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Museums to visit for free in October

  The following are the museums to visit for free in October: National Museum of Fine Arts Padre Burgos Avenue, Ermita, Manila National Museum of Natural History Teodoro F. Valencia Circle, Ermita, Manila Tues-Sun, 10 AM – 5 PM National Museum of Anthropology Finance Road, Ermita, Manila Tuesday-Sunday, 10 AM – 5 PM National Planetarium Rizal Park, Padre… Read More »

Quadrícula (HOCUS II)

  Quadrícula (HOCUS II): The Hofileña-Custodio Paintings A new exhibition is opening at the National Museum of Fine Arts entitled Quadrícula (HOCUS II), which refers to the grid pattern used by the Spanish conquerors to lay out towns where Christianized Indios were forced to settle, beginning late 16th century. The quadrícula represented the Spanish conquest of the Philippines.… Read More »

Tingin Asean Film Festival

  Mark your calendars for the 3rd year of the Tingin ASEAN Film Festival on September 26-29, 2019. Admission is FREE. Where: Shangri-la Plaza Red Carpet Cinema 26-29 September 2019   September 26 Thursday 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM A Closer Look: Who are the indigenous peoples? by Miks Padilla 3:30 PM – 5:30 PM Film screening: Thy… Read More »

First Filipino Woman To Direct A Film

  Consuelo Padillo Osorio is the first Filipino woman to direct a film. Consuelo Padillo Osorio was credited for her film “Dalagang Luksa” in 1938. Dalagang Luksa did very well and was soon followed by more lachrymal pictures: Dolores, Pagsuyo, and Magmamani, before World War II broke out. After the liberation, Osorio directed ‘Bakya Mo Neneng” which was… Read More »

Ryan Cayabyab: National Artist for Music

  Ryan Cayabyab is a musician, composer, and conductor of eclectic, modern and popular music. He put the Philippines in the International pedestal with award-winning symphonic works, full-length musicals, films, and television scores, a capella albums, popular and love songs, as well as scores of popular songs sung by top Filipino artists.