The Human Rights Violations Victims’ Memorial Commission (HRVVMC) is in grief with the loss of a noble man, Senator Aquilino “Nene” Pimentel, Jr. He was a genuine public servant who dedicated his life for the Filipino people. In his accomplished career, he did not mind the challenges and criticisms that came along the work he was doings as Minister of Local Government and Legislator. Sen. Nene fought against the Martial Law atrocities despite the consequences. Imprisoned four times, he remained fearless and committed to the fight for freedom and democracy.
In the recent engagement of Sen. Nene with HRVVMC’s Executive Director, Mr. Chuck Crisanto, he shared that the he looked forward to going to the Freedom Memorial Museum’s inauguration. We are saddened that he will not be able to grace us with his presence on the inauguration of the museum, but we will hold on to his legacy of courage and dedication in fulfilling the mandate to memorialize the human rights violations victims of Martial Law Era.
As we continue with our work and mandate, Sen. Nene’s life will serve as an inspiration that the road to freedom may not be easy, especially when up against the forces of power, but the fight is definitely worth fighting for.
Maraming salamat Sen. Nene sa iniwan ninyong mga ala-ala ng katapangan para sa kalayaan at demokrasya.
Almost 4 decades ago, the AVSECOM (Aviation Security Command) van was used to transport the assassinated body of the late Sen. Ninoy Aquino at the tarmac of then Manila International Airport, now Ninoy Aquino International Airport or NAIA.
Years later, the AVSECOM van was found dilapidated and vandalized until it was turned over to MemCom (Human Rights Violations Victims’ Memorial Commission).
The Museum shall rise on an area inside the University of the Philippines campus located along C.P. Garcia Ave. adjacent to the College of Fine Arts.
THE WINNING DESIGN
OF THE FREEDOM MEMORIAL MUSEUM
The “Fall of Brutal” the winner of the Freedom Memorial Design Competition.
Mark Anthony Pait
Mark Angelo Bonita
The FREEDOM MEMORIAL NIGHT at the National Museum
Announcing the winner of the Freedom Memorial Design Competition.
TOP 5 GRAND FINALIST
of the Freedom Museum
Top 5 Grand Finalist judging by the Memorial Commission of the Design for the FREEDOM MEMORIAL that will rise in UP Diliman Campus to remember the Struggle of the People Against the Marcos Dictatorship… if all goes well, groundbreaking could begin by Human Rights Day 2019… Pls Pray For Prudence, Wisdom, & Inspiration to guide the jurors as they hear the final pitch from the wonderful people who put their heart & soul to conceptualizing an iconic testament to the filipino spirit’s desire for freedom, democracy, & human right!
GRAND FINALIST 1
GRAND FINALIST 2
GRAND FINALIST 3
GRAND FINALIST 4
GRAND FINALIST 5
The FREEDOM MEMORIAL MUSEUM
Design Competition PRIZES and AWARDS
FOR EACH OF THE FIVE (5) FINALISTS TO COVER COST OF DEVELOPING ARCHITECTURAL PERSPECTIVES THAT SHALL BE PRESENTED BEFORE THE BOARD OF JUDGES FOR FINAL JUDGING
P 1 MILLION
FOR THE WINNING DESIGN
+ PRICELESS PRIDE & PRESTIGE
OF BEING THE CREATIVE VISIONARY BEHIND THE DESIGN OF A MODERN-DAY MONUMENT AND A FUTURE CULTURAL ICON
11 am – 2 pm
Max’s Restaurant, Sct. Tuazon, Q.C.
START OF REGISTRATION
- Release of official competition guidelines
- Online registration opens
COMPETITION FORUM AND SITE TOUR
2 pm – 4 pm
Fine Arts Gallery U.P. Diliman, Q.C
LAST DAY OF
SUBMISSION OF ENTRIES
End of Stage 1
Top five (5) finalists are chosen and awarded P 250,000 each
to further develop their designs
Presentation of full architectural perspectives to the Board of Judges.
Judging and announcement of winning Freedom Memorial Museum design.
A modest amount of P 1,000,000 shall be awarded to the winner.
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