Striptop Outlet Store Great Discount SALE at Tiendesitas

Striptop Outlet Store will stage the much-awaited Great Brands Sale on August 27 to 31, 2015 at the Event Center 1, Building A, Tiendesitas, Julia Vargas St. corner C5, Pasig City.

The five-day event mid-year sale will feature international brands, all under one roof. Shoppers from around the metropolis will surely enjoy huge discounts on great selections from shoes, bags, men’s and ladies fashion, sporting goods and accessories, personal care and other specialty items.

Shoppers will enjoy up to 70% discounts from participating brands like Hush Puppies, Sebago, XOXO, 101 New York, Philips, Cushe, Oakley, Reef, Euroo, Philips, Caribee, Outland, Airwalk, and many more.

There will be a soft selling on August 26, 2015 for the RCBC Bankard Credit Cardholders and event partners. The event will be officially open to the public on August 27, 2015, from 11am to 9pm.

vicinity map

Shoppers are also in for a treat. Aside from buying your favorite brands at a discounted price, there will be giveaways and raffle draws within the duration of the event.

As usual, admission is free and all major credit cards are accepted.

This event is organized by Striptop Outlet Store in partnership with Shoemakers Corporation.

For more information about the event, please call Striptop Outlet Store at 399-2935.
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A Visit to the Newly Restored Quezon Memorial Shrine

Quezon Memorial Shrine, Quezon City , Philippines

Quezon Memorial Shrine

It took over one year before i was able to set foot again inside the Quezon Memorial Shrine , We did some historical and heritage tour inside the shrine whenever there are special events like  orchid, horticulture , bonsai , cactus shows within the Quezon Memorial Circle ( QMC ) .

Three mourning angels which symbolizes the three main island group

The three angels represents Luzon, Visayas and Mindanao by Italian artist ,sculptor and professor Francesco Riccardo Monti.

I remember my first visit to the shrine in the early 1990’s as part of the school field trip , It was a bit dark and poorly lit inside the museum and it had some water seepage .

auto-visual presentation

Now, It is very conducive for education tours and those who wanted to know more about heritage and President Manuel L. Quezon lifeworks can be seen with a 7 minute audio-visual presentation.

life-size image

Some of the videos were taken from the United States archives . The area ( audio-visual area)  can accommodate between 60 to 100 people at any given time.

President Manuel L. Quezon room with executive desk , chairs and personal items

The museum and shrine is divided into 5 different galleries ,each gallery  tells a story from his childhood, commonwealth period, world war 2 , world recognition, his personal struggle and legacy .

Doña Aurora Aragon-Quezon gallery

The gallery is a special tribute  to Mrs. Quezon with personal belonging such as traje de mestiza dress, bags, hat, matrimonial bed among other stuffs

an interactive podium with the 1935 commonwealth presidential seal 

It was again re-opened last August 19, 2015 by no less than President Benigno Simeon Aquino III in time for the 137th birth anniversary of the former president .

Security within the vicinity was strict during the celebrations. I was quite lucky to visit the place a little bit past noontime.

Malinta tunnel

The Malinta Tunnel is a tunnel complex built by the United State Army Corps of Engineer  on the island of Corregidor It was initially used as a bomb-proof storage and personnel bunker.  It was later converted into hospital .

marble sarcophagus

The base of the Quezon Memorial Shrine holds a large marble sarcophagus that contains the remains of Manuel Luis Quezon . On April 28, 2005, the remains of Mrs. Aurora Aragon Quezon, widow of the president, were solemnly re-interred in the memorial in a smaller sarcophagus .

Manila landmarks and buildings during the 1930’s as depicted in old postcards and photos

I was met by Ms. Janice M. Tambo– Shrine Curator II – of the National Historical Commission of the Philippines or NHCP who toured the author around the newly renovated shrine.  I was amazed with the change in the exhibits and how they modernized the shrine.

Quezon Memorial Shrine history

A compilation of colorized and re-rendered, historical photographs of President Quezon and his family is available in Flickr account.

These can be accessed collectively through this URL: www.gov.ph/quezonmemorial. social media accounts—Twitter and Facebook

Website: http://www.gov.ph/quezonmemorial/

Note : The shrine and museum is open from Tuesday to Sunday from 8:00am until 4:00pm, For large groups- Try to book days or weeks in advance

Contact -264-23-25

Although there is no entrance fees,  any small token change or donation for the upkeep of the museum and shrine is accepted .