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100-Day Countdown at the Sentinel of Freedom, Rizal Park, Manila

100-Day Countdown at the Sentinel of Freedom, Rizal Park, Manila

The message read during the 100-day countdown to the D-Day of the 2021 Quincentennial Commemorations in the Philippines, on...

100-Day Countdown to the Victory at Mactan Quincentennial

100-Day Countdown to the Victory at Mactan Quincentennial

Message read by Mr. Alvin R. Alcid, OIC, Office of the Deputy Executive Director for Programs and Projects, National...

Launching of Lapulapu Banknote

Launching of Lapulapu Banknote

Opening remarks delivered during the launching of the 5000-piso Lapulapu commemorative banknote and medal, 18 January 2021, Fort San...

Lapulapu versus Lapu-Lapu

Lapulapu versus Lapu-Lapu

In the comprehensive plan it submitted to President Rodrigo Roa Duterte on 29 January 2019, the National Quincentennial Committee...

Why Filipinos Love the Santo Niño

Why Filipinos Love the Santo Niño

On 9 April 1521, two days after the Magellan-Elcano expedition reached Cebu, Ferdinand Magellan enticed the rulers of Cebu...

Bagani: The Sound of Modern Filipino Nationalistic Song

Bagani: The Sound of Modern Filipino Nationalistic Song

“Bagani” 2021 Quincentennial Commemorations in the Philippines Theme Song Verse1: Hubarin ang takot sa iyong damdamin, Ipamalas ang angking...

Sacrificing a Christmas for the Country

Sacrificing a Christmas for the Country

A lot of us only know Marcelo H. del Pilar since elementary as a hero with an iconic mustache...

Filipino Christmas Before Santa Claus and Christmas Tree

Filipino Christmas Before Santa Claus and Christmas Tree

What was Christmas in the Philippines before the introduction of Santa Claus and the Christmas tree by the Americans?...

The Traditional Sound of a Filipino Christmas

The Traditional Sound of a Filipino Christmas

At least in Panay Island, Misas de Aguinaldo would not be complete without the Misa Pastoril resounding all over...

How Anime and Super Sentai Shows Sustained Filipino Imagination of Heroism and Humanity

How Anime and Super Sentai Shows Sustained Filipino Imagination of Heroism and Humanity

This Independence Day, four Batang 90s of the National Historical Commission of the Philippines—now a senior museum curator, a...

Our Ancestors in Bonifacio and the Katipunan

Our Ancestors in Bonifacio and the Katipunan

One thing we should appreciate about Andres Bonifacio was his consciousness (not only pride) of one’s origin and identity....

A New Portrait of Lapulapu

A New Portrait of Lapulapu

On the 499th anniversary of the Victory at Mactan, the National Historical Commission of the Philippines (NHCP) released a...