Tag: Quincentennial Commemorations
WATCH: Santo Niño de Cebu giant solar art commemorates Philippines’ 500 Years of Christianity
UPDATED. The Santo Niño de Cebu giant solar artwork commemorating the Philippines' 500 Years of Christianity has been lit to encourage people to be climate heroes.
Filipino ancestors’ humane treatment of starving Magellan-Elcano sailors in spotlight
The Filipino nation's ancestors' humane treatment of the starving and sick members of the Fernando "Ferdinand Magellan" Magallanes-Juan Sebastian De Elcano crew who arrived in the islands 500 years ago in 1521 is in the spotlight of the Philippines' commemorations of the first circumnavigation of the world.
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.
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.
LIST: Philippines’ role in 1st world circumnavigation marked in March events
We list here the March events in the calendar of activities for the 2021 Quincentennial Commemorations in the Philippines released by the National Quincentennial Committee (NQC).
LIST: Philippines opens 500 Jubilee Churches for faith quincentennial
The Philippines is opening the doors to 500 Jubilee Churches designated to mark the quincentennial commemorations for the arrival of the Christian faith in the country in 1521.
Pilgrimage site rises on historic Limasawa Island site of 1st Easter Mass in Philippines
A pilgrimage site is rising on the historic Limasawa Island in Southern Leyte, the site of the first Easter Mass in the Philippines held 500 years ago on March 31, 1521.
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.
Philippine flag permanently flies over Lapu-Lapu City’s Liberty Shrine
The Philippines' National Flag will be flying 24/7 over Liberty Shrine at Barangay Mactan in Lapu-Lapu City, Cebu, after the site was designated for its permanent display effective January 17, 2021, the date marking the 100-day countdown to the 500th anniversary of the Victory at Mactan.
LIST: January 2021 Quincentennial Commemorations in the Philippines
We list here the January events in the calendar of activities for the 2021 Quincentennial Commemorations in the Philippines released by the National Quincentennial Committee (NQC).