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Who is Saint John? Why he is called John the Baptist? St. John the Baptist, in the Gospel of St. Luke described to be a relative of Jesus Christ who led the movement of Baptism by water in the river of Jordan. And here Christ accepted the water baptism from St. John the Baptist. The festive celebration commemorating St. John is popularly observed by splashing water to neighbors or visitors alike but at the remote town of Bibiclat it is remarked in a different way. Read on to learn amazing even...
Published by Ron Siojo 54 months ago in Philippines Events & Culture | +28 votes | 5 comments
How many festivals are being held in the whole year in the Philippines? Fiesta is a part of the Filipino culture. Most festivals in the Philippines are religious in origin but the religious element today is commonly secondary to the standard spirit of celebration. In good or bad times the feast must go on. Each urban or rural area has a least one local particular fiesta going on in the country. Philippines has dozens of colorful and merry festivals and Filipino hospitality is legendary and at no...
Published by Ron Siojo 56 months ago in Philippines Events & Culture | +16 votes | 12 comments
Summer season and rainy season are the two seasons in the Philippines. Most likely anyone will love summer because everyone can go out to play, be merry and have a wonderful vacation, since summer is off season or vacation time for most schools. White sandy beaches and natural pools are top priority but still, one goes back to the urbanized heat in the city. What is heat stroke and how to prevent it? What makes the urban heat sizzling?
Published by Ron Siojo 56 months ago in Philippines Events & Culture | +16 votes | 17 comments
What is frugal living? It is a living considering avoiding waste at all cost. Surplus stores houses many items like used bikes, appliances, office supplies and even truck engines. Truck surplus from Japan are running in Metro Manila as use for delivery trucks. Ukay-ukay houses mostly used clothing, shoes, bags and many more. But these store owners do not pay attention on the toxic that his/her items are carrying, for them, they are just doing business. The same as for the consumers, their only...
Published by Ron Siojo 56 months ago in Philippines Events & Culture | +12 votes | 11 comments
Producing a television show requires passion, creativity, and contacts. However, this is one business venture which only a few people would dare walk into. With hard work and diligence, a producer can reap monetary rewards when people already have the trust in your business. TV production is one business any person who loves to communicate should consider.
Published by Glenda Fabillar 56 months ago in Philippines Events & Culture | +3 votes | 4 comments
What are banknotes? Each and every country have their own specific banknotes for circulation. Now, I am presenting to you the new banknotes of the Philippines with tight security features against fraud and our very own heritage sites and culture. These banknotes are colorful and much interesting to see the different UNESCO heritage sites and popular landmarks featured at the back-face, including indigenous weave and embroidery design from different parts of the country. It also includes promin...
Published by Ron Siojo 57 months ago in Philippines Events & Culture | +14 votes | 11 comments
The Philippines is a country of many superstitions and beliefs. These was handed down from ancient forefathers and still practice as of today. These notions are part of the Philippine culture, for one derives their beliefs from the influence of what their traditions, customs and culture have prescribed to explicate certain phenomena or just simply to put a scare to people. Some of these superstitions are practiced mainly because Filipinos believe there is nothing to lose if they abide with these...
Published by Ron Siojo 57 months ago in Philippines Events & Culture | +15 votes | 14 comments
Palm Sunday marks the triumphant entry of Jesus into Jerusalem, where he was greeted by chanting crowds waving palm leaves according the Bible. Palm leaves were also substituted by yew, fronds and willow which the same Sunday was designated as Branch Sunday or Yew Sunday. Palm Sunday marks the first day of the Holy Week that ended on Easter Sunday. Orthodox Christians mark Palm Sunday next week.
Published by Ron Siojo 57 months ago in Philippines Events & Culture | +20 votes | 15 comments
Graduation days are blossoming around that signals the summer vacation but still students got to have their summer classes or make-up class. But in spite of the schedule of education classes in the Philippines, the Kariton Klasrum (push cart classroom) is unstoppable. The new and improvised cart classroom will roll-out soon in the streets of Metro Manila. Inspired by the leadership of a global hero, the Department of Education (DepEd) launched an active learning program to reach-out the street c...
Published by Ron Siojo 58 months ago in Philippines Events & Culture | +10 votes | 8 comments
The United NationsÂ’ World Water day designates March 22 each year as the day of the year that highlight tha global safe water and sanitation issue and the collective efforts underway to get solutions to those in need. Events are organized around the day to increase awareness of the importance of water in environment, agriculture and health. The Philippines have more than enough water to drown in but in some areas, there is not a drop to drink. Pollution is one reason or the government has ...
Published by Ron Siojo 58 months ago in Philippines Events & Culture | +16 votes | 14 comments
The new slogan of the Philippine Department of Tourism proclaims," It's more fun in the Philippines" and while there are elements that label the term 'fun' as inappropriate, the Filipino people still has an optimistic point of view in all the mayhem. The Philippines has destinations for the world, from still waters to fantastic vistas and undersea explorers havens.
Published by Alberto , Jr. Purugganan 59 months ago in Philippines Events & Culture | +0 votes | 0 comments
Family reunions are fun provided that you plan how to do it so that everybody will enjoy and be happy.
Published by Felisa Daskeo 66 months ago in Philippines Events & Culture | +1 votes | 0 comments
Dinagyang, awarded as the best Philippine festival, is celebrated in the third week of January right after a similar festival in a nearby town of Iloilo City. It came from the word “Dagyang” which means fast movement, which agrees to the fast movement of tribal dances along the city streets as the highlighted event of this Philippine festival.
Published by Rosita Barbo 83 months ago in Philippines Events & Culture | +1 votes | 0 comments