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In an article posted on December 13, 2013, Ian Christopher B. Alfonso, History Researcher with the National Historical Commission of the Philippines traces the roots of Julio Nakpil’s composition and expounds why the anthem was sung last November 30, 2013.Continue Reading...
Art contests became the main event in special celebrations when artists of Quiapo captured top prizes. Filipino artists were also getting recognition in Europe. Encouraged by this, parents who recognized their children’s artistic inclinations, sent them to the Academia de Dibujo y Pintura (Academy of Drawing and Painting), while some families hired tutors.
Visual Artist Pioneer in the promotion and use of the “tubao” and “baybayin” in his art works. “Ginoo”. Emil uses mixed media and exprimental style. This exhibit will run from June 22, 2014 until July 31, 2014, 9am to 5pm, Tuedays to Sundays at the upper floor of the Bahay Nakpil-Bautista. Admission fee applies. Part […]
June 12 – Philippine Independence Day Young boys from the neighborhood had been planting monggo sprouts in the big planters right beneath our volunteers’ room. All through the month of May they had been watering and watching its growth. Whenever sprouts came up and proliferated they became loudly excited and boastful.