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Law - Codes & Rules in Philippines

House of Representatives of the Philippines
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House of Representatives of the Philippines
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National Commission for Culture and the Arts (NCCA)

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National Commission for Culture and the Arts (NCCA)

The National Commission for Culture and the Arts (NCCA) is the overall policy making body, coordinating, and grants giving agency for the preservation, development and promotion of Philippine arts and culture; an executing agency for the policies it formulates; and task to administering the National Endowment Fund for Culture and the Arts (NEFCA) exclusively for the implementation of culture and arts programs in line with the Medium Term Philippine Development Plan for Culture and the Arts.

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Cultural Center of the Philippines

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Cultural Center of the Philippines - The Tours

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Cultural Center of the Philippines

How CCP is digitizing decades-old Filipino art, culture and history so it will be preserved for the future

The Cultural Center of the Philippines (CCP) has partnered with hardware storage firm EMC to digitally archive the country's nearly 50 years of historical and artistic works, as well as other old materials in its library, so it will be preserved for the future. Uploaded on Mar 7, 2011

The National Artists of the Philippines

Order of the National Artist of the Philippines

The Order of National Artists (Orden ng Pambansang Alagad ng Sining) is the highest national recognition given to Filipino individuals who have made significant contributions to the development of Philippine arts; namely, Music, Dance, Theater, Visual Arts, Literature, Film, Broadcast Arts, and Architecture and Allied Arts.

REPUBLIC ACT NO. 7356

AN ACT CREATING THE NATIONAL COMMISSION FOR CULTURE AND THE ARTS, ESTABLISHING A NATIONAL ENDOWMENT FUND FOR CULTURE AND THE ARTS, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES.
REPUBLIC ACT NO. 10066
"National Cultural Heritage Act of 2009"
AN ACT PROVIDING FOR THE PROTECTION AND CONSERVATION OF THE NATIONAL CULTURAL HERITAGE, STRENGTHENING THE NATIONAL COMMISSION FOR CULTURE AND THE ARTS (NCCA) AND ITS AFFILIATED CULTURAL AGENCIES, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

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Culture of the Philippines
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Respect in the Filipino Culture

Understanding respect in the Filipino culture

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Special - Issue: Culture - Customs - Traditions
  • The Philippines Then and Now
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Anthropological reflection on Philippine masks

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Cultural Changes during the American Period
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Cordillera Cultural Heritage

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College Vice President, MPSPC
Council of Elders, Igorot Global Organization
 
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Cordillera Cultural Heritage
 
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Council of Elders, Igorot Global Organization
 
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Deportation of Aliens

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DEPORTATION OF ALIENS DEPORTATION OF ALIENS UNDER PHILIPPINE LAW

by/Angelino Z. Villanueva

Deportation of Aliens

Deportation Proceedings

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"Deportation proceedings: Should alien hasten or delay it? by: Atty. Emmanuel Tipon" HERE

"Could you be deported?"

Yes, you could e.g.:
Did you know that you can be deported for simply getting angry and raising your voice at a Filipino? It’s true! Let’s say that you are in a restaurant and the service is poor. You loose your cool and get angry at the waitress. She can go to the Bureau of Immigration and file a complaint against you, and most likely, you will be deported!

Don’t blow this off, deportation of foreigners is something that happens every day.

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Respect in the Filipino Culture & Mano Po - Respect to Elders

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Respect in the Filipino Culture

Understanding respect in the Filipino culture

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Mikey Bustos Pinoy Lessons "Respect For Elders"

The Filipino Ritual of Showing Respect to Elders by the Salutation of the Mano

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Philippine Culture and Mano Po

In the Philippines, children are taught to respect their elders. One way of expressing respect is by "kissing" the right hand of an older person when you greet them. Several symbolic ways in which respect is given to elders is in the use of language by calling older Filipinos “Po” and older siblings, cousins, and family friends “Kuya” and “Atee”.
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Understanding Filipino Body Language

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Etiquette, Customs, Protocol  & Do's and Don't's in the Philippines

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Filipino Proper Manners and Etiquette

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Filipino Proper Manners and Etiquette

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Social, Business, Dining etc.

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How To Survive A Filipino House Party

Xochilt Sanchez is invited to her first-ever Filipino House Party. Mayhem ensues as she tries to navigate her way through the night's events, making one misstep after another. Will Xochilt survive? Take off your shoes, bring your appetite, Mano Po your elders, and get your karaoke pipes ready to find out.

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Local Etiquette - Manila

How to behave in social situations in Manila. Here are a few customs and etiquette to be aware of during your visit to the Phillipines. Filipinos value honor. The concept of hiya or shame requires one to behave in a manner that will not shame the person or the family. Handshake is common when meeting someone. If elders are present, acknowledge them first. Address people formally indicating their profession or using their last names. In discussions Filipinos tend to be non-confrontational. People will not directly say no.

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Dress codes for foreigners A Discussion about Dress codes for foreigners living in the Philippines
Jessica Zafra Etiquette for Expats, Tourists and Other Visitors to the Philippines

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Cultural Etiquette

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Filipino etiquette and behaviour

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Filipino customs and behaviour in Manila

Proper Manila etiquette for business and introductions

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The Philippines Travel Etiquette

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Proper Train Riding Habits
Understanding Filipino Body Language

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Catholic funeral mass etiquette for non-Catholics
Some Do's and Don't's - IN PHILIPPINE SOCIETY :-) and many good links
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Traditional Filipino Courting Tutorial by Mikey Bustos

This video is a brief overview of the beautiful and unique tradition of Filipino courtship. Enjoy!

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Underwater Etiquette

Scuba diving and taking underwater images is a great way to learn more and share what our oceans have to offer. Leaving them the same way we found them is vital for continued enjoyment of this precious resource. Through the videography of Steve De Neef the folks at Atmosphere Resorts have created a great resource to teach good diving etiquette to avoid harming both coral and critters, as well as yourself, and make the dive an enjoyable experience for all divers. This video was filmed and edited by Steve De Neef - www.stevedeneef.com and provided to ReefID by Atmosphere Resorts - www.atmosphereresorts.com in the Philippines.
Turn a Child-Sex Tourist Into an Ex-Tourist

If you see anything that makes you uneasy or raises your suspicions you must call the authorities. They will carefully investigate the situation and act if a crime is being committed.

CALL (+632) 117

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The Filipinos and their Culture:

The Gift - It's Polite to be Late - The Ritual Gesture - Getting Accepted -  Gastronomically - Bagoong and balut - Eyebrow Talk - Evil Eye - When you're smiling - Awkward Situation in Smiling - Dating Etiquette - Curfew - Permission - Kissing - Matchmaking - The Filipino English Accent

Doing Business in the Philippines | Philippine Social and Business Culture
Business Etiquette in the Philippines

by/Christina Hamlett, Demand Media

Business Meetings
Introductions
Conversations
Eating
Gifts to a Filipino colleague

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BUSINESS ETIQUETTE

BUSINESS ETIQUETTE IN THE PHILIPPINES

by/Dean Danny Cabulay

Institute of Accounts, Business and Finance, Far Eastern University, Manila, Philippines

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“Do’s and Don’ts in the Philippines”

to every non-Filipino planning a visit to the Philippines. It’s full of funny anecdotes and you will be sure you won’t make any big mistakes or offend anyone.

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Philippine Culture: DOs and DON'Ts

Don't be surprised to see kids and adults alike waving as you make your way through the welcoming streets of the Philippines - it's really in the nature of the Filipinos to extend their warmth to any guest of their country. Published 24 January 2012

12 DO's and DONT's of Balikbayan - box shipping

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Dinner Time Customs in the Philippines

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Filipino Dining Tutorial by Mikey Bustos

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Filipino Coffee

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Civet Coffee - Coffee Alamid - World's Most Expensive and Rarest Brew

Filipinos discover taste for rare coffee. One of the world's most expensive and coveted kinds of coffee has been discovered in the Philippines.

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Filipino Coffee Tutorial by Mikey Bustos

Coffee is a big part of the Pinoy lifestyle. Here are some things I've observed with my family and kababayans when drinking coffee.

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National Book Development Board - NBDB

The enactment of Republic Act 8047, also known as the Book Publishing Industry Development Act, was a clear demonstration of the government's attention to the important role of books in nation building. The law created the National Book Development Board which is tasked primarily to formulate and implement a National Book Policy with a corresponding National Book Development Plan geared towards the development of the book publishing industry.

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National Book Development Board - NBDB
RA 8047

the Book Publishing Industry Development Act in 1995

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The Book Development Association of the Philippines (BDAP)

The Filipino ReaderCon

has become an annual event, always with the following objectives:
•provide support, instruction, and social time for book club members and book bloggers
•celebrate readers and reading in the Philippines
•promote a closer connection between readers and writers and/or publishers
•acknowledge beloved Filipino books through the Readers’ Choice Book Awards

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Philippine Literature

by/Dindo de Quiroz and Jonalyn Mariquina

Very good informations about Philippine Literature

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Philippine Literature

by/Dindo de Quiroz and Jonalyn Mariquina

Very good informations about Philippine Literature

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Pre-Colonial Philippine Literature

by/ unknown writer

Very good informations about Pre-Colonial Philippine Literature

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Early Philippine Literature
Folk Literature of the Muslim Communities
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Philippine Literature in the Spanish period
Philippine literature in Spanish

1593 to present

(Spanish: Literatura Filipina en Castellano) is a body of literature made by Filipino writers in the Spanish language. Today, this corpus is the third largest in the whole corpus of Philippine literature (Philippine Literature in Filipino being the first, followed by Philippine literature in English). It is slightly larger than the Philippine literature in the vernacular languages. However, because of the very few additions to it in the past 30 years, it is expected that the former will soon overtake its rank.

"I AM A FILIPINO"
by Carlos P. Romulo

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The Project Gutenberg EBook

The Indolence of the Filipino

by José Rizal (1861–1896).

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Jose Rizal

Historical reactions to the publication of Rizal's two novels - Philippine - Spain 100 Years Ago

These videos portray the historical reactions to the publication of Rizal's two novels, Noli Me Tangere and El Filibusterismo, which moved the Filipino nation to revolt against the Spanish colonial master

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Noli Me Tangere

(commonly referred to by its shortened name Noli) is a novel written in Spanish by Filipino writer and national hero José Rizal, first published in 1887

María Clara

whose full name is María Clara de los Santos, is the mestiza heroine in Noli Me Tangere, a novel by José Rizal, the national hero of the Republic of the Philippines.

Like The Molave Like The Molave - poem
by/Rafael Zulueta da Costa

Like The Molave talks about heroes and how they inspire regular Filipinos to be great themselves and join them on the quest to make the Philippines a more prosperous place. The poem states that whilst many Filipinos are achieving great things for their country, there is still much more to be done and more residents must contribute to the efforts. In short, Like The Molave is about inspiring the Filipino nation to improve their country and make it self-sufficient.

A LITTLE BOOK OF FILIPINO RIDDLES

COLLECTED AND EDITED
BY/FREDERICK STARR (1909)

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Your portal to Philippine Literature
Philippine Literature

The variety and abundance of Philippine literature evolved even before the colonial periods.

Look also "Philippine Literature - A Brief History" HERE

TCCnotes.phi.lit. The Literary Forms (in all ways) in Philippine Literature, speeches, songs etc.

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The Literary Forms

The Literary Forms in Philippine Literature

by: Christine F. Godinez-Ortega

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Philippine literature

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Philippine folk literature
Literature of the Philippines History of the Literature of the Philippines
Philippine Literature Philippine Literature
Hispano Filipino Literature

The Hispano Filipino Literature serves as an introduction to Hispano Filipino literature and is devoted to promoting the literary works written in Spanish by a number of prolific Filipino writers over the past two centuries.
Filipino Voices - Ethnic Groups Philippines

This is dedicated to talented amateur writers who contribute literature in Filipino languages. Unfortunately, in many instances, these writers regularly go unheard by the national and international audiences. This website aspires to change this by displaying their works and bringing much needed attention to their works.

Another important goal of this is to also promote indigenous languages of the Philippines and to help save them from the grip hold of language loss or extinction. The idea is to inspire and encourage Filipinos to continue producing magnificent works in their native languages and for people to recognize their talents.
Philippine epic poetry
Pinoy Poets Group
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Pinoy Poets Group Event

The Pinoy Poets Circle Group gathered Filipino poets from Manila and all across the globe for an unforgettable night of poetry reading, wine and music.

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Philippine literature in English
Cebuano literature

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Visayan Literature Topics Related to Category: Visayan literature
The Literature of Eastern Visayas The Literature of Eastern Visayas

By Victor N. Sugbo

Ilokano literature

or Iloko literature pertains to the literary works of writers of Ilocano ancestry

The Best Philippine Short Stories

Literacy in Pre-Hispanic Philippines

by Hector Santos
PATHFINDER - LITERATURE PATHFINDER ON PHILIPPINE LITERATURE
The Indigenous Negroid Peoples of the Philippines
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Filipino women writers

The history of Filipino women writers is an account of how Philippine women became literary “mistresses of the ink” and “lady pen-pushers” who created works of fiction or factual and historical storybooks, poetry, novels, short stories, essays, biographies, autobiographies and other known writing genres.

The History of Filipino Women's Writings

by Riitta Vartti

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Books in Tagalog

for free downloads

Introduction to Ambahan

The ambahan is a literary product and poetic expression of the Southern Mangyans of Mindoro

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Philippine Children's Books

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Keeping alive the Pangasinan language - Literature

Erwin Fernandez and his children's story, Liwawa

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Poets Santiago Villafania and Jesamyn Diokno

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Famous Filipino bloggers

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Lila Shahani - Filipina writes up a storm -

is an academic born into political aristocracy who lived abroad for most of her life, until a natural disaster brought her back to the Philippines.

Call her the accidental blogger, because Lila Shahani certainly never planned on becoming one of the Philippines' most controversial Internet voices.

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Lila Shahani

"A Public Official's Quiet Lamentation," Pinoy Poet's Circle, 07/14/2012

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Libraries - Etc.

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National Library of the Philippines
Pambansang Aklatan ng Pilipinas
Biblioteca Nacional de Filipinas

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National Library of the Philippines

Ang Pambansang Aklatan

The National Library

 Koha, Integrated Library System

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National Library of the Philippines

LIBRARY FOR THE BLIND

subjects contain Braille

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Library for the Blind Section caters for visually impaired researchers which offers free use of computers, braille and large print collections of books and serials as well as audio book reproduction. Researchers are also allowed to loan out resources with the approval of the Division Chief.

The Malacañang Library

was instituted in 1946 (then known as the Malacañan Palace Library) to serve as a general reference library for the use of Malacañang officials and employees, as well as students and researchers.

At this time the Malacañan Palace Library referred to the collections housed inside the Palace and which were used by the President, while the Malacañang Library became the general circulation library catering to officials and employees of the Office of the President as well as the general public.

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Tour inside Malacañang Palace's Presidential Museum and Library

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THE NATIONAL ARCHIVES OF THE PHILIPPINES
Pambansang Sinupan ng Pilipinas

NLP Building, T. M. Kalaw Street, Ermita, 1000 Manila

The Numbers Speak for Themselves

13 million Spanish documents

60 million cataloged public documents

Look RA 9470 - National Archives of the Philippines Act of 2007 HERE

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National Archives of the Philippines

Cebu from 1600 to 1898

We will trace the documents and papers about Cebu from 1600 to 1898 that are kept by the National Archives of the Philippines through this episode of Kabilin entitled NATIONAL ARCHIVES! Host: Archaeologist and Professor Jojo Bersales.

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Guide to Law Online

Philippines - Law Library of Congress

The Supreme Court E-Library

The Decisions of the Supreme Court from 1901 to present are now included in the E-Library. All Laws - Acts, Commonwealth Acts, Presidential Decrees, Batas Pambansa and Republic Acts from 1901 to present are also included.

The Philippine eLib

Quick Guide on How to Access Philippine eLib HERE

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Philippine E-Library

Your access to the most comprehensive libraries in the Philippines and the world.

Basilica Del Santo Niño Library

Heeding the wise advice of St. Augustine of Hippo that in every house there should be a library (Possidius 31, 6,8), the Augustinian Friars of the Basilica put up a library in one of the corners of the convent. We don’t exactly know when this library was put up, but it is safe to surmise that it was established when the convent was constructed and completed in 1764.

National Institute of Geological Sciences Library (NIGSLib)

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The Veterans Federation of the Philippines Museum, Library, Archive and Theatre (VFPMLAT)

in Taguig City is undoubtedly world-class. This museum is a fitting tribute to the gallantry of the World War II soldiers to whom it is dedicated. The Veterans Federation of the Philippines (VFP) initiated the complex to preserve the stories of their members.

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Intellectual Property (IP) Office of the Philippines

IP Case Library

Innovation & Technology Support Offices (ITSO) or “patent libraries”

The Intellectual Property Office of the Philippines (IPOPHL), being the government agency in charge of administering the intellectual property system of the country, takes upon the task of establishing the ITSO in line with its mandate to implement the state policy

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IPOPHL & ITSO, Intellectual Property (IP) Office of the Philippines

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Innovation & Technology Support Offices or “patent libraries”

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The Journal of History

is the official publication of the Philippine National Historical Society (first named Philippine Historical Society), an organization of historians and practitioners of history

Many good articles for free download e.g.:

  • Land and Society in Early Colonial Philippines (Introduction of the Panel)
    Bernardita Reyes Churchill
  • The Agturáy of the Ili: The Elite of Ilocos, 1574-1661
    Digna Balangua Apilado
  • Southern Tagalog Society in a Time of Transition, 1571-1671
    Maria Eloisa G. Parco de Castro
  • Disaster in Itî’s Land: The Tragic Social History of the Datû Class in
    Leyte (1521-1622)
    Rolando O. Borrinaga
  • King Gaam, the Last Monarch of Agbonan (now San Isidro), Bohol, in the
    Early 19th Century
    Emmanuel Luis A. Romanillos
  • Recreating Local History Through Vintage Photographs
    Cenon-Roldan Agbayani, Jr.
  • The Visayas: Islands in the Seas, A Historical Perspective (Series 5)
    Earl Jude Paul L. Cleope
  • Guerrilla War against the Japanese: Americans in the Visayas
    Violeta S. Ignacio
  • Human Bibingka: Leyteños under Japanese Rule (1942-1944)
    George Emmanuel R. Borrinaga
  • President Sergio Osmeña in Tacloban, Leyte, 1944–1945
    Pablo U. Amascual, III
  • Anti-Filipinism in Late 19th Century Publications in Spain
    Erlinda K. Alburo
  • The Mindanao I Never Saw: Glimpses of ‘Yutâ sa Saad’ from the
    Collections of the Cebuano Studies Center, University of San Carlos
    Nestor Roa Pacana
  • Building a Colonial Hill Station: The Genesis of Baguio
    Maria Nela B. Florendo
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The Philippine E-Journals

is an expanding collection of academic journals that are made accessible globally through a single Web-based platform. It is hosted by C&E Publishing, Inc., a premier educational publisher in the Philippines and a leader in the distribution of integrated information-based solutions which include e-learning products, library automation and interactive media systems, and online library resources containing databases, e-books, and online journals

Technology Resource Center - TRC

eTRC - eLibrary reaching Filipinos all over the world, the TRC hosts an online electronic library called eTRC. The portal is accessible and boasts of over 8,000 downloadable livelihood manuals.

Click on the link to eTRC - eLibrary on the site to log in - open

eTRC - eLibrary

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eTRC - eLibrary (3 videos)

TRC´s other programs, products, and services (1 video)

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Libraries in the Philippines

Note: Libraries listed here fall into three categories, namely: Academic Libraries (A-Z), Public Libraries, and Special Libraries.

Academic libraries serve colleges and universities, their students, staff and faculty. Larger institutions may have several libraries on their campuses dedicated to serving particular schools such as law and science libraries.

Public libraries serve the general public, "from cradle to grave". They often have departments that focus on areas of service, such as youth, teens and senior citizens.

Special libraries offer resources and collections in a specialized environment of interest, such as corporations, hospitals, the military, museums, private businesses, and the government. Special libraries can serve particular populations, such as the blind and physically handicapped, while others are dedicated to special collections.

Filipinas Heritage Library website

The Filipinas Heritage Library, a division of the Ayala Foundation, Inc. (AFI), is a one-stop electronic research center on the Philippines. We provide access to the wealth of Filipino heritage through the latest in information technology and telecommunications.

The Library houses over 13,000 contemporary volumes on Philippine history, art, language, religion and the social sciences, and over 2,000 rare titles, rare books on microfiche, maps, and an extensive library of slides and photographs.

It has also ventured into the digitization of its collection, CD-ROM publishing, as well as the development of web pages and electronic databases.

Mangyan Heritage Center - MHC

Safeguarding the indigenous culture of Mindoro

The MHC catalogue contains 2,000+ Mangyan-related documents from the 1570s to the present. This includes material from world-reknowned anthropologists who conducted extensive studies on the Mangyans in the 20th century

The library with no rules

Manila's Reading Club 2000

is a library like no other: it lets anyone borrow and then bring back or keep any of its thousands of books.

Reading Club 2000 is an informal library set up by Hernando Guanlao outside his ancestral home in central Manila, Philippines. Hernando Guanlao, known by his nickname Nanie, wanted to encourage his local community to share his joy of reading.

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The Story of the Filipino - Mang Nanie

In one man's residence, books of all kinds occupy almost every available space. This is the story of Hernando Guanlao. The Story of the Filipino. Published on Mar 4, 2013

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The reading club 2000, 24 oras na bukas (Makati) Published on Jun 6, 2012

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LibraryLink is a one-stop resource center for Filipiniana resources.

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The Chan Robles Virtual Law Library of Law of the Philippines
The Kristiyano-Islam Peace Library, or KRIS

is an award-winning, non-profit, non-government organization based in Manila devoted to making education more accessible to Filipino youth living in poor and conflicted communities. Through its libraries, scholarship programs, and learning projects, it has been giving aid to hundreds of students from Zamboanga City, Zamboanga Sibugay, Davao City, Rizal, and Metro Manila since 2001.

The only way to save Chavacano, Zamboanga City's pidgin Spanish language, is to teach and encourage young Zambuenos to speak it up with pride. Much as we admire the rise of many Chavacano-speaking page/groups in FB, we are alarmed seeing few young people joining in. As it is, Chavacano is in danger of dying with the older generation. At the Kristiyano-Islam (Kris) Peace Library, we encourage all Kris scholars and library users to speak pure Chavacano.

Project Mountain Alphabet

building a library from the kindness of strangers

a book drive for a public school in Mankayan, Benguet Province

20 May 2013 by/Thomson Reuters

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Look also "Negros Occidental Mindoro is Next for Project Mountain Alphabet - Tuesday, June 25, 2013" HERE

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Project Mountain Alphabet First Library Building
March 9, 2013

Colalo, Mankayan, Benguet - The Project Mountain Alphabet first project at Colalo Elementary was a success. The success of the said project is contributed solely by the group of individuals who donated a portion of their resources to help the needy. A sign that bayanihan is still very much alive to every Filipino who helped.

Video Documentary

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AHON - Acts of Hope for the Nation

Foundation is a non-stock, non-profit organization with a mission to develop public elementary libraries all over the Philippines

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AHON - Acts of Hope for the Nation - Foundation

WE BRING BOOKS AND FILIPINO CHILDREN TOGETHER!

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BOOKS for the BARRIOS

has been around for 30 years. In three decades, the all-volunteer children’s charity has built over 10,000 libraries around the world, primarily in the Philippines, in hard-to-reach barrios and areas of conflict. Our work has done more than bring literacy to poor children in the Philippines

University of the Philippines iLib - Integrated Library System

Library users now enjoy the benefits of the Computerized Library System employed by the Main Library. The UP Integrated Library System (iLib) a web-based system using Open Source technologies, which integrates all library processes, is accessible, user-friendly and can be remotely managed.

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Look also HERE

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University of the Philippines iLib - Integrated Library System

Media Services

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The De La Salle University Library

primarily supports the institution's instructional, curricular, research, and extension programs.

The UST Miguel de Benavides Library

(Tagalog: Aklatan ng Miguel de Benavides, Spanish: Biblioteca Miguel de Benavides), (formerly called UST Central Library) is the central library of the University of Santo Tomas. The Library has been in continuous service and even antedates the existence of the University itself. Even wars did not interrupt this service and it has adapted over time.

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University of San Jose - Recoletos - USJ-R

USJ-R Library

SERP-P or SocioEconomic Research Portal for the Philippines

is an online electronic database of completed, ongoing and pipeline research studies related to economic development and policymaking in the Philippines.

Chan Robles Virtual Law Library
MedLibrary.org

Welcome to the web’s most accessible collection of prescription medication package inserts and medication labels directly from the FDA’s central repository.

Philippine Council for Health Research and Development - PCHRD Library

 with many good informations about health in Philippines.

Look also HERE

The Korean Cultural Center in the Philippines (KCC) Library

established last July 2011, is a specialized reference library that serves as a resource hub of Korea-related information in the Philippines.

Look also HERE

Asian Rare Books

For history buffs and those who would like to see countless and precious materials on Asian and Philippine history

Unit 11-A One Mckinley Place
26th Street, Crescent Park West
Fort Bonifacio Global City, Taguig 1634

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Asian Rare Books

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Library Organizations - Wiki

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Association of Special Libraries of the Philippines (ASLP)

is a non-stock, non-profit organization composed of special librarians from government institutions, private sectors, business community and the academe.

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Association of Special Libraries of the Philippines (ASLP)

 It was established in 1954 as a result of the implementation plan spearheaded by the Interdepartmental Reference Service (IDRS). It took the place of the Philippine Council for US Aid (PHILCUSA) which initiates the rehabilitation progress of disorganized libraries.

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Philippine Librarians Association, Inc. - PLAI

The Philippine Librarians Association, Inc. (formerly known as the Philippine Library Association) is the only nationally accredited professional organization of librarians in the Philippines to date. At present, it serves as the umbrella organization for all library groups in the country.

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Philippine Association of Academic and Research Librarians - PAARL

represents the librarians of institutions supporting scholarly, research and/or formal education on the collegiate level and above

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Philippine Association of School Librarians, Inc. PASLI

is the Philippine’s official association of school librarians from both public and private institutions.

The Medical and Health Librarians Association of the Philippines (MAHLAP)
ALAP Agricultural Librarians Association of the Philippines (ALAP)
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Filipino Writers Links

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Mary Grace Bertulfo Mary Grace Bertulfo is a writer of children's stories and more.  To her writing is a spiritual experience
Cecilia Manguerra Brainard Cecilia Manguerra Brainard is the award-winning author and editor of eight books, including the internationally-acclaimed When the Rainbow Goddess Wept
Erma Cuizon Erma Cuizon is the award-winning author from Cebu, Philippines. She is the author of Time of Year, Homecoming and Other Stories, and Vital Flow.
N. V. M. Gonzalez N. V .M. Gonzalez - This site is PALH's tribute to this noted Filipino writer who passed away last November 1999.
Jon Lansang Jon Lansang - "Poetry is a passion in my life..."
Reine-Marie Melvin Reine-Marie Melvin is the author of A Normal Life and Other Stories.  She is based in Paris, France.
Lina Espina Moore Lina Espina Moore belongs to the post World War II generation of writers who contributed much to the vitality of Philippine literature in English.
KOMIKERO DOT COM KOMIKERO DOT COM
OFFICIAL WEBSITE OF COMIC BOOK WRITER AND ARTIST GERRY ALANGUILAN. JOURNALING FROM THE PHILIPPINES, SINCE 1997!
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Literature - Etc.

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 Oral & Intangible Heritage - the Maranao people - The Darangen

The Darangen is an ancient epic song that encompasses a wealth of knowledge about the Maranao people who live in the Lake Lanao region of Mindanao. This southernmost island of the Philippine archipelago is the traditional homeland of the Maranao, one of the country's three main Muslim groups.

Although other variations exist among the Maranao ethnic communities living in other areas, among the Maguindanao ethnic group, and Manobo groups to the Pacific Coast. The one in Lanao del Sur is considered the most definitive.

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 Remark these are 2 sub-album in the main-album "The lifestyle of Ifugao Mountain Tribe"

Oral & Intangible Heritage - Ifugao Hudhud

The Hudhud Chants of the Ifugao

The Hudhud consists of narrative chants traditionally performed by the Ifugao community, which is well known for its rice terraces extending over the highlands of the northern island of the Philippine archipelago. It is practiced during the rice sowing season, at harvest time and at funeral wakes and rituals. Thought to have originated before the seventh century, the Hudhud comprises more than 200 chants, each divided into 40 episodes. A complete recitation may last several days.

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Ifugao Gong Music and dance

Apr 27, 2012 cshallag wrote: This was taken during the thanksgiving of the Lagguy family at Likud, Haliap, Asipulo, Ifugao last April 6, 2012 .The lady who is beating the gong is Mrs. Maria Tayaban of Haliap together with the old folks of that barangay. Enjoy dancing!

Spanish Archives Discovering Philippines - Spanish Archives

so many great historical informations with a lot of photos etc.

LibraryLink is a one-stop resource center for Filipiniana resources.
Read To Grow Project

One Book. One Friend. One Pebble.

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A Read - To - Grow

is a safe haven for underpriviledge children. Here , they enjoy and learn from storybooks with Christian values. Can you imagine the effect if we teach a child to read? We have reached out to a family. This creates a ripple effect. We believe that literacy gives a child to drink, imparts knowledge to eliminate disease, and develops self-esteem in a child. Food for the Hungry - FH is in partnership with MEANS with a vision to help establish reading centers for children in the Philippines.

Look more about Food for the Hungry - FH HERE

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Ilocos Sur: An Illustrated History

A history book about Ilocos Sur authored by Ilocos Sur governor Deogracias Victor "DV" Savellano and illustrated by Philippine Star editorial cartoonist Rene Aranda and UP Fine Arts professor Bim Bacaltos.

You can buy the book here:
1. University of the Philippines Press, Diliman, Quezon City
2. Filipinas Heritage Library, Ayala Triangle, Ayala Ave., Makati City (in front of Manila Pen Hotel)
3. Ayala Museum Library, Makati Avenue cor. Dela Rosa St. Makati City
4. National Book Store

Hardbound - PHP 2,900 - Softbound - PHP 1,400

I can't change Filipino librarians, but I can change the way you look at us.

Many informations and articles

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Legends HERE

Myths HERE

Attire and Etiquette in the church

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Proper Catholic Etiquette at Mass and Away

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Attire and Etiquette in the church

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Church Etiquette

walkwithfriends wrote on Jul 31, 2011: A video we made at Silay about proper church etiquette

PROPER ATTIRE IN CHURCH POSTER
Reminders for the proper acts of respect inside the church

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A clip from Why Do Catholics Do What They Do? (In Church)

Symbols and signs are essential to the Roman Catholic Liturgy and Ritual. Candles: - What do they represent? How and when are they used and how do they effect us? What is the meaning of the water? Why do we kneel? This program will help young people, catechumens and even life-long Catholics to better understand the important reasons for these traditions and how they help us grow in faith.

General about being a catholic.

WEB - Internet Etiquette

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SOCIAL NETWORKING

Unwritten Laws of Web Etiquette

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The Core Rules of "Netiquette"
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WebSafety - etc. on the Internet here:

WebSafety - Cyber Crime and Internet Laws (opens in new window)

Sexuality, Pregnancy, Abortion, Birth etc.

If you are visiting this for finding link to find places etc. for TAKING PART IN prostitution and pornography - find a prostitute, you are NOT welcome to visit our site, and your IP will be reported - Look HERE (Opens in a new window).

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Sexuality, Pregnancy and Birth in Philippines

Sex Education and Family planning in the Philippines

Abortion in the Philippines

LGBT - gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgendered in the Philippines

Incest in the Philippines

Circumcision

Cyber SEX & abuse

Etc.

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Human Rights  & No to Sharia Law

Equality Rights for Man & Woman & Children

Philippine National AIDS Council (PNAC)

is the central advisory, planning and policy-making body for the comprehensive and integrated HIV/AIDS prevention and control program in the Philippines.

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Video

The Red Light Special Philippines

Need to know more about sexually transmitted infections?

Visit us at Reproductive Health & Wellness Center (RHWC) - free HIV testing and counselling.

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Anti HIV AVP 2013

LGA, Local Government Academy produced AVP on HIV showing the importance of local response in mitigating the negative impacts of HIV on human development. MUSIC: Wait for Me (Villa Remix) PERFORMED BY: Moby (unreleased) License under mobygratis.com - Published on Oct 8, 2013

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14 new HIV cases in Philippines daily, study says

Number of HIV cases in the Philippines increases. Published on Mar 25, 2014

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UNDP  HIV video

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Rep. Lani Mercado-Revilla on why you should be tested for HIV-AIDS

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Informations about PROTECTION against

Human Trafficking, Sex tourism, Prostitution & Pornography in Philippines

General informations & Law - Codes & Rules

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Child Prostitution in Cebu Child Prostitution in Cebu Alarming - ILO [International Labor Organization]

STOP child prostitution!

PROTECT PHILIPPINE CHILDREN

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Turn a Child-Sex Tourist Into an Ex-Tourist (opens in a new window)

If you see anything that makes you uneasy or raises your suspicions you must call the authorities. They will carefully investigate the situation and act if a crime is being committed.

CALL (+632) 117

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Historical Markers on Filipino Women’s Sexuality During Spanish Colonial Times

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Law of the Philippines about Bigamy

In bigamy the first spouse is unaware about the second marriage. Differ to bigamy, in polygamy spouses are agree with subsequent marriages of their husband and the agreement for other marriages are declared in court.

Health Care - etc. Health Care - etc.

Sexuality, Pregnancy and Birth  in Philippines

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Sexuality in Philippine society:

imprisoned in an obsolete tradition-religion complex

April 25, 2011

by benign0

Excerpt from Get Real Philippines Book 1 which can be downloaded for free here
or HERE

Sexuality in the Philippines Sexuality in the Philippines by/Jose Florante J. Leyson, M.D.

Contents:
1. Demographics and a Historical Perspective
2. Basic Sexological Premises
3. Religious and Ethnic Factors Affecting Sexuality
4. Sexual Knowledge and Education
5. Autoerotic Behaviors and Patterns
6. Interpersonal Heterosexual Behaviors
7. Homoerotic, Homosexual, and Ambisexual Behaviors
8. Gender Conflicted Persons
9. Significant Unconventional Sexual Behaviors
10. Contraception, Abortion, and Population Planning
11. Sexually Transmitted Diseases
12. HIV/AIDS
13. Sexual Dysfunctions, Counseling, and Therapies
14. Research and Advanced Education
15. Conclusion

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Family Planning Organization of the Philippines (FPOP)

is a reproductive health service provider and an advocate of sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR) for all Filipinos.

We are a nationwide organization of professional and community-based volunteers. We can be found in 25 provinces across the country.

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Family Planning Organization of the Philippines (FPOP)

Ang Family Planning Organization of the Philippines o FPOP ay isang non-stock, non-profit organization na nagmula sa pinagsanib na pwersa ng dating magkahiwalay na organisasyon- Ang Planned Parenthood Movement of the Philippines at ang Family Planning Association of the Philippines. Binubuo ito ng mga Reproductive Health Experts at Advocates na ang pangunahing layunin ay armahan ang mga mamamayan ng karunungan upang maging makabuluhan. Sa kasalukuyan, may 30 provincial chapters and community health care centers ang FPOP na tumutulong sa ating mga kababayan. Published on Jun 17, 2013

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The CONTINUUM Complete

International

ENCYCLOPEDIA OF SEXUALITY in PHILIPPINES

Cultural dimensions Cultural dimensions of pregnancy, birth and post-natal care - Filipino profile
Perceptions and Beliefs Perceptions and Beliefs of Urban Poor Women on Reproductive Health: A Case Study

by/Realidad S. Rolda

Incest Understanding Incest in the Philippines
Sexuality and sensuality in the Philippines or Filipino sexuality

1 Core ideas and main influences
2 Historical perspective
3 Sex education in the Philippines
4 Filipino youth and sexuality
5 Pornography

New Light New Light on Marriage and Sexuality in the Philippines
Sexuality in Philippine society: imprisoned in an obsolete tradition-religion complex
April 25, 2011
By benign0
Indigenous Childbirth Rituals

Igorot
Ibanag
Isneg
Mandaya
Maranaws
Maguindanaos

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Traditional Birth Attendants in ARMM

This is a segment in the UNFPA 6th Country Programme Video Report which shows the new role of our Traditional kumadrona or hilot. Study showed that, sadly, old practices significantly account for deaths of mothers and/or babies. Thus, our Traditional Hilots or Kumadrona have to be given a new orientation as health partners and are now called Traditional Birth Attendants giving due respect to their role in the community and their age-old knowledge which can still be useful.

(Published on Jan 2, 2013)

A Tale Of Two Births

Two Generations Of Filipina Women

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ILOCANO FOLK BELIEFS ILOCANO FOLK BELIEFS

e.g. Pregnancy and Childbirth

Ibanag Childbirth Rituals - Beliefs Ibanag and Filipino Childbirth Rituals - Beliefs

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Keywords Related to Sexuality Filipino Keywords Related to Sexuality

by/Michael L. Tan
Lifestyle of the Filipino Youth Family Influences on the Lifestyle of the Filipino Youth

by/Grace T. Cruz, Elma P. Laguna and Corazon M. Raymundo

Teen pregnancies Teen pregnancies in the Philippines
Community Group Helps Urban Poor Avoid or Cope with Teen Pregnancy

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Look video about the "Bat People" HERE

More teens becoming moms

Thursday, June 28, 2012 by/Jake Balacwid

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Newborn Health in the Philippines

A Situation Analysis

Video

Pregnancy beliefs in the Philippines

babybuchug wrote on Jun 14, 2010: Here are some pregnancy beliefs or pregnancy sayings that I have heard from the elders in our country. Majority of modern Filipinos do not believe in them but they are nice to share with everyone. - I got the dates mixed up! All the while I thought that June 12 is this Monday because it's a holiday! :)) Ooopsy! I blame it on too much bed rest haha :)

FILIPINO CULTURE PRENATAL
LABOR AND DELIVERY
POST PARTUM

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Traditional Health Beliefs: Filipino: Pregnancy & Childbirth

Upon interviewing Filipino women, we have come to see that many of these women still uphold some traditions from previous generations, but have since transitioned into a more modern approach regarding their maternity experience.

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The Risk of Childbearing The Risk of Childbearing

Philippine Pregnancy Complications and Maternal

by/John A. Ballweg and Imelda G. Pagtolun-an

Philippines fails to reduce maternal mortality over 10 years - DOH

By: Philippine News Agency | InterAksyon.com

June 18, 2012 9:03 PM

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Giving Birth Kills: Maternal Mortality

Entitled "In the Philippines, Giving Birth Kills: Maternal Mortality in the Philippines," this video documentary was produced as part of the Students for Development Program of the University of Montreal's Faculty of Education and Department of Political Science, in cooperation with the UP Third World Studies Center. This documentary gives a general overview of current practices in reproductive health in the Philippines. It gives a special focus on the state of public health services provided for Filipino mothers. Students Nicolas Descroix and Audrey-Maud Tardif from the University of Montreal and Barbie Jane L. Rosales and Cherry E. Sun from the University of the Philippines - Diliman constituted the production team for this documentary.

Video

Essential Newborn Care DOH

Unang Yakap

DOH Infomercials by Zero Mella

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Proper Birth Spacing
Give Birth in Proper Medical Facilities
Breastfeeding Message from Gladys Reyes
Maging Responsableng Ama [Responsible Fatherhood]
Maging Responsableng Ina [Responsible Motherhood]

and so many more good and important informations about having a good health

All about birth centers

Approved by the BabyCenter Philippines Medical Advisory Board

St. Luke's Medical Center

Center for Advanced Reproductive Medicine and Infertility (CARMI), a flagship center of the St. Luke's Medical Center- Global City. St. Luke's Medical Center's legacy of excellence surpasses all expectations.

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Alternatives to hospitals Birth centers: Alternatives to hospitals
Charity Birth Centers in The Philippines

Mercy in Action

is a non-profit organization that focuses on the crisis in Maternal/Newborn/Child health care worldwide. We have been establishing and funding free birth centers for poor families in the Philippines since 1992

Mercy Maternity Center

Our clinic is a charity-based birthing clinic located in Davao.

The clinic was established in 1996 to provide compassion-based maternal healthcare to women living in severe poverty conditions.

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Mercy Maternity Center

Our clinic is a charity-based birthing clinic located in Davao.

The clinic was established in 1996 to provide compassion-based maternal healthcare to women living in severe poverty conditions.

Newlife School of Midwifery and Mercy Maternity Center promotional videos

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Gentle Hands Inc. Philippines - GH

Over 5,000 babies have been born at Gentle Hands since it began. The medical outreaches have extended over several areas of the Philippines from the Northern Mountains to Smokey Mountain in downtown Manila. GH is a child and youth welfare agency meant to be on the front lines of rescue and rehabilitation of the medical, social and educational needs of at-risk children and youth, working towards improving human community life and family centered care. At present Gentle Hands has a staff of 30+ (paid & volunteer) and over 50 babies and children all in various stages of rehabilitation, legal paperwork, adoption, and reunification. GH is licensed and registered under the Department of Social Welfare and Development. Over the last 15 years Gentle Hands has been a ministry dedicated to helping the urban people of the Philippines.

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Gentle Hands Inc. Philippines - GH

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ADB - Maternal Care for Indigenous Women

ADB assists indigenous Mangyan women access maternal care in the central Philippine province of Mindoro.

Sex Education and Family planning in the Philippines

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Sexual Education in the Philippines

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Misconception About Sex Education

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Sex Education: The Education to Solve Our Country's Problems

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A Definitely Filipino Alternative to Government-backed and West-inspired ‘Sex Education’
Family Planning Family Planning in the Philippines

Demeterio-Melgar Junice

Family Planning

Family Planning and the Roman Catholic Church in the Philippines: Cohesion and Conflict

by Jennifer Bowman, M.P.H.

read - Look the article pdf HERE

Effectiveness of Family Planning Clinics A Study of the Effectiveness of Family Planning Clinics in the Philippines

DONALD W. MacCORQUODALE, MD, MSPH

Barriers to Contraceptive Use in the Philippines

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Look as pdf HERE

Video

Barriers to Contraceptive Use in the Philippines

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Video

Birth control and the Roman Catholic church

In the next 30 years the population of the Philippines is set to double to 170 million. Contraceptives are frowned on and abortion is illegal but as Sharmeen Obaid-Chinay reveals, every year more than half a million Filipina women are so desperate they undergo harrowing illegal abortions, despite the fact that at least 80,000 end up seriously ill in hospital.

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Family planning & Birth Control Policy in the Philippines

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CATHOLIC CHURCH VS. REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH RIGHTS FOR FILIPINO WOMEN

CHURCH AND STATE IN MANILA

By PHILIP BOWRING

Look the full description of the video HERE - The article HERE

Video

DOCUMENTARY: NO FAMILY PLANNING IN PHILIPPINES.

FILIPINO WOMEN USING HERBAL.

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Video

Ultra poor filipinos NOT under family planning

Due to low levels of contraceptive use, around half of all pregnancies in the Philippines are unplanned

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Abortion in the Philippines

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Abortion in the Philippines

The UP Forum - Volume 12 - Number 4 - July 2011-August 2011

What Choice?: Abortion in the Philippines
by/Celeste Ann Castillo Llaneta

Stories leak out, as they always do.
Abortion vs. miscarriage
Contraceptives vs. abortifacients
The law vs. numbers
Pro-choice vs. no-choice
Life vs. death
Morality vs. reality
Natural vs. compatible
Ignorance vs. information

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Abortion in the Philippines

2 sub-albums:

Abortion agony in the Philippines & Philippines Tears of Illegal Abortions and Over-population of Manila Undercover News P1

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Documentary: Agaw-Buhay (Fighting for Life)

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lgbt - gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgendered

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LGBT
Lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT)

LGBT rights in the Philippines

LGBT people in the Philippines have a distinctive culture but limited legal rights.

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The University of the Philippines Babaylan

is the leading gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgendered (lgbt) students' support group in all campuses of the State University.

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The University of the Philippines Babaylan

is the leading gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgendered (lgbt) students' support group in all campuses of the State University.

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Proud to be LGBT

(Lesbians, Gays, Bisexuals, Transgenders) Campaign Network is a network of individuals and organizations based in the University of the Philippines, advocating protection of all Filipinos from discrimination based on gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, and gender expression.

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Proud to be LGBT

(Lesbians, Gays, Bisexuals, Transgenders) Campaign Network

People from different walks of life are now telling you their story. We invite you to be part of this and be the next voice towards equality.

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Same Sex Marriage - Yes or No?

Epic Fail Cover Productions presents Same Sex Marriage (Yes or No?)

In partial Fulfillment for the requirement in Gender and Sexuality subject.

Incest

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Number of incest cases in Philippines increasing

by Helen Flores, The Philippine Star

Incest on the rise with feminization of overseas labor

By Veronica Uy

Incest Understanding Incest in the Philippines
Help for victims of incest Philippines

Antonia De Oviedo Center (ADOC)

Look also HERE and HERE

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Help for victims of incest Philippines

Project for Sexually Exploited Girls and Women

Every year, hundreds of girls and young women in Cebu City in the Philippines, fall victims to incest or forced prostitution. The Oblate Sisters of the Most Holy Redeemer manage a shelter home for abused girls and former prostitutes, called the Antonia de Oviedo Center, where they can work towards a better future. Besides that, the sisters give information to prevent sexual abuse and forced prostitution. The leading part is played by sister Nida. Every day she hits the road. (by Valmaakt/ Valerie Kierkels 2011)

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#AskMargie: Incest
AskMargie, clinical psychologist Dr. Margie Holmes talks about a topic a lot of people consider taboo - incest. Published on Mar 15 & 22, 2014

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Circumcision

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FEMALE CIRCUMCISION FEMALE CIRCUMCISION AMONG YAKAN IN BASILAN, PHILIPPINES
Pagtutuli - Tuli

Circumcision in the Philippines

Ritual vs Medical Circumcision in the Philippines

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Cyber SEX & abuse

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Internet Etiquette, WebSafety, Cyber Bullying - Etc. (opens in new window)

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RA 10175 Republic Act 10175

the Cybercrime Law

Look RA 10175 as pdf HERE

IMPORTANT look also HERE

Stripping for a sex show on the Internet? Think twice. Cybersex is now a crime in the Philippines.

President Benigno Aquino III has signed into law Republic Act 10175 or the Cybercrime Prevention Act of 2012, deputy presidential spokesperson Abigail Valte said Saturday.

It bans cybersex or the “wilful engagement, maintenance, control or operation, directly or indirectly, of any lascivious exhibition of sexual organs or sexual activity, with the aid of a computer, for favor or consideration.”

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Cyber child porn in the Philippines

More and more children in the Philippines are forced to work in prostitution, like cyber child porn. Terre des Hommes Netherlands is very worried about the rapid grow of this phenomenon. This video, made by journalist Bart Coolen, gives more insight in how cyber child porn works, the consequences for the children and what Terre des Hommes Netherlands, together with local partners, does to stop this exploitation.

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Cyber Sex in the Philippines

A short documentary focused on cyber sex in the Philippines

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Risk of online sexual exploitation in Philippines

CEBU, Philippines, In a poor shanty in the Central Philippines city of Cebu, a tiny internet café offers broadband connectivity with the outside world. In a place that lacks running water, the opportunities presented by the existence of the internet are boundless. But along with these opportunities are the inherent risks posed by the net. A growing number of youths in the Philippines are being drawn into a dangerous world of sexual exploitation by foreigners they meet online.

Look the full description of the video HERE

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Social Media and Cyber Bullying -

Social Media and Cyber Bullying in the Philippines

An interview of Edison Victorino by ABS-CBN Showbiz Insider Report for the topic about Social Networking and Cyber Bullying in the Philippines.

& THE CYBER BULLYING VIRUS

A video valid for the whole world - This video is a serious example of the virus Cyber Bullying and it's disease like effects. It illustrates how fast the virus spreads and infects others and can ruin the lives of it's victims, in this case Jane Doe.

Look the full desription of this video HERE

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Social Media and The Risks That Goes With It

Understanding Cyber Bullying and How To Protect Ourselves

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Responsible Use of Social Media

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Why Pay Attention To Kids Online Activity

Keep Your Kids Safe Online

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Video

The videos highlights some of the most commonly used acronyms – shorthands on chat sites, instant messengers, online forums, Facebook, Twitter and in text messaging. What’s The Meaning Of Lol, Lmao, Rofl, Brb, Afk, Ty, Thx and Np and many more?

e.g.:

Kids Internet Lingo

Important to know for parents

Parents Test - Do you know (understand) what your kids are doing - writing online? Get the translation here!

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Etc.

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AVP Alcohol Drinking in the Philippines

by/SPMASTAT

Group members:
Ronald Patrick Wenceslao
Jeannelle Ambojia
Mitra Eftekhar
Carlo Aranas

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Drug and Substance Abuse - Addiction Prevention, Education & Rehabilitation in the Philippines HERE

Pro-Life Philippines Foundation
Alliance for the Family Foundation Philippines, Inc.
Philippines

2008 National Demographic and Health Survey report

Family Code of the Philippines

(important to know)

Look the Code HERE

Video

'Etiquette for Mistresses'

State of the Nation (SONA) - Librong 'Etiquette for Mistresses', tinatalakay ang papel ng mga kabit sa ating lipunan

Look about Family Code Art. 148 HERE

FILIPINO WOMEN

AND SEXUAL VIOLENCE

FILIPINO WOMEN AND SEXUAL VIOLENCE: SPEAKING OUT AND PROVIDING SERVICES

by/Dee Dicen Hunt and Cora Sta. Ana-Gatbonton

Republic Act No. 9255

AN ACT ALLOWING ILLEGITIMATE CHILDREN TO USE THE SURNAME OF THEIR FATHER

Look the act HERE

Look RULES AND REGULATIONS GOVERNING THE IMPLEMENTATION OF REPUBLIC ACT NO. 9255 HERE

Look also RA 9255 AO HERE or as pdf HERE

Unusual Sex Practices of Early Filipinos
Live - Retire in  The Philippines

Live - Retire in the Philippines

Many good informations

Festivals - Fiestas

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Festivals in the Philippines

Links to the different festivals

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Malay Festival Culture in the Philippines

Exquisite festivals throughout the Philippines. From Ilocos in the north, to Sulu in the south, to Palawan and the Spratleys in the West to Leyte and Samar in the East! MAGANDA ATING BANGSABAYAN!!

Holy Week Festivals in the Philippines
Philippine Festivals with good descriptions of each Festival and good videos

look also links to many more Festival web sites HERE

Philippine Festivals
Visayas - Visayan Festivals

Links to the different festivals

Cebu Philippines Festivals, Fiestas and Cultural Event
Bohol Island Events and Festivals guide
Pangasinan - Festival Capital of the North

Descriptions of the festivals in Pangasinan, Luzon

Lent and Moriones
Moriones Festival, Marinduque

The Moriones Festival is known widely as one of the most colorful festivals celebrated on the island of Marinduque and the Philippines

The Moriones is an annual festival held on Holy Week on the island of Marinduque, Philippines. The "Moriones" are men and women in costumes and masks replicating the garb of biblical Roman soldiers as interpreted by local folks. The Moriones or Moryonan tradition has inspired the creation of other festivals in the Philippines where cultural practices or folk history is turned into street festivals.

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Marinduque Moriones "Via Crusis 2010".

The Moriones is an annual festival held on Holy Week on the island of Marinduque, Philippines. One of the highlights of this festival is the Via Crucis. A re-enactment of the suffering of Christ on his way to the calvary. Men inflict suffering upon themselves by whipping their backs, carrying a wooden cross and sometimes even crucifixion. They see this act as their form of atonement for their sins. This weeklong celebration starts on Holy Monday and ends on Easter Sunday.

The Coconut in Filipino Festival Culture

Sinulog St. Niño de Cebu City - Festival organisation

Look also HERE

Sinulog Guide - Mobile applications (App)

is a comprehensive guide to the Sinulog Festival held every 3rd Sunday of January in Cebu, Philippines. Sinulog is the grandest festival in the Philippines.

The guide includes the story of the festival - a religious and cultural event that culminates with a grand parade and street dancing.

Videos: Fluvial Procession, Kaplag & Sinulog St. Niño de Cebu - Festivals - Etc.
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Feast of Blessed Pedro Calungsod

Dawn procession held Saturday, March 31 2012 Cebu City, as Cebu celebrates the feast of Blessed Pedro Calungsod.

The feast of Blessed Pedro Calungsod is celebrated every 2nd day of April, the anniversary of his martyrdom. If the date falls within Holy Week or Easter Week, the feast is observed on the Saturday that immediately precedes Passion/Palm Sunday. If April 2 falls on a Sunday of Lent or on a Sunday of Easter, the feast is celebrated on April 1. We do not celebrate the feast of Blessed Pedro in Holy Week or Easter Week, or on a Sunday of Lent or of Easter because on these days, we have a more important celebration – the Passion, Death and Resurrection of Our Lord Jesus Christ, otherwise known as the Paschal Mystery, which is at the heart of our Christian Faith. Instead, we celebrate the feast of Blessed Pedro on the Saturday before Passion/Palm Sunday because of its significance: Blessed Pedro was martyred on April 2, 1672 which was the Saturday before Passion/Palm Sunday of that year. In the case of April 2 falling on a Sunday of Lent or Easter, the nearest Saturday is April 1.

Look more about the Blessed Pedro Calungsod HERE

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Hinulawan - Toledo City, Cebu

3 sub-album

The First Hinulawan festival in Toledo City - Hinulawan Grand Champion CCTC

This is from Consolatrix Academy the declared winner of the mardigra.

Hinulawan Awihao

a practice at Toledo city arcade. afyer tribu bato. taken by Vicente Maravilla

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Hinulawan CA rehearsal

2 days to go before the competition taken by : Vicente Maravilla

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Cebu - Sinulog 2011 Opening Salvo "Walk With Jesus" Dawn Procession

(in the main album about Santo Niño de Cebu, in the album you can also look some of the below videos)

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Bato Balani sa Gugma

Gozos on the novena of Senyor Sto. Niño de Cebu. Feast Day every 3rd sunday of January, in the Philippine Catholic liturgical calendar.

Viva Senyor Sto. Niño! Viva Pit Senyor!
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The Fluvial Procession (JAN 14 2012)

is held at dawn the day before the Sinulog Grand Parade with a statue of the Santo Niño carried on a pump boat from Mandaue City to Cebu City, decked with hundreds of flowers and candles. The procession ends at the Basilica where a re-enactment of the Christianizing (that is, the acceptance of Roman Catholicism) of Cebu is performed.

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Santo Niño de Cebu - Kaplag Festival 2011

The Basilica del Santo Niño de Cebu and the Santo Niño de Cebu Augustinian Social Development Foundation, Inc. (SNAF) celebrate the 446th anniversary of 'Kaplag' focusing on Señor Santo Niño as the El Capitan General (Lord Admiral of the Sea).

The day-long activity included the naval honors for the Santo Niño as recognition of its rank as the most esteemed Captain General of the Spanish Forces in the Philippines. For the first time, the coat-of-arms of the Celentisimo Capitan General de las Esfuerzas Españolas en Filipinas will travel on a Philippine Navy ship.

Look the full description of the Kaplag festival - video HERE

Grand Marian Procession

In honor of the Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary, a Grand Marian Procession is held every Sunday before the Feast of the Immaculate Conception in Intramuros, Manila. This religious festival showcase in one grand procession eighty-three images and statues of the Blessed Mother that came from the different parts of the country and is being paraded throughout Intramuros thoroughfares. Flower-decked carriages borne the Marian images along the procession. Catholic devout flood the streets of Intramuros in glimpse and awestruck of this grandeur procession.

Look also HERE

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Grand Marian Procession - Nuestra Señora de los Dolores de Turumba ("Our Lady of Sorrows of Turumba")

Look more about "Our Lady of Sorrows of Turumba" HERE and about "Grand Marian Procession" on the above link

Aswang Festival in Roxas City, Capiz

The town people celebrate their Annual Festival or called it the Aswang Festival is celebrated every 29th and 30th day on the month of October. This includes the parade of participants donning the foremost dreadful costumes like “kapre”, “wak-wak”, and “tikbalang”.

Ati-Atihan Festival

The Ati-Atihan is a festival in honour of the Santo Niño, celebrated in the third week of January. During the last three days of this week-long festival (fiesta), a parade is characteristic. A colourful happening with celebrants who paint their faces in many different ways and who are dressed in the most exceptional costumes. The dancing on the rhythms of the drums makes this festival comparable with carnival in Rio in Brazil! The fiesta is celebrated in Kalibo on the island of Panay (Visayas).

Look also HERE, HERE and HERE

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Ati-Atihan Festival 2012

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Flores de Mayo

(English: "Flowers of May") is a Catholic and Aglipayan festival held in the Philippines in the month of May. Lasting for a month, it is held in honor of the Virgin Mary. During the festival in May flowers are offered to the virgin Mary at the altar in the church. Young children, girls, dressed in white, will visit the church with cut flowers and baskets of petals in their hands. While walking to the altar, they sprinkle the petals in honour of Mama Mary. At the altar they leave the bouquet of flowers

Look also HERE

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Flores de Mayo, Quezon 2012

But the procession is a pageant held in many cities and even in small villages.

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Sarok Festival Consolacion - Cebu - Feb 2012

Every year since 1920 on Valentines Day (Feb. 14th), Consolacion (Cebu) celebrates that it became a Municipality. On this day they have a festival called "Sarok". Sarok is the famous hat made of dried bamboo and banana leaves. Cebu is famous for this skill of weaving the Sarok. In this video you can see Students and teachers from the local Elementary-, High-School and College performing traditional + modern dancing, mostly related to the Sarok hat. Enjoy their beautiful colourful costumes, the joyful expressions of their faces and their inspiring dance moves.

Binirayan Festival

Look also HERE

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Katigbawan festival in Catigbian - Bohol

The carabao beauty pageant is the highlight of the Katigbawan festival in Catigbian

Iloilo Paraw Regatta

Look more about the Paraw HERE

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Iloilo - City of Festivals Promotional Videos

Promotional Video about the Festivals in the City of Iloilo including: Dinagyang Festival, Paraw Regatta, Chinese New Year, Jaro Fiesta, Arevalo Fiesta etc. Requested from the City Government of Iloilo with permission from Mr. Benjamin Jimena (City Tourism Office).

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Kannawidan Ylocos Festival

(Kannawidan Festival of Ilocos Sur)

Ilocos Sur, as a province, has its rich and spectacular cultures and traditions that the Ilocanos have and must be proud of, and as an annual festivity, the Local Government of Ilocos Sur has arranged an activity that would exhibit and promote products of ours and precious cultures of Ilocanos to entice and invite tourists to come and visit Ilocos which is now called the “Kannawidan Ylocos Festival.” Kannawidan Ylocos Festival is a week-long bustle of happiness for local and foreign visitors as more entertaining events are included in the festival, also, the festivity showcases the different products of the province which is the OTOP or the “One Town, One Product.”

Look the video HERE

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Pagdiwata Ritual Festival

Celebrated by the Tagbanua people of Palawan, the Pagdiwata Ritual Festival is an annual event of acknowledgement and expression of Palawan people to the deities same time seeking for the deitiesí help in healing the sick and in need and offer prayers for departed loved ones. People who are in serious health conditions also come to join the event, treated by their family being the medium of healing.

Look the article as pdf HERE

Look also the videos "Pagdiwata Ritual Dance" HERE

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The Binmaley Sigay Festival

is a one week celebration from January 15 to February 2 which will give tribute to the aquaculture industry of the town, which is the number one source livelihood of the community of Binmaley. Sigay is a Pangasinan dialect word which means to harvest.

Binmaley is a 1st class municipality in the province of Pangasinan

Look also HERE

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Binmaley Sigay Festival 2012 - Civic Parade & Street Dancing

One of the Highlights of Binmaley Sigay Festival was the Civic Parade and Street dancing where participants be dressed in extravagant costumes and dancing the cultural dance using various dance choreography creating its own magnificent style and tradition. Binmaley is a 1st class municipality in the province of Pangasinan - Festival Capital of the North.

Mantawi Festival
Sandugo Festival

Look also HERE

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Sandugo Festival - Bohol - Street Dancing 2011

The Sandugo Festival is an annual historical celebration that takes place every year in Tagbilaran City on the island of Bohol in the Philippines. This festival commemorates the Treaty of Friendship between Datu Sikatuna, a chieftain in Bohol, and Spanish conquistador Miguel López de Legazpi. This 16th Century peace treaty occurred on March 16, 1565 through a blood compact or "sandugo".

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Bambanti Festival "Booth Exhibit" and "Float Parade" Isabela Philippines / May 2011

Bambanti means "Scarecrow" Usually used by farmers to prevent the rice fields from the invasion of birds. See the booth of each town of the province showing their products. This festival is held in Ilagan, Isabela Philippines. Agritourism in Isabela good. Thanks to the Photos by "Isabela Aking Probinsiya" A Comunity Page in Facebook. Dedicated to all Isabelinos around the world!
Regards Pablo Bisquera.

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Bambanti Festival "Dance Showdown" in Isabela Philippines / May 2011

Dance Showdown of every town of Isabela with their costumes and local culture.

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Menajak Festival Calamba Misamis Occidental

Menajak is a Subanen word for love and the festivities is held every year however the street dancing and ritual competition is held every other year in Calamba, Misamis Occidental to preserve the cultural tradition of the lumads and as thanksgiving for a bountiful harvest and love of God.
THE KALINGA BATOK (TATTOO) FESTIVAL
by Lars Krutak (2009)

October is indigenous people's month in the Philippines and in the northern province of Kalinga local organizers in the city of Tabuk, the capital of the province, hosted a Diddiga ("pride") celebration to mark the accomplishments of the Kalinga people. This year's four-day event was themed "Pride of the Past - Hope for the Future" and showcased the beauty of Kalinga culture through a music and dance competition (Sallidummay), a Chico River rafting experience (the "river of life" in Kalinga), and on the final day a Batok (tattoo) Festival that tattooed Kalinga elder and provincial officer of the National Commission on Indigenous Peoples (NCIP) Miss Naty Sugguiyao suggested "expresses through individual talent, arts, prowess, and strength... the very best of Kalinga."

Look the article as pdf HERE

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Diddiga festival

apatnaalon wrote on May 24, 2009: heading towards us is MAYOR Camilo T. Lammawin of TABUK, KALINGA to everyone who is viewing this video they will notice that two nights before this festival he already got tattooed by us the traditional way that is why he got a tribal BRACELET BAND and he is wanting another to match his other wrist and is asking ELLE to do another one referring to the ancestors or the Mana on the other side and other ideas.. with ELLE on the table is LARS from the show TATTOO HUNTER (Discovery Channel's SHOW/ National Geo guy also and other photographers for his upcoming book) and tribe members of TATAK NG APAT NA ALON TRIBE like L.A. chapter o.g. member GYROE and stretcher, Zel apprentice and philippine tribe member from Ifugao KUYA FERNAN..

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The Parada ng lechon – Roasted Pigs Parade

is a parade conducted at annual festival in Balayan

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The Parada ng lechon – Roasted Pigs Parade

This parade celebrates the feast of St John the Baptist on June 24 every year.

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Aeta Festival Subic Bay, Philippines April 2011

Mark Vickers´ Visit to the Aeta Indigenous People Festival in Subic Bay Philippines

Remark this is a sub-album in the main-album "The Aetas"

Look much more about the Aetas HERE and HERE

St. John's Eve Celebrating of St. John's - San Juan's Eve

The evening of June 23, St John's Eve, is the eve of celebration before the Feast Day of St John the Baptist.

Celebrating of "Araw ng San Juan or San Juan Day"

Pista ng Bayan ng San Juan

Look "Pista ng Bayan ng San Juan" as pdf HERE

Read more about celebrating the Feast Day of St John the Baptist HERE and HERE

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San Juan Day Festival June 24

The City of San Juan Philippines in Metro Manila is named after St. John the Baptist who was the person that supposedly baptized Jesus Christ himself with water. So to commemorate this, every June 24, which is the Feast Day of St. John the Baptist, people of San Juan, Manila celebrate "Araw ng San Juan or San Juan Day" by wetting everyone they see! - SO - Make sure to close your car windows and lock your doors... They will splash a bucket of water on you!!! All towns and suburbs named San Juan (St. John the Baptist) celebrate this festival.

Look the full desription of the video "It's Raining in San Juan Without Rain" HERE and more about Celebrating of St. John's Eve June 23 and San Juan Day June 24 on www.CatholicChurch.ph or www.Saints.CatholicChurch.ph

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La Hermosa Festival commonly called the Fiesta Pilar

Zamboanga

October 12 marks the Zamboanga La Hermosa Festival commonly called the Fiesta Pilar. This fiesta celebrates Zamboanga City's Patron, Nuestra Señora del Pilar (Our Lady of Pilar). This tradition is tied up with the long, eventful history of Zamboanga City and it's entwinement with Spanish history. One of the main highlights of the festival is Regatta de Zamboanga, a race of the colorful sails called vinta. The Regatta in Zamboanga City started in 1974. Historically, the colorful sailboat was designed by old tribes in the peninsula to show to the world the very rich culture and heritage of Zamboanguenos.

Look the full description HERE

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KAMAHARDIKAAN SIN TAWI-TAWI - Agal-Agal Festival also known as Seaweeds Festival 2011

The industry of Agal-Agal gave birth to Agal-Agal (Seaweeds) Festival in Tawi-Tawi. It highlights the annual celebration of the province's "Kamahardikaan." Celebrated every September 25, these festivities were unique because of the inclusion of seaweeds as materials for costumes and props. Agal-Agal seedlings were displayed while food products made with seaweeds like leche flan were a hit. Add to this a Knotting contest that used agal-agal as props highlighting the prominence of seaweeds as a major source of livelihood in the province. Seaweeds are "pot of gold at the end of a rainbow" for the locals.

Look also the below videos

Read about the KAMAHARDIKAAN 2012, where the five-days festivities will officially start on September 23 HERE (2013-08-09 this link is dead. If you know a new link, please SEND a Mail)

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KAMAHARDIKAAN SIN TAWI-TAWI - Agal-Agal Festival also known as Seaweeds Festival 2011

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Lemlunay - also known as T’Boli Tribal Festival

is an annual celebration staged at Lake Sebu, South Cotabato in Philippines. It is celebrated every third week of September

Through the Bukidnon Highlands

Every year the Kaamulan festival (the harvest gathering) brings the 7 ethnic Talaandig, Matigsalug, Manobo, Tigwahanon, Higaonon, Umayamnon and Bukidnon tribes from the region together.

Look also HERE

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KAAMULAN FESTIVAL - ceu tourism festival 2011

Centro Escolar University, School of Nutrition and Hospitality Management. Association of Tourism Students, Grand Tourism Festival Islands Philippines, Reviving the Cultural Festivals.

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Kaamulan festival dances

Jeepney Arts Festival

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Jeepney Arts Festival

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Tartanilla Festival

The Tartanilla Festival is Cebu City's way of preserving the tartanilla (horse-driven carriage) heritage by reviving the oldest mode of transportation to ply some of the city streets.

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Festivals - Kalesa (Calesa - Karitela) - Tartanilla & Carromata (Karomata)

Kalesa festivals and preparation

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Lanzones Festival at Camiguin Island

During third week of October this island is celebrating the Lanzones Festival, which what makes the special for this event is the grand parade of Lanzones fruit with street dancing and beauty pageants.

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Obando Fertility Festival - Ritual - Music and Dance of Bulacan

Every year in Obando, Bulacan, many Filipino childless couples seek the intercession of patron saints San Pascual Baylon and Santa Clara for a child to be born. This is part of their town fiesta which is held from May 17 to 19. This tradition dates back before the Spanish colonization of our country which lasted over 3 hundred years. Of course, when the Spaniards came, the folk practice intermixed with the religious practice. Filipinos these days, especially those wanting a child, usually wear the attire worn during the Spanish times and dance the pandango in the streets as part of the ritual. Look more and the full description of the video HERE

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Feast of St. Lucy 2010 & 2011

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Every December 13, Barangay Sta. Monica in Hagonoy, Bulacan has tradition to celebrate the feast of St. Lucy.

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FEAST OF ST. LUCY, 2010 DEC 13, SAINT LUCY ASSOCIATED WITH LIGHT

Tradition tells us that Saint Lucy was born of noble, wealthy, Christian parents in Syracuse, Italy. The date of Lucy's martyrdom was December 13, 304.
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"The Feast of Black Nazarene" 2012 & 2014

The Black Nazarene, with the cross resting on his shoulder, will make its way along the roads of Manila, through the city's heat and traffic and a sea of people who believe in the miraculous powers of the dark-skinned image.

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Panagbenga Festival

(English: Flower Festival) is a month-long annual flower festival occurring FEB 1 to First Sunday of March
in Baguio, the summer capital of the Philippines

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Panagbenga Festival 2011 & 2013

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Colorful Festivals in Pampanga
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DING MUSA NING MINALIN (The Muses of Minalin)

a Kapampangan documentary - a Kalalangan Kamaru production

New Year's Day is not just about firecrackers and noise barrages for the residents of Minalin, Pampanga.

It's also about REAL MEN dressed in GOWNS.

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Ifugao: Banaue's Imbayah 2011, A Festival Three Years in the Making
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Ifugao Village Festival - Baguio

A spectacular festival of food, song and dance, high in the mountains of Ifugao territory, Baguio. Native dances and cooking a pig the traditional way.

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IMBAYAH Festival - BANAUE IFUGAO

april 15,2008

Calendar of Festivals & Events - etc.

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TOURISM PROMOTIONS BOARD (TPB)

- Formerly Philippine Convention & Visitors Corporation (PCVC) -

Many good informations and link to plan visit Festival & Events

Overview

Feast and Festival from January to December

Descriptions of the different events.

Updated September 9, 2012

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Philippine Fiesta Celebrations

(Philippine Festivals)

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Philippine Festivals overview and calendar

Beliefs - Superstitions

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Early filipino in the pre-hispanic period

Filipino beliefs and practices before the arrival of the Spaniards.

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Early filipino in the pre-hispanic period

Filipino beliefs and practices before the arrival of the Spaniards.

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Filipino Beliefs, Contradictions, Value

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The Philippine Culture

Beliefs

by/ LIZA GLENDA YRENE

  • Belief in Supreme God
  • Philippine Trinity
  • Cosmology
  • Animism
  • Afterlife

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Growing spirituality among Filipinos

by mark alba escobar

Superstitious Beliefs

How Do They Affect a Believer's Faith?

As considered the major Catholic country in Asia and at the same time has plenty of superstitions, Philippines situates itself in the subject of further delving to make things more clarified about its people religiosity and superstitions.

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Superstitions are beliefs or practices for which there appears to be no rational substance.

Here are some of the rituals performed by the elders and folks in different provinces in the Philippines.

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KULAM: Filipino Witchcraft and Sorcery Revealed

Talks about the True Filipino Witchcraft and Sorcery methods for Healing, Revenge, Love, and Everyday Life. Details about the Supernatural Beings will also be explained in some blog entries. Use the methods in your own risks.

Mangkukulam is a person employing or using Kulam. Kinukulam is the target of the Kulam. Nakulam means someone or something experiencing the effects of the Kulam. Kulamin means to bewitch or to hex. Ipakulam to get to be bewitched or hexed. Makulam means to be able to bewitch or to become bewitched; hexed.

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Misteryo: A Documentary about Kulam

A documentary of GMA's Imbestigador features mangkukulam or those practicing witchcraft.

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MGA PAMAHIIN

MGA PAMAHIIN - (Folk Beliefs)

Use the link in the left side of the page to many many good informations about "beliefs" in the different regions and different subjects:

Love, Courtship and Marriage
Conception and Childbirth
Children
Money and Fortune
Food and Eating
House, Home and Family
Illness and Death
Numbers and Colors
Animals
Signs and Premonitions
Bad and Good Luck
Others

Regional Folk Beliefs:

Ilocano
Filipino-Chinese

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ILOCANO FOLK BELIEFS ILOCANO FOLK BELIEFS
  • Pregnancy and Childbirth
  • Infancy
  • Adolescence
  • Courtship
  • Marriage
  • Death and Burial
Pamahiin “Pamahiin” or supernatural beliefs during death and burial

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The Philippines - Superstitions and Beliefs

Philippine beliefs and superstition have grown in number throughout the various regions and provinces in the country. These beliefs have come from the different saying and superstitions of our ancestors that aim to prevent danger from happening or to make a person refrain from doing something in particular. These beliefs are part of our culture, for one derives their beliefs from the influences of what their customs, traditions and culture have dictated to explain certain phenomena or to put a scare in people.

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Filipino Superstitions

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Top Superstitious Beliefs of Filipinos

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Filipino Traits, Traditions & Beliefs: Beliefs on Illness and Death

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SUPERSTITIOUS BELIEFS OF FILIPINOS

March 6, 2012 by/ Felix Fojas

Like any other racial group in the world, present-day Filipinos have their own set of superstitious beliefs they have inherited from their ancestors.

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10 Filipino Superstitious Beliefs that Has Great Influence in their Life

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Famous Wedding Superstitions Most Famous Wedding Superstitions in the Philippines

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Palaspas or Palm Fronds as Amulets?

Published April 3, 2012 by jptan2012

Growing up with a devout Catholic maternal grand mother, I’m quite familiar with how Catholics looks at a Palaspas or Palm Fronds. My Lola would always tell me that a palaspas is what saves us from the devil during Holy Week, because, she explains, this is the time when Christ is at his weakest. Like most superstitious Catholics, my Lola has a lot of beliefs that are technically not espouse by the Church.

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Philippine Wedding Customs and Superstitions
Superstitions - Baptism Filipino superstitions - Baptism
Filipino Superstitions

Filipino Superstitions

Compiled by Laura B. Corpuz

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10 Filipino Superstitious Beliefs during Wakes

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Superstitious Beliefs Filipino Superstitious Beliefs on Good Luck

Filipino Superstition on Death & Illness

Superstition That Evil Causes Illness

Other Filipino Superstitious Beliefs
Filipino Superstitions - Chris At Home Filipino Superstitions

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Filipino Traits, Traditions & Beliefs: Beliefs on House, Home and Family

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Filipino Traits, Traditions & Beliefs: Beliefs on Bad Luck and Good Luck

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Tikbalang, the Demon Horse

The Tikbalang (also written as Tigbalang, Tigbalan, or Tikbalan - translates as 'demon horse') is a creature of Philippine folklore said to lurk in the mountains and forests of the Philippines.

Tikbalangs are said to scare travelers and lead them astray. Tikbalangs play tricks on travelers such that they keep on returning to an arbitrary path no matter how far he goes or where he turns.

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The Indigenous Negroid Peoples of the Philippines
  • encountering the negritos
  • african asians, asian africans
  • lifestyle and beliefs
  • adornment and implements
  • the negritos in literature and legend
  • the negritos in photography

Casiguran Agta / Casiguran Dumagat

Culture, beliefs etc.
by Jesus T. Peralta

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The rustic town of Gregorio del Pilar, province of Ilocos Sur

Beliefs & Practices

e.g. Funeral practices, burial customs and beliefs:

LEGLEG
THE SAPANGOT
PAMUMPUNAN
OP-OPPOG AND PINALABI
DAMAAN

The Problem with Superstitions.

So when you believe that superstitions are harmless…think again.

FILIPINO CULTURE PRENATAL
LABOR AND DELIVERY
POST PARTUM

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Perceptions and Beliefs Perceptions and Beliefs of Urban Poor Women on Reproductive Health: A Case Study

by/Realidad S. Rolda

Traditional Health Beliefs: Filipino: Pregnancy & Childbirth

Upon interviewing Filipino women, we have come to see that many of these women still uphold some traditions from previous generations, but have since transitioned into a more modern approach regarding their maternity experience.

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Indigenous Childbirth Rituals

Igorot
Ibanag
Isneg
Mandaya
Maranaws
Maguindanaos

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Ibanag Childbirth Rituals - Beliefs Ibanag and Filipino Childbirth Rituals - Beliefs
Ibanag Heritage Foundation Inc. - IHFI

Heritage

Religious and Beliefs

Programs, Projects and Activities

The Dead, River Spirits, & a Magic Hat

by alex felipe

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Filipino Superstitions on Death

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Filipino Myths of Death Filipino Myths of Death and

Speciation : Content and Structure

The Soul Boat and the Boat Soul The Soul Boat and the Boat Soul
Filipino Superstition on Death & Illness
TINGGUIAN ABRA RITUALS
By Philian Louise C. Weygan
Published by ICBE in “Cordillera Rituals as a Way of Life” edited by Yvonne Belen (2009) ICBE, The Netherlands
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Special - Issue: Culture - Customs - Traditions
  • The Philippines Then and Now
  • Filipinos Unique Traditions
  • History of the Filipino Language
  • Philippine Wedding Culture & Superstitions
  • Philippine Fiestas & Holidays
Indigenous Religious Beliefs and Cosmology of the Filipino
  •  Introduction

  •  Supreme God

  • Filipino Trinity?

  • Afterlife

  • Ritual and Practice

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Pagtutuli - Tuli

Circumcision in the Philippines

Circumcision Myths

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the DAKIT tree at Ilihan The myth of the DAKIT tree at Barangay Ilihan, Toledo City, Cebu

In 1920 up to the present and might be forever, the tree stands mystical, fantastic and intriguing.

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Bisayan Folk Beliefs and Customs Bisayan Folk Beliefs and Customs

By Francisco Demetrio

Beliefs and Practices Beliefs and Practices of Muslim Women in Mindanao

by/Grace Edmar Elizar-del Prado

Culture - Beliefs in Malingin Culture Beliefs, Traditions and Practices in Malingin
Filipino-Chinese Folk Beliefs FILIPINO-CHINESE FOLK BELIEFS

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Religion and Spiritual Beliefs Religion and Spiritual Beliefs in the Philippines

by/Alisa Pierson

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Filipino Spirituality
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Babaylan culture

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Center for Babaylan Studies (CFBS)

CFBS is an organization that seeks to promote all indigenous and spiritual traditions from all parts of the Philippines. Its work is not restricted to one geographic location (i.e. the Visayas).

Babaylan is a Bisayan word that evolved from proto-Austronesian words in Southeast Asia such as belian, balian, balyan, baylan and bagdan. The Subanons call them balian, balean and balayan, women who lead the religious and death rituals in Mindanao. Its literal translation to English is ancient priestess or shaman. Other terms for this role around the Philippines are arbularyo, hilot, mombaki, bailan/beliyan/bagyan, catalonan, dawac, or ma-aram.

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Babaylan

was a prominent figure in pre-colonial Philippine society, sometimes described as a priestess or shaman. Babaylans acted as healers, prophets and mediums, curing illnesses and exorcising evil spirits from objects or people. The babayalan would often be called when the community was experiencing difficulties that could not be resolved by physical means. They would perform a ritual through chants or prayers to pacify the spirits that caused chaos in the community.

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Walking between heaven and earth:

The babaylan today

Text and photos by Sylvia L. Mayuga November 15, 2012

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Babaylan Women as Guide to a Life of Justice and Peace

Marianita (Girlie) Villariba is a sociologist who practises ‘babaylan’ (mystical women) work. Girlie, as she is fondly referred to in Isis, talks about the indigenous ways of remembering and honoring personal and community wellness.

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Babaylan Spirit and Power Roles Babaylan Spirit and Power Roles

“Baylans” were historical figures in ancient pre-colonial villages in the Visayan Islands of the Philippines. They were the baranggay leaders. Female leaders, the “babaylans,” were of equal rank to men. Baylan comes from two baybayin sounds BA and LA. According to Philippine baybayin scholars, BA is the feminine principle and LA is the masculine principle. BA-LA together is quite indicative of the balance and harmony that baylans worked to maintain in their communities.

Ways of the Babaylan
by Katrin de Guia

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Honoring our Babaylan Ancestors

Babaylans also called "Balyans or Binaylans" .... they are healers with the help of their ABIAN... their guardian spirit....

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Pagdiwata Ritual at Manila Contemporary

Pagdiwata ritual is a family affair and is the focal point of Tagbanua life. Its activities embody their traditional sentiments and contribute to their persistence. It is also used for securing seance when people are sick especially when treated by their relatives as a medium. It includes offering of wine, nuts, wax, food and many other commodities. Pagdiwata is also an offering to celebrate a bountiful harvest or a successful hunting trip. Among all functionaries, the Babaylan (high priest/priestess) is the most powerful and influential. Folk tradition dictates that disrespect for the Babaylan will result in severe punishment by the supernaturals. Activities during the ritual:
a. Planting
b. War dance/ hunting
c. Harvesting
d. Tarek
e. Pagsuldan - the most prominent feature of the Pagdiwata wherein the Babaylan has possessed the spirits being called for.

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Pagdiwata

Pagdiwata Origin: A ceremonial dance of the Tagbanua is a religious rite of the native - either of thanksgiving or of healing sick people possessed by bad spirit. (ref.: www.likha.org/Pagdiwata) - Pagdiwata .. a healing ritual dance by the Babaylan when calling out the Diwata as part of her ritual on healing a sick person. Babaylan ...he/she is a religious leader among the tribes.. functions as a healer ..a shaman or oracle ..it is a tradition among most of the filipino tribes to call upon the Gods through the babaylan to heal the sick or to perform rituals for thanksgiving and other sacred ceremonies.

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Pagdiwata Ritual Festival

Celebrated by the Tagbanua people of Palawan, the Pagdiwata Ritual Festival is an annual event of acknowledgement and expression of Palawan people to the deities same time seeking for the deitiesí help in healing the sick and in need and offer prayers for departed loved ones. People who are in serious health conditions also come to join the event, treated by their family being the medium of healing.

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Manobo Kulamanon Babaylan

of Sitio Tundok

Babaylan Files

Information, books, articles and links on babaylan & related topics. Babaylan is a Visayan term. Other terms for this role around the Philippines are arbularyo, hilot, mombaki, bailan/beliyan/bagyan, catalonan, dawac, or ma-aram.....

The complementary roles of the Mandirigma and the Babaylan

November 16, 2013 by Perry Gil S. Mallari

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Mythology - Legends - Fables - Folktales - Stories

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Differences between Mythology and Legends
PHILIPPINE MYTHOLOGY
Pantheon of the Gods and Goddesses
Mythological Creatures

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Deities of Philippine mythology

are the gods, goddesses and diwatas worshiped by ancient Filipinos before the Christianization of the natives after the Spanish conquest of the Philippines.

BAHAY

TALINHAGA

Philippine Folklore

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Barang (Philippine Mythology)

This page contains a list of web resources, latest news, images, videos, blog postings, and realtime conversation about barang (philippine mythology). Make sure to visit the pages that related to barang

Philippine Folklore Stories
Supernatural Creatures in Philippine Folklore
Philippine Myth
 by/Raymond G. Pepito

Here are some popular or readable Philippine Myths:

Myth about the Sun
Myth on the Coconut Tree
Myth on the Origin of the Pineapple
Myth on the Origin of the Moon and Stars
Myth about the Lanzones Fruit
Myth on Why Roosters have Crowns
Myth about the Shining Moon
Myth on Mango Fruits

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Pacific mythical creatures

Look e.g. from the Philippines: Kapre, Tikbalang, Alan, Boroka

The anting-anting, the Philippine amulet, is an essential part of the Filipino folk credo and mythological makeup

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THE ANTING-ANTING OF MANUELITO THE ANTING-ANTING OF MANUELITO

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Agimat or bertud or anting-anting, is a Filipino word for amulet

Agimat, Anting-anting is also a Filipino system of magic and sorcery with special use of the mentioned talismans, amulets

BaguioPhoria Community   A large collection of Myths - Folktales and Legends
Filipino Myths of Death Filipino Myths of Death and

Speciation : Content and Structure

Video

Philippine Mythology

by Joe-Nel Garcia

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Philippine folklore - mythology

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Philippine Mythology

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ADAM AND EVE OF THE ILOCANOS THE ADAM AND EVE OF THE ILOCANOS

By Leopoldo Y. Yabes

With the possible exception of Lam-ang and Kannoyan, hero and heroine or the Ilocano epic, perhaps there are no more famous characters in Ilocano saga than Angalo and Aran cyclopean beings who according to some Ilocano myths, were the first beings on earth.

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In Abra, a mythical giant looks for his mate

The footprints of Angalo, or “tugot ni Angalo” in Ilocano

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Tales From the Mouth of the Halawod River

The Hinilawod epic tells the story of the exploits of the three demigod brothers, Labaw Donggon, Humadapnon and Dumalapdap of Panay.

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Hinilawod Discovering a Pinoy epic

The story of the discovery of Hinilawod by renowned anthropologist F. Landa Jocano is a mini-epic itself encompassing a period of years until this longest known Filipino epic had been translated from its original oral form into the written language. Then a college student, Jocano serendipitously discovered the epic in 1955 while traveling the hinterlands of his home province, Iloilo, collecting folk songs, stories, and riddles. He heard portions of the story sung by Ulang Udig, a former babaylan or native priest. The portions he relayed to Jocano and his colleague was five hours on voice record.

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Epic of Labaw Donggon

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The Manananggal

(sometimes confused with the Wak Wak in some areas by the Filipinos) is a mythical creature of the Philippines

Manananggal is an aswang that can fly after separating itself from the lower half of its body. A manananggal is described as being an older, beautiful woman (as opposed to an aswang), capable of severing its upper torso in order to fly into the night with huge bat-like wings to prey on unsuspecting, pregnant women in their homes; using an elongated proboscis-like tongue, it sucks the hearts of fetuses or blood of an unsuspecting, sleeping victim. The severed lower torso is left standing and it is said to be the more vulnerable of the two halves. Sprinkling salt or smearing crushed garlic or ash on top of the standing torso is fatal to the creature. The upper torso then would not be able to rejoin and will die at daybreak. The name of the creature originates from an expression used for a severed torso: manananggal comes from the Tagalog, tanggal (cognate of Malay tanggal) which means to remove or to separate. Manananggal then means the one who separates itself from its lower body.

Alamat, A Philippine Folktales, Myths and Legends Page
The Legend of Sampaguita flower
10 Most Horrifying Creatures in Philippine Folklore

Philippine folklore is filled with gruesome and frightening creatures guaranteed to cause fear and terror among the populace.

Manananggal - Tikbalang - Aswang - Tiyanak - Pugot - Nuno sa Punso - Kapre - Mangkukulam - Wak-wak - Sigbin

Tikbalang, the Demon Horse

The Tikbalang (also written as Tigbalang, Tigbalan, or Tikbalan - translates as 'demon horse') is a creature of Philippine folklore said to lurk in the mountains and forests of the Philippines.

Tikbalangs are said to scare travelers and lead them astray. Tikbalangs play tricks on travelers such that they keep on returning to an arbitrary path no matter how far he goes or where he turns.

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Video

Awayan: Philippine Mythological Creatures

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Mythical Creatures of the Philippines

Truth or Fiction?

By/Elise Easterbrook

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Sarimanok

The Sarimanok is a legendary bird of the Maranao people

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Maria Makiling The Legend of Maria Makiling
Video

The Legend of Maria Makiling

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Legends of

Bohol Chocolate Hills

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THE FIRST RAINBOW LEGEND

The rainbow legend from the Philippines its one of the most loved ones

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The Myth of the Banana Plant

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Tale of the Banana Tree

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The Legend of Pineapple & the Myth on the Origin of the Pineapple
Video

The Legend of Pineapple

A re-telling of an old Filipino legend by Candy Gourlay

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The Myth about Dama de Noche

Legend of Alitaptap (Fireflies)

The Incredible Code of Kalantiaw

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The Maragtas Legend

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The Legend of Mayon Volcano – Romeo and Juliet of the Philippines

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The Legends of Mt. Mayon:

The story of two lovers not unlike Romeo and Juliet

The story of an uncle Magayon

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The Legend of Mayon Volcano

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The Greed that Created the Hundred Islands

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The Magat River The Legend of the Magat River
Video

The Legend of the Magat River

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Ancient Philippine Creation Myth: The Legend of the Three Races

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Ancient Philippine Creation Myth: The Legend of Malakas and Maganda

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Folktales An Introduction Folktales An Introduction

DAMIANA L. EUGENIO

University of the Philippines, Diliman, Quezon City

Folktales from the Philippines Folktales from the Philippines
  • How the First Head Was Taken 
  • The Man with the Coconuts
  • The Boy Who Became a Stone
  • The Reward of Kindness
  • Igorot
  • The Presidente Who Had Horns
  • Juan Wearing a Moneky's Skin
  • The Monkey and the Crocodile
Folktales from the Philippines (2) Folktales from the Philippines
  • How the First Head Was Taken
  • The Man with the Coconuts
  • The Boy Who Became a Stone
  • Dogedog
  • The Carabao and the Shell

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Folktales from the Philippines (3)

Philippine Folk Tales

by Mable Cook Cole [1916]

So many, so it´s not possible to list them here

Mayoyao Ifugao Hudhud (volume 1) Mayoyao Ifugao Hudhud - Storybook (volume 1)
Mayoyao Ifugao Hudhud (volume 2) Mayoyao Ifugao Hudhud - Storybook (volume 2)
Philippine Folk Tales
by
Mabel Cook Cole

So many, so it´s not possible to list them here

Filipino Legends and Folktales Filipino Legends and Folktales

Bibliography Plan

Dr. Nahl

Robin Fancy

Folktales and Chants of Tadian Folktales and Chants of Tadian, Mountain Province

By/Mary T. Dumanghi

Women in Philippine Folktales Women in Philippine Folktales

By Mila D. Aguilar

  • Sagacious Marcela
  • Ludovico’s choice of wife
  • Mariang Sinukuan
  • The “virtuous and beautiful wife”
Legend of Lanao Lake The Legend of Lanao Lake

by/Michelle Kitma

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Visayan Folktales

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Cebuano and Visayan Folktales

The Dead, River Spirits, & a Magic Hat

by alex felipe

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Philippine Folk Tales and look

Philippine Wedding Culture and Superstitions HERE

FILIPINO MYTH “The Aswang”

Filipino Folklore: The “ASWANG”

Video

"The Aswang Phenomenon"

an exploration of the aswang folklore and its effects on Philippine society.

The Aswang Phenomenon is the first in-depth documentary regarding the aswang myth - discovering where manifestations of the creature came from and how they evolved and embedded themselves in Filipino society. Learn how Filipinos have been transformed by the myth and are now evolving the aswang to fit into their developing cultural identity. The video above features the full 77-minute documentary, not just a few minutes. The documentary is written and directed by Jordan Clark and features Maricel Soriano and Peque Gallaga. Produced by High Banks Entertainment Ltd.

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HUNTING THE ASWANG

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Datu Puti ~ Philippine Legend

Sigbin or Zegben

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Philippine Folklore Stories

The Tobacco of Harisaboqued
The Pericos
Quicoy and the Ongloc
The Passing of Loku
The Light of the Fly
Mangita and Larina
How the World Was Made
The Silver Shower
The Faithlessness of Sinogo
Catalina of Dumaguete
The Fall of Polobolac
The Escape of Juanita
The Anting-Anting of Manuelito
When the Lilies Return

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The Philippines´ Legends and Myths

  • The Makahiya

  • Legend of the Dama de Noche

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Kalinga

Legends and myths of Kalinga, Philippines

By Virginia Gaces

THE SLEEPING BEAUTY

THE LEGEND OF THE SLEEPING BEAUTY (THE WHOLE STORY) - Kalinga

BY: MANOLO BALLUG as passed on by the elders.

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Video

THE LEGEND OF THE SLEEPING BEAUTY

A project on Philippine Literature at Bulacan State University (BSU) Sarmiento campus at our group-report regarding The infamous Legend of the Kalinga tribe named The Legend of sleeping beauty, Look more and the whole story about the legend on the above link

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Tausug: The bravest tribe

Filipino Popular Tales (direct link)

or

Filipino Popular Tales / Fansler, Dean S.

More than 100 myths, tales, stories

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Look the whole "Filipino Popular Tales eBook" in:

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Plain text HERE (opens in a new window)

pdf HERE (opens in a new window)

Filipino Folktales

1 The Legend of Mount Kanlaon
2 Ang Aso at ang Uwak
3 The Spider and the Fly
4 Juan Wearing a Monkey’s Skin
5 The Clever Husband and Wife
6 The Miraculous Cow
7 Juan Gathers Guavas
8 The Monkey and the Turtle
9 Aponibolinayen and the Sun
10 Abadeha, Filipina Cinderella
11 About Filipino Folktales
12 Examples of Filipino Folktales

Filipino Spirituality
THE LEGEND OF BIAG - AN IGOROT CULTURE HERO THE LEGEND OF BIAG,

AN IGOROT CULTURE HERO

by William Henry Scott

MYTHS OF THE BANWA

ArtiFact and ArtiFiction

MYTHS OF THE BANWA

ArtiFact and ArtiFiction

BANWA KO

dinggot conde prieto

Banwa ko nga ingmatan

Banwa ko nga iristaran

Yang mga tag-banwa

Y ang mga taga-poroporoan...

NONOY LANZANAS, SINIKA

Flood Myths

Flood Myths from the Philippines

by/D. L. Ashliman

Myths from Different Regions of the Philippines

Tagalog
Adam and Eve
Creation Story
Big Dipper in the Sky
Origin of the Stars
Why the Sky Is Curved
Why the Sky Is High
Why the Sun Shines More Bright

Legend of the Married River
The Legend of Princess Macapuno

The Origin of Rice
 

Ibanag
Why There Is High Tide

Ifugao
Dead Come Back No More
Jars Brought from the Village

Iloko
Gods and Goddesses
The First Monkey

Maranao
Eclipses
How the Angels Built Lake  Lanao

The Soul Boat and the Boat-Soul

The Soul Boat and the Boat-Soul: An Inquiry into the Indigenous “Soul”

Maria Bernadette L. Abrera, Ph.D. Associate Professor of History

Department of History, University of the Philippines, Diliman, Quezon City

This paper will explore the indigenous world view in the Philippines and in particular, the concept of the soul in the animist context, as revealed in the pre-colonial rituals involving the use of the boats.

The two legends that we know behind the Pascua

MEXICO'S  CHRISTMAS  GIFTS  TO  THE  PHILIPPINES

e.g. POINSETTIA or Pascua and the panunuluyan and the parol

Look the article HERE

The Bontoc Igorot

So many good informations, illustrations and photos from that time also about Beliefs - Superstitions

Myth  about: Black Rice - Forbidden Black Rice

Look more HERE

and myth about Black Rice from Malaysia HERE and Japan HERE

Videos: Beliefs - Superstitions

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Philippine Culture, Traditions, Values and Beliefs of Filipinos

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Filipino Superstitions
Video

Pregnancy beliefs in the Philippines

babybuchug wrote on Jun 14, 2010: Here are some pregnancy beliefs or pregnancy sayings that I have heard from the elders in our country. Majority of modern Filipinos do not believe in them but they are nice to share with everyone. - I got the dates mixed up! All the while I thought that June 12 is this Monday because it's a holiday! :)) Ooopsy! I blame it on too much bed rest haha :)

Video

Pilipino Folklore and Superstitions

by/Sac State Kappa Psi Epsilon & Chi Rho Omicron

Video

FILIPINO SUPERSTITIONS

BETCHsin wrote on May 25, 2008: so... we made another video FINALLY! after sooo long, we decided to do a video about common filipino superstitions that we both were familiar with. we wanted to show how silly the logic of these superstitions are but we didn't want to make fun of it cause many filipinos have believed in them for sooo long. but anyways, we learned most of these superstitions by hearing it from family members, especially our lolas :)

Video

FILIPINO SUPERSTITIONS

Three I left out because of time constraints
- Turn the plate around when someone leaves the table to prevent a car accident.
- Don't face your bed towards the door or closet or you will die early, as a casket goes out the door. Either that, or the evil spirits will pull you out.
- If you put your face in a weird position, it will stay like that forever.

Video

To the Banwaon tribe in Agusan del Sur, man can never own a tree

'I-Witness' host Kara David ventures into the forest to document the datus' animist rituals and beliefs. Published on Aug 23, 2013

&

Behind the scenes of Kara David's "I-Witness" docu on Banwaon

In August 2013, Kara David and her I-Witness documentary team travelled to Agusan del Sur to shoot a documentary entitled "Ang mga Datu ng Mahagsay" about the Banwaon tribe. Published on Oct 2, 2013

Look also HERE

Remark this is a sub-album with 2 videos in the main-album "MANOBO - Their culture and beliefs"

Video

Subanen food offering

2007 in LakeWood, Zamboanga del Sur

Look also HERE

Video

Filipino New Year's Superstitions

AzNislander143 wrote on Jan 1, 2012: YAY! First ever video up on the first day of 2012 :) Here's a few Filipino superstitions during the New Year and a cover of the classic "Auld Lang Syne" Hope you enjoy and Happy New Year's.

Religions

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Freedom of religion in the Philippines
Religions in the Philippines

Religion in the Philippines holds a central place in the life of most Filipinos, including Catholics, Muslims, Buddhists, Protestants, and animists.

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Religion in the Philippines

by Jack Miller

HERE

THE CORPORATION CODE OF THE PHILIPPINES
[Batas Pambansa Blg. 68] TITLE XIII Special Corporations
Chapter II – RELIGIOUS CORPORATIONS

CORPORATION CODE OF THE PHILIPPINES title I - XVI HERE

Religion in the Philippines
Religion in the Philippines
Religion in the Philippines 
by Jack Miller
CHRISTIANITY IN THE PHILIPPINES
by Professor Susan Russell
From the Viernes Santo of San Pablo to the
A POINT OF AWARENESS
by Preciosa S. Soliven
Religion, Culture and Politics Religion, Culture and Politics in the Philippines

by/Paul-François Tremlett

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Indigenous Religious Beliefs and Cosmology of the Filipino
  •  Introduction

  •  Supreme God

  • Filipino Trinity?

  • Afterlife

  • Ritual and Practice

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CHRISTIANITY IN THE PHILIPPINES CHRISTIANITY IN THE PHILIPPINES

Professor Susan Russell
Read as pdf HERE

THE DYNAMICS BETWEEN CATHOLICISM AND PHILIPPINE SOCIETY

by/ Jose Mario C. Francisco, S.J., current EAPI director

read as pdf HERE

Orthodox Church Orthodox Catholic Church, Greek Orthodox Church, Eastern Orthodox Church
Roman Catholic Church - The Hole See - The Vatican

 look also much much more about the Catholic Church in the Philippines HERE

look also Roman Catholicism in the Philippines HERE and HERE

Iglesia Filipina Independiente (IFI) - Philippine Independent Church

It is also known as the Aglipayan Church

The Iglesia Filipina Independiente was formed in the beginning of the twentieth century as part of the broad nationalist struggle against Spanish colonialism and American imperialism. It traces its origin from the struggle of the Filipino clergy against racial discrimination and friar domination within the Roman Church in the 19th century, which, consequently, transformed into a nationalist crusade for the absolute Filipinization of the Church in the twilight years of the 20th century.

Fr. Gregorio Aglipay played an important role in the revolutionary war to overthrow Spanish rule and in the struggle for the Filipinization of the Church. In his capacity as Military Vicar of the Revolutionary Government, he gathered Filipino priests to a special meeting on October 1898 to lay down the organizational foundation of the Filipino Church.

look also HERE

Video

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PRODEO ET PATRIA's Heritage of Iglesia Filipina Independiente

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History of Philippine Iglesia (2videos)

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Iglesia Filipina Independiente History

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The Revolutionary & Filipino Church 1 sub-album (part 1 - 9)

by/KABILIN Sugbo TV

From the Municipality of Pilar, Bantayan Island to Metro Cebu, know more about Iglesia Filipina Independiente.

&

Theme song Iglesia Filipina Independiente (1 video) and Holy Mass - Tagalog Songs Lyrics (1 video)

Apostolic Catholic Church of Our Beloved Ingkong

The Apostolic Catholic Church has a patriarchate similar to Eastern Orthodox churches; located in Hermosa, Bataan, Philippines.

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Mission Churches of the Anglican Church in the Philippines (Traditional) Inc. (ACP)

in Visayas and Mindanao.

 HOME OF TRADITIONAL, CATHOLIC, EVANGELICAL AND ORTHODOX ANGLICANS!

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The Iglesia ni Cristo Tagalog for Church of Christ; also known as INC, or Iglesia, formerly Iglesya ni Kristo

look also HERE, HERE, HERE and HERE

United Church of Christ in the Philippines

look also HERE

Iglesia Evangelica Metodista en las Islas Filipinas

Iglesia Evangelica Metodista en las Islas Filipinas (IEMELIF) (English:Evangelical Methodist Church of the Philippine Islands) was founded February 28, 1909 by Bishop Nicholas Zamora. It is the first Indigenous Evangelical Church in the Philippines.

Episcopal Church in the Philippines

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  • Administration of the Sacraments

  • Other Rites

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HERE

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Episcopal Relief & Development - Microfinance HERE

Video

Episcopal Church in the Philippines

Who Are We?

This is a video that gives a humurous look into The Episcopal Church from a loving perspective. We love our denomination without taking anything from our fellow brothers and sisters in Christ.

Unitarian Universalist Church of the Philippines
Philippine Council of Evangelical Churches (PCEC)

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National Council of Churches in the Philippines (NCCP)

Sanguniang Pambansa ng mga Simbahan sa Pilipinas

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Philippine Orthodox Church

look the history of  Philippine Orthodox Church HERE

look also HERE and HERE

The Annunciation of the Theotokos Orthodox Cathedral

is a parish of the Orthodox Metropolitanate of Hong Kong and All–Southeast Asia under the jurisdiction of the Ecumenical Patriarchate. It is currently the only full Orthodox parish in Metro Manila.

Look also HERE and HERE

Look also the below video

Video

The Annunciation Orthodox Church of Manila

Veneration of the Holy Gospel. Look the full description of the video HERE

Easter 2011

Interior (2 videos)

Remark 4 videos in the album

Look also the above links and a video "Easter - the Annunciation Orthodox Church in Paranaque, Manila" HERE

OMF International Philippines
Protestantism in the Philippines
The Jewish Community of the Philippines

Beit Yaacov Synagogue is located in the heart of Metro Manila. It is the only Synagogue in the Philippines. It is Sephardic and caters to Jews of all backgrounds.

Read also HERE, HERE and HERE

Video

The Jewish Community of the Philippines

Synagogue slide-show

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Jewish Life e.g. education in the Philippines

The Salvation Army in The Philippines

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Baptist Churches, Philippines
Bible Baptist Church Cebu, Philippines

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints

The Mormon church

Philippines

look also HERE, HERE and HERE

Cebu City Philippines Temple

is the 133rd operating temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church). Located in Lahug in Cebu City, it is the second LDS temple in the Philippines.

Look also HERE, HERE, HERE and HERE

Video

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints

The Mormon Church

Manila Temple

Cebu City Temple

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Gospel Ministry of the Holy Spirit for Salvation

Buddhism In The Philippines

By/ Shravasti Dhammika

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Buddhism in the Philippines

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Philippines Buddhist Temple - Manila Chinatown
World Buddhist Directory

Philippines Buddhist Directory

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Taoism

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Video

Cebu Taoist Temple is located in Beverly Hills, Cebu City

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Hinduism in the Philippines
Hinduism in the Philippines

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read also about Hinduism in the Philippines - History HERE

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Sikhism in Philippines

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Bahá'í Faith in the Philippines

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Islam in the Philippines

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Philippine Atheists and Agnostics Society

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