Articles with the tag Tradition (19)

A Southeast Asian Musical Tradition is practiced by those who resisted Spanish and later American Colonial Rule, comprising roughly 10% of the Philippine population. These musical traditions relate to the social, political and economic life of the people, and are connected to their spiritual beliefs and their relationship to the natural environment.
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Published on 19/09/2020 by puertoparrot
Categories: Arts, Culture, Documentary
Tags: Asian, Tradition, music
GAME TIME Egged on by their elders, boys in Hungduan town in Ifugao province compete in a game of tug-of-war in the community’s river in this year’s postharvest tugging ritual, “punnuk.” The tradition has been listed as an intangible cultural heritage by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization.
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Published on 25/08/2019 by puertoparrot
Categories: Communities, Culture, History, People
Tags: Ifugao, Rice, Tradition, community, damaged
Whang Od is the oldest living traditional mambabatok artist. (“Batok” is defined as the art of tribal tattoo.) Her name is synonymous with Philippine tribal tattoo culture. She lives in a tiny mountain village called Buscalan, in the town of Tinglayan, Kalinga province in northern Philippines.
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Published on 07/03/2019 by puertoparrot
Categories: People
Tags: Tradition, artist
For many years, I’ve seen incredible baskets from the Philippines — mostly at Cost Plus stores, yard sales, or at Goodwill. As a California basket weaver steeped in native American basket traditions, I wondered about the Filipino communities that produce these baskets and what role the baskets play in their economies and cultures today.
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Published on 30/09/2018 by puertoparrot
Categories: Communities, Culture
Tags: Tradition, basket, weaving
A Yale University study revealed that Chinese Filipinos comprise 1 percent of the population (it certainly doesn’t feel that way in Greenhills, QC, or even DLSU-Manila) but control 60 percent of the economy. A quick glance at any “Philippines’ Richest…” list ought to tell you just that. Let’s face it: the Chinese community in this country has a lot of influence.
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Published on 12/03/2018 by puertoparrot
Categories: Culture, Documentary
Tags: Chinese, New Year, Tradition, popular
Our culture is a big reflection of our great and complex history. It is influenced by most of the people we have interacted with. A blend of the Malayo-Polynesian and Hispanic culture with the influence from Chinese, Indians Arabs, and other Asian cultures really contribute to the customs and traditions of the Filipinos.
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Published on 10/03/2018 by puertoparrot
Categories: Culture, Society
Tags: Customs, Filipino, Tradition
Hilot is an ancient Filipino art of healing, commonly used today to relax stressed muscles. Hilot employ chiropractic manipulation and massage for the diagnosis and treatment of musculoligamentous and musculoskeletal ailments. They also have been known to reset dislocated and sprained joints such as the knee, ankle, fingers and metacarpal bones.
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Published on 25/02/2018 by puertoparrot
Categories: Culture, Documentary, Health
Tags: Hilot, Massage, Tradition
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 puertoparrot
Categories: Communities, Culture, Documentary
Tags: Dream Weavers, Tboli, Tradition, culture, tribal
Tabuk – An increasing number of younger Filipinos today are getting tattoos (or, in millennial-speak, "getting inked"). Gone are the days when tattoos are largely associated with criminals and lowlifes. In the past, someone with tattoos may be thought of as a gang member or someone who has done prison time. While tattooing has been a part of Filipino life since before the Spanish came, especially among indigenous people, we're currently witnessing a resurgence of this practice.
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Published on 25/02/2018 by puertoparrot
Categories: Culture, Documentary, History
Tags: Tradition, tattoos, tribal
We are quiet familiar with the way of Herbolarios who utilize different herbs and plants to cure illnesses. Most would even remember the old man in their barrio known as ‘Magtatawas’ who, through candles, can diagnose the malady of a person. But those are only the tip of the iceberg of folk healing; there is more than just candles and brewed leaves to understanding these complex and interesting practices and roles.
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Published on 28/01/2018 by puertoparrot
Categories: Culture, Mythology & folklore
Tags: Health, Tradition, medicine
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 puertoparrot
Categories: Arts, Culture, Documentary
Tags: Cordillera, Tradition, culture
Characteristically a hardworking group of people, the Filipinos exhibit work and occupation even in their dances. Occupational dances depict the lifestyle and daily work of the people living in various topographies. The fishing villages from north to south of the archipelago developed folk dances depicting their customs in the workplace.
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Published on 25/12/2017 by puertoparrot
Categories: Culture, Documentary
Tags: Tradition, dances