Tag Archives: People

103rd Birth Anniversary of NVN Gonzalez

Today is the 103rd birth anniversary of NVN Gonzalez, National Artist for Literature.   He was born on September 8,1915 and he passed away on November 28,1999.   Nestor Vicente Madali Gonzalez, better known as NVN Gonzalez, fictionist, essayist, poet, and teacher, articulated the Filipino spirit in rural, urban landscapes.   He triumphed in appropriating the English language… Read More »

Meet Joselito Caasi Padilla

Meet Joselito Caasi Padilla, a former sea urchin diver who is now a certified seaman.   Joselito Caasi Padilla was only five years old when he started diving for sea urchin to help with his family’s daily expenses.   But even in this difficult situation, he dreamed of becoming a seaman and continued to persevere and studied hard… Read More »

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 »