The Ortigas Foundation is proud to announce that it was invited to present an exhibit on the history of the Philippines via its Spanish-era churches entitled “The Lasting Links with Spain”, to be held at the Casa de America in Madrid, Spain. The exhibit features the history of Catholicism in the Philippines which finds its roots in the spice trade via the famous Manila Galleon, the establishment of the first communities and thatched churches, to the development and construction of the stone churches which have lasted through the centuries.
The Ortigas Foundation Library's in-house exhibit for the whole month of August commemorates the people who shaped Philippine History.
In celebration of the 83rd Anniversary of Ortigas and Company Limited Partnership, Ortigas Foundation, Inc. (OFI) will be having its exhibit, along with the groups of Ortigas Holdings, Inc., -- Greenhills Shopping Centre, Circulo Verde and Capitol Commons -- from July 7-11, 2014 (Monday-Sunday) at the Ground Floor of Virra Mall.
For more information, you may get in touch with Hanzel/Alyssa at 631-1231 to 38 local 187/181.
Glenn May will speak about his latest book, A Past Updated and will share his technique of focusing on the stories of everyday life to approximate historical reality.
FORGOTTEN SOLDIERS: A documentary film about the United States Army’s Philippine Scouts.
Jessica Cox is a motivational speaker so Ortigas Library Foundation invites you to an evening of listening to this incredible young woman achieve her dreams. In this world, Persons with Disabilities (PWD) have to work so much harder to gain acceptance and respect, get a job and have a satisfying life. Listen to how Jessica did it and set your own course as well.
Oro, Plata, Mata is one of the best films directed by Peque Gallaga. It is considered as one of the films that most likely to be a masterpiece in the Philippines.
It tells the story of a family who is scared to be involved in the war and decided to go to the woods in which they have created huts and rooms for their family but as the longer they stay there the nearer they get to danger.
Despite having lost their houses and some losing their loved ones and having fled to Manila to live with relatives, 190 Leyte and Samar teachers want to go back and teach some more.