Las Pinas Bamboo Organ

Las Pinas, Manila

Las Pinas Bamboo Organ in St. Joseph Parish Church in Las Pinas City, Manila, Philippines, is a 19th-century church organ with unique organ pipes; they are made almost entirely of bamboo. It was completed in 1824 by Father Diego Cera, the builder of the town's stone church and its first resident Catholic parish priest.

Las Pinas Bamboo Organ News

  • The Bamboo Organ Of Las Pinas City

    The Bamboo Organ Of Las Pinas City

    This summer I clocked in at Manila for the very first time and the bamboo organ of Las Pinas City was included in my city tour, which is a must see for tourists. The bamboo organ is housed at St Jopesh Parish church of Las Pinas City, which is located some eleven to twelve kilometers south of the heart of Manila. It is only 10 minutes away from Ninoy Aquino International Airport of Philippines. For many years, one thought of Las Pinas as a coastal town known for its salt beds, fishponds, and beach resorts.

    While the actual details of the name Las Pinas are no longer known, the legend that i ...

  • Bamboo Organ Las Pinas Great Treasure

    Bamboo Organ Las Pinas Great Treasure

    Las Piñas, one of the many cities in National Capital Region (NCR), is continuously growing as a city. Along the stretch of Alabang-Zapote Road, you will notice the rise of shopping centers, spas, and other modern structures that display commercialism and urban lifestyle. Overlooked by many, this city preserves one of the most important treasures of our country, the Bamboo Organ.

    For this year, I decided to visit the site where the bamboo organ is located. This unique musical instrument is found inside the St. Joseph Parish Church, the home of the Bamboo Organ. Beside the church is the ant ...

  • The Bamboo Organ Of Las Pinas City

    The Bamboo Organ Of Las Pinas City

    A national treasure of the Philippines

    This summer I clocked in at Manila for the very first time and the bamboo organ of Las Pinas City was included in my city tour, which is a must see for tourists. The bamboo organ is housed at St Joseph Parish church of Las Pinas City, which is located some eleven to twelve kilometers south of the heart of Manila. It is only 10 minutes away from Ninoy Aquino International Airport of Philippines. For many years, one thought of Las Pinas as a coastal town known for its salt beds, fishponds, and beach resorts.

    While the actual details of the name Las Pi ...

  • The Sound Of Las Pinas Bamboo Organ

    The Sound Of Las Pinas Bamboo Organ

    If I am not mistaken, this Bamboo Organ was our topic when I was a fourth grader, in Sibika at Kultura. Since I found this topic interesting, this organ is still fresh in my mind, even I am now in my 20-ish years. So, when Claire, of Travelling Light, invited me for her birthday celebration, I said YES, since this organ is part of the itinerary, I am sorry Claire, but the Bamboo Organ was subject, just kidding! Now, I finally made it, here's an additional historical knowledge that you should know about this Las Piñas Bamboo Organ.

    Fray Diego Cera Dela Vergin del Carmen, a Spanish missionar ...