Huseng Batute | Jose Corazon de Jesus

  Today In History, November 22, 1896, “Huseng Batute” or Jose Corazon de Jesus was born. He was born in Santa Cruz, Manila. Jose Corazon de Jesus is a poet. A poet is a person who creates poetry. Poets may describe themselves as such or be described as such by others. A poet may simply be a writer… Read More »

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Catalogo Alfabetico de Apellidos

    On this day, November 21, 1849, Spanish Governor-General Narciso Claveria decreed the printing of Catalogo Alfabetico de Apellidos, which systematically assigned Spanish surnames to Filipinos.   The following is the list of Filipino surnames in the Catalogo alfabetico de apellidos: Abacan Abaday Abalahin Abao Abat Abay Abaya Abayan Abayari Abeya Abiad Abinsay Abiog Ablang Ablasa Ablog… Read More »

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Francisca Reyes Aquino | National Artist for Dance

  Today, November 21 is the 35th death anniversary of Francisca Reyes Aquino, National Artist for Dance.   She was born on March 9, 1899 and she passed away on November 21, 1983.   Acknowledged as the Folk Dance Pioneer, this Bulakeña began her research on folk dances in the 1920’s making trips to remote barrios in Central… Read More »

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Tribu OBU MANUVU

    Meet them at the Kalinaw Kultura Launch on November 29 at Abreeza Mall Davao, 1:30 pm.   The Kalinaw Kultura is a program of the Philippine Information Agency (PIA) and the National Commission for Culture and the Arts.   Obu Manuvu is a sub-tribe of the Manobo community resulting from the intermarriages between the Bagobo and… Read More »

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Tribu TAGABAWA

  Meet them at the Kalinaw Kultura Launch on November 29 at Abreeza Mall Davao, 1:30 pm.   The Kalinaw Kultura is a program of the Philippine Information Agency (PIA) and the National Commission for Culture and the Arts.   Tagabawa means living belong Mt.Apo.   They are very meticulous and careful about their clothes.   Their traditional… Read More »

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