Tuesday, July 15, 2014
If you don't know Angono, it is renowned as the country's official "Artists' Paradise." In my numerous sojourns "home," I would argue that each child is raised there with the same reverence for art as football might be for the average American. I recall music and art surrounding me and I dare say there isn't one Angono child who is not raised without either. Public spaces are filled with the sounds of Lucio San Pedro especially during All Saints Day and giant murals of Botong's work exists in each barangay. This was my dad's Philippines. This is why I want this book.
Tuesday, June 17, 2014
Good day everyone, with the completion of the Knights of Rizal Winnipeg Chapter (KoR-W) and Rizal Memorial Committee's project the day is better than good, it is to be celebrated. It had been in the back of the mind if not desired by Filipino community to have a park that will symbolize our community. There is no better figure in our history that can symbolize our dreams and ideals other than the Philippines National Hero, “Dr. Jose P. Rizal Memorial Stone” will be sitting on a patio that politically symbolizes our motherland in Dr. Jose P. Rizal Park at Sewa Crescent.
We invite you, your family and friends to join us in the “Public Unveiling of Rizal Memorial and opening of the Park” on Saturday, June 21, 2014 at 10:30AM, an hour of program and another hour of social activities with light lunch will be enjoyed with our community, Knights and Ladies of Rizal, KoR-W Executive Council and Rizal Memorial Committee are counting on your attendance, thank you very much.
Sir Felino de Jesus, KCR Sir Dr. Tom Colina, KGOR
Chapter Commander Western Canada Area Commander
Knights of Rizal Winnipeg Chapter KoR Canada Region
Sir Councilor Mike Pagtakhan, KCR Sir Mohamed Alli, KCR
Incoming Chapter Commander Pursuivant
Knights of Rizal Winnipeg Chapter Knights of Rizal Winnipeg Chapter
Wednesday, June 11, 2014
Monday, June 9, 2014
|When white bread just isn't white bread - it's Pinoy Tasty!|
I’m not really a cook, but I’ve been known to dabble. Like any novice Filipino-Canadian cook trying to satisfy a craving for home cooking, I know my staples. I can cook rice (measured the Filipino way with the finger and not with a measuring cup). I can cook sinigang, adobo, kare-kare, and various forms of nilaga. In the morning, I know my silogs and my tsamporado. Whether it’s anything tasty or authentic I leave that for you to judge. All my life, shopping at the ethnic food aisle and the ethnic food store has been a regular part of my weekends since childhood. It’s dawning on me now how rich these places are for an oral history intervention.