Heritage restoration in Marawi after the siege

MARAWI CITY, Lanao del Sur: On November 8, 2018 at the Office of the President of the famous Mindanao State University System main campus here, heritage preservists talked to Marawi royal traditionalists and academicians on the possible preservation of cultural sites destructed by the Marawi Siege of 2017. VIP visitors who visited the Maranao leaders are:… Read More Heritage restoration in Marawi after the siege

Arkat A Lawanen and the Women Film Festival

By Asa T. MadaleIligan City, PhilippinesMarch 26, 2018 The Philippines Commission on Women, Department of Interior and Local Government and Film Development Council of the Philippines just Launched “CINEMARYA: Women Film Festival,” held in Manila on March 22,2018. Let’s do this, Chair LIZA DINO- SEGUERRA, ASEC MARJORIE JALOSLOS, TRIX UMALI and HONEY M. CASTRO # WOMEN MAKE CHANGE #CINEMARYA. – ATM/RSP Here’s… Read More Arkat A Lawanen and the Women Film Festival

Mindanao congressmen officially endorse Arkat A Lawanen Icon Doll

By ASA T. MADALE March 26, 2017 (R-L) Congresswoman Julliette Uy, Adwe chairperson Ashlia M. Limbona, Congresswoman Maria Lourdes Acosta-Alba, Elsie Kathy Ong Tan and Congressman Xavier Jesus Romouldon. (ATM) MANILA: Three Congressmen from Mindanao have officially endorsed the Arkat A Lawanen Icon Marawi Doll, a pet project of Advance Development for Women Empowerment (ADWE) to help… Read More Mindanao congressmen officially endorse Arkat A Lawanen Icon Doll

NCCA has P35-million grants for arts and culture projects in Mindanao

DAVAO CITY September 8 – The National Commission for the Culture and the Arts (NCCA) is inviting interested parties to submit proposals for arts and culture projects in Mindanao. The NCCA has about P35-million budget for grants available for the region. NCCA Section head Renee Talavera said the P35-million is good for 98 projects sites… Read More NCCA has P35-million grants for arts and culture projects in Mindanao

Lanao del Norte showcases Maranao culture in DOT’s Pasundayag Event

Baguio, CAR –The provincial government through its Provincial Tourism Office (PTO) is showcasing the rich cultural heritage and colorful tradition of the royal Maranao tribe in the on-going ‘Pasundayag sa Northern Mindanao 2016’ organized by the Department of Tourism Region 10 held at SM City-Baguio. The Maranao or ‘people of the lake’ is the dominant… Read More Lanao del Norte showcases Maranao culture in DOT’s Pasundayag Event

Lanao del Norte bags top awards in Sinulog 2016

Cebu, Philippines – The province of Lanao del Norte (the Land of Beauty and Bounty), emerged as Sinulog 2016 Grand Mardi Gras Champion in the Free Interpretation category. This year they featured the Sagayan Festival, besting fourteen (14) other contingents, including last year’s champion Abuyog, Leyte. The concept of showcasing the Sagayan dance in this… Read More Lanao del Norte bags top awards in Sinulog 2016

Opinion. Kapamagodasa: An Effective Mode of Meranao Traditional Lea

Kapamagodasa is a Maranao word of consultation. It is an effective mode of Meranao traditional leadership. It is an avenue in which the traditional leader can directly solicit constructive ideas from among his followers. Even in a larger society, it enhances intimate relations and mutual understanding and finally provides consensus among the people. So, a… Read More Opinion. Kapamagodasa: An Effective Mode of Meranao Traditional Lea

Dateline Iligan. TARTANILYA PAINTING CONTEST WINNERS BARED

One of the tartanilyas providing  nightly transportation to local and  foreign tourists around selected  city streets. (Photo from Councilor  Michelle Sweet) ILIGAN CITY – The winners in the Tartanilya Painting Contest, one of the events in the month-long Diyandi Festival, was bared last Monday by the jurors whose names were withheld.SP Committee on Tourism Chairman… Read More Dateline Iligan. TARTANILYA PAINTING CONTEST WINNERS BARED