Alcover, Vicente

Vicente Alcover was a well-known dramatist. He was born in Carcar in 1907. After his elementary schooling in Minglanilla, he went on to earn a BSE degree from Southwestern University in Cebu. He taught in the public schools for two years, at the Southwestcoast College in Badian and at the Barili Academy. In 1951, he was […]


Alcoseba, Vicente

A highly respected dramatist, Vicente Alcoseba was born in Carcar in 1859. He studied at the Colegio de San Carlos and then went to Hong Kong to study law. Alcoseba contributed poems, stories, and articles to Ang Suga, Bag-ong Kusog, The Freeman, Bisaya, and others. He wrote the unpublished Ang Kamatayon ni Leon Kilat (1925). Primarily a dramatist, he has written some 20 plays, including the zarzuelas Paz, Saloma, Ang Katapusang Hinabang, and others. He passed away in 1938.


New Adarna House board books on sale

Adarna House is happy to announce the arrival of three new board books for every family’s favorite bunso! Masaya Ako! (illustrated by Yasmin Doctor) introduces the different feelings by naming them and showing colorful and funny illustrations of facial expressions; Mga Hayop sa Filipinas (illustrated by Iori Espiritu) shows the animals that are indigenous or native to the country, and also […]


Book on national artists now available

The lives and works of the National Artists are discussed in greater detail in the book The National Artists of the Philippines, published jointly by the National Commission for Culture and the Arts (NCCA), Anvil Publishing, Inc. and the Cultural Center of the Philippines. For inquiries on the availability of the book, please contact NCCA […]


Avellana, Daisy H.

Si Daisy H. Avellana ay isang artista sa entablado, direktor at manunulat. Ipinanganak siya sa Roxas City, Capiz noong Enero 26, 1917. Itinaas niya ang lehitimong teatro at ang sining ng pagtatanghal sa isang bagong antas ng kahusayan sa pamamagitan ng pagtatanghal at pagganap sa mga bagong produksiyon ng mga klasiko at banyagang dula at […]


PNU and Vibal to hold K-12 workshop/seminar

Philippine Normal University, the National Center for Teacher Education, Vibal Publishing House and Vibal Foundation, in the spirit of public-private partnership for nation-building, will conduct the 2nd Digital Education Conference: K to 12 & Teaching and Learning with Technology on May 20 and 21, 2013 at Philippine Normal University Auditorium, Taft Ave., Manila. This program aims to empower teachers with digital literacy […]


Grejaldo, Mark Anthony A.

Mark Anthony A. Grejaldo was born August 11, 1980 in Iloilo City. He is a graduate of Mass Communications from the West Visayas State University. He started writing poetry in 1998. In 1999, he became a fellow for Poetry in the Iligan National Writers’ Workshop and the U.P. National Writers’ Workshop in Davao City. “Lihim ng […]


Antonio, Lilia F.

Lilia F. Antonio was born in Balara, Quezon City on 27 July 1949. She is an essayist and a poet. She has an education degree, an MA major in Filipino and a Ph. D. in Philippine Studies obtained from UP. She has taught at the DFPP, UP College of Arts and Letters since 1971. She also […]


Antonio, Lamberto E.

Lamberto E. Antonio was born in Cabiao, Nueva Ecija on 9 November 1946. He is a poet, fictionist and a movie scriptwriter. He finished BA Political Science in University of the East in 1969. He was editor-in-chief of the Dawn, UE’s official publication, and was president of KADIPAN. He was editor of the Aklat Adarna Project […]


Arceo, Liwayway A.

Si Liwayway A. Arceo (mangangatha, nobelista, mananaysay, tagasalin-wika, editor), ayon sa isang kritikong gumawa ng pag-aaral noong 1979 sa kanyang mga katha ng dekada 40, ay feminista na bago pa “nauso” ang katagang iyon. Sa mga aklat ni Liwayway A. Arceo na nasa ika-3 limbag na, namumukod ang sosyo-ekonomikong nobela, ang Canal de la Reina (1985) na isinalin sa […]