A government commission wants to give face to Filipino epic heroes through a national painting competition.
Mindanao interfaith leaders extended tribute to Catholic nun Sr. Antonietta Go of the Religious Good Shepherd who passed away Thursday from pancreatic cancer, by recognizing her advocacies for the indigenous peoples, trafficked minors and workers.
They were glued on their tv sets since the start of the live telecast of Miss Universe beauty pageant from Miami, Florida. They cheered when Philippine candidate Mary Jean ‘MJ’ Lastimosa made it to the Top 10.
Muslims across Mindanao condemned as blasphemous the cover of the controversial French weekly magazine Charlie Hebdo showing a weeping prophet Muhammad holding up a sign saying “Je suis Charlie” (“I am Charlie”).
An alliance of lumad organizations in Mindanao prepared an “Uranda” or the indigenous people’s traditional lyric-poem to express to the visiting Pope their personal yearnings.
They may not be one of the lucky ones who could get to meet Pope Francis, but Davaoenos here have the same message for the people’s Pope – that he could fix the Filipino’s ‘broken hearts.’
The early pullout of the Metro Manila Filmfest winner “Bonifacio Ang Unang Pangulo (Bonifacio the First President)” from theatres by a big mall here due to poor ticket sales drew flak from progressive leaders.
More than 500 Badjaos are expected to celebrate their annual Family Day on December 20 and 21 putting highlight on their traditional games.
MFF is organized annually by the Mindanao Film and Television Development Foundation, Inc. in partnership with the National Commission for the Culture and Arts.
A high ranking official from Department of Education in Davao del Norte has urged the campus journalists to “practice responsible journalism.”
According to Delideli, they have gathered an estimated amount of Php 10, 000 from the event and this will help the Talaingod students on their educational trip in Manila.
Carl Lenn M. Nasayao, 12, and a grade six pupil, bested other 15 participants coming from various regions in country.