Philippine Flag Logo | kuwento ni kapitan kokak: Independence Day and the Philippine Flag

Philippine Flag Logo | kuwento ni kapitan kokak: Independence Day and the Philippine Flag

"Po and Opo" These two words are often heard from children addressing their parents, or when addressing an elderly and when talking to someone much older than you. Saying these two words are act of respect and one of the greatest values Filipino culture can be proud of. If you try to translate "po"and "opo" into other languages, there is no word that can compare to act of respect that these two words bring.

"Po and Opo" These two words are often heard from children addressing their parents, or when addressing an elderly and when talking to someone much older than you. Saying these two words are act of respect and one of the greatest values Filipino culture can be proud of. If you try to translate "po"and "opo" into other languages, there is no word that can compare to act of respect that these two words bring.

Whether you're traveling to the Philippines or doing research for a paper, here is everything you need to know from the culture and history to mythological creatures.

[Infographic] A Guide to Filipino Culture & Traditions

Whether you're traveling to the Philippines or doing research for a paper, here is everything you need to know from the culture and history to mythological creatures.

Not through my blood, but through my heart!...You know you're Filipino If....Too funny!

Filipino Stereotypes

Not through my blood, but through my heart!...You know you're Filipino If....Too funny!

Akin to an eagle inspired by the Kalinga (a Philippine tribe) cultural video posted up by pinoy-culture. (video) how Kalinga women are tough, proud, and dance like a soaring eagle who looks down on...

Akin to an eagle inspired by the Kalinga (a Philippine tribe) cultural video posted up by pinoy-culture. (video) how Kalinga women are tough, proud, and dance like a soaring eagle who looks down on...

A young girl dances in the annual Aliwan Fiesta in Manila.  The event, known as "The Mother of All Fiestas," showcases Filipino cultures and heritage.

A young girl dances in the annual Aliwan Fiesta in Manila. The event, known as "The Mother of All Fiestas," showcases Filipino cultures and heritage.

DUYAN means to cradle, widely accepted in Filipino culture. A hammock fashioned from fabric strung up on opposite points on the wall or ceiling. The material varies: cloth is common, but there are also duyans made of rattan, hand-woven abaca, lubid (rope) and fishnet material. Some mothers place a thin mat or mattress for duyans that have spaces or gaps in them as added support for the baby's back. For generations, PINOY'S used the duyan for naps or to rock babies to sleep.

DUYAN means to cradle, widely accepted in Filipino culture. A hammock fashioned from fabric strung up on opposite points on the wall or ceiling. The material varies: cloth is common, but there are also duyans made of rattan, hand-woven abaca, lubid (rope) and fishnet material. Some mothers place a thin mat or mattress for duyans that have spaces or gaps in them as added support for the baby's back. For generations, PINOY'S used the duyan for naps or to rock babies to sleep.

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