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Father of Philippine Landscape Architecture

  The Father of Philippine Landscape Architecture is Ildefonso P. Santos Jr. He is a Philippine National Artist for Architecture. He was born on September 5, 1929 and passed away on January 29, 2014. His vision to recreate paradise on earth by revolutionizing design of local parks and urban spaces and by giving new meaning to the word… Read More »

Who is the Father of Philippine Anthropology?

  Henry Otley Beyer is the father of Philippine Anthropology. He was born on July 13, 1883 and passed away on December 31, 1966. He was an American anthropologist, who spent most of his adult life in the Philippines teaching Philippine indigenous culture.(wikipedia) Henry Beyer authored the “Wave of Migration Theory. He theorized that early Filipinos descended from… Read More »

Kamayan Philippine Seafood Restaurant in China

  Craving for Filipino food in China? Try the Kamayan Pusit and the Kamayan Seafood Set at Kamayan Philippine Seafood Restaurant in Chongqing. The restaurant’s bestsellers are: Kamayan Pusit – squid dish akin to Filipino adobong pusit but with the addition of Sichuan chili. Kamayan Seafood set prepared in boodle-fight style and eaten with bare hands consisting of… Read More »

Pioneer of Art Deco Style in the Philippines

  The pioneer of Art Deco Style in the Philippines is Pablo S. Antonio. Pablo Antonio is the pioneer of Art Deco Style in the Philippines. Some of his famous design is the Cine Ideal in Avenida, FEU administration and Science Buildings and the Manila Polo Club. He is a Philippine National Artist for Architecture. He was born… Read More »

Apolaki “God of the Sun, Patron of Warriors”

In other stories, Apolaki and Mayari are Bathala’s children with a mortal. The the light of their eyes serves as the light throughout the world. When Bathala died, they fought each other to determine who should inherit his throne. They fought until one of the eyes of Mayari was blinded which Apolaki deeply regretted. Since then Apolaki and… Read More »