their cultural heritage of the necessity of arts as vitally important element for economic and intellectual development of both individuals and society, and to organize seminars and lectures to enhance their talent and creativity of the artist.