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Philippines
14°35′N 121°0′E
FAMOUS FILIPINOS

PHILIPPINE MADRIGAL SINGERS
The University of the Philippines Madrigal Singers (UPMS), also known as the Philippine Madrigal Singers or simply Madz, is one of the major cultural groups based in the University of the Philippines, Diliman. Its current conductor and musical director is Mark Anthony Carpio. They are the first choir in the world to win the European Grand Prix for Choral Singing twice (in 1997 and in 2007).

CARLOS PENA RÒMULO
Carlos Peña Rómulo (14 January 1899 – 15 December 1985) was a Filipino diplomat, politician, soldier, journalist and author. He was a reporter at 16, a newspaper editor by the age of 20, and a publisher at 32. He is the co-founder of the Boy Scouts of the Philippines.



(Photo) Bohol Tarsier - or Tarsius syrichta - one of the smallest primates in the Philippines.
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Official language(s): English, Filipino

Capital: Manila

Population: 92,3 mill.

Currency: Philippine Peso (PHP)