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NOT A PLACE, BUT A NEW WAY OF SEEING THINGS – From Banang until Parañaque, to bring power and love back into your life.

Peaceful country will easily make you feel at home. “I read; I travel; I become.” With this Derek Walcott words, wherever you go, The Philippine they becomes a part of you somehow. Is an archipelago bounded by the Pacific Ocean to the east the Bashi Channel, to the north the Sulu and the Celebes Seas to the south. Travel to …

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DRAMATIC COMPOSITION AND WONDERFUL LIGHT CONTRASTS – Xyza Cruz Bacani: Street and documentary photographer based in Hong Kong.

Using photographic work to raise awareness about under-reported stories. Born 1987, she is a Filipina street photographer and documentary photographer. She is now a full time photographer, working on various under reported projects around the world. The eldest of three children, she grew up in Bambang (Nueva Vizcaya). Before leaving the Philippines (to raise funds for the education of her …

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TO CREATE FASHION, LEAVING A LASTING MARK – Puey Quiñones: When style aesthetic is fashion-forward and very feminine.

The Filipino fashion designer who empower women through his Creations. He is as a reflective and introspective person who gets his inspiration from music and from people. Fashion is universal and everyone needs clothes. Therefore, he like to create pieces that speaks to everyone’s individual taste. PUEY QUINONES https://pueyquinones.com/ is a Filipino fashion designer based in Los Angeles (California). His …

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WRITING LONGHAND, GOING BACK TO THE SOURCE – Ivy Alvarez: A prolific writer that has had her work featured in various publications in Australia, England, Philippines and online.

To begin with, write in notebook, then transcribe to computer. Welcome to 123 Pioneer Street, Mandaluyong City. They are the only bookstore in Manila that focuses on Philippine art, you offering a platform to generate cultural awareness. Artbooks https://artbooks.ph/is a new independent bookstore run by a company of artists dedicated to documenting and promoting Philippine art and culture. A selection …

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THE GREATEST FILIPINO SONGWRITERS OF THE POP ERA – Sampaguita: The queen of Filipino rock music.

Talent to create the music, and fearless, innovative trailblazers. Currently SAMPAGUITA resides in Parañaque City; mother of three children. She had released several albums and songs, now considered classics. Her first performance was at the New Moon Concert in 1977 at the Folk Arts Theater in Pasay (Metro Manila). Active during the 1970s and 1980s, Tessy Alfonso https://www.facebook.com/QueenofRock7/ is a …

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PAINTING STILL LIFES, NUDE WOMEN AND LANDSCAPES – Federico Aguilar Alcuaz: Soft blurred edges coupled, with bold lines and shapes.

A 20th-century Filipino painter, best known for his Cubist-inspired paintings. Since his premature death early 2011, His masterpieces have gained even more interest in this painting figure. In 1949, he took up painting subjects at the University of the Philippines School of Fine Arts. Born on June day, 1932 in Santa Cruz (Manila), FEDERICO AGUILAR ALCUAZ http://federicoaguilaralcuaz.com/bio.htm studied law and …

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MOVING IN THE COUNTRY OF DIVERSITY – Philippines: an “author’s journey” by Paco up to Maribojoc, along with three special friends.

Peaceful country, that will make you feel at home. Spanish Franciscan missionaries founded the town as early as 1580. Paco was known as Dilao (the color yellow), because of the Amaryllis plants that here were once plentiful. During time, Paco was incorporated as one of the eleven municipal districts of the new city of Manila. A Sikh Temple is located …

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DONT BUST THE TIRE ON YOUR MOTORBIKE – With over 7,100 islands, Philippines waiting for you.

Best islands to visit in the Philippines, knowing creative people. Discover the magic of this archipelago of the Pacific Ocean. Visit cities as Manila, Cebu, Bohol and Palawan. Philippines are one of the most interesting destinations in Southeast Asia. https://www.tourradar.com/d/philippines. The property of the images that appear in this blog correspond to their authors. The sole purpose of this site …

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THE ASIAS’S QUEEN OF SONGS – Pilita Corrales

When a creative act become a signature song. Lahug (Cebu City) was an area that covered by a vast expanse of trees. Here, a businessperson built a fashionable residential district, The Beverly Hills. Just here was born a famous Filippino singer. What to do? Panglao Island Tour https://www.cebucitytour.com/bohol-tour-packages/panglao-island-tour/ takes you until its well known white sand beaches. Also Oslob waiting …

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THE IMPORTANCE FOR THE ENVIRONMENT THAT YOU CAN PERCEIVE – Fabián de la Rosa: Introducing the decorated form of painting.

Learning to draw well, before write. Spanish Franciscan missionaries founded the town as early as 1580. Paco was known as Dilao (Tagalog word for the color yellow), because of the Amaryllis plants that here were once plentiful. During time, Paco was incorporated as one of the eleven municipal districts of the new city of Manila. A Sikh Temple is located …

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