Tag: Philippine heritage
Virtual Filipino festival celebrates Filipino American arts and culture
A virtual Filipino festival is celebrating Fil-Am arts and culture to mark Filipino-American History Month in a 3-day affair this October.
These Filipino-inspired fonts, elements, templates are now on Canva
Graphic design platform Canva has joined the Philippines' celebration of Buwan ng Wika (National Language Month) this August by launching a content collection of fonts, elements, and templates that are uniquely Filipino.
Sagada Pottery made available online to help local artisans cope with pandemic
The potteries of Sagada, Mountain Province, are being sold through a Manila online shop to help their artisans cope with the economic slowdown brought on by the coronavirus pandemic.
Parliament House publishes Jason Tanamor’s “Vampires of Portlandia”, 1st novel with Filipino characters
Jason Tanamor releases his first novel with Filipino characters. A new novel from Jason Tanamor that features Filipino characters is among Parliament House's new book acquisitions for 2020.
Escolta museum marks Battle of Manila anniversary with FREE Admission this February
The First United Building Community Museum, located in Escolta in the heart of Manila, is waiving the admission fee for the whole month of February 2020 to mark the 75th anniversary of the Battle of Manila.
Julie Anne San Jose, Catriona Gray, named new arts ambassadors, KZ Tandingan recommits
Miss Universe 2018 Catriona Gray and pop singer Julie Ann San Jose were named new ambassadors for the country's culture and arts while songstress KZ Tandingan renewed her commitment to continue helping the National Commission for Culture and the Arts (NCCA) with its mission to promote Philippine heritage.
Time Out picks L-A’s Historic Filipinotown World’s Top 5 coolest neighbourhoods to visit
Historic Filipinotown in Los Angeles is the Top 5 among 50 Coolest Neighbourhoods picked by London-based Time Out Media Group as places "you should be exploring right now.” Historic Filipinotown, nicknamed HiFi by locals, is...
Learn to write Pinoy-original Baybayin script from mobile apps
The ancient pre-Spanish Filipino script, Baybayin, is seen in Philippine currency and passports. But do Filipinos know how to read and write it? Originated in the 16th century, Baybayin came from the word baybay which...
Taste of Manila to showcase Filipino streetfood in Canada
Taste of Manila, the largest street food festival outside of the Philippines, is all set to showcase Filipino streetfood in Canada. The annual Filipino food festival comes just after Canada celebrated its first Filipino heritage...
Manila Central Post Office Building declared Important Cultural Property worthy of preservation
The Manila Central Post Office Building has been declared an Important Cultural Property (ICP) worthy of national efforts for its protection and preservation. The National Museum, mandated to declare cultural properties of the Philippines, recognized...
Intramuros Administration wins Spain’s “Patrimonio Award”
The Association of Heritage Cities of Spain granted the 2015 “Patrimonio” or Heritage Award to Intramuros Administration, in recognition for its efforts