Category Archives: Lifestyle

106th Birth Anniversary of Ramon Valera

Today, August 31, is the 106th birth anniversary of Ramon Valera, National Artist for Fashion Design.   Ramon Valera, a national artist for fashion design was born on August 31, 1912 and he passed away on May 25, 1972.   The contribution of Ramon Valera, whose family hails from Abra, lies in the tradition of excellence of his… Read More »

100th Birth Anniversary of Lucretia R. Kasilag

Today, August 31, We commemorate the 100th birth anniversary of National Artist for Music Lucrecia R. Kasilag.   On August 31, 1918, Lucrecia R. Kasilag was born.   She was proclaimed national artist for music in 1989.   She received many accolades such as the Presidential Award of Merit as woman composer in 1956, and the Presidential Award… Read More »

168th Birth Anniversary of Marcelo H. Del Pilar

Today, August 30 is the 168th birth anniversary of Marcelo H. Del Pilar.   Today we commemorate Marcelo H. del Pilar who left remarkable legacies as a prominent philosopher and renowned historical figure.   Today, we do our heroes proud. With the Freedom of Information Program, attaining accurate information is now easy.   Marcelo H. Del Pilar birth… Read More »


Ambahan is an indigenous poetry of the Hanunoo Mangyan of the province of Mindoro.   It is inscribed using an ancient syllabic script derived from India.   It is now listed in the UNESCO Memory of the World Registry.   The Ambahan has seven syllables and is inscribed onto bamboo segments, nodes, musical instruments or other materials using… Read More »