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    "Filipinos sense of nationalism and love of God which can be felt, seen and heard through its rich culture and traditions, continuously enriched by arts and music whose inspiration is God and a nation with great concern for its countrymen."



     


    Angono: Philippines' Premiere City of Culture and Arts

    It's More Fun in the Philippines!


    The birthplace of two great Filipinos; Carlos "Botong" V. Francisco and Maestro Lucio D. San Pedro, National Artists for Visual Arts and Music respectively.


    The home of the Higantes Festival; a celebration during the Feast of St. Clement I, the patron saint of Angono.


    The home of the late artist Perdigon Vocalan and his Balaw Balaw Restaurant, a popular exotic resto in the Philippines.


    The place where you can experience unique and meaningful Holy Week traditions in the country, from Palm Sunday up to Easter Sunday.


    The home of the great Filipino artist Jose "Pitok" Blanco and his family of painters.
     
    The place where you can taste the exotic fried itik.
     
    The place where musicians dwell; National Symphonic Band of Angono, Angono Concert Band, Angono Wind Ensemble, Angono Youth Band... the spirit of Maestro San Pedro lives on.
     
    An overload of art gallery; Blanco Family Museum, Nemiranda Arthouse and Cafe, Ang Nuno Artists Foundation Gallery (Balaw Balaw Restaurant and Art Gallery), Hernandez Studio, Orville Tiamson Gallery, The Second Gallery, Juban Art Studio and Vilage Artist Gallery.
     
    The hometown of DZRH radio reporter Clemen Bautista and GMA Network's Sandra Aguinaldo and Rosetti Rivera.
     
    Also the hometown of the late writer-comedienne Zorayda Sanchez.
     

    The home of the Loyola Retreat House by the Jesuit Fathers & Marian Missionaries of the Holy Cross and Vincentian Hills Seminary of the Congregation of the Mission.

     

    The home of Filipino Scientist Dean Domiciano Villaluz - a great contributor in the field of fisheries.

     

    ""Pilipinong tunay na makabayan at mapagmahal sa Diyos na nararamdaman, nakikita, at naririnig sa pamamagitan ng mga natatanging kultura at tradisyon na patuloy na pinagyayabong ng musika at sining na walang ibang inspirasyon kundi ang Dakilang Lumikha at ang bayan na may pagkakaisa at malasakit sa kapwa."

     

    Ito ang mga katangiang namumukod tangi sa mga anak ng Angono na sina Carlos "Botong" Francisco at Maestro Lucio San Pedro na nagdala sa kanila sa rurok ng tagumpay at kilalanin bilang mga Pambansang Alagad ng Sining, si Botong sa larangan ng Pagpinta noong 1973 at si Maestro Lucio sa Musika noong 1991.

    Ito rin ang hamon at panuntunan hindi lamang sa mga taga Angono kundi ng bawat Pilipino sa ating patuloy na pagsusumikap na buhayin ang nakagisnang kultura at tradisyon, musika at sining.

    Ang mga katangiang ito din sana ang maging panuntunan ng bawat isa sa atin tungo sa ganap na pagkakaisa ng mga Pilipino patungo sa kaunlaran.



    Welcome sa masining, maarte, makulay,  mala-higanteng bayan ng ANGONO!!!

    Angono - a first class municipality in the province of Rizal located approximately 

    29 kms east of Manila.

    Angono has a total land area of  about 1,282 hectares or almost the same size of 

    Mandaluyong City or twice that of San Juan.

    Angono was once a barrio of its neighboring town Taytay and Binangonan before 

    proclaimed an independent municipality by then President Manuel L. Quezon.

    Based on National Statistics Office Census of Population as of August 1, 2007:

    Angono has a population of 97,209 or 4.26% of Rizal province's total population 

    of 2,284,046.

    Brgy. San Isidro is the most populous barangay with 26,505 while 

    Brgy Poblacion Itaas is the least with 612.

     

        


     
     


    All praise and glory are Yours Almighty Father!