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 »

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Cry of Pugad Lawin

  The Cry of Pugad Lawin, August 23, 1896, In the then hilly sitio in Balintawak, the  katipuneros tore their “cedulas,” officially launching the Philippine revolution against  Spain. On August 23, 1896, in a then hilly and forested sitio of Pugad Lawin in Balintawak, now part of Quezon City, the Katipuneros led by Andres Bonifacio tore their “cedulas”… Read More »

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Who is Francisco Dagohoy?

  Francisco Dagohoy led the longest Filipino uprising against the Spanish in 1744 to 1828. Although the uprising was sparked by personal reasons, there were 3,000 people who accompanied him to the mountains where they lived freelly, without discrimination, and live in peace for 85 years. Pinangunahan niya ang pinakamahabang pag-aaklas ng mga Filipino laban sa mga Espanol… Read More »

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Quirino LRT Station

  The Quirino LRT Station is located between Pedro Gil station and Vito Cruz station. Quirino LRT Station was named after the 6th President of the Philippines, Elpidio Rivera Quirino. Quirino was among the Filipino delegates who went to Washington D.C. for an independence mission that paved the way for the freedom of the Philippines from American control.… Read More »

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Araw ng Kagitingan (Day of Valor)

  Most veterans living today were just a teenager forced to fight in the war and fight for our freedom. If you know something, you’re lucky. Do not forget to thank these war veterans. Karamihan sa mga beteranong buhay pa ngayon, teenager lang nung napilitan sumabak sa giyera at ipaglaban ang ating kalayaan. Kung may kilala ka, ang… Read More »

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