Tag: Quincentennial celebrations
World’s Largest Solar Rosary for Healing lights up for Philippines’ 500th faith anniversary
The World's Largest Solar Rosary for Healing is lighting up as part of the official Philippines' quincentennial celebrations marking the 500th year since the first Christian baptism on the islands and the first circumnavigation of the world.
Iloilo hosts largest diorama for Battle of Mactan 500th anniversary
Miag-ao in Iloilo province is hosting the largest diorama of the Battle of Mactan to mark the 500th anniversary of the Victory of Rajah Lapulapu against Magellan in 2021.
Limasawa Island confirmed site of Philippines’ 1st Holy Mass 500th anniversary
Limawasa Island in Southern Leyte province has been confirmed as the site of the Philippines' first Holy Mass 500th anniversary.
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.
Butuan’s ancient Balangay boat replicas sail to start 500-day countdown to Mactan quincentennial celebrations
The Balangay Voyage continues as the replicas of the ancient Balangay boats of Butuan City have been included in the official program of the Philippines' National Quincentennial Committee (NQC) for the commemoration of the...
BBC News features record-breaking auction for Philippines “Holy Grail” map disputing China’s territorial claims
The auction for the "Holy Grail" map of the Philippines made BBC News headlines after the collectors item fetched a record-breaking £260,000 from a phone bidder. The Reeman Dansie Auction house notes on Lot 790...