Category: 2 April

2 April: Tribute to Levi Celerio

Levi Celerio (30 April 1910 – 2 April 2002) was a Filipino composer and lyricist who is credited with writing over 4,000 songs. Celerio was recognized as a National Artist of the Philippines for Music and Literature in 1997.

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2 April: Remembering Francisco Balagtas on Birthday

Francisco Balagtas (2 April 1788 – 20 February 1862) commonly known as Francisco Balagtas and also as Francisco Baltasar, was a Filipino poet and litterateur of the Tagalog language during the Spanish rule of the Philippines. He is widely considered one of the greatest Filipino literary laureates for his impact on Filipino literature.

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