Mananatili Ka is the original sound track of Mayday’s documentary film about the life of labor leader Crispin “Ka Bel” Beltran. The song was written by Empiel Palma which I arranged and performed for Mayday Productions. Check out the song here.
Ka Bel will be shown at Cine Adarna (Main Theater), Film Institute, University of the Philippines, Diliman on March 14, 2011. Screening at 5:30 PM and 7 PM. The documentary is a production of the Mayday Multimedia Collection in cooperation with the National Commission for Culture and the Arts, Crispin B. Beltran Resource Center, Sine Patriyotiko, and Kilusang Mayo Uno.
Mula sa PinoyWeekly (www.pinoyweekly.org)
Above is a slideshow of Crispin “Ka Bel” Beltran’s photos taken by photographer Boy Bagwis and Pinoy Weekly. I am reposting Jeffrey Ocampo’s Pinoy Weekly article about Ka Bel as a tribute to a dedicated representative in congress and the Filipino people’s working class hero. Continue reading
In honor of working class hero and Anakpawis partylist representative Crispin “Ka Bel” Beltran, the City of Manila has declared May 20 of every year as “Beltran Day”.
By issuing Executive Order No. 11 designating a day to commemorate the militant lawmaker, Lim hopes to encourage the people of Manila to launch civil activities to call to mind the very “significant lessons” left by Ka Bel, a respected labor leader.
Beltran died last year in a freak accident while fixing the ceiling of his house. Continue reading