Blumentritt LRT Station

  The Ferdinand Blumentritt Light Railway Transit Station is located between Abad Santos station and Tayuman LRT station. Blumentritt station was named after Ferdinand Blumentritt. He is a teacher. Blumetritt is a friend and advisor of Jose Rizal, Philippines’ national hero. He translated Jose Rizal’s Noli Me Tangere in German and wrote introductions for El Filibusterismo and Sucesos… Read More »

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Who is Amihan?

  According to the stories, Amihan saved our ancestors, “Malakas and Maganda” from the confinement of a bamboo. She is one of the first three creatures in the world, including Bathala (Heaven) and Aman-Sinaya (Sea). She claims to have no gender and is symbolized by a golden bird.(Filipino Mythology) Ayon sa mga kwento, si Amihan ang nagligtas sa… Read More »

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Arturo Alcaraz “Father of Geothermal Energy”

  Arturo Alcaraz is considered as the Father of Geothermal Energy in the Philippines. He graduated at the top of his class from Baguio City High School in 1933. But there was no school of mining in the Philippines, so he entered the College of Engineering, University of the Philippines in Manila. A year later–when Mapua Institute of… Read More »

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Libulan, God of the Moon, Patron God of Homosexuality

  According to other stories, Sidapa (God of Death) was attracted to the beauty of the moon. He courted him without thinking that they belong to the same-sex. It is said that until  now they are still together and happy living in Mt.Madjaas in Panay.(Filipino Mythology) Ayon sa ibang kwento, naakit ng kagandahan ng buwan si Sidapa (Diyos… Read More »

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Who is Atang Dela Rama?

  Atang Dela Rama is a national artist for theater and music queen of kundiman. She fought for the advancement of the art for everyone so she brought the kundiman and sarsuela not only in big theaters in Manila but also in cockpit arena and plazas in the provinces and in the distant places of the natives. Besides… Read More »

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