Traditional Filipino Games Series #04: Kadang-kadang


Social media is one of the most important things that happened in this generation. Ironically, even as we get more globally connected through it, we also become more alienated from the people in our immediate surroundings.  After reading those news stories about people getting obese, blind or acquiring mental disorder due to their excessive use …

Traditional Filipino Games Series #02: Bahay-Bahayan

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Feeding my nostalgia for my childhood, again! The Philippines is known for its rich and diverse cultural heritage and traditions. Despite having been colonized by the Spaniards (for 333 years), Japanese, and Americans, Filipinos keep a culture uniquely distinct from the rest of humanity. And, one thing I am proud of is our resilience. Didn’t …

Traditional Filipino Games Series #01: Luksong Tinik

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Before the internet age and electronic games, there were traditional Filipino activities and home-made toys. Our games involved socialization and team building. We never knew the internet games you have today. Neither did we know Mario Brothers, Game Boy, nor Tetris. What we had instead were local household materials or whatever there was in our …