Tag Archives: Mendiola

Portraits of Women in High Spirit Exhibit

College of the Holy Spirit – Mendiola and Lenore RS Lim Foundation for the Arts present High Spirit exhibit at the Pasilyo Carlos V. Francisco (Little Theater Lobby) and Pasilyo Vicente Manansala (2F Hallway Gallery), Cultural Center of the Philippines … Continue reading

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My Heart Bleeds for our Muslim Brothers and Sisters in Sabah

It’s hard to smile nowadays when you know your brothers and sisters are being butchered in Malaysia. I am not a Muslim but I am a native of Mindanao which is predominantly a Muslim part of the Philippines. My mother … Continue reading

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Open Message to the President: What Filipino Children Want for Christmas

December 5, 2012 Manila, Philippines — Instead of asking for new toys and clothes for Christmas, children trooped to the Department of Justice (DOJ) and Mendiola to whistle justice for fellow children and families of human rights violations. Accompanied by … Continue reading

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Bonifacio Day is Family Day in Manila

Maghimagsik! The fight for freedom and national democracy is not over. Filipino families commemorated Andres Bonifacio Day (November 30) by fraternal union in the streets of Manila. Bonifamily Day as a national event was organized by sectoral formations of Bagong … Continue reading

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Balikwas: Literature under Martial Law (CCP Exhibit)

Part of Piglas Exhibit: Commemorating 40 Years since Martial Law CCP Pasilyo Juan Luna (Main Gallery Hallway) Exhibit  On-going until September 30, 2012 Organized by Cultural Center of the Philippines Intertextual Division Curated by Hermie Beltran Related articles Bigwas ng … Continue reading

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Labor Day 2012: May First and First Rain of May

At ten in the morning, we did our sun salute. It was terrible to meet him in the eyes but there is a color of hope in the sky that the sooner our skin embraced his rays the easier it … Continue reading

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Bien Lumbera’s Agunyas sa Hacienda Luisita

ni Bienvenido Lumbera, Pambansang Alagad ng Sining Walang kampanang kumalembang sa panangis nang kayo’y paslangin ng mga pulis at sundalong bayaran ng naghaharing-uri. Kalasti lamang ng gatilyong humaplit sa balang inip na inip sa baril ng mga berdugo. Walang dalanging … Continue reading

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Gelacio Guillermo’s Ang mga Panahon (The Seasons)

Night before a protest march in time for the 23rd anniversary of the inutile CARP, farmworkers from Hacienda Luisita of Tarlac gathered outside the gates of DAR (Department of Agriculture) along with peasant advocates in a brief program of solidarity. … Continue reading

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Salinlahi Children’s Collective: I am a Child of a Fighter

Salinlahi Foundation Children’s Collective performed in Mendiola a touching skit about being a child of modern crisis for the commemoration of the 100th Declaration of International Women’s Day led by Gabriela-Philippines last March 8, 2011.           … Continue reading

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Gabriela Sining Lila’s Martsa ng Kababaihan

Awit ng Sining Lila-Gabriela Sulong, sulong kababaihan Sumulong at lumaban Buuin natin ang samahan Ng makabayang kababaihan Lumahok sa produksyon At pangmasang kilusan Sa pagtatamo ng tunay Na demokrasya at kalayaan Koro Sulong, sulong kababaihan Sumulong at lumaban Harapin ang … Continue reading

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