• #Kakanin
    #NativeDelicacies
    #Duman
    Have you tasted this naturally green rice? It can be munched like how you do for peanuts. There is a festival in Pampanga, particularly in Sta. Rita, where duman is produced. It can be added to ice cream or can be eaten with fresh milk.
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    #Kakanin #NativeDelicacies #Duman Have you tasted this naturally green rice? It can be munched like how you do for peanuts. There is a festival in Pampanga, particularly in Sta. Rita, where duman is produced. It can be added to ice cream or can be eaten with fresh milk. #PhilippineCustoms #PhilippineTraditions #Philippines #SomeePh #projectPh_Jed
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  • #Kakanin
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    Bibingka is a type of rice cake traditionally made with rice flour, coconut milk, egg and margarine.

    Other delicacies are also rice flour based or galapong such as puto, palitaw, puto bungbong, sapin-sapin, and biko. Though mostly made from similar ingredients, they each have their particular rich taste. Savour the taste!

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    #Kakanin #NativeDelicacies Bibingka is a type of rice cake traditionally made with rice flour, coconut milk, egg and margarine. Other delicacies are also rice flour based or galapong such as puto, palitaw, puto bungbong, sapin-sapin, and biko. Though mostly made from similar ingredients, they each have their particular rich taste. Savour the taste! #PhilippineCustoms #PhilippineTraditions #Philippines #SomeePh #projectPh_Jed
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  • The people of Sagada follow a unique burial ritual. The elderly carve their own coffins out of hollowed logs. If they are too weak or ill, their families prepare their coffins instead. The dead are placed inside their coffins (sometimes breaking their bones in the process of fitting them in), and the coffins are brought to a cave for burial.

    Instead of being placed into the ground, the coffins are hung either inside the cave or on the face of the cliffs, near the hanging coffins of their ancestors.

    The reason the coffins were hang was due to the belief that the higher the dead were placed, the greater chance of their spirits reaching a higher nature in the afterlife.

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    The people of Sagada follow a unique burial ritual. The elderly carve their own coffins out of hollowed logs. If they are too weak or ill, their families prepare their coffins instead. The dead are placed inside their coffins (sometimes breaking their bones in the process of fitting them in), and the coffins are brought to a cave for burial. Instead of being placed into the ground, the coffins are hung either inside the cave or on the face of the cliffs, near the hanging coffins of their ancestors. The reason the coffins were hang was due to the belief that the higher the dead were placed, the greater chance of their spirits reaching a higher nature in the afterlife. #Facts #Philippines #ProjectPHDbyJED #SoMeePh #PhilippineCulture #PhilippineTradition #HivePh
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  • #DambanaNgKagitingan
    #MtSamatCross

    Me and my cousins at the base of Mt. Samat Cross. So sad we were not allowed to be at the top as it is still under renovation. The management of the shrine said they will be renovating the elevator of this 92-meter high cross.

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    #DambanaNgKagitingan #MtSamatCross Me and my cousins at the base of Mt. Samat Cross. So sad we were not allowed to be at the top as it is still under renovation. The management of the shrine said they will be renovating the elevator of this 92-meter high cross. #PhilippineCustoms #PhilippineTraditions #PhilippineHistory #Philippines #SomeePh #projectPh_Jed
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  • #DambanaNgKagitingan
    #MtSamatCross

    Mt. Samat, along with the fortified Corregidor Island, had been the site of the most vicious battle in 1942 against the Japanese Imperial Army. On top of this mountain, a memorial shrine complex marked by a giant cross was built in commemoration of the gallant Filipino and American Soldiers who fought during World War 2. The height is 92 meters which symbolizes the 92 days of that war that has been fought.

    Until now, it is the second tallest cross in the world. The tallest is the Holy Cross of the Valley of the Fallen in Spain.


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    #DambanaNgKagitingan #MtSamatCross Mt. Samat, along with the fortified Corregidor Island, had been the site of the most vicious battle in 1942 against the Japanese Imperial Army. On top of this mountain, a memorial shrine complex marked by a giant cross was built in commemoration of the gallant Filipino and American Soldiers who fought during World War 2. The height is 92 meters which symbolizes the 92 days of that war that has been fought. Until now, it is the second tallest cross in the world. The tallest is the Holy Cross of the Valley of the Fallen in Spain. #PhilippineCustoms #PhilippineTraditions #PhilippineHistory #Philippines #SomeePh #projectPh_Jed
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  • #BaleteTree
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    The Balete Tree are several species of the trees in the Philippines from the genus Ficus that are broadly referred to as Balete in the local language. A number of these are known as Strangler Figs wherein they start upon other trees, later entrapping them entirely and finally killing the host tree.

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    #BaleteTree #Philippines The Balete Tree are several species of the trees in the Philippines from the genus Ficus that are broadly referred to as Balete in the local language. A number of these are known as Strangler Figs wherein they start upon other trees, later entrapping them entirely and finally killing the host tree. #SoMeePh #PhilippineTradition #PhilippineCulture #ProjectPHDbyJED
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  • #Narra
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    Narra was declared in 1934 the national tree of the Philippines. This strong hardwood tree symbolizes strength, durability, endurance, and persistence. It resembles the Filipino spirit specifically the strength of character as the Filipinos struggled to attain freedom and independence.
    Many uses of its wood include musical instruments, cartwheels, flooring, carvings, furniture, house columns, and decoratives. It has also medicinal value as it is used for treatment against bladder issues, prickly heat, syphilis, headaches, diarrhea, boils, ulcers, and mouth sores.
    As an environmental benefit, aside from providing shade and protection against erosion, it is a rich source of pollen for bees to produce honey.
    The narra tree is scarce now and so there are efforts to do tree planting in strategic areas. If it really is a must to cut down a narra tree, you need a special permit for that although sadly many constructors and illegal loggers don't mind following the process.
    How can we help? The Department of Environment and Natural Resources provides free narra seedlings. You can simply include tree planting among your social and environmental projects. Trees can save lives!
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    #Narra #NationalTree #PhilippineTrees Narra was declared in 1934 the national tree of the Philippines. This strong hardwood tree symbolizes strength, durability, endurance, and persistence. It resembles the Filipino spirit specifically the strength of character as the Filipinos struggled to attain freedom and independence. Many uses of its wood include musical instruments, cartwheels, flooring, carvings, furniture, house columns, and decoratives. It has also medicinal value as it is used for treatment against bladder issues, prickly heat, syphilis, headaches, diarrhea, boils, ulcers, and mouth sores. As an environmental benefit, aside from providing shade and protection against erosion, it is a rich source of pollen for bees to produce honey. The narra tree is scarce now and so there are efforts to do tree planting in strategic areas. If it really is a must to cut down a narra tree, you need a special permit for that although sadly many constructors and illegal loggers don't mind following the process. How can we help? The Department of Environment and Natural Resources provides free narra seedlings. You can simply include tree planting among your social and environmental projects. Trees can save lives! #PhilippineCustoms #PhilippineTraditions #Philippines #SomeePh #projectPh_Jed
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  • Fishing has been an important source of livelihood for Filipinos, fish being the country’s second staple food next to rice. Fishing also called angling, the sport of catching fish, fresh water or saltwater, typically with rod, line, and hook. Like hunting, fishing originated as a means of providing food for survival.
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    Fishing has been an important source of livelihood for Filipinos, fish being the country’s second staple food next to rice. Fishing also called angling, the sport of catching fish, fresh water or saltwater, typically with rod, line, and hook. Like hunting, fishing originated as a means of providing food for survival. #Fishing #SourceofLivelihood #Philippines #SoMeePh #PhilippineTradition #PhilippineCulture #ProjectPHDbyJED
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  • #Philippinehouses
    #bahaykubo
    Bahay Kubo as an indigenous house to the Philippines is usually made of Nipa or Anahaw for the roofs. They are designed to be steeply pitched to allow the quick flow down of water during the rainy season.
    The walls varies from bamboo mats (sawali), anahaw or nipa. Its posts, and columns are of either bamboo or hardwood. These designs gives a natural cooling effect even during the hot summer season.
    Typically built with large windows or Dungawan to let more air in and natural light.
    Other sections of the house incudes Batalan where dishwashing, lavatory use, cooking, and sometimes bathing area as well. SILID on the other hand is the living area. In larger bahay kubos, there could be SILID where the family can sleep but in smaller versions, the living room serves as the dining and sleeping area as well.
    Bahay kubos until now are still widely used especially in barrios or rural areas.
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    #Philippinehouses #bahaykubo Bahay Kubo as an indigenous house to the Philippines is usually made of Nipa or Anahaw for the roofs. They are designed to be steeply pitched to allow the quick flow down of water during the rainy season. The walls varies from bamboo mats (sawali), anahaw or nipa. Its posts, and columns are of either bamboo or hardwood. These designs gives a natural cooling effect even during the hot summer season. Typically built with large windows or Dungawan to let more air in and natural light. Other sections of the house incudes Batalan where dishwashing, lavatory use, cooking, and sometimes bathing area as well. SILID on the other hand is the living area. In larger bahay kubos, there could be SILID where the family can sleep but in smaller versions, the living room serves as the dining and sleeping area as well. Bahay kubos until now are still widely used especially in barrios or rural areas. #PhilippineCustoms #PhilippineTraditions #Philippines #SomeePh #projectPh_Jed
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  • #PhilippineTarsier
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    —Size, Weight, and Lifespan—
    ‚ÄčAs one of the smallest primates on earth, their body is only about 4.5 to 5 inches (11–13 cm) in length on average, with a tail about double that length. They weigh between 4 and 5 oz (110–130 g). Tarsiers are shorter-lived than many other primates. One Philippine tarsier lived to 13 years of age in captivity, and lifespan in the wild is likely shorter than this.

    Philippine tarsiers don't often move quadrupedally. Instead, they tend to cling vertically to trees, using their tail for support, and can usually be found leaping about the rainforest. They can leap 20 feet (6 meters) at a time—pretty amazing for such a small animal!

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    #PhilippineTarsier #ProjectPHDbyJED —Size, Weight, and Lifespan— ‚ÄčAs one of the smallest primates on earth, their body is only about 4.5 to 5 inches (11–13 cm) in length on average, with a tail about double that length. They weigh between 4 and 5 oz (110–130 g). Tarsiers are shorter-lived than many other primates. One Philippine tarsier lived to 13 years of age in captivity, and lifespan in the wild is likely shorter than this. Philippine tarsiers don't often move quadrupedally. Instead, they tend to cling vertically to trees, using their tail for support, and can usually be found leaping about the rainforest. They can leap 20 feet (6 meters) at a time—pretty amazing for such a small animal! #SoMeePh #HivePh #Somee #PhilippineCulture #PhilippineTradition #Philippines
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  • #FeastDay
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    Guys just overwhelmed sharing the night celebration in our Parish for the Feast Day of Sto Nino for 2 yrs because of the pandemic we did not celebrate it.
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    #FeastDay #VIVASTONINO Guys just overwhelmed sharing the night celebration in our Parish for the Feast Day of Sto Nino for 2 yrs because of the pandemic we did not celebrate it. #Philippines #ProjectPHDbyJed #SoMeePh #PhilippineCulture #PhilippineTradition #HivePh
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  • #VideoTwo
    Feast Day of VIVA STO NINO
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    #VideoTwo Feast Day of VIVA STO NINO #ProjectPHDbyJED #Philippines #SoMeePh #PhilippineCulture #PhilippineTradition #HivePh
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    Feast Day of VIVA STO NINO
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    #VideoOne Feast Day of VIVA STO NINO #ProjectPHDbyJED #Philippines #SoMeePh #PhilippineCulture #PhilippineTradition #HivePh
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  • #VIVASTONINO
    #Feastday
    A night celebration last evening mass end 6:30 pm followed by a Procession of our Sto Nino then Giant Lantern Exhibition and Fire Works.
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    #VIVASTONINO #Feastday A night celebration last evening mass end 6:30 pm followed by a Procession of our Sto Nino then Giant Lantern Exhibition and Fire Works. #ProjectPHDbyJED #Philippines #SoMeePh #PhilippineCulture #PhilippineTradition #HivePh
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  • #RepectForElders
    To show respect to the elderly population, there are honorifics before certain people's names, and calling someone older than you by their first name is impolite and rude in the Philippines.
    Loosely, for elder brothers, we call them Kuya and for elder sisters, we call them Ate. The same for elder cousins. We lovingly call the youngest as "bunso." For even more specific appellations for each sibling, refer to how we call each other traditionally:
    ** Toto - youngest brother
    ** Diko- second eldest brother (rooted in di or ji, depending on the Chinese/Japanese bent)
    ** Sangko - third eldest brother (came from the Japanese sansei, third in line)
    ** Kuya - eldest brother (from Chinese ordinal "co")
    ** Nene - youngest sister
    ** Ditse - second eldest sister (rooted in di or ji, depending on the Chinese/Japanese bent)
    ** Sanse - third eldest sister (came from the Japanese sansei, third in line)
    ** Ate - eldest sister (came from the word Aitche, or "ichi" meaning "first" in Japanese or Hokien)
    This actually we inherited from our Chinese and Japanese interactions a very long time ago.

    Credits to the author of this facebook post:
    https://www.facebook.com/discoverasean10/photos/a.789563851228791/2007405066111324/?type=3
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    #RepectForElders To show respect to the elderly population, there are honorifics before certain people's names, and calling someone older than you by their first name is impolite and rude in the Philippines. Loosely, for elder brothers, we call them Kuya and for elder sisters, we call them Ate. The same for elder cousins. We lovingly call the youngest as "bunso." For even more specific appellations for each sibling, refer to how we call each other traditionally: ** Toto - youngest brother ** Diko- second eldest brother (rooted in di or ji, depending on the Chinese/Japanese bent) ** Sangko - third eldest brother (came from the Japanese sansei, third in line) ** Kuya - eldest brother (from Chinese ordinal "co") ** Nene - youngest sister ** Ditse - second eldest sister (rooted in di or ji, depending on the Chinese/Japanese bent) ** Sanse - third eldest sister (came from the Japanese sansei, third in line) ** Ate - eldest sister (came from the word Aitche, or "ichi" meaning "first" in Japanese or Hokien) This actually we inherited from our Chinese and Japanese interactions a very long time ago. Credits to the author of this facebook post: https://www.facebook.com/discoverasean10/photos/a.789563851228791/2007405066111324/?type=3 #PhilippineCustoms #PhilippineTraditions #Philippines #SomeePh #projectPh_Jed
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