Blog Posts on filipino heritage




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Rambling in Romblon by Our Cultural Heritage on Mar 20, 2013\THE National Commission for Culture and the Arts opened heritage month in Romblon last May 2012. Unlike other specially declared months, the NCCA ere made the opening celebratory and then began one year’s work documenting Romblon’s cultural heri...



Losing by Our Cultural Heritage on Mar 6, 2013The nuns sadly told PSSST! CENTRO that the Atis of Boracay had lost their lore. They do not remember their traditions, their art, their songs. The difficulty of surviving the daily grind has bleached it out of them. And the constant battle for their...



The King is Dead by Our Cultural Heritage on Feb 21, 2013(photo credit: inquirer.net)Lolong, the world’s largest crocodile died due to pneumonia brought about by the stress of captivity.We are then reminded of the issues surrounding Mali, the 36 year old elephant in Manila Zoo who gained world wide atten...



Saving World Heritage by Our Cultural Heritage on Jan 29, 2013The Philippines is signatory to the World Heritage Convention, as is the United States. The Philippines signed in 1985, the US in 1973 – one of the few conventions that nation has entered into.Art. 6 of that convention, states:“Article 61.Whilstf...



Trixie Cruz-Angeles: Saving World Heritage by Our Cultural Heritage on Jan 29, 2013The Philippines is signatory to the World Heritage Convention, as is the United States. The Philippines signed in 1985, the US in 1973 – one of the few conventions that nation has entered into.Art. 6 of that convention, states:“Article 61.Whilstf...



Mabuhay Restop Travel Cafe and Museum: Manila Vanilla Mabuhay Dinner Show by Travel Tripsters on Dec 13, 2012Mabuhay Restop Travel Cafe and Museum in Rizal Park is a newly opened place that offers a unique tourism experience of the Philippines with the Filipino people.  Tourists will not only gain an unforgettable experience but they will also be an ef...



An Afternoon with THE Maestro Eddie Romero by Our Cultural Heritage on Nov 6, 2012       For twelve years, we’ve made it our habit. THE MAESTRO Eddie Romero and I have had coffee sessions (plus his smoking moments) when I was still with the NCCA Cinema Program. That’s one thing I’ve missed since I le...



Trixie Cruz-Angeles: Why Dolphy is not yet a National Artist by Our Cultural Heritage on Jul 15, 2012MANILA, Philippines - If there were any regrets among many Filipinos when the news of Dolphy's death broke Tuesday, July 10, it would be that the country's King of Comedy was not named a National Artist when he was still alive.Filipinos mourned the l...



Fort Santiago Intramuros: Walk This Way Tour By Carlos Celdran by Travel Tripsters on May 2, 2012Two months ago, we Travel Tripsters got to visit Fort Santiago with the Walk This Way Tour by Carlos Celdran.  Having lived in Manila my entire life, its quite surprising that this is the first time for me to visit the walled city of Intramuros.



Manila Revealed: Testimonials on Why the World’s Most Misunderstood City Rocks by Pinay on the Move on Aug 13, 2011Manila is a misunderstood city. Often neglected and rejected by many, even by locals, it is in need of a second chance. Years and layers of poverty and pollution has made it look derelict. But if you go beyond the surface you will find a city with a...