Articles with the tag "culture" (17)

As the youth of Adat B’laan, an indigenous group in South Cotabato, experience increased exposure and enjoy the benefits of modernization, embracing mainstream society practices has sometimes taken priority over knowing and understanding their ethnic language, rituals and traditions. In the past few years, this has resulted in the cultural erosion of the Adat B’laan.
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Published on 28/08/2019 by Puerto Parrot
Categories: Communities, Culture, People
Tags: community, culture, international, TELUS
A country is never complete without a culture. Culture is an encompassing sociological term, which came from the Latin word, cultura, denoting cultivation. Comprehensively, it is a process of enhancing the evolution of human capabilities with the objective of carefully classifying and representing various human experiences, by the unique use of symbolic ideas or concepts; thereby, acting them out in a creative and imaginative way.
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Published on 20/03/2018 by Papagei
Categories: Culture, Documentary
Tags: Analysis, culture, Philippine
This year marks 25 years of perhaps the most exhilarating performances by an iconic group in San Francisco’s Filipino American community. LIKHA Pilipino Folk Ensemble has been an envoy for Filipino culture through dance and music since 1992 when it was founded by Rudi C. Soriano, a former dance soloist with the Bayanihan Philippine Dance Company.
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Published on 13/03/2018 by Papagei
Categories: Arts, Culture, Documentary
Tags: culture, Dance, LIKHA, Promoting
San Francisco was treated to a very rare sight of brightly colored tops, skirts and trousers sauntering downhill along Sutter Street toward Montgomery. Passers-by were curious. Who are they? What’s going on? Their quizzical looks darted from the colorfully beaded combs down to the leather-clad feet of these mysterious visitors.
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Published on 13/03/2018 by Papagei
Categories: Arts, Culture, Documentary
Tags: art, culture, Mindanao, Textile
Scattered in stilt houses surrounding scenic Lake Sebu live the textile tribal people known as the Tboli. One of the Philippines 80+ indiginous ethnic linguistic groups, the Tboli people live a simple life balancing modernization with their traditional culture of farming, fishing and craftsmanship.
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Published on 25/02/2018 by Papagei
Categories: Communities, Culture, Documentary
Tags: culture, Dream Weavers, Tboli, traditional, tribal
San Jose – The province of Antique located in the Western Visayas Region is home to the Kinaray-a or Karay-a people. It is one of the five provinces comprising Region VI. Antique is bounded by the rugged central mountains of Panay, as well as the provinces of Capiz on the east, Aklan in the northeast, Iloilo in the southeast, and finally, the Sulu Sea on the west. Antique can be reached via land travel from Iloilo or Aklan, where Boracay Island, the Philippines' most famous beach destination...
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Published on 25/02/2018 by Papagei
Categories: Culture
Tags: culture, Kinaray-a, language
Manila – As the country celebrated Chinese New Year or Lunar New Year, many Chinese–Filipinos or tsinoys observed and anticipated the Lantern Festival that marks the beginning of the Year of the Dog, the eleventh sign in the 12-year cycle of the Chinese zodiac. For centuries, the Chinese community has been an important backbone of the Philippines.
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Published on 25/02/2018 by Papagei
Categories: Communities, Culture, Society
Tags: Chinese, culture, Filipino
This line from a Kinaray-a song kept playing in my head throughout the duration of the Antique Heritage Tour. The song expresses how proud the Antiqueños are for their culture and their province’s treasures waiting to be discovered. Antique is one of the provinces situated in the island of Panay together with Iloilo, Capiz, and Aklan. It is the least visited province on the island but now slowly marking itself in the tourism map of the Philippines.
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Published on 03/02/2018 by Papagei
Categories: Culture, History, Travel
Tags: Antiqueños, culture, History
Culture and history owes a lot of things to arts. Without the great master pieces from erudite men and women of the past – that combined both their imagination and a seed of truth interwoven in every poetic lines, vivid prose and brush strokes – modern society might fail to to have an interest in understanding how their ancestors made sense of their world and how those beliefs and values are carried forward today.
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Published on 28/01/2018 by Papagei
Categories: Culture, Documentary
Tags: culture, History, Tattoo
BAGUIO CITY, Philippines – From his humble beginnings as a construction laborer, Jordan Mang-osan is now a renowned solar drawing artist, producing life-sized artworks that depict the landscape of the Cordillera region as well as personalities like Manny "Pacman" Pacquiao. Solar art utilizes sunlight, replacing paints and brushes with a simple magnifying glass to paint an image into a canvas.
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Published on 27/12/2017 by Papagei
Categories: Arts, Culture, Documentary
Tags: Cordilleran, culture, Mang-osan, Tradition
One of the most active and dynamic committees, the National Commission for Culture and the Arts Committee on Visual Arts (NCCA-CVA) is under the Subcommission on the Arts (SCA). The committee was formed upon the inception of the Philippine Commission for Culture and the Arts (PCCA) in 1987.
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Published on 27/12/2017 by Papagei
Categories: Arts, Communities, Culture, Documentary
Tags: art, Committee, culture, Visual
Education in Music, or the acquisition of musical knowledge, skills, and values, is shaped by its purpose and context. In the Philippines, it may variably mean: a) an avenue for the transmission of a culture or tradition; b) a curricular component in basic education; and c) a prescribed sequence of study in preparation for professional careers in music.
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Published on 26/12/2017 by Papagei
Categories: Arts, Documentary, Education
Tags: culture, Education, music, skills