August 10, 2019

NHCP Releases Month-Long Events for History Month 2019

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  • August marks the country’s National Language Month, as well as the Historical Month when Filipinos celebrate the nation’s historical past.

    In line with this, the National Historical Commission of the Philippines (NHCP) has released a month-long event calendar with activities you can attend!

    Also read: Expat’s Guide to PH’s National Language Month

    HISTORY MONTH 2019Kasaysayan:Bahagi ng ating Nakaraan, Gabay sa Kinabukasan

    National Historical Commission of the Philippinesさんの投稿 2019年7月29日月曜日

    Former President Benigno Aquino signed the Proclamation No. 339—which declared August as History Month—in view of major events in Philippine history that occurred in this month.

    The celebration concludes with National Heroes Day on August 30.

    Also read: National Heroes Day in the Philippines

    Below is NHCP’s list of events, activities, and celebrations for History Month 2019:

    August 14 Dokumentaryo: Mga Kwento ng Bayan Ko Museo ng Kasaysayan ng Pilipinas, Malolos City, Bulacan
      184th Birthday Anniversary of Fr. Jacinto Zamora Liwasang Fr. Jacinto Zamora, Pandacan, Manila
    August 15 French Impressionism Appreciation Museo ni Jose Rizal, Calamba City, Laguna
    August 17 Miong at Berong: Pamana sa Bayan Museo ni Baldoremo Aguinaldo, Kawit, Cavite
      Philippine-American War in Pampanga Museo ng Kasaysayang Panlipunan ng Pilipinas, Angeles City, Pampanga
    August 18 Heroes Day for the Volunteer Fire Chiefs and Firefighters on the Philippines Manila Chinese Cemetery, Manila
    August 19 141st Birth Anniversary of Pres. Manuel L. Quezon Museo ni Manuel Quezon, Diliman, Quezon City
      CARmaggedon: The Automobile, Transportation, and Public Space Museo ng Pampangulong Sasakyan, Diliman, Quezon City
      Launch of #KnowMeBetter Marketing Campaign Museo ng Pampangulong Sasakyan, Diliman, Quezon City
    August 20 Carsaysayan Lecture Series: The Restorer Museo ng Pampangulong Sasakyan, Diliman, Quezon City
    August 21 36th Death Anniversary of Sen. Benigno Aquino, Jr. P.Burgos, Ermita, Manila and Quezon Ave., Quezon City
      Florencio Moreno: Talambuhay Museo ng Pampangulong Sasakyan, Diliman, Quezon City
    August 22 Research Writing and Review Seminal-Workshop/ NCHP Book Sale NHCP Building, T.M. Kalaw, Ermita, Manila
    August 23 123rd Anniversary of the Cry of Pugad Lawin Brgy. Bahay Toro, Project 8, Quezon City
      Layaw: Experiential Learning Using Museum Artifact Museo ni Emilio Aguinaldo, Kawit Cavite
      Buwan ng Wika Festival Museo ni Jose Rizal, Calamba City, Laguna
      Flag History Exhibit Museo ni Emilio Aguinaldo, Kawit, Cavite
    August 24 Quezon and the Jewish Refugee Program Museo ni Manuel Quezon, Diliman, Quezon City
      Pag-agos: Wawa Dam Years after its Closure Museo El Deposito, San Juan City
    August 26 National Heroes Day 2019 Libingan ng mga Bayani, Taguig City
    August 27 102nd Anniversary of Apolonio Samson Historical Landmark Brgy. Apolonio Samson, Quezon City
    August 30 Ako sa Pagbuo ng Nasyon Museo ni Jose Rizal, Fort Santiago, Intramuros, Manila
    123rd Anniversary of the Battle of San Juan Museo ng Katipunan, San Juan City
    Ang Namatay ng Dahil Sa’yo Museo ng Katipunan, San Juan City

    Also read: Presidential Car Museum in Quezon City Will Take You Back in Time

    The National Historical Commission of the Philippines is mandated to undertake research and publication of Philippine historical works; educational activities on historical events and personages; restoration, preservation and conservation of movable and immovable objects of historical value and implementation of the National Historic Act of the Philippines; administration of historic sites, structures and memorabilia of national heroes; and blazoning of government symbols.

    For more information on the events and registration for the activities, you may contact NHCP through 02-335-1200 or email records@nhcp.gov.ph.


    Source: NHCP

               
               
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