Daro and Yugo

  Daro and Yugo According to the National Food Authority (NFA), 1 out of 5 Filipinos eats corn as their staple food after rice. But have you wondered how cornfields are tilled and prepared to be a good seedbed for planting? Nowadays, technology is changing the way we cultivate and harvest our crops. We see gas-powered tractors plowing… Read More »

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Mga Alagad ni Sitan (Sitan’s Disciples)

  Mga Alagad ni Sitan Sitan’s Disciples (Filipino mythology) Healer/Killer (Manggagaway) Homewrecker (Mansisilat) Most Powerful Witch (Mangkukulam) Shapeshifter (Hukluban) Healer – the healer can extend or shorten your life with her magical baton. Homewrecker – the homewrecker often pretends to be an old lady to get into the house and destroy the good relationships of couples. Witch –… Read More »

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Nabiag na Bato

  Nabiag na Bato (Living Stone) Nabiag na Bato is one of the major works of National Artist Napoleon Abueva. Growing up in Bohol, Abueva’s interest in sculpture began at an early age, molding animal figures from mud. Despite the tragedies he experienced during World War II, Abueva went on to create masterpieces and produced inspiring works of… Read More »

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Kawit, Pitlagong, Sugong, Hungot

  Kawit, Pitlagong, Sugong, Hungot Have you tasted tuba, bahal or bahalina? Know how this native drink is naturally acquired: In the Visayas, the coconut wine is called tuba, bahal and bahalina, depending on the fermentation and aging process. Tuba is a fresh or mildly fermented sap tapped from the young unexpanded coconut inflorescences or bungaw. A sugong… Read More »

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Gantangan

  Gantangan Discover something about this standard unit of measurement used way back Spanish period! The Rice and Corn Week in the Philippines is observed annually from August 29 to September 5, by virtue of Proclamation No. 304 signed by then-President Diosdado Macapagal in 1964. The Bohol Provincial Planning and Development Office cites agriculture as the primary sector… Read More »

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