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Bahay Nakpil-Bautista at 100

By: Bobbi Santos-Viola
Saturday, Oct 18th, 2014

This video, © 2014 Ana Reyes, is embedded by permission of the filmmaker:

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‘Marangal na Dalit’ on Bonifacio Day

By: Bobbi Santos-Viola
Tuesday, Mar 18th, 2014

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.

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Channel 5 Presents Love Story Nina Andres at Gregoria (3 parts)

By: Bobbi Santos-Viola
Monday, Feb 24th, 2014

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Bahay Nakpil-Bautista: The House

By: Bobbi Santos-Viola
Thursday, Nov 8th, 2012

Excerpts from: A HOUSE WITH MEMORIES OF THE KATIPUNAN, Fernando N. Zialcita

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