MANILA CITY – August 20, 2016 marked the first year of implementation of the Philippine Heritage Map, powered by Arches. To commemorate the historic re-launch of the web platform, an anniversary event was organized by Grupo Kalinangan Inc., with the support of Casa Consulado Museum and Library, Good Meal Hunting and Current PH, to showcase the significant milestones achieved by the organization and its partners within the past twelve months. Attendees of this public event witnessed too the re-branding of GKI and the Philippine Heritage Map, adopting new logos which reflect its organizational aspirations and thrusts.
Prior to the main event, a group of over fifty heritage enthusiasts were given a tour inside the 19th-century San Sebastian Minor Basilica. The tour was lead by Ms. Tina Paterno, Executive Director of the San Sebastian Basilica Conservation and Development Foundation, Inc.