Cockfighting is popular in the Philippines. There, it is known as sabong. This is a blood sport between two roosters (cocks), held in a ring called a cockpit.

Cockfighting is popular in the Philippines. There, it is known as sabong. This is a blood sport between two roosters (cocks), held in a ring called a cockpit.

Religion in the Philippines

During pre-colonial times, a form of animism was widely practiced in the Philippines. When the Spanish first colonized the country, they spread many things. The culture changed immensely. One of the many things the Spanish spread was religion. It didn’t take long for Christianity to take over the country. Nowadays, the country is marked by a wide range of spiritual beliefs ranging from Catholicism, Protestants, Muslims, Buddhists, Hindus, animists, and Atheists. The majority of people in the country practice Catholicism and Christianity, although.

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Mabuhay!

This is my Tumblr page for my Multigenre Project. I included several aspects of Filipino culture & tradition. On this page also includes two songs: Lupang Hinirang, which is the national anthem, and Noypi by Bamboo which is a song in Tagalog. I’ve included the translated lyrics to both songs in written form in my project as well. Enjoy.

Introduction to Filipino tattooing. Filipino Tattoos Ancient to Modern by Lane Wilcken

Introduction to Filipino tattooing. Filipino Tattoos Ancient to Modern by Lane Wilcken

Traditional Filipino food.

Traditional Filipino food.

National Anthem of the Philippines. Lupang Hinirang.

Jeepneys are the CAT buses of the Philippines. They are the most popular form of public transportation in the Philippines. People ride inside as well as on the top.

Jeepneys are the CAT buses of the Philippines. They are the most popular form of public transportation in the Philippines. People ride inside as well as on the top.

KKK as in Katipunan. This was a large Filipino patriotic secret society that worked towards the Philippines’ independence.

KKK as in Katipunan. This was a large Filipino patriotic secret society that worked towards the Philippines’ independence.

Lupang Hinirang Prayer.

Lupang Hinirang Prayer.

Philippines national anthem translated to English.

Philippines national anthem translated to English.

Ang mamatay nang dahil sa’yo

To die because of you.
Manuel Roxas, the first president of the independent Third Republic of the Philippines. He was the fifth president in all. 
January 1, 1892 - April 15, 1948

Manuel Roxas, the first president of the independent Third Republic of the Philippines. He was the fifth president in all.

January 1, 1892 - April 15, 1948

Emilio Aguinaldo was the independence leader, politician, and Filipino general. He fought for the country’s independence.