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Celebrating Easter Sunday “sa Loob ng Maynila”

By On April 8, 2015

In his essay “Sa Loob ng Maynila1,” National Artist of the Philippines for Literature Nick Joaquin described Intramuros as “a collective high altar formed by its churches.” He also noted that it was “the… Read More

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Pasinaya 2014: CCP’s Arts Festival

By On March 17, 2014

What were you doing last March 16? Me? I was “Pasinaya-ing.” Pasinaya is the Cultural Center of the Philippines’ annual open house festival that showcases the best of Philippine arts and culture.… Read More

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Binondo Kids Perform ‘Lion Dance’

By On February 2, 2014

I welcomed the start of the Year of the Horse in Binondo, Manila’s Chinatown. I spent my stay there checking out Chinese stores and restaurants. Of course, I also roam around the… Read More

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Welcoming the Chinese New Year in Manila’s Chinatown, Binondo

By On February 2, 2014

Manila’s Binondo district boasts itself as the world’s oldest Chinatown. And I thought that welcoming the start of the Chinese Lunar New Year in Manila’s Chinatown would be a perfect idea. I… Read More