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Wednesday, July 1, 2009

Balaanong Bahandi: Sacred Treasures of the Archdiocese of Cebu

Balaanong Bahandi
A Fundraising Photo Exhibit
Cathedral Museum of Cebu
3 July 2009

A fundraising exhibit for the book 'Balaanong Bahandi: Sacred Treasures of the Archdiocese of Cebu' which is the ultimate guide to the Archdiocese’s architectural heritage, showcasing all the churches in Cebu from the earliest missions to contemporary parishes, including all of the outstanding artistry they contain: bas reliefs expressed in coral stone, carved images in ivory and wood, ceiling paintings by the famed Canuto Avila and Raymundo Francia, handwritten pages in canonical books, bronze bells, and many other tangible manifestations of over 400 years of Christianity in Cebu.

There will be a pre-selling of the 300page full color book of which buyers can avail of the 20% discount.

For more details, click here.

Photographs in the book were photographed by Estan Cabigas (who also maintains Simbahan.net, a blog on Philippine Heritage Churches), Mark Andrew Jorolan and Lorens Gibb Lapinig.
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