Banaue, Ifugao

The Ifugao People call themselves as i-pugao or "inhabitants of the known earth"; other variations of the name are Ifugaw, Ipugao, and Yfugao. They live primarily in the province of Ifugao in Central Cordillera, in Northern Luzon. The name is supposed to have come from ipugo which means "from the hill."

The Amganad Ifugao (Ifugaw) populate the central part of Ifugao Province and ha ...

s two dialects: Burnay and Banaue. Additionally, their name is synonymous with the famous man-made Banaue Rice Terraces in northern Luzon, which had once been hailed the "eighth wonder of the world", and attributed to their engineering knowledge and agricultural terracing.

Ifugao People News

  • Ethnic Tribal Music-Dance Of The Philippines - Bagobo And Ifugao Tribal Music-dances - NAMCYA 2009

    Ethnic song and dance are one and inseparable in the traditions of the one of a kind tribes that populated the Philippine Islands (7,000 more or less) on the grounds that masses of years ago earlier than the advent of the Spaniards within the 14th century and their next 350 years of colonization thru the Cross and Sword. It is with unhappiness even though that these ethnic traditions are demise and seldom executed in their original paperwork.

    The 2009 National Music Competitions for Young Artists (NAMCYA) become for the Category A Group (10-14 12 months olds) inside the Traditional Philippi ...

  • Carving Through The Ifugao Woodcarvers Village

    Carving Through The Ifugao Woodcarvers Village

    The Ifugao Woodcarvers Village, also known as the Itogon Woodcarvers Village, is a tourist spot located in Baguio City where the workshops of native Ifugao wood carvers can be found. The site is famous for excellent quality carvings of wood in different sizes and types. These items are often sold along the village at considerably lower prices compared to elsewhere in the city.

  • Mummification Ng Mga Tribong Igohang Sa Ifugao

    Isa sa mga tradisyon ng tribong Igohang sa Banaue, Ifugao ang kakaibang uri ng paghihimlay sa kanilang mga kaanak. Ibinabalot nila ang mga labi sa katutubong damit bago sila isinisilid sa kubo.

  • Laro Ng Lahi Ng Mga Ifugao

    Idinaos sa Ifugao ang kanilang kauna-unahang Indigenous Sports Day. Panoorin ang mga millenial Ifugao na magtagisan upang maipanalo ang laro ng kanilang lahi!

  • Gotad Of Ifugao Cited As Cultural Heritage

    The Department of Agriculture cited an Ifugao tradition as a cultural heritage during the 51st founding anniversary of the province held last Wednesday, June 14,.

    Department of Agriculture (DA) Undersecretary Evelyn Laviña in her message, read by DA-Cordillera technical adviser Cameron Odsey, said the Gotad Ad of Ifugao is a tradition that is usually celebrated after harvest season of palay through singing, dancing, and drinking. Ifugaos are gathered together to value the centrality of the earth's produce.

    The undersecretary was the invited opening day guest of honor but could not make ...

  • Ifugao Children Laud 1st Indigenous Games

    With participants gaining greater appreciation for their rich traditional and cultural sports heritage, the first Philippine Sports Commission Gender and Development Indigenous Games featuring ethnic Ifugao sports came to a successful close here on Saturday.

    Close to 450 elementary and high school boys and girls displayed delight and enthusiasm in seeing action in Ifugao traditional games such as the "batawel" (rice-stalk relay race), "guyyudan" (tug-of-war), hinukting (shoulder wrestling) and "bangngugan"(leg wrestling) at the Provincial Capitol Plaza grounds.

    "We are delighted by the r ...