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June 2019 has an unusually large assortment of arts and culture events, likely due to several celebrations taking place this year.
June 2019 has an unusually large assortment of arts and culture events, likely due to several celebrations taking place this year. Not only is it the 25th anniversary of metro-wide musical festival Fete de la Musique, but the Cultural Center of the ...
 
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The letter by Major Lazaro Macapagal, along with a confession of Emilio Aguinaldo’s involvement in Bonifacio’s death, is up for auction this month.
By now, historians have deciphered the extent to which President Emilio Aguinaldo was involved in Andres Bonifacio’s death. It is called the death sentence that would forever alter our nation’s history. On May 10, 1897, the founder of the Katipunan and the ...
 
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One of the documents led Bonifacio to his early demise.
Emilio Aguinaldo and Andres Bonifacio’s rivalry was the Philippines’ most notorious and intriguing, it being peppered with secrets and deception that we have only recently begun to understand. Thanks to extremely historically important documents that have resurfaced after more than 100 years ...
 
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The exceedingly rare document, which comes in three pieces, goes under the gavel at Leon Gallery.
“PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC TO THE SECRETARY OF WAR, DAGUPAN. Paging for an important meeting, therefore you are ordered to come here immediately. This is in response to your previous telegram about urgent matters to discuss. It is really an emergency.”These were ...
 
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These important pieces in Philippine history will go on the auction block on September 8.
“We can clone Andres Bonifacio and make him run for President!” a playful Lisa Guerrero Nakpil, curator of Leon Gallery, jokingly says of the Decalogue, formally titled “Katungkulang gagawin ng mga Z. L l . B, or Anak ng Bayan.” It is ...
 
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The sale by León Gallery benefited the Asian Cultural Council Philippines Foundation, Inc.
On a historic afternoon at León Gallery, Space Transfiguration, Philippine National Artist José T. Joya’s most celebrated work was sold for P96 million or P112 million (including buyer’s premium). The sale sets the record for highest price ever paid for art at ...
 
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The historically important letters detail the controversial Tejeros convention.
Three important letters that Andres Bonifacio wrote to Emilio Jacinto will be auctioned off by the León Gallery on March 3. The sale will benefit the Asian Cultural Council Philippines Foundation, Inc.The three surviving extremely rare and historically important Bonifacio letters dated March 8, ...
 
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The four personal letters, all signed and dated by Jose Rizal, will go on the auction block on December 2.
Artifacts from the national hero Jose Rizal are plentiful in museums all across the country.León Gallery is offering the chance to have some of those priceless letters in your own personal collection—an especially rare chance as most of Rizal’s possessions are government-owned.A ...
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