National Artist for Architecture, Bobby Mañosa’s works put the spotlight on the beauty of Filipino architecture, such as bahay kubo and bahay na bato. He is known for integrating traditional designs and indigenous materials with modern technology. His most notable work is the Coconut Palace.
Julio Nakpil was a musician when he was called to join the Katipunan. He did not know how to fight nor knowledge of military science but he successfully led the Katipuneros of the north and was even successful in stealing substantial numbers of ammunitions from the Spanish in Morong which he sent to the Katipuneros of Cavite.… Read More »
On this day, July 11, in 1985, Filipino Redemptorist priest and activist Rudy Romano was abducted by armed men in Tisa, Labangon, Cebu City and has not been seen since. Romano was known for his community work wherein he helped farmers, workers and the poor with their struggle for social change and better living and working conditions.… Read More »
Martin Delgado is a teacher and a General of the Philippine Revolution. He led the rise/hoisting of the Philippine flag in Santa Barbara, Iloilo. It is the first outside of Luzon. He declares the Federal Republic of the Visayas in December 1898. During his leadership, the revolutionaries in Iloilo have been fighting for more than a month… Read More »
On this day, May 13, in 1903, Apolinario Mabini, the so-called “Sublime Paralytic”, Prime Minister of the First Republic and chief adviser to Philippine President Emilio Aguinaldo, died of cholera at his brother’s house in Nagtahan, Manila. Apolinario Mabini was born on July 23, 1864. He was a Filipino revolutionary leader, educator, lawyer, and statesman. He was… Read More »