What is Bantayog?
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Celebration of Life
As we honor each one in their birth month, we thereby keep their light burning in our hearts and homes, our communities, and in our country. Read and be inspired by the lives of Bantayog martyrs and heroes who celebrate their birthday this month.
Gallery of Wisdom
Learn and be inspired from words of wisdom coming from Bantayog martyrs and heroes.
On August 21, 2015 5PM right after the 29th Annual Membership Meeting of the Bantayog ng mga Bayani, we’ll be having the soft launch of Ang Mamatay ng Dahil Sa ‘Yo: Heroes and martyrs of the Filipino people in the struggle against dictatorship Vol. 1, a book project in cooperation with the National Historical Commission of the Philippines.
On August 21, 2015 2PM we will be having the annual membership meeting at the Amb. Yuchengco Auditorium, Bantayog ng mga Bayani Center, Quezon Avenue corner EDSA, Quezon City. A soft launch of the Bantayog ng mga Bayani and National Historical Commission of the Philippines’ book project will happen at 5pm.
Rolan spent a simple and quiet childhood in Naujan, Oriental Mindoro. His parents were government employees and the siblings were close to each other.
Teresito Sison, called either Sito or Terry, was one of those gifted teachers who kindled in their students a passionate love of ideas.
Modesto was caring and responsible even at a young age. A friend who had been sickly as a boy remembers that Bong, who was younger, behaved like a protective big brother. He liked to look after the underdog.
The following is part of an article at a 1988 issue of PHRU about the life and death of human rights lawyer Vicente Mirabueno.
At the time of his death, Vic was provincial chair of FLAG and of Bayan. Soon he and his family were constantly under threat, and for a time Vic had to lead a fugitive’s existence as a result of constant military harassment.
Armando was a student at the University of Santo Tomas (UST) in Manila when the First Quarter Storm (FQS) broke in 1970. Armando joined the UST chapter of the Kabataang Makabayan (KM) and was soon one of its leading members.
Alfredo was an articulate person. In school, he expressed himself well. He joined his school’s debating team and was a powerful debater. Later he worked as broadcaster and announcer for Notre Dame Radio Station in Cotabato City. He was also daring and confident, had a strong sense of justice and fair play, and was sympathetic[…]
Pastor Leaño was appointed a watcher for UNIDO during the 1986 snap presidential elections. He voted early and was at his post in Precinct 11 in Brgy. Jun Carlo, San Andres, Romblon.