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 »

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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 »

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Makar Wharf Construction Completed

The rehabilitation, upgrading, and construction of the Makar Wharf in General Santos City has already been completed, while the construction of the port operations building is now 97.25% complete!   The project to rehabilitate, upgrade and construction of the Makar Wharf started on March 2017.   The Makar Wharf, centrally located at the tip of Sarangani Bay, serves… Read More »

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Ambahan

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 »

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111th birth anniversary of President Ramon Magsaysay

The National Historical Commission of the Philippines is marking the 111th birth anniversary of President Ramon Magsaysay this Friday, 31 August 2018, at his childhood home, now the Museo ni Ramon Magsaysay in Castillejos, Zambales.   Among the highlights of the event is the unveiling of a new full-body statue of the former president and the inauguration of… Read More »

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