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?
National Artist Nick Joaquin referred to the boy general as the Byron of Bulacan.
September 5, 2018. It may not have been the opening date for Goyo: Ang Batang Heneral but our family had an awesome time nevertheless. Did I expect my heroic worship of General Gregorio del Pilar to heighten after watching this? Will this film increase your respects for this young general?
Here are my thoughts...
'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...
Have you ever visited the Ili-Likha Artist Village in Baguio City? I just remembered Baguio today coz the weather was so hot. Plus the National Heroes Day fever hasn't died down yet. The kids and I then recalled that wooden sculpture of the national hero but this one was so different from those that we've ever seen.
Here's what we saw --
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...
Gosh, it's been days and Sarah Geronimo's Miss Granny remake is still raking in millions at the box office. You know what's great about this film (I have just read reviews but have yet to watch it)?
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...
It's just amazing that our Filipiniana Series coincided with the release of the remake of Miss Granny. I mean, the modest outfits worn by Sarah Geronimo in that film were simply stunning. This just proves that you don't have to show skin to be considered attractive or even confident. I dunno, it's just me, being old-fashioned I guess.
On our fifth installment, we're featuring...
The painting that we're posting today is shrouded in mystery. It's because...
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.