The Pasigarbo sa Sugbo 2019 street dance performance kicked off this Sunday afternoon with the 44 participating contingents from the different towns and cities of Cebu province parading through Osmeña Boulevard in colorful theme-inspired costumes.
Move over Darna, Captain Barbell and Dyesebel – no disrespect to your creator, the legendary Mars Ravelo. Here come Lampong, Pili, Inlablabbuut and others. The latter have come alive in a new comic book collaboration by young artists from the Cordilleras.
They’re coming out of the woodwork and fetching auction records.
In recent years, several new works by Juan Luna, the Philippines’ acknowledged old but very disturbed master and the calmer, more stable Felix Resurreccion Hidalgo, have surfaced from out of nowhere and gone on to break auction records in the Philippines.
New art galleries joined the recent 7th Art Fair Philippines, such as District Gallery, founded in 2017 by Artist Playground under composer Jesse Lucas and actor Roeder Camañag with Atty. Edsel Velasco of St. Vincent School.
The Philippines’ first economic history museum has recently opened in Iloilo. The National Historical Commission of the Philippines has established the Museum of Philippine Economic History in what was once the Ynchausti Commercial House in Calle Real in Iloilo.
Who is the Santo Niño? Is he really miraculous? Does it have Biblical basis? Why do Catholics believe in him? Why do the faithful give importance of his image? Is it not against the Ten Commandments as provided for by the book of exodus?
TABANGOS, Philippines — This Fourth Class Municipality of Leyte staged for the 4th consecutive year on Monday, Jan. 14 its Tambayayong Festival with the crowds growing each year since it first started in 2015.
Visual artist and poet Monica Ong has accomplished something special with her debut poetry collection, Silent Anatomies. With it, she creates a riveting connection, through a juxtaposition of diagram and diary, of family hierarchy, medical background and creative art. It is a unique interpretation of her own ancestral history and a way for her to reinforce a personal and familial identity.
If there’s anything our native childhood tales tell us of what our country and people were before the WhiteMan came, the most telling would be its setting in Nature, with invisible creatures like the diwata, duende, kapre, tikbalang and aswang sharing our world.
To kick off Filipino American History Month and U.N. /Philippines Indigenous Month, San Francisco’s Asian American Museum held a premiere of Mountain Spirits: Textiles and Folk Arts of Cordillera and Ilokos, the signal documentary of The Hinabi Project's third exhibit on Philippine textile arts.
The global contest was held by Talenthouse, a prestigious online community of art creators and appreciators, and the Venom Team, led by Venom actor Tom Hardy. The other four winning artists are from the US, Japan, Indonesia, and Ecuador.
The 12th International Silent Film Festival, traditionally held at SM Megamall during the last week of August is “the only silent film festival in the whole of Asia... And the only one of its kind that matches international silent films with very talented Filipino musicians of all kinds."