Category Archives: Entertainment

Bultung

Bultung The traditional sports and games of the Indigenous Peoples (IPs) are not just regular games for them but it’s their way of life. One perfect example is the Ifugao’s bultung or wrestling. Bultung is a traditional way of practice by IPs from Ifugao to settle land boundary disputes. The activity is in partnership with National Commission on… Read More »

Bayu sa Humay

Bayu sa Humay Restoring Heritage, Reliving the Games of the Indigenous Peoples: Members of an Indigenous group from Davao del Norte participate in bayu sa humay, one of the traditional sports and games. demonstrated during the launching leg of PSC’s Indigenous Peoples Games program in 2018. You may want to read: Sack Race

Basket sa Likod

Basket sa Likod Indigenous Peoples (IP) from Davao del Norte demonstrates the basket sa likod, one of the traditional sports and games featured during the launching leg of PSC’s Indigenous Peoples Games program in 2018. The “basket sa likod” is one of the unique traditional sports and games of the Indigenous Peoples (IPs) identified under the program. You… Read More »

Sungka

Sungka: Larong Pinoy Here’s a little throwback for the kids of the 50s through the 90s! The National Museum of the Philippines features another Larong Pinoy that is popular among Filipino children and adults alike—the two-player, turn-based board game called sungka or sungka-sungkaan. The sungka set contains two parts: the board (sungkaan in Tagalog, tidora/ sungkalian/ sungkahan in… Read More »

Tiklaw

Tiklaw Restoring Heritage, Reliving the Games of the Indigenous Peoples. Tiklaw is one of the traditional sports and games demonstrated during the Kapangan, Benguet leg of PSC’s Indigenous Peoples Games program in 2018. This game tests the player’s precision and control. It is played by removing one stick from the other piled sticks one by one while trying… Read More »