WHAT TO ANTICIPATE THIS 500 YEARS OF THE BATTLE OF MACTAN

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte declared April 27 as a special day throughout the country in celebration of the 500th anniversary or quincentennial of the Victory at Mactan by virtue of Proclamation No. 1128. He will be represented by Executive Secretary Salvador Medialdea in the national celebration at the Liberty Shrine, Mactan, Lapu-Lapu City. Simultaneous flag-raising continue reading : WHAT TO ANTICIPATE THIS 500 YEARS OF THE BATTLE OF MACTAN

A MUSEUM TO HIGHLIGHT THE PHILIPPINE PRE-COLONIAL HISTORY SET TO OPEN ON APRIL 26

On the eve of the national day for the 500 th anniversary of the Victory at Mactan, the National Historical Commission of the Philippines (NHCP) and National Quincentennial Committee (NQC) will open the Philippine Quincentennial Museum on April 26 at 4:30 p.m. in the Museo Sugbo, Cebu City. It features the Philippine part in the continue reading : A MUSEUM TO HIGHLIGHT THE PHILIPPINE PRE-COLONIAL HISTORY SET TO OPEN ON APRIL 26

Observance of the 79th anniversary of the Araw ng Kagitingan – Press Release

Mt. Samat National Shrine, Bataan – The 79th anniversary of the Araw ng Kagitingan will be commemorated on 9 April 2021, 8:00 a.m. at the Dambana ng Kagitingan, Mt. Samat National Shrine, Pilar, Bataan. The theme adopted for this year’s observance is Kagitingan ay Gawing Gabay, Pandemya ay Mapagtatagumpayan.  Solemn ceremonial rites will be conducted continue reading : Observance of the 79th anniversary of the Araw ng Kagitingan – Press Release

79th ANNIVERSARY OF THE ARAW NG KAGITINGAN CALENDAR OF ACTIVITIES

79th ANNIVERSARY OF THE ARAW NG KAGITINGAN CALENDAR OF ACTIVITIES (As of 6 April 2021) EVENT DATE AND TIME IMPLEMENTING AGENCY 1.     Kagitingan: The PVAO Historical Webinar Series 26 February (launch date) PVAO, NHCP, Philippine Veterans Bank, Mt. Samat FTEZ 2.     “Webinar at Patimpalak sa Pagsulat ng Maikling Kwento” 23 – 25 March Provincial Government continue reading : 79th ANNIVERSARY OF THE ARAW NG KAGITINGAN CALENDAR OF ACTIVITIES

Notice to the Public on the Temporary Closure of NHCP Museums in the Provinces of Cavite, Laguna, and Bulacan

The National Historical Commission of the Philippines announces the temporary closure of its history museums in the provinces of Cavite, Laguna, and Bulacan in line with Resolution No. 104 of the Inter-agency Task Force for the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases (IATF). The closure will take effect from 23 March until 5 April 2021. The continue reading : Notice to the Public on the Temporary Closure of NHCP Museums in the Provinces of Cavite, Laguna, and Bulacan

152nd Birth Anniversary of Emilio Aguinaldo – Press Release

Kawit, Cavite – The National Historical Commission of the Philippines (NHCP) and Local Government of Kawit will lead the simple wreath-laying ceremony in commemoration of the 152nd birth anniversary of Emilio Aguinaldo on 22 March 2021, 8:00 a.m. at the Museo ni Emilio Aguinaldo (MEA). Resolution 104, dated 20 March 2021 of the Inter-Agency Task continue reading : 152nd Birth Anniversary of Emilio Aguinaldo – Press Release

Notice to the Public on the Temporary Closure of NHCP Museums in the National Capital Region (NCR) and Batangas Province

The National Historical Commission of the Philippines announces the temporary closure of its history museums in the National Capital Region (NCR) and Batangas province due to the upsurge of Covid-19 cases in these areas.  The closure will take effect from 20 March until 5 April 2021 in accordance to Resolution No. 103 of the Inter-Agency continue reading : Notice to the Public on the Temporary Closure of NHCP Museums in the National Capital Region (NCR) and Batangas Province