PROTECTOR OF THE PEOPLE – This monument design executed by architect Rex Sicat Jr., called "The Watch of Mactan," depicts chieftain Lapulapu and his warriors before they faced foreign invaders led by Ferdinand Magellan. —CONTRIBUTED PHOTO TARLAC CITY—In a new monument that will depict the heroism of Filipinos against foreign invaders, Mactan chieftain Lapulapu will share the spotlight with his warriors who defeated the Spanish forces led by Portuguese explorer Ferdinand Magellan 500 years ago. The memorial's design, called "The Watch of Mactan," will be the template for the Lapulapu National Monument to be enshrined at the proposed Lapulapu Memorial Shrine and Museum in Lapu-Lapu City in Cebu province. Rex Sicat Jr., 26, an architect from Bamban town in Tarlac province, bested at least 50 others whose entries were considered for the monument's design. The competition was part of the commemoration of the 500th anniversary of the Victory at Mactan organized by the National Quincentennial Committee (NQC). On Tuesday, Sicat, a graduate of Tarlac State University, was recognized during a ceremony at Liberty Shrine in Lapu-Lapu City. He received a certificate of recognition and other commemorative items from the NQC and the National Historical Commission of the Philippines. He will… Read full this story
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