Built in 1792, the Immaculate Conception Parish Church, commonly referred to as the Boac Cathedral, played “silent witness” to Marinduque’s history.
Author: Mayda N. Lagran
Fire destroys 8 heritage houses in Marinduque
BOAC, Marinduque – Fire razed eight houses in the heritage area of this town early Monday morning. Initial investigations revealed that the blaze started around 5:30 a.m. from one of the old houses at the center of Boac. Fire authorities have yet to determine the cause of the fire and Bureau of Fire Protection-Marinduque officer-in-charge Col. Maria Victoria Brual has yet to issue a statement about the incident. The eight houses were included in the heritage mapping done around five years ago. The old houses, made of quality wood and…
85% of school classrooms in Marinduque damaged by Typhoon Nina
Typhoon Nina damaged about 85% of schools and classrooms in Marinduque. Department of Education-Marinduque is hopeful that they will be given the same assistance as to other provinces where Nina had landfall. Classes resumed yesterday, January 3 despite the major damages Nina left. Parents fear of their children’s safety because of the situations in various schools in different municipalities and barangays. Government and private assistance will be very much appreciated to ensure the safety of students and for classes not to be disrupted for a long time.
Musika sa Isla Orchestra performs in front of Casa Real in Boac
BOAC, Marinduque – Musika sa Isla Orchestra, at Rizal Monument in front of the historical Casa Real in Boac, at the capital town of Marinduque, the heart of the Philippines. Musika sa Isla is compose of children from different public and private schools from different walks of life but united with the art. The Art of classical music: violin, viola, cello and voice. Ranier Joseph Tolentino – strings trainor. Joseleo Logdat- founder of Musika sa Isla – Marinduque. Photo credits of Loida Tacatani Bolito
Boac North District bags 5 major awards in photography and painting contest
BOAC, Marinduque – The Boac North District bagged five major awards in the recently concluded Seminar-Workshop and Contests on Photography and Oil Pastel Color Painting for two days, October 27-28 at the Casa Real, Boac. In the Oil Pastel Painting Elementary Category, the district won all three major awards: third prize – Adrian O. Orilla, 2nd prize – Almira M. Hidalgo and first prize – Eivan Josh Semilla with 81.67% rating. In Photography contest, same school also got the 2nd prize for Samantha Azia D. Gutierrez and first prize for…