|Gabii Sa Kabilin in South-Sibonga: Nuestra Señora Del Pilar Church (Built 1828-37 with Mural Paintings of Rey Franca)|
|Century Old KK Flag displayed in USPF Rizaliana Museum|
- From 1542 to 1877, the word “Filipino” referred to a Spaniard living in the Philippines—the rest of the natives were called, “Indios.”
- In 1998, a Greek dictionary defined the word “Filipina”, as a domestic helper.
- about 4 years ago, “Filipinos” is the brand name for a series of biscuit snacks made by Kraft Foods in Europe.
- Today, some Filipinos are ashamed of his/her brown color, short height and snot-nose? (Case-in-point: Glutathione for white skin anyone?)
- Most Filipinos look to a foreign country, a foreign husband, a foreign citizenship for hope and salvation? (Basis: Overpopulation of Nurses)
|Who knew? - carved stone face weigh at least 500kg. which was discovered near the Iron Age Excavation site in Magsuhot, Bacong, Negros Oriental [USC Museum's Archeology section]|
- During the time of Rizal, Filipinos in Europe were referred to as “the glory of the universities”.
- Look back to the 50s and 60s when the Philippines was still the most envied country in Southeast Asia.
- Our ability to adapt in different places, cultures and environments; we have the best skilled workers in the world OFWs, BPO workers and Online Freelancers have shown it.
- World Talent: Manny Pacquiao, Lea Salonga, Charice Pempengco, Jessica Sanchez and many more!
|revisiting our Chinese roots [shown inside Museo Parian sa Sugbu - 1730 Jesuit House]|
|Japanese Ceramics display in USC Museum; this is in reference to some Japanese ceramics found in Boljoon, Cebu (Church & convent), dated around 1650-80 in which the designs were traced in the once Hizen Region, Japan|
|My favorite casual-ish museum for young and old - Halad Music Museum|