Magellan - updates

Rappler's latest stories on Magellan


NHCP chief reacts to ‘Elcano and Magellan’ film: ‘We will come up with our own narrative’

Nov 22, 2019 - 4:31 PM

A film on Lapulapu is being planned by the National Quincentennial Committee

HIGHLIGHTING LAPULAPU. Rene Escalante  (center) shares the National Quincentennial Committee's initiatives to highlight Lapulapu in the upcoming quincentennial celebrations. Photo by Amanda Lago/Rappler

[OPINION] Circumnavigating the circumnavigators

Nov 16, 2019 - 2:00 PM

Magellan and Elcano's voyage were part and parcel of an ongoing Spanish imperial project to dominate the world

A gift from China: adding insult to injury?

Nov 15, 2019 - 6:00 PM

The fishermen of Gem-Ver received an old boat that turned out to be useless

[OPINION] The anger against colonialism is, and continues to be, justified

Nov 14, 2019 - 12:15 PM

To accept any form of bastardization of our colonial history, even if it is just a 30-second space in an animated film, legitimizes all previous and continuing colonial and neocolonial violence

[OPINION] Busting myths on Lapu-Lapu and Ferdinand Magellan

Nov 12, 2019 - 3:27 PM

'Before we wax patriotic with torches and pitchforks in rebuke of this movie, how about we see the silver lining, that this is an opportunity for us to revisit the pages of our history books?'

[OPINION] Was the outrage (not anger) over 'Elcano & Magellan' unjustified? I think not

Nov 11, 2019 - 5:51 PM

This may be a cartoon for kids and teenagers and meant for light entertainment, but after watching the film, who is going to explain to them what really happened?

[OPINION] The anger toward the ‘Elcano & Magellan’ film is unjustified

Nov 10, 2019 - 9:05 AM

The film is not about the Philippines, even though some of the most important events of that incredible journey happened in this archipelago

CrystalSky Multimedia to ‘reevaluate’ the release of ‘Elcano and Magellan’ film in PH

Nov 08, 2019 - 6:22 PM

The film drew flak from Filipinos for its depiction of Ferdinand Magellan and Lapu-Lapu

REEVALUATING. The Philippine distibutor for Spanish-made film 'Elcano & Magellan' is reevaluating the film before it screens in Philippine cinemas. Image from Dibulitoon

Why we should celebrate April 21: An invitation from Kidlat Tahimik

Apr 20, 2017 - 10:26 PM

Through Balikbayan 1 which will be shown for a week starting April 21 filmmaker Kidlat Tahimik introduces Enrique de Malacca the favorite valet or chef of Ferdinand Magellan

MAGELLAN'S SLAVE. Enrique de Malacca, wood carving by Kidlat Tahimik. Photo by Frank Cimatu/Rappler

Visiting Magellan's Cross in Cebu, after heritage sites restored

Mar 20, 2016 - 3:21 PM

Heritage sites damaged in the 2013 Bohol earthquake were recently turned over Writer Jona Bering reflects on faith Catholicism and history before the newly restored Magellan s Cross in Cebu

All photos by Jona Branzuela Bering

November 1 in history

Nov 01, 2014 - 1:30 PM

Apart from the dead and the blessed history shows that there are other important milestones in the past that are also worth commemorating on November 1

Fast Facts: What you should know about Cebu

Aug 06, 2014 - 5:15 PM

The province of Cebu celebrates its 445th founding anniversary on August 6

Metro Cebu at night

Filipinos dive into the waters of Benham Rise for the first time

Jun 04, 2014 - 9:22 PM

Filipino divers explore Benham Rise the newest part of the Philippines

IN PHOTOS: First glimpse of Benham Rise

Jun 04, 2014 - 7:30 AM

Scientists who explored the Philippines newest territory share these videos and photos with Rappler

Filipinos conquer new territory: Benham Rise

May 31, 2014 - 1:30 PM

It felt a lot like what Magellan felt says the leader of the team exploring this underwater plateau bigger than Luzon

PH tries to lure back Magellan's land

Mar 07, 2014 - 4:44 PM

Manila and Lisbon have forgotten each other the Philippines envoy says