500 PHILIPPINE CHRISTIANITY CELEBRATION

DUTERTE to lead quincentennial event in Eastern Samar

VISITING SAMAR. President Rodrigo Roa Duterte will lead on Thursday (March 18, 2021) the unveiling of a historical marker in Guiuan, Eastern Samar, identifying the Philippines’ role in the 500th anniversary (quincentennial) of the first circumnavigation of the world. The President will also inaugurate the electrification project meant for residents of the nearby island of Homonhon. (File photo)

 March 17, 2021, 4:19 pm

TACLOBAN CITY – President Rodrigo Roa Duterte will lead on Thursday the unveiling of a historical marker in Guiuan, Eastern Samar, identifying the Philippines’ role in the 500th anniversary (quincentennial) of the first circumnavigation of the world.The National Historical Commission of the… Read More

HISTORICAL MARKER. A newly-unveiled marker in Suluan Island in Guiuan, Eastern Samar. The unveiling of a marker in Suluan on Tuesday (March 16, 2021) signaled the kick-off of the 500th anniversary (quincentennial) of the Magellan-Elcano Expedition in the country. (Photo courtesy of National Historical Commission of the Philippines)

1st quincentennial marker unveiled in Guiuan

 March 17, 2021

GUIUAN, Eastern Samar- The National Historical Commission of the Philippines (NHCP) is optimistic that the unveiling of quincentennial markers will spark interest among young historians and scholars on the role of Filipino forefathers in the world’s first circumnavigation.The unveiling of… Read More

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