Main Page

From Wikipilipinas: The Hip 'n Free Philippine Encyclopedia
Revision as of 09:51, 18 January 2017 by Adminwiki (Talk | contribs)

(diff) ← Older revision | Latest revision (diff) | Newer revision → (diff)
Jump to: navigation, search


Hip.gif
3,282,021 articles in English and counting...

Join the Wiki Community · Top Contributors

Popular Pages · Wiki Awards



Featured Article

edit


Cinemalaya 13.jpg

The Cinemalaya Philippine Independent Film Festival 2017, popularly referred to as Cinemalaya 2017, is an all-digital film festival and competition aiming to promote, encourage, and honor the cinematic works of Filipino filmmakers who present bold, fresh, artistic insights on the lives of the Filipinos.

For its 13th year, it will continue to showcase once more new and/or emerging film talents from August 4 to 13 at CCP. This year’s theme, “See the Big Picture”, serves as a challenge to both the government and theater owners to get behind the film festival and support and promote independent and short films.



Ask Mindy

edit

"What's up Miss Mindy? Since it is the first death anniversary of the late beloved President Corazon Aquino, I would like to know the origin of the term “Cory Magic,” which is believed to have sparked the EDSA revolution. "


Ask-Mindy2-small.gif

Hi Andi! I'm doing fine here at Wikipilipinas. Regarding your question, Father Catalino Arevalo of the Catholic Bishops' Conference of the Philippines described Corazon Aquino as having a “will of steel” in calling for civil disobedience against the Marcos administration, but nonetheless displayed no “fuzz, fret or fury” when she led the EDSA People Power revolt. These remarkable characteristics of Tita Cory are believed to have inspired the people to topple the Marcos regime—thus, the term “Cory Magic.” You may read this to know more about her legacy. \m/

Featured Portal

edit


Bicol Express.

Bicol is known for its volcano Mt. Mayon which has an almost perfect cone shape. Because of this, Bicol, has been one of the great tourist spots in the country, helping to promote the culture of the Philippines, especially the Bicol Region. Everyone wants to take a peek at Mayon Volcano. But that's not the only reason why Bicol is famous. It is also famous for its Bicol Express.


Pinoy Flashback

edit

  • August 18, 1898 – General Wesley Merritt asked the Filipinos to recognize the military occupation and “authority” of the United States.
  • August 18, 1901 – By virtue of Philippine Act 1876, Mountain Province was created.
  • August 18, 1926Larry Alcala, a Filipino editorial cartoonist and illustrator, was born to Ernesto Alcala and Elpidia Zarate in Daraga, Albay.
  • August 18, 2015 - Filipino abstract painter and printmaker Romulo Olazo passed away at the age of 81.


To learn more about Philippine history and literature, visit Filipiniana.net

Pinoy of the Day

edit


Clara Lim-Sylianco was a Filipina National Scientist widely regarded for her contributions in the fields of biochemistry and organic chemistry, particularly on mutagens, antimutagens, and bio-organic mechanisms.


Special Portals

edit

History.png Aklas
Battles, Revolts, and Uprisings
Maskarra-festival.jpg Fiesta
Philippine Feasts
Fashionlogo.jpg Moda
Philippine Fashion and Style
Book-icon1.jpg Edukasyon
Philippine Education
Folklorelogo.jpg Alamat
Philippine Myths and Legends
Kenkoy-head.png Komiks
The Philippine Komiklopedia
Musiclogo.jpg Musika
Original Pilipino Music
Travel-Guide---icon.png Travel Guide
Online Guide to the Philippines
Government-and-Politics.png Barangay
Philippine Barangay Database
Culture-and-Arts.png Kusina
Unique Filipino Food
Filmlogo.jpg Pelikula
The Philippine Cinemapedia
Filipina-icon.png Women's Portal
Encyclopedia Filipina
Bulilitportalicon.png Chikiting
Philippine Children's Literature
Spinning-top.png Laro
Traditional Philippine Games
Jose rizal 01.jpg Rizaliana
Encyclopedia on Jose Rizal
Old-recorder.png Nostalgia
Philippine Memorabilia
Communities.png Etniko
Philippine Ethnic Groups
Book.png Libro
Filipiniana Books Collection
Media-and-Entertainment.png Teleserye
Philippine TV Series Guide
Blueagle.png Philippine Species
Philippine Flora and Fauna