Many people believe that in order to understand the present and possibly the future, it is important to understand what happened in the past. This is what Las Casas Filipinas de Acuzar will attempt to do as it brings to life iconic Filipino characters that played pivotal roles in significant historical events through what it is called now Freedom Land. Its revival aims to relive some of the Philippines’ greatest battles to achieve freedom and sovereignty.
Reliving pivotal stories through re-enactment will help us understand the challenges and successes of the past. Rediscover the importance of every event in Philippine history through Las Casas’ Freedom Land. Travel back in time and witness “The Execution of Rizal,” “The Cry of Balintawak” and “The Act of the Declaration of Independence.”
From the characters of Rizal’s most loved novel “Noli Me Tangere” Sisa, Maria Clara and the infamous Padre Damaso to the iconic face of Philippine patriotism, Heneral Luna, these characters complete the Hispanic era and feel through monologues which will make every guest’s experience picture perfect and social media worthy. They can be seen daily at 10am, 11am, 1pm, 2pm, 4pm and 5pm.
Aside from the iconic characters mentioned, storyteller, Lola Basyang will delight children and the child at heart with an anthology of short stories from Mondays to Thursdays.
Freedom Land theatrical play happens on all weekends of the month until December 2022, from Thursdays to Sundays. One show in the morning at 10:00am and at 4:00pm in the afternoon.
Located in Bagac, Bataan, Las Casas Filipinas de Acuzar is the only Philippine destination that showcases the best of Filipino heritage and culture through the colorful stories as retold by Jose “Jerry” Acuzar’s collection of restored Spanish-Filipino houses.
From the majestic architectural design to heart-warming revival of traditions, Las Casas is a complete package to a one-of-a-kind travel to the past.
All these unique initiations are in line with Las Casas’ mission to bring Filipino heritage to greater heights and has been awarded as the Best Historic Hotel in Asia Pacific in the year 2021. To visit Las Casas on commute, take the Bataan bus from Cubao or take the ferry from SM MOA esplanade. If you are taking your own car, take the SCTEX road to Dinalupihan exit or San Fernando exit. It takes approximately 3 hours to get to the only heritage hotel and resort in Bagac. For more inquiries, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call reservations at +63917.8729361, +63915.8519098, +64933.8224523, or visit our website at www.lascasasfilipinas.com.
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