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DECLARATION OF FIRST PHILIPPINE REPUBLIC MALOLOS

This is the ‘forgotten’ history of the First Philippine Republic

 

 In school, we were taught of the Declaration of Philippine Independence as it happened on June 12, 1898 in Kawit, Cavite. It was diligently remembered and has been declared a national holiday. Good for us. Because that day reminded us how, we Filipinos, fought for our freedom and independence from the colonial rule of Spain. But what about January 23, 1899? How many of us remember what significant event happened during this date? The province of Bulacan, particularly in the city of Malolos remembers because that date was the day the Malolos Constitution declared the Filipino-led government – otherwise known as the […]

PILIPINAS HD GOES ON AIR ON PHILIPPINE INDEPENDENCE DAY

Pilipinas HD premieres on Philippine Independence Day

 

 As the nation celebrates the 118th Philippine Independence Day, a lone cable channel – a new player in town, has just aired its first telecast under Pilipinas HD channel spearheaded by Pilipinas HD founder and President Manolo ‘Chino’ Trinidad – a Filipino veteran TV sportscaster and former Philippine Basketball League (PBL) Commissioner whose rose to fame attributes to his eloquent manner of speaking when it comes to sports and even hosting programs on radio and television. From the launching pad held in Makati a few days before Pilipinas HD goes on air, Chino expressed his belief in showing the country the […]

HENERAL LUNA THE MOVIE

Top 5 reasons to watch Heneral Luna

 

 1. Top caliber performance from great actors Most of the actors of this Jerrold Tarog film are underrated individuals who may not be amongst the league of the most bankable stars (read: blockbuster) in Philippine cinema but even though, these actors have earned different recognition and awards from various award-giving bodies here and abroad. The lead actor John Arcilla who played General Antonio Luna, bagged the Best Actor Award for MMFF 1996 for the movie Mulanay; Best Actor in a Supporting Role, Urian 1998 for Ligaya Ang Itawag Mo Sa Akin; and many more. In 2012, John was cast in the International movie The […]

THE BALCONY. The balcony where Emilio Aguinaldo heralded the Philippine flag in celebration of the 1st Philippines Independence Day in Kawit, Cavite on June 12, 1898.

The Balcony of Emilio Aguinaldo’s mansion

 

 This is a closer look at The Balcony of Gen. Emilio Aguinaldo’s mansion in Kawit, Cavite where the Philippine flag was heralded during the celebration of the 1st Philippines Independence on June 12, 1898. Viewed 26112 times by 4147 viewers ADMINJuan Manila Express is a magazine-themed blog of different niche from daily grind to headline news, to entertainment updates and social media related topics. Email us at [email protected] for your suggestions and comments. Thank you for visiting!More Posts