Victorino Mapa Manalo, C.E.S.E. is the Executive Director of the National Archives of the Philippines. He is also a Board Member at the National Commission for Culture and the Arts, and the National Historical Commission of the Philippines. Previously, Director Manalo was a Museum Director at the Metropolitan Museum of Manila as well as at the Cultural Center of the Philippines. He previously worked with the Ayala Foundation, Inc., where he developed, designed and established exhibits, tours and programs for the community museum of the parish of his hometown, Dauis, Bohol. He is also a writer who has won national prizes like the Don Carlos Palanca Award for Literature. Director Manalo holds a Masters in International Affairs from Columbia University, and a Post Graduate Certificate for Archival Studies from Hongkong University. In December of 2013, he was the topnotcher for the Career Executive Service (CES) Eligibility examination administered by the Career Executive Service Board.

About the Intramuros Learning Sessions

The Intramuros Learning Sessions (ILS) is the educational webinar series of the Intramuros Administration (IA). The IA is an attached national government agency under the Department of Tourism. 

Topics are interdisciplinary and cover themes related to Intramuros and Manila studies, Philippine studies, as well as cultural heritage studies. Pursuant to IA’s charter, the ILS aims to contribute to the strengthening of the Filipino’s national identity and sense of belonging and pride.

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