The province of Oriental Mindoro warmly opened its doors to all guests and participants of the 1971 Southern Tagalog Athletic Association (STAA) meet. Rummaging through my mother’s old files at home in Calapan, I saw this souvenir program of 329 pages nearly eaten up by termites. With help from officemates at Araneta Archives, we restored the entire souvenir program. Find Mindoreños who made the whole event happen. And discover more about my province.Read More
ENDANGERED ENDEMIC SPECIES OF MINDORO
With the Tamaraw as its most unique animal feature, Mindoro is home to 42 indigenous mammal species. Close to 20% of these are endemic to the island. And nine (9) are critically included in the endangered list owing to hunting and forest destruction. (Images from Pinterest)
NVM GONZALES: MINDORO & BEYOND. NVM Gonzales was raised as a child in Mansalay, Oriental Mindoro and studied at the Oriental Mindoro High School from 1927 to 1930. But he was born in Romblon on September 8, 1915. He was recognized as National Artist for Literature in 1997.Read More
ORIENTAL MINDORO: Early Beginnings
ORIENTAL MINDORO: Romanticized with monikers "island paradise" and "mines of gold," these bynames hold dearly true today. Oriental Mindoro has flourished by leaps and bounds. Newest gateway to the southern provinces of the archipelago and blossoming regional center of Mimaropa, the province had epic, suspenseful beginnings.Read More
LEADING WONDERS OF ORIENTAL MINDORO Nearest island province to the mainland, Oriental Mindoro is thirty minutes away from Manila by plane, and one hour away from Batangas by speed boat. The province has a number of breathtaking attractions. Some images here are derived online and belong to their rightful owners.Read More
EMMA OLYMPIA GUTIERREZ is a watercolor artist born and raised in Calapan City, Oriental Mindoro. Even as a child, she was naturally drawn to the art of painting. President of the Student Council in Oriental Mindoro High School (OMHS) where she graduated in 1970, she moved to Manila for college and pursued a degree in Psychology from the University of the Philippines in Diliman.Read More
I love Oriental Mindoro deeply because she is the land of my birth, and because we were born the same year, 1950. So I keep writing songs about her.
Museyo Mindoro would like to show you the most heartwarming images of Oriental Mindoro the way you have never seen her before.
For easier access, Museyo Mindoro refers you to the links to Youtube Videos featuring people, places, culture, and events happening in Oriental Mindoro.
In a virtual gallery setting, Museyo Mindoro exhibits natural objects and artifacts unique to Oriental Mindoro to help you discover and enjoy our province better.