Tuesday, November 27, 2012

Christmas 2013: Merry Christmas in different Languages

Merry Christmas! A common greetings of everybody this Yuletide Season. This is how everybody expresses their happiness in line with the nativity of our Dear Lord Jesus Christ through a heartfelt greetings to their family and loved ones. How do you say your greetings in your own local dialect or language? In the Philippines, Filipinos commonly say, "Maligayang Pasko!" in Tagalog but since this country is compose of many local dialects, each of the province has each own way of saying, "Merry Christmas".
Some of the following are 'Merry Christmas' in local dialects:
Cebuano:                     Malipayong Pasko

Monday, November 19, 2012

Fun Philippines: Traditional Rice Dryer 'Amakan'

"Amakan" in 'Kinaray-a' (in Antique) is made of finely weave bamboo. Weavers usually make 4 by 8 feet in length depending on the desired measurement. 

'Amakan' is used as a traditional rice drier and other farm products by small farmers in the Philippines especially in rural areas or in mountainous part of the country.

Upon harvest they are drying rice into this traditional 

Wednesday, November 14, 2012

Fun Philippines: Childhood Fun 'River Swimming'

Childhood memories. In a barrio with no electricity, no cellphones, TV, computer, internet or any presence of modern technology, there is no other way of spending idle moments of childhood but to play with playmates. Weekends are spent not with 'dota' session in computer shops like today but in any adventurous activities such as swimming in a free flowing river.

The crystal clear water of Philippine Rivers is cleansing not only the dirt of skin but sooths the inner parts of the human bodies because of its cool effects even in a hot midnoon sun.

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