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  Hispanic culture in the Philippines - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Philippines was ruled as a territory of New Spain, from 1565 to 1821 and as a province of Spain until 1898.
Since the Philippines was a province of New Spain (Mexico) rather than Spain herself during the colonial period, the Spanish language spoken in the Philippines had a greater affinity to Mexican Spanish (i.e., Spanish as spoken in Mexico) rather than that of European Spanish (as spoken in Spain).
The Philippines is a predominantly Catholic country, with (83%) of the population baptized with the rites of the Roman Catholic Church.
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 hispanic marketing agency Resources & Information - hispanic marketing agency
Hispanic, as used in the United States, is one of several terms used to categorize U.S. citizens, permanent residents and illegal aliens whose ancestry hails either from Spain, the Spanish-speaking countries of Latin America (Hispanic America), or the original settlers of the traditionally Spanish-held Southwestern United States.
In general, Hispanics are assumed to have traits such as dark hair and eyes, and olive or brown skin, and are viewed as physically intermediate between whites and Amerindians or fls.
Hispanic growth rate over the July 1, 2003 to July 1, 2004 period was of 3.6 percent - higher than any other ethnic group in the United States, and in fact more than three times the rate of the nation's total population (at 1.0 percent).
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 Philippines culture
Philippines culture traditions the visitor to Metro Manila commonly sees the Philippines as the most westernized of Asian countries and in many ways it is. But there is also a rich underlay of Malay Philippine culture traditions beneath the patina of Spanish and American heritage.
National cultural life is a happy marriage of many influences, as the indigenous culture is cultuer assimilated and adapted to different strains in a practice typical of temperament.
Thus pictures of Philippine culture they study it from third hand, through the cultural filters of researchers who, though they may possess an operative knowledge of the language, nevertheless have cultural filters that invariably select only those contents that reinforce the particular way of knowing that characterizes their non sensibility and understanding.
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 Hispanic culture in the Philippi   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
The Philippines were administered as a colony of New Spain (Mexico) from 1565 to 1781, as a province of Spain until 1898.
Since Hispanic names were just sounds that didn't mean much, names like "Dimalantá" became "Dimalanta" with the accent shifting to the penultimate syllable, and "Julag-ay" became "Júlagay" with the accent shifting from the penultimate to the first and the glottal catch disappearing.
Early Hispanic borrowings, although highly hybridized into a Filipino culture that is essentially based on native Filipino foundations, are plenty and varied and have given the national Filipino culture a distinctive twang.
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 Hispanic Cultural -- Recommendations and Resources   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
It dealt with the history of Mexico and the history of the culture of Mexico, yet this article in wikipedia is meant to be about the "Hispanic culture in the Philippines]], thus it should be about the Hispanic contributions to the Filipino culture and experience, not vice versa.
Hispanic, as used in the United States, is one of several terms used to categorize native and naturalized U.S. citizens, permanent residents and temporary immigrants, whose background hail either from Spain, the Spanish-speaking countries of Latin America or the original settlers of the traditionally Spanish-held Southwestern United States.
Hispanics are the largest minority group in the United States, comprising 13.4% of the population, about 40 million people in 2003.
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 Philippines   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
Main articles: Regions, Provinces of the Philippines,and Major Roads of the Philippines The Philippines is divided into a hierarchy of local government units (LGUs) with the province as the primary unit.
From the article: Demographics of the Philippines According to Philippine government statistics and current census data, some 95% of the population is ethnically Malay, descendants of immigrants from the Malay Peninsula and Indonesia, who arrived long before the Christian era.
Other languages spoken in Philippines include Chinese (Mandarin, Hokkien and Cantonese) among members of the Chinese and Chinese-Filipino communities, in their Chinatowns and community-based schools where the medium of instruction is in bilingual Mandarin/English, and Bahasa Melayu, Arabic, Hindi among some members of the Muslim and Hindu population.
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 Philippines
The Republic of the Philippines is an island nation consisting of an archipelago of 7,107 islands, lying in the tropical western Pacific Ocean about 100 kilometers southeast of mainland Asia.
Main article: Geography of the Philippines Manila, Philippines The Philippines constitute an archipelago of 7,107 islands with a total land area of approximately 300,000 km².
From the article: Demographics of the Philippines According to Philippine government statistics and current census data, some 95% of the population is ethnically Malay, descendants of immigrants from the Malay Peninsula and Indonesian archipelago, who arrived long before the Christian era.
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 The Philippines
Members of cultural communities generally practice shifting cultivation agriculture, which means that either some members of the group or the entire group moves once every 2-3 years within a large area, so that they can find new land on which to grow rice.
Average temperature of the Philippines is_____degrees in the lowlands and_____degrees in the highlands.
Average temperatures of the Philippines 80 degrees in the lowlands and 64 degrees in the highlands.
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 About the Philippines; Philippine history, demographics, culture
Independence for the Philippines was finally granted on July 4, 1946, even after Japan invaded and occupied the islands during World War II, causing some to call for a delay in the granting of independence, which call was nonetheless discounted by a majority of American and Filipino politicians alike.
The Philippines is one of the most ethnically diverse countries in Asia because of the vast number of native ethnolinguistic groups.
The Hispanic influences in Filipino culture are largely derived from the culture of Mexico and the culture of Spain as a result of their over three centuries of colonial rule.
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 Philippines, The
The Republic of the Philippines (Tagalog: Republika ng Pilipinas), or The Philippines (Tagalog: Pilipinas), also known as the Pearl of the Orient Seas, is an independent sovereign nation of southeast Asia.
Over the period of 256 years, the Philippines was a Spanish colony (1565-1821) and for 77 years after that was elevated to the dignity of a Spanish province (1821-1898).
According to Philippine government statistics and current census data, some (95.5%) of the population belong to ethnic groups that speak Austronesian languages; they are the descendants of Austronesian immigrants who came from Borneo and Celebes long ago.
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 hispanic
Hispanic, as used in the United States, is one of several terms used to categorize persons whose ancestry hails either from Spain, the Spanish-speaking countries of Latin America, or the original settlers of the traditionally Spanish-held Southwestern United States.
Etymologically, the term Hispanic (Hispano) is derived from Hispania, the name given by the Romans to the the entire Iberian Peninsula during the period of the Roman Republic.
Hispanic, as the term is often defined and used in the United States (of Spanish-speaking Latin American or Spanish descent) encompasses a very diverse population, which often makes efforts toward creating a Pan-Hispanic sense of identity difficult.
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 Culture of the Philippines - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Philippines is a mixed society, both Singular and Plural in form.
Before the coming of the Spaniards and the introducing of Roman Catholicism, the indigenous inhabitants were adherents of animism, or the worship of nature.
Culture of: Brunei  • Cambodia  • East Timor  • Indonesia  • Laos  • Malaysia  • Myanmar  •
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 Baybayin, The Ancient Script of the Philippines
However, as mentioned earlier in the Spanish accounts, the advent of the baybayin in the Philippines was considered a fairly recent event in the 16th century and the Filipinos at that time believed that their baybayin came from Borneo.
Authors who wrote about Philippine culture, such as Eugène Jacquet (1831) and Sinibaldo de Mas (1843), collected old samples of baybayin writing and classified them according to where they were found or the language of the text.
The sad fact is that most forms of indigenous art in the Philippines were abandoned wherever the Spanish influence was strong and only exist today in the regions that were out of reach of the Spanish empire.
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 COCI-Philippines   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
he National Museum is the primary government agency tasked with the preservation, conservation and protection of movable and immovable cultural properties for the safekeeping and for the enjoyment by present and future generations.
A reconstruction of the orignal Rizal ancestral house.
Evolution of Philippine flag is on display and a pictorial exhibit on the Agoncillo family.
www.pia.gov.ph /philinfo/phmuseu2.htm   (0 words)

  
 San Antonio Public Library:  Hispanic Heritage
Hispanic Associations of Colleges and Universities (HACU) - Striving to be the champions of Hispanic success in higher education, the HACU website provides a wealth of information for students.
Hispanic Association on Corporate Responsibility (HACR) - Noted as a prominent national Hispanic organization, the goal of this organization is the inclusion of Hispanics in Corporate America at a level commensurate with economic contributions.
Hispanic Customer Service Demographics - This is a one-page list of interesting statistics put out by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services on the Hispanic population that they serve.
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 Filipino/Hispanic and Filipino/Asian relations - Yellowworld Forums
In this day and age when the Philippines faces seemingly insurmountable challenges, it is important that Filipinos learn to “think out of the box”, learn to look East and South for stronger economic, political, and cultural ties instead of simply “looking West”.
philippines was the longest to be invaded and colonized continuously by spain, britain, usa, japan, usa, and very deeply that it affected and continues to affect the filipino identity and society.
particularly latino culture, which is basically structured through a pigmentocracy..its important to remember that while these groups may be more (obviously or blatantly) mixed than other groups, racial harmony or overlooking of ethnicity is not necessarily resultant...
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 WOW Philippines :: Discover Philippines :: Culture :: Festival & Fiestas   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
The Spanish colonization of the Philippines began with a blood-sealed peace treaty on the shores of Bohol.
Watch as the festivities reach a glorious climax on Saturday morning: that's when the Kadayawan parade is held, featuring colorful, orchid-bedecked floats and more than a dozen "ethnic" groups dancing to the beat of wooden drums.
Bicol Region's biggest celebration is an annual affair that combines religion with culture and tradition, packing it all in a 9-day fiesta of biblical proportions.
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 A Philippine Leaf   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
I would like to share with you some of what I have learned about ancient Philippines-- the way she was before the West found her.
It was not until the end of Spanish reign that it became known that remote mountain groups had maintained their literacy in scripts similar to the Tagalog script.
A few writing samples found in the Philippines are mysterious and undeciphered.
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 WOW Philippines :: Discover Philippines :: Culture :: Food   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
The Philippines country culture starts in a tropical climate divided into rainy and dry seasons and an archipelago with 7,000 islands.These isles contain the Cordillera mountains; Luzon’s central plains; Palawan’s coral reefs; seas touching the world’s longest discontinuous coastline; and a multitude of lakes, rivers, springs, and brooks.
When restaurants were established in the 19th century, Chinese food became a staple of the pansiterias, with the food given Spanish names for the ease of the clientele: this comida China (Chinese food) includes arroz caldo (rice and chicken gruel); and morisqueta tostada (fried rice).
The Americans introduced to the Philippine cuisine the ways of convenience: pressure-cooking, freezing, pre-cooking, sandwiches and salads; hamburgers, fried chicken and steaks.
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 Latin American Culture
Beyond Beans & Rice is a long-awaited resource for dietitian latin american culture and people who want to manage their diabetes but don`t want to sacrifice the mainstay of their cultural identity.
Hispanic culture in the Philippines - The British historian Arnold Joseph Toynbee once asserted in one of his works that "the Philippines are a Latin American country that was transported to the Orient by a gigantic marine wave".
While it’s impossible to deny the many Hispanic contributions made to the culture of the Philippines, Toynbee's romanticized assertion fails to acknowledge the enormous cultural contributions made by the Chinese since the 9th century when they first arrived in the archipelago for trade, and those made by...
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 The Ultimate Philippines Dog Breeds Information Guide and Reference
1 Philippine peso (piso) = 100 centavos (sentimos)
Go to the articles on the regions and provinces to see a larger map showing the locations of the regions and provinces.
Mestizos, those of mixed race, form a tiny but economically and politically important minority.
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