culture, Philippine-related, pinoys in korea

Ballet Philippines Brings Philippine Culture on A Seoul Stage

The Philippine Embassy-Seoul hosted a by-invitation event last Thursday, the 9th of June, featuring a performance by Ballet Philippines entitled “Masterpieces: Celebrating the Tapestry of Filipino Culture and Friendship”. The event was held at the HOAM Hall of Performing Arts. The Ambassador, HE Raul Hernandez, and his wife, Madame Anna Hernandez, together with other Embassy… Read More Ballet Philippines Brings Philippine Culture on A Seoul Stage

culture, Philippine-related

My Hablon “Patadyong”: Himu sa Miag-ao (Made in Miag-ao)

The national costume of the Philippines are the barong tagalog for men and baro’t saya for women. I’ve always wanted to wear our Philippine dress the way Koreans proudly wear their Hanbok during every occasion they could possibly find a reason to wear it. I’m more inclined to get the more wearable and casual kimona… Read More My Hablon “Patadyong”: Himu sa Miag-ao (Made in Miag-ao)

food, iloilo, Philippine-related

Buko Ilonggo

When you are in Robinsons Place Iloilo you will never fail to see people sipping a milky white shake from a plastic bottle. And you will never fail to see people crowding around a kiosk at the second level of the mall.   It’s Buko Ilonggo specializing in buko milk shake. I got myself the smallest-sized… Read More Buko Ilonggo

food, Philippine-related

Guimaras Mango

Whenever I go home to Iloilo, I never fail to cross the Guimaras Strait. My cousins live there. My maternal grandmother stays with them. And I spent a year in my aunt’s house when I was 4 years old when parents decided that I spend my visitor year (pre-K) in a daycare in Guimaras. Come to… Read More Guimaras Mango