From Wikipilipinas: The Hip 'n Free Philippine Encyclopedia
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.
"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. "
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.
- August 21, 1896 – Two days after Father Mariano Gil revealed the existence of the Katipunan Movement, Supremo Andres Bonifacio and Emilio Jacinto decided to use numbers instead of letters in changing the revolutionary society's code.
- August 21, 1896 – Revolutionary and mason Faustino Villaruel was arrested and imprisoned at Fort Santiago. He, who was once a merchant from Pandacan, Manila, was one of the founding members of the La Liga Filipina.
- August 21, 1971 – The Plaza Miranda Bombing nearly wiped out the entire Liberal Party (Philippines) during their proclamation rally. Among those injured from the grenade explosions were Jovito Salonga, Sergio Osmeña Jr., Gerardo Roxas, Ramon Mitra, Eva Kalaw, Genaro Magsaysay, John Osmeña, Melanio Singson, and Edgardo Ilarde.
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