I was your cure,
The Victorian-style painting, Portait of a Lady, by Juan Luna is a visual marvel. You may have just passed by it in one of your National Museum for Fine Arts tours, but a dark, mysterious story lies behind its charming appeal.
Gusto mo bang malaman ang lovelife ni Balagtas?
Most of the time, when people talk about Francisco Baltazar, people think of his most famous work, Florante at Laura. More popularly known by his pen name, Francisco Balagtas, there was a lot more to this orator and poet from Bigga, Bulacan.
Here are 10 cool things about Balagtas and the muse who was his inspiration for his greatest masterpiece -
You probably already researched about the life of Ms. Catriona Gray, after all, she's no less than the queen of the moment. Miss Philippines is Miss Universe 2018 and we're all very proud of her. What I'd want to share here was our reaction - there was a whole bunch of us, all strangers to each other - that watched and reacted as Catriona's name was being announced.
'Wanna guess where we were?
Let's park the fun for a moment, seryosong usapan muna.
The colorful yet horrific history of the three Balangiga bells had always been close to my heart. Having kept a homeschooling and cultural website for almost a year now, there was a point when I was asked on the Facebook group (of which I am an administrator) – Kulturang Pinas – to elaborate on this tragic account.
I had my historical bases for answering the said query and, although the facts were pretty straightforward, my opinions, however, were far from being unemotional.
'Time to rest from posting photographs of paintings of women wearing Filipiniana. I am dedicating this day to share with you pictures of women in our family wearing the traditional Filipiniana outfit.
Here they are...
Tomorrow's our last day for our Filipiniana Series as well as the last day of the Buwan ng Wika. I will miss posting our photos of masterpieces featuring Filipina women wearing their traditional Filipiniana clothing.
This particular portrait is special to me because...
Every student goes back to school today after a long weekend. National Heroes Day is done but we're not done with our Buwan ng Wika specials just yet...
Are you still wondering why Sarah Geronimo's Miss Granny is raking in millions in the box office these past few days?
Let's discuss this...
Miss Granny, starring Sarah Geronimo, is now showing in many theaters throughout the country. This film shows the chastity, grace and poise that Filipinas are known for.
This month is also Buwan ng Wika and since we're celebrating all things Filipino, I'd like to share, on a daily basis, till the end of August, our family's photographs of the most awesome paintings in the National Museum of the Philippines, featuring women in their Filipiniana outfits.
Featured here is the...
E.S. Villamor has made a career in writing for a decade now. Her online business - GIML (Gabriela Isabel & Miguel Lucas) Publishing started in 2014. She advocated for women's rights and was once enamored with imparting financial literacy through training and blogs but she is now focused on propagating all things Filipino. This site is also being groomed as a rich homeschooling resource.