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Post Office stamps mark 500 years of Lapu-Lapu’s Victory at Battle of Mactan

To commemorate the 500 years Anniversary of the victory of Lapu-Lapu in the Battle of Mactan, the Philippine Postal Corporation (PHLPost) launched the commemorative postage stamp to honor the transcending spirit of heroism, gallantry, and bravery of the Filipinos.

Philippines’ role in world’s 1st circumnavigation on NetKapihan with Direk Rene

Yoyoy Villame immortalized the event with his witty song "Magellan". The Portuguese explorer under the employ of the Spanish king first sighted one of the islands in the Philippines on 16 March 1521.

Philippines’ history lessons from Yoyoy Villame’s Magellan 1521 song

The Philippines' history lessons about Ferdinand Magellan's arrival in 1521 and fate at the hands of Lapu Lapu in Mactan were made pop culture material when Visayan troubadour and Bohol native Yoyoy Villame made a hit song with his "Magellan".

LOOK: 1st Circumnavigation of the World’s Magellan-Elcano Expedition Philippine Route Map

The first circumnavigation of the world 500 years ago is being celebrated today, March 16, 2021, with several events including the release of the Spanish expedition's route map around the Philippines' islands in 1521.

IN PHOTOS: 500 years giant solar art lights up 100 days countdown to Victory...

The Quincentennial Commemorations of the Philippines' 500 years logo was rendered as a giant solar art installation at the Luneta Park in Manila and lit up to signal the 100 days countdown to Lapu Lapu's Victory at Mactan on April 27, 2021.

Filipinos challenged to proclaim heroism as Spanish warship arrives to mark Magellan’s voyage

Pinoys are being challenged to proclaim their heroism and carry their Filipino pride before a Spanish warship arrives in the Philippines to mark 500 years since Ferdinand Magellan's world expedition landed on the islands in 1521.

Liter of Light builds giant Quincentennial Commemorations solar logo

Liter of Light, a Filipino-born global grassroots solar lighting movement, will build the largest 2021 Quincentennial Commemorations in the Philippines logo using solar lamps to mark the 100-day countdown to the 500th anniversary of the Victory in Mactan on January 17, 2021.

LOOK: World’s Largest Solar Rosary for Healing Shines at Luneta Park

The World’s Largest Solar Rosary for Healing was lit up while the Filipino nation prayed as part of the National Quincentennial Commemorations in the Philippines marking 500 years of Christianity in the country.

LOOK: Papercraft boat souvenirs released for Philippines’ Quincentennial

Papercraft boat souvenirs have been released for the Philippines' celebration of the 500 years anniversary of Lapu Lapu's Mactan victory in 1521 and the participation of the country in the first circumnavigation of the world.

Lapulapu meets Catriona in Paper Dolls crafted for Philippines’ Quincentennial celebrations

Filipino hero Lapulapu and key characters of the Philippines' celebrations in 2021 are joined by Miss Universe Catriona Gray in the Filipino Paper Dolls craft series released by the National Quincentennial Committee (NQC).
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