Ligsanan

  Ligsanan: Traditional Stone Grinder for Corns In the Philippines, corn or “mais” is the second most important crop next to rice. In 2018, according to the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA), Cebu is the top corn-producing province in the Central Visayas with 54.63% as its contribution to the whole region while Bohol produced only 8.79%. To boost the… Read More »

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Lipote Fruit Tree

  Lipote Fruit Tree The flowering and fruiting stages of Lipote! Did You Know? that Lipote has been listed under “Rare and vanishing fruit trees and shrubs in the Philippines” by Dr. Domingo Madulid? Most of us know of duhat that blooms and fruits during summertime. It is so common that many of us think it’s native to… Read More »

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Karang Game

  Karang Game Karang is a Filipino traditional race game. This game uses two pieces of cut coconut shell with an abaca string attached. In observance of National Coconut Week and National Coconut Month, the National Museum Bohol highlights the many ways coconuts are creatively used. Today, we are featuring a Filipino traditional race game called Karang. Karang,… Read More »

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National Coconut Week

  National Coconut Week Every August 23-30 has been declared as National Coconut Week, in accordance with Proclamation No. 142 series of 1987, that aims to increase people’s awareness and appreciation to the coconut industry as a promising contributor to our nation’s economy. Likewise, the Philippine Coconut Authority celebrates the month of August as National Coconut Month which… Read More »

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Sano

  “Kung naa mosyagit og “SANO”, Bol-anon ka kung molingi ka” (If someone shouts “SANO”, you’re a Boholano if you respond) Sano is short for paisano, a word borrowed from the Spanish lexicon originally meaning peasant but has evolved to mean something that Boholanos can relate to, reflecting their history of inter-island trading, migration, and diaspora. In “A… Read More »

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