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  • Experiencing Tnalak Festival, Travel Guide

    Experiencing Tnalak Festival, Travel Guide

    Just like the Dream weavers of South Cotabato who are responsible for making the beautiful fabric, I had been dreaming of witnessing the T?nalak Festival.

  • Tnalak Festival Opening Ceremonies

    Tnalak Festival Opening Ceremonies

    The week-long celebration of this year's Tnalak Festival of the Province of South Cotabato starts today, July 13 with the civic-military and thematic parade happening at 6 AM at the main streets of the City of Koronadal and the opening ceremonies to be held at the South Cotabato Sports Complex by 9 AM.

    Below are other activities of Tnalak Festival 2017 happening today:

    July 13, 2017
    Civic Military Parade & Thematic Parade
    - Float and Most Festive Contingent Competition
    6 AM onwards, main streets of Koronadal City

    Tnalak Festival Opening Ceremonies
    - Clean & Green Awarding
    - Mass ...

  • Richness Of Mindanao Culture To Be Showcased At 1st Budayaw Festival

    The rich culture, heritage and artistry of Mindanao and Palawan will be in the spotlight as the Philippines will host the first-ever Budayaw: The BIMP-EAGA Festival of Culture and the Arts, from 20 to 24 September 2017, in General Santos City.

    A collaboration among different agencies and institutions including the National Commission for Culture and the Arts (NCCA), Mindanao Development Authority, Department of Tourism Region XII, the city government of General Santos, the provincial government of Sarangani, and Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao, Budayaw will showcase the diversity of cr ...

  • Flalok Congress Bridges Cultural Gap

    Flalok Congress Bridges Cultural Gap

    Members of different indigenous people?s groups from South Cotabato and nearby Sarangani Province gathered recently at the Polomolok Gymnasium in Barangay Poblacion in South Cotabato for the 1st Flalok Congress.

    With funding from the USAID, CLAFI embarked on project to revive the Blaan art of storytelling to improve literacy and develop a community of readers in South Central Mindanao by adopting the Department of Education?s mother tongue-based multilingual education (MTB-MLE) approach in improving literacy outcomes particularly among young learners.

    Flalok is the traditional art form o ...

  • Theres A Sunflower Maze Craze At Tupi South Cotabato

    Theres A Sunflower Maze Craze At Tupi South Cotabato

    Blooming Petals Inc. has opened its doors to the public everyday, until June 16, 2017 only, to allow us to marvel on the beauty of its sunflower maze garden. The flowers will have wilted after that date and we will have to wait for the next season of their full bloom. They will however be opened during weekends only after that date and we can avail other products such as vegetables and other variety of flowers.

  • Why Women Of The TBoli Tribe In The Philippines Are Called Dream Weavers

    Why Women Of The TBoli Tribe In The Philippines Are Called Dream Weavers

    More than simply a honed skill, the craft of weaving for the T'Boli tribe in the Philippines is a spiritual undertaking. From the conceptualization of the design, to the actual weaving process and how the finished product is treated, each part is handled with utmost sanctity. The women who have preserved this spiritual tradition are referred to as "Dream Weavers".

    South of the Philippine archipelago lies the province of South Cotabato. And it is here that the ethnic group of the T'boli people reside. In its municipality of Lake Sebu, a type of cloth is hand-woven out of Abaca (a plant nativ ...