Culture & Tradition

Traditional dress and clothing for Filipinos

Posted in Culture & Tradition on October 24, 2013
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Most  Filipinos wear the kind of clothing that wear that people wear in North America/Europe. They often dress in their traditional dress fiesta. Although some people in country side wear traditional dresses .These types dressing is usually made up of fiber as they can become cool in the unbearable heat. Straw hat is also to Read More »

Philippine Traditional Games

Posted in Culture & Tradition on October 22, 2013
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Traditional sports The Filipino’s are famous  not only for their hospitality but also for their sports, since 1924 they have been participating in summer Olympic game. They  have competed every year in summer Olympic game since then. They have made south Asia  proud by wining first medal in the Olympic game. In winter Olympic game Read More »

Cebu’s Pride the Senior Santo Nino

Posted in Culture & Tradition on July 22, 2013
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Cebu City is the location of the famous landmark of Magellan’s Cross. When Ferdinand Magellan arrived in the Philippines, he planted the cross to symbolize the beginning of Christianity. Now it is secured using a tindalo wood as ordered by Bishop Santos Gomez in 1835. This prevented people from totally destroying the cross by taking Read More »

Cebu Local Art Scene

Posted in Culture & Tradition on July 11, 2013
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Cebu also has a good share of creative people. Art scene in the city is progressing as evident with its surroundings, and some events taking place. It is great to know that artists of my generation are really doing something to boost up the arts in the city. In college I studied in the University Read More »

The Big Feast: Cebu Sinulog style

Posted in Culture & Tradition on June 6, 2013
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Sinulog is Cebu. This is one of the things that classifies Cebu among the other places in the Philippines. It is the annual festival in honor for Cebu's patron saint, Sr. Sto. Nino. Celebrated every third Sunday of January, it is preceded with a 9-day novena, then a procession, and then on the day itself, Read More »

Sinulog: Cebu’s Colorful Festival

Posted in Culture & Tradition on May 19, 2013
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Sinulog Festival is held annually by Cebuanos every third Sunday of January in Cebu City, Philippines. It is celebrated to remember Cebuanos’ pagan origin and their approval of Roman Catholicism. The word Sinulog comes from sulog, Cebuano adverb, which means “like water current movement” which basically describes the two steps forward and one step backward Read More »

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