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Mysteries behind Luna’s “The Parisian Life”, revealed

Artworks of the greatest Filipino painter and patriot Juan Luna continue to fascinate and mystify modern audiences with a new wave of interpretation which reveals mysteries surrounding his masterpieces. Professor Eric Zerrudo, an expert on cultural heritage and museum development, and Ilocos Norte’s consultant on Heritage Conservation revisited the Juan Luna Shrine, Badoc last October […]

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The Philippine National Anthem: Product of revolution

The Philippine National Anthem is a product of revolution, a response to the need of the revolutionary times that gave birth to it. And this need arose in 1898, when the revolution against Spain was in its second year and a Filipino victory was in sight. Gen. Emilio Aguinaldo astutely recognized the need for national […]

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