LOS CHICOS DE RIZAL: Jose Rizal’s Students and Dapitan Community School

Jose Rizal had young male students that he affectionately called chicos or boys from his Dapitan community school that he established while in exile. Searching for Rizal’s male students was like trying to trace his children, if he had any. Each of Rizal’s students had his own story of how his beloved Maestro Rizal enriched continue reading : LOS CHICOS DE RIZAL: Jose Rizal’s Students and Dapitan Community School

RIZAL NATIONAL PARK: MANUEL QUEZON’S HOMAGE TO RIZAL’S PLACE OF EXILE

By: Albert Vincent F. Barretto Former President Manuel Luis Molina Quezon will forever remain in the hearts of the Dapitanons not only for his efforts to achieve Philippine independence from foreigners, but also for preserving the memory of the place of exile of Jose Rizal in Dapitan. In the late 1920s, then-Senate President Quezon visited continue reading : RIZAL NATIONAL PARK: MANUEL QUEZON’S HOMAGE TO RIZAL’S PLACE OF EXILE

Epifanio de los Santos: Commemorating the Filipino genius on his 150th Birth Anniversary

By Francis Kristoffer L. Pasion, Museum Researcher II   Portrait of Epifanio de los Santos by H.A. Coniconde Most of us associate the name “Epifanio de los Santos” to that main thoroughfare in Metro Manila, the Epifanio de los Santos Avenue, or EDSA. The name has effectively been overshadowed by the toxicity of the traffic continue reading : Epifanio de los Santos: Commemorating the Filipino genius on his 150th Birth Anniversary

In Memoriam

DR. SERAFIN D. QUIASON We deeply mourn the passing of our beloved Dr. Serafin D. Quiason, former Chairman of NHCP. Dr. Quiason had been National Library director (and as such, Ex-officio member of the NHI Board) and history professor when he was named Acting Chairman of the NHI in 1981. He became chairman in 1982, continue reading : In Memoriam