Book on patriotism re-launched to help Filipinos vote wisely


This is an article released by Inquirer.net after Ako ay Pilipino’s book re-launch last February 2. For more information about Ako ay Pilipino, visit http://akoaypilipino2010.multiply.com and http://akoaypilipinongayon.com

Book on patriotism re-launched to help Filipinos vote wisely

February 04, 2010 13:21:00
Izah Morales
INQUIRER.net

MANILA, Philippines – In an effort to help Filipino voters choose wisely in the coming May presidential elections, a non-governmental organization has relaunched its book featuring 25 local traits that spoke of patriotism and why the Filipino was “destined for something great.”

“Ako ay Pilipino: Noon at Ngayon” was first launched in November 2009, said Lorna Joannes, founder of “Ako ay Pilipino” and one of the book’s publishers.

“But we decided to do a re-launch this year in time for the elections. We need to learn from our history to help us become wise with our decisions. We wanted to make every Filipino realize that we are destined for something great,” said Joannes.

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One thought on “Book on patriotism re-launched to help Filipinos vote wisely

  1. I loved the book! The publishers might be interested to know that one of the Philippine epics is going to be performed as a musical play on July 1, July 2 and July 3 at 8:00pm at the Luce auditorium in Silliman University in Dumaguete City. Excellently done, and very similar to Hudhud, the epic is Hinilawod. Like the book, it is something every Filipino should see…

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