Archive for 'Vocations'
Originating from Mediaval Spain, the rondalla is an ensemble of stringed instruments played with the plectrum or pick and generally known as plectrum instruments. In the Philippines, Rondalla refers to any group of stringed instruments that [...]
From August 25 to December 22, 2011, About Philippines has featured the wonderful aerial photos of Caloy Llamas. All in all there have been 45 different aerial photos taken during a helicopter ride over Metro Manila and Central [...]
The Tinikling is best kn0wn as the National Dance of the Philippines. It is one of the most popular and well-known of traditional Philippine dances. Tinikling is danced by at least four people. Two people sit [...]
The Philippines is the 8th largest rice producer in the world, accounting for 2.8% of global rice production. As such, rice farms dominate the landscape of Rural Philippines, particularly in the great plains of Central Luzon and [...]
“The family that gathers crablets together, eats crablets together.” This photo captures a slice of rural life in the Philippines. Three people, presumably belonging to a family, are gathering crablets together for dinner. Photo courtesy of [...]
A Manila City firefighter demonstrating how to rappel down a skyscraper with a “victim” during a simulated fire and rescue drill. ~oOo~ PHOTO DETAILS: Place: Manila Date taken: April 1, 2011 Camera: HTC Firebird Android Camera [...]