IN PHOTOS: Inside the Philippine Quincentennial Museum

Morexette Marie B. Erram 04/27/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The National Historical Commission of the Philippines (NHCP) on Monday, April 26 opened the Philippine Quincentennial Museum in Museo Sugbo, Cebu City as the country commemorates the quincentenaries of the Magellan-Elcano Expedition’s arrival…

PH Quincentennial Museum now open

Morexette Marie Erram 04/26/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Philippines finally has its own museum dedicated to pre-colonial life and the country’s participation in the first circumnavigation of the globe. The National Historical Commission of the Philippines (NHCP) on Monday, April…

PH Quincentennial Museum to be unveiled in Museo Sugbo

Morexette Marie B. Erram 04/25/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The government is set to open its first museum dedicated to the pre-colonial history of the Philippines, and it will be housed in Cebu. The National Quincentennial Committee (NQC) announced in a statement…

Basilica, image of Snr. Sto. Niño declared as National Cultural Treasures

Morexette Marie B. Erram 04/15/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Cebu makes history again as two of its most precious historical icons were given the highest recognition in terms of heritage value. The National Historical Commission of the Philippines (NHCP) on Wednesday, April…

RAFI-CHU joins local Local Historical Committees Network

PR 03/03/2021

Last January 16, the Ramon Aboitiz Foundation, Inc. – Culture & Heritage Unit (RAFI-CHU) was recognized as a member-affiliate of the Local Historical Committees Network (LHCN). THE LHCN is a segment of the National Historical Commission of…

NHCP corrects EZ Mil’s controversial ‘Panalo’ lyrics

Morexette Marie B. Erram 02/11/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines—The government has intervened on the controversies surrounding Fil-Am rapper EZ Mil’s ‘Panalo’ lyrics.  The National Historical Commission of the Philippines (NHCP), in a statement issued on February 10, 2021, corrected the controversial lyrics of…

Nat’l Museum to declare Basilica, image of  Sto. Niño de Cebu as National Cultural Treasures

Futch Anthony Inso 02/10/2021

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Cebu—The National Museum of the Philippines will declare the Basilica Minore del Sto. Niño and the image of the Sto. Niño de Cebu as National Cultural Treasures. This was announced by National Historical Commission of…

IATF: Only 700 allowed to physically attend reenactment of first baptism in Cebu

Morexette Marie B. Erram 02/02/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Celebration for the quincentennial arrival of Christianity in the Philippines here in Cebu will go on albeit huge adjustments are to be made due to the continuing threats of the coronavirus disease 2019…

MET, Liberty Shrine to co-host quincentennial evening show on April 27

Futch Anthony Inso 01/02/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The National Commission for Culture and the Arts (NCCA) and the National Historical Commission of the Philippines (NHCP) is targeting to finish the restoration of the Metropolitan Theater (MET) in Manila before the…

Philippine flag to be displayed 24/7 at Mactan’s Liberty Shrine starting Jan. 17

Futch Anthony Inso 01/02/2021

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines – The Liberty Shrine at Barangay Mactan, Lapu-Lapu City will now be a site of the permanent display of the Philippine flag effective January 17, 2021. This is by virtue of the National Historical…

DOT exec welcomes NHCP ruling on Limasawa as 1st Mass site

Joey Gabieta - @inquirerdotnet 08/24/2020

TACLOBAN CITY—The head of the Eastern Visayas office of the Department of Tourism (DOT) welcomed the decision of the National Historical Commission of the Philippines (NHCP) supporting earlier findings that Limasawa in Southern Leyte was the site…

Mactan Shrine one of the lead sites of 122nd Independence Day

Rosalie Abatayo 06/03/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — For the second straight year, the Liberty Shrine in Mactan, Lapu-Lapu City will be one of the lead sites in the celebration of the Philippine Independence Day. The National Historical Commission of the…

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