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Introduction: What is superstition? How it affects the life of every Filipino? Superstition is the belief in supernatural causality—that one event leads to
the cause of another without any natural process linking the two events,most are unknown origins. "Pamahiin" is actually the Filipino word for superstitious beliefs and is said to be the basis of some groups of people's way of life. Filipinos are said to have great belief in superstition.
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Published by 09/01/2018 by Papagei
Categories: Culture, Documentary, Entertainment, Society
Tags: beliefs, Superstitions, Weird

1. If a person bites his tongue, it means somebody is thinking of him.

2. A girl with white spots on her fingernails is inconstant in love.

3. It is bad to sweep the floor at six o'clock in the evening for it means driving away good fortune and graces.

4. It is bad to sweep the floor when there are people playing cards or gambling because luck is being swept away.

5. One should not open an umbrella while inside a house; a centipede is likely to fall from the ceiling and he will be bitten by
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Published by 09/01/2018 by Papagei
Categories: Culture, Documentary, Entertainment, Society
Tags: beliefs, fortune, Superstitions

Like in any other country, Filipinos subscribe to their own set of superstitions or pamahiin inherited from ancestors. Sure, some of these may have been influenced by other countries and cultures, but Pinoys also bring in their own flavour to the belief, making them more interesting or ridiculous-sounding, depending on how you look at it. Now there are hundreds, probably thousands, of superstitious beliefs out there, and these are only some of the more popular ones Filipinos grew up hearing.
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Published by 09/01/2018 by Papagei
Categories: Culture, Entertainment, Society
Tags: beliefs, pamahiin, Pinoy, Superstitions

The International Folk Music Council defined folk music as “the product of a musical tradition that has been evolved through the process of oral transmission.” The term is thus applied to the musical repertory of communities as opposed to art music or music composed by trained musicians. It is also applied to music composed by an individual but which has been absorbed into the unwritten living tradition of the community.
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Published by 26/12/2017 by Papagei
Categories: Culture, Documentary, Entertainment, Society
Tags: folk, music, Traditions

The experienced Filipino architect is familiar with the common folk beliefs and usually follows them or applies these age-old guidelines in the planning of one’s dream house. Many of these beliefs are based on sound planning practices that do not have to be overly emphasized. Like, for example, orienting the building to take in the healthful effects of the rays of the morning sun by having wide windows facing the rising sun to take in the cleansing rays of sunlight during daybreak.
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Published by 26/12/2017 by Papagei
Categories: Culture, Documentary, Society
Tags: beliefs, folk

An Audio-Visual (AV) archive is a repository of audiovisual materials, i.e., film and video. A fully functional AV archive is engaged in acquiring and retrieving films from various sources to form the collection; preserving, and restoring, if necessary, the AV materials; making an inventory and catalogue of the collection; and providing access to it. The objective of an AV archive is to provide the means to enable a film to survive for the present and future generation.
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Published by 26/12/2017 by Papagei
Categories: Documentary, Society, Technology
Tags: Archiving, Visual

PALAWAN, Philippines – “People nowadays buy and throw away things without thinking it would end up somewhere," 16-year old Emma Celine Cacatian said, her face not hide the disgust while doing the inventory of marine debris that the group had collected from the seafloor within the jurisdiction of Barangay Mangingisda, a coastal community in Puerto Princesa Bay.
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Published by 10/05/2017 by Puerto Parrot
Categories: Communities, Environment, People, Society
Tags: environment, Palawan, Scubasurero