April 24, 2018

Tea with Tinio: Rediscovering Binondo Part 3

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  • Know more about the world’s oldest Chinatown with the last of the three-part series of Tea with Tinio this coming May 5 from 9:30 to 11:30 am at the Yuchengco Museum in Makati.

    In the first parts of Rediscovering Binondo, lecturer Martin “Sonny” Tinio Jr. gave an insight to Binondo’s beauty and prestige. Tinio also discussed the Chinese as they arrived in the Philippines, their lifestyle, history, as well as the 1850 to 1900s era. In the pervious part, Tinio talked about the Luna and Rizal Families, including the legacy that both family had left. In this last leg, He will tackle the family lineages that became prominent in Binondo from 1900 to 1950.  

    Sonny Tinio is fond of history and art which enabled him to write books relating to Philippine history, architecture, and the likes. He is a gentleman farmer, an interior designer, an antique collector, a world traveler and genealogist who studied in New York, Switzerland and Manila. He had restored several period houses in Kawit, Cavite and Taal, Batangas and was the former museum curator of Intramuros Administration and of Malacañang Palace. 

    Tickets are priced Php 300 and Php 150 for students with ID. Call (632) 889-1234 or email info@yuchengcomuseum.org for inquiries and/or reservations.


    What: Rediscovering Binondo part 3: Tea with Tinio
    When: May 5, 2018; 9:30 am. to 11:30 am
    Where: G/F Yuchengco Museum, RCBC Plaza, Corner of Ayala & Sen. Gil J. Puyat Avenue, Makati City

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    Contact: (632) 889-1234
    Email: info@yuchengcomuseum.org

    Source: Yuchengco Museum
    Written by Vinnise Marcelo

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