Provincial Government of Bulacan

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Francisca Reyes Aquino

Born in Lolomboy, Bocaue, Bulacan on March 7, 1899. Her parents were Mr. Felipe Reyes and Mrs. Juliana Santos. She finished her college in the University of the Philippines until she became a professor in Physical Education.

She is the author of “Philippine Folk Dances and Games” where she focused on studying our native dances. She was given the National Artist Award or Gawad Artista ng Bayan, the highest national recognition given to Filipino Artists who have made significant contributions to the development of Philippine Arts and to the cultural heritage of the country in 1973.

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