Being an archipelago, the Filipino people are divided into many, many ethnic groups. This is one factor that brings Filipino culture much variety. This is one reason why there are so many Filipino traditions and festivities that the whole country honors. When you go to the Philippines and travel
The Filipino language Tagalog is the dialect that has been chosen as the Philippine national language, formally known as Filipino. Filipinos are known to be bilingual (having proficiency in two languages), in the languages Filipino and English. English as the secondary language In the Philippines, you can go at
Unlike the Japanese, Koreans and Chinese people whose National costumes are popular around the world, the Philippine National Costumes are rarely heard of. This might be because it is not common to use them nowadays. In fact, I’m pretty sure there are many people who do not own a set
Part of the Filipino culture is our superstitious beliefs. We have a lot of superstitions in the Philippines and they include the belief in creatures we call “Aswang”. The world has stories about mermaids, vampires, werewolves, white ladies, zombies, while the Philippines keep the superstitious culture by telling stories about
Colorful Festivals to See in the Philippines Your Philippine travel adventure would not be complete without seeing at least one of the Philippine festivals. There are over a hundred Cultural festivals in the Philippines – usually celebrating something to be thankful for.
Filipino Dating Culture: Pamalae-Filipino Way of “Meeting the Parents” The Philippines has one very unique aspect of culture when it comes to relationships and dating. Filipino dating culture may be in sync with the rest of humanity in the beginning stages of dating and courtship only perhaps a little more
Filipino Customs and Traditions: Home and Family The Filipino people are very traditional people. They believe in many different kinds of customs and follow lots of various traditions. If you haven’t been with a Filipino you will surely be surprised. If you have not been in the Philippines, then you
Filipino Culture: What you should know about the Philippines The Philippines is a country in South East Asia that many people around the world are talking about. Why? There are many different places to visit there. To this day, more and more celebrities and prominent people are turning out to
The Filipino Family’s Strong Bonds Like many Asian countries, the Philippines has very tight family relations. While growing up, we were taught to prioritize family first. The typical Filipino family is the same as it was years ago, even before the colonizers conquered the lands.
Filipino Traditions: Marrying Into the Filipino Family Weddings are part of a culture’s traditions. People around the world celebrate weddings in a unique way. The Philippines also has a unique way of tying the knot. A wedding is probably one of the most adaptable of all Filipino traditions. Over the years, as