Category Archives: mindanao culture

A SOJOURNER’S VIEW: Puslan Man — Resurrected

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/11 March) — Buried into the cupboards of many minds among Davao’s artists, cultural workers and activists who were in their  prime in the post-EDSA era in Davao City, is the memory of PUSLAN MAN, a Cebuano-Bisaya term that is difficult to translate into English. In a rather long translation it could mean: “as life […]

Good news – More Lumad schools established in Mindanao!

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A total of thirty nine (39) schools for our indigenous peoples (IP) or Lumad brothers and sisters have been established in key parts in Northern Mindanao, Philippines and I have never been so happy! I think it’s high time that we give importance to our Lumad brothers and sisters. Enough of taking advantage of them and abusing the sanctity of their culture. Enough of using them as “props” during certain festivals that are, in fact, just purely commercial in nature. Enough, please! Twenty three of the schools will be established in Malaybalay City (at Nasuli, Bangcud, to be exact), Valencia City

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Bukidnon Kaamulan Festival 2015 schedule of activities

The Kaamulan Festival 2015 schedule of activities is finally out. Kaamulan Festival, a yearly festival that aims to gather Bukidnon’s 7 hill tribes, is usually held every March but in 2014, the Kaamulan Festival was held in August so that it would coincide with the Bukidnon Centennial Celebration. This 2015, the Bukidnon government decided to move it to October. The Kaamulan 2015 festival schedule of activities can be found below but please do “like” the Kaamulan Festival Facebook Page to be constantly updated. Need a place to stay in Bukidnon? BOOK YOUR BUKIDNON HOTEL ROOM HERE OCTOBER 1 – GRAND

PHOTOS: Kaamulan Festival 2014 Ethnic Street Dancing And Float Competition

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KAAMULAN FESTIVAL 2014 – The Kaamulan Festival 2014 street dancing and float competition is one of the major highlights of Bukidnon’s yearly gathering of its 7 hill tribes. This year, the much-awaited event was held for two days – August 30 and 31, 2014 – at Malaybalay City. All Bukidnon …

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Let these T’boli dancers welcome you to Sarangani

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I arrived in Sarangani, Mindanao a day before the official start of the Sarangani Bay Festival 2014. And for very good reason – the pretty and amiable Michelle Lopez-Solon, a.k.a. the better half of Sarangani Governor Steve Solon and the lead organizer of SarBayFest2014, invited me and a few other …

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