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Filipino Compassion Highlighted in the Third Episode of Road to 500

August 3, 2020

For the third episode of Road to 500, with the theme “Humanity in the Filipino”, House Deputy Speaker and Antique Lone District Representative Loren Legarda, together with Professor Xiao Chua and Ms. Kinna Kwan, will feature and discuss the government’s efforts for the upcoming 500th anniversary of the Victory at Mactan and related events in 2021, focusing on historical events that happened in Guiuan, Eastern Samar.

The third episode will air tomorrow, August 4, 2020, 10:00 AM via Facebook Live at facebook.com/conglorenlegarda and will be shared on the Official Facebook pages of the National Historical Commission of the Philippines, National Museum of the Philippines, Department of Education, National Commission for Culture and the Arts, and the Department of Foreign Affairs.

In 2021, the country will commemorate the 500th anniversary of the Victory at Mactan, the Philippine participation in the first circumnavigation of the planet, and other related events, collectively known as the 2021 Quincentennial Commemorations in the Philippines.

Road to 500 is organized by the Office of Deputy Speaker Legarda, in partnership with the National Quincentennial Committee Secretariat, National Historical Commission of the Philippines, the Department of Education, the National Commission for Culture and the Arts, the National Museum of the Philippines, and the Department of Foreign Affairs.