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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 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, 1926 – Larry 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.
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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.