STATEMENT OF THE NATIONAL HISTORICAL COMMISSION OF THE PHILIPPINES ON THE PASSING OF FORMER CHAIRPERSON AND EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR SAMUEL K. TAN

The National Historical Commission of the Philippines (NHCP) expresses its condolences to the family and colleagues of former Chairperson Samuel Kong Tan, who passed away last 6 January 2022. Born in Siasi, Sulu on 30 December 1933, Dr. Tan served as Chairperson and Executive Director of the National Historical Institute (NHI, forerunner of the NHCP) continue reading : STATEMENT OF THE NATIONAL HISTORICAL COMMISSION OF THE PHILIPPINES ON THE PASSING OF FORMER CHAIRPERSON AND EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR SAMUEL K. TAN

NHCP STATEMENT ON QUEZON MEMORIAL’S DESIGNATION AS NATIONAL CULTURAL TREASURE

The National Historical Commission of the Philippines (NHCP) expresses its gratitude to the National Museum of the Philippines (NMP) for declaring the Quezon Memorial in Quezon City as a National Cultural Treasure (NCT). Museum Declaration No. 29-2020 was signed by NMP Director-General Jeremy R. Barns on 12 March 2020 but was only recently announced. Director-General continue reading : NHCP STATEMENT ON QUEZON MEMORIAL’S DESIGNATION AS NATIONAL CULTURAL TREASURE

Commemoration of the 125th anniversary of the Martyrdom of Jose Rizal

City of Manila – The National Historical Commission of the Philippines (NHCP), in coordination with other national and local government agencies will conduct a flag raising and wreath-laying ceremony commemorating the 125th anniversary of the Martyrdom of Jose Rizal on 30 December 2021 at 7:00 a.m. with the theme, “Rizal: Para sa Agham, Katotohanan, at continue reading : Commemoration of the 125th anniversary of the Martyrdom of Jose Rizal

Statement of the National Historical Commission of the Philippines: On the destruction of Heritage Structures in the Areas Affected by Typhoon Odette

Statement of the National Historical Commission of the Philippines: On the destruction of Heritage Structures in the areas affected by typhoon Odette [20 December 2021] The National Historical Commission of the Philippines (NHCP) condoles with the loss of life in the areas affected by typhoon Odette. We fully support the national and local government’s priority continue reading : Statement of the National Historical Commission of the Philippines: On the destruction of Heritage Structures in the Areas Affected by Typhoon Odette

UNVEILING OF THE HISTORICAL MARKER AND OPENING OF THE EXHIBIT IN LINE WITH THE 107TH BIRTH ANNIVERSARY OF JOSE B. LINGAD

LUBAO, PAMPANGA – On 24 November 2021, the National Historical Commission of the Philippines (NHCP) in cooperation with the Municipality of Lubao, Pampanga unveiled the historical marker and monument of Jose Lingad, and opened the exhibit, “Faces of Heroism in the Second World War” in line with the 107th birth anniversary of Jose B. Lingad continue reading : UNVEILING OF THE HISTORICAL MARKER AND OPENING OF THE EXHIBIT IN LINE WITH THE 107TH BIRTH ANNIVERSARY OF JOSE B. LINGAD

Commemoration of the 158th Birth Anniversary of Andres Bonifacio

Pinaglabanan Shrine, San Juan City – President Rodrigo Roa Duterte will lead the wreath-laying ceremonies at the Spirit of Pinaglabanan Monument, Pinaglabanan Shrine, San Juan City on 30 November 2021, 8:00 a.m. in commemoration of the 158th birth anniversary of Andres Bonifacio with the theme, “Bonifacio 2021: Uniting for the Safety and Wellness of the continue reading : Commemoration of the 158th Birth Anniversary of Andres Bonifacio

National Historical Commission of the Philippines to Host a Free Webinar Activity Celebrating the 500 Years of The Filipino Woman’s Heroism

Manila – The National Historical Commission of the Philippines (NHCP) will commemorate the 500th anniversary of the Filipino Woman’s Heroism: Through Victory and Humanity, sa Tagumpay at Pakikipag-Kapwa Tao, through a webinar with NHCP Chairman Rene R. Escalante’s welcome remarks, and NHCP Commissioner Ms. Lisa Nakpil’s message, leading the opening program via ZOOM Meeting and continue reading : National Historical Commission of the Philippines to Host a Free Webinar Activity Celebrating the 500 Years of The Filipino Woman’s Heroism

Celebration of the 150th Birth Anniversary of Juan Cailles

Sta. Cruz, Laguna – The National Historical Commission of the Philippine (NHCP), in coordination with the Provincial Government of Laguna, and Municipality of Sta. Cruz, will lead the commemoration of the 150th birth anniversary of Juan Cailles on 10 November 2021, 9:00 a.m. at the Juan Cailles Monument, infront of the Provincial Capitol, Sta. Cruz, continue reading : Celebration of the 150th Birth Anniversary of Juan Cailles

QUINCENTENNIAL ART EXHIBIT AT MANILART OPENS ON 20 OCTOBER

The National Historical Commission of the Philippines will inaugurate an exhibit, “Victory & Humanity: The Quincentennial Art Competition” at the ManilART 2021: The National Art Fair on 20 October, 3 pm, at SMX Convention Center, SM Aura, Taguig City. It features the twelve (12) winning entries of the Quincentennial Art Competition which concluded this year. continue reading : QUINCENTENNIAL ART EXHIBIT AT MANILART OPENS ON 20 OCTOBER

COMMEMORATION OF THE 156TH BIRTH ANNIVERSARY OF GEN. MIGUEL MALVAR

Sto. Tomas City, Batangas – The National Historical Commission of the Philippines and City Government of Sto. Tomas led the commemoration of the 156th birth anniversary of Gen. Miguel Malvar at the Malvar Historical Landmark on 27 September 2018, 9:00 a.m. Sto. Tomas City Mayor Edna P. Sanchez led the wreath-laying rites. She was joined continue reading : COMMEMORATION OF THE 156TH BIRTH ANNIVERSARY OF GEN. MIGUEL MALVAR