Every year, people attend all sorts of Christmas parties. There is this costume party that requires you to, of course, go in a costume depending on the theme, such as “Paskong Pinoy” or the Filipino-themed party, Back to the 60’s, 70’s, etc. There is also this simple dinner party and the concert party. This year,… Read More Korea in Manila K-Christmas Party!
Under the Proclamation 798, signed by President Corazon Aquino in 1991, the month of October of every year is declared as Museums and Galleries Month.
It’s that time of the year again! Today is International Museum Day. Sadly, we cannot visit any museums today because of our work schedules. This year’s theme is “Museums and contested histories: Saying the unspeakable in museums”.
It is our devotion as Catholics to do Visita Iglesia every year, during the Holy Week. Last year, we visited 7 Historical Churches in Manila. This year, we braved the scorching summer heat to reflect, pray, and visit 7 magnificent churches in San Juan and Mandaluyong and one in Quezon City since it’s on the… Read More Visita Iglesia 2017: San Juan and Mandaluyong Churches
In recent years, almost 30,000 museums in more than 120 countries have organized activities for the International Museum Day. This year’s theme is Museums and Cultural Landscapes, which aims to make museums responsible for their landscapes, asking them to contribute knowledge and expertise and take an active role in their management and upkeep.
Philippines is known as the seat of Catholicism in Asia, such that of Rome in Europe and Mexico in the Americas. Having said so, there are over 70 million devout Catholics in the country. During the Holy Week, when most people are having their vacation in the provinces or just having a staycation in their… Read More Visita Iglesia 2016: 7 Historical Churches in Manila
The artwork is a detail from the “Modern Maria Clara” (1958) by National Artist Victorio Edades (1895-1985). © Aissa Domingo and the National Museum of the Philippines (2016) The National Museum of the Philippines invites women and girls of all ages to visit for FREE.
Roaming around the streets of Binondo can be very tiring indeed. Good thing there is this place called Lucky Chinatown mall, where there are also some activities that you can do while you chill out and get away for a while from the hustle and bustle of the main streets.
As the Chinese New Year celebration is about to come to a close, let us share to you how we took part in this very special occasion. In the Philippines, 18-27% or about 30 million people are Chinese or of Chinese ancestry. That is why many Filipinos join in the celebration of the Chinese New… Read More Chinese New Year 2016 (Part 1)
On October 29, 1901, the National Museum of the Philippines was established.