Tag: National Historical Commission of the Philippines
LIST: Filipino Films About Freedom to Watch this Independence Day
Here is a list of Filipino films and documentaries to watch as the Philippines marks its 124th observance of Independence Day this June 2022.
WHERE TO WATCH: Philippine History Films & Docus Streaming Online for Free
Here's where to watch documentaries and films on Philippine history being screened for free and accessible online to Filipinos who want to learn from what our forebears have gone through in our journey towards establishing a democratic society.
Cebu Basilica, Santo Niño image named National Cultural Treasures
The Basilica Minore del Sto. Niño de Cebu Church and the image of the Santo Niño de Cebu are to be declared "National Cultural Treasures" by the National Museum of the Philippines in April to celebrate the 500th anniversary of Christianity in the nation.
Manila’s Metropolitan Theater reopens for Battle of Mactan quincentenary
The iconic Metropolitan Theater (MET) in Manila is set to reopen this year with celebratory events leading to the quincentennial or 500th anniversary of the Victory at Mactan on April 27, 2021.
Philippines’ and Asia’s largest heritage church in Taal, Batangas fully restored
The fully restored Taal Basilica in Batangas has been turned over by the National Historical Commission of the Philippines (NHCP) to the Archdiocese of Lipa after three years of restoration.
Pre-hispanic Visayan noble costumes showcased at ASEAN Summit in Vietnam
Pre-colonial Visayan attire used in GMA Network's historical fiction series Amaya is set to be displayed in Vietnam for the 2020 ASEAN Summit this October.
Restored Barasoain Church turned over to Bulacan parishioners
The newly restored Barasoain Church has finally been turned over to Bulacan parishioners by the National Historical Commission of the Philippines (NHCP).
Oldest Catholic church in Mindanao reopens after two-year restoration
The oldest Catholic church in Mindanao, the San Salvador del Mundo Parish located in Caraga, Davao Oriental, has reopened after two years of restoration work.
Jose Rizal Museums celebrate Filipino hero’s 159th birth anniversary online
The Museo ni Jose Rizal of Calamba in Laguna, Dapitan in Zamboanga del Norte, and Fort Santiago inside the historical Walled City of Intramuros in Manila are commemorating the Philippine hero's 159th birth anniversary on June 19, 2020, amid the coronavirus disease pandemic.
Philippines celebrates Battle of Mactan quincentennial anniversary eve with new Lapulapu portrait
A new portrait of Lapulapu was released to celebrate the eve of the quincentennial anniversary of the Battle of Mactan in the Philippines.
LISTEN: Kian Dionisio’s ‘Mactan’ song calls on Filipinos to celebrate freedom and sovereignty
"Mactan", a song by Kian Dionisio for the Philippines' upcoming quincentennial celebration in 2021, is calling on Filipinos to follow the heroism shown by the people in 1521 who fought off the Spanish invaders for freedom, identity, and sovereignty in the land.
Restoration of Manila’s iconic Metropolitan Theater moving forward, first phase finishing soon
Stunning pictures of the Metropolitan Theater (MET) in Manila were revealed on Monday by Manila Mayor Isko Moreno Domagoso, revealing how the first phase of the heritage building's rehabilitation is moving forward a year after work began.
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