Marindukanon Century of Cultural and Arts Studies: Initial review of the Local History and Cultural literacy dictionary with Cultural Heritage Tour packages, offline kiosks and mobile apps as centennial projects towards creative economies and culture-based industries

This year, Marinduque is commemorating its autonomy from Batangas, Quezon and Mindoro since 21stof February 1920. For the culture, arts and heritage of Marinduque and its people to flourish, it is imperative to document and promote Marindukanon in the region and the world. It might be beneficial to the provincial and local governments of Marinduque to establish and maintain a registry of cultural properties and arts practices.

 

In the long run, the output could be a basis for a district or even a division level matrix incorporating local history, cultural mapping and cultural history in the basic education curriculum as part of Department of Education’s effort for localization, indigenization and contextualization. Finally, the tangible results of both projects would serve as basis for cultural economies and creative industry in Marinduque.

 

In lieu of this,  by 2021 there would be a quincentennial celebration honoring the 500 years since the Battle of Mactan. As early as 2016, there had been subtle preparations for the upcoming occasion. Likewise, by 2022 Boac would be celebrating its quadricentennial foundation.  Therefore, the initial gains with Heritage Tourism would be sustained with arts, crafts and trades with technological innovation and applications.

 

The Marindukanon Culture and Arts Studies Program is a continuation of the academic tradition of Dr. Rex Asuncion and Dr. Romulo Malvar’s collaboration that has yet to come to full fruition. It is also the logical application of Mr. Chito Mandia’s internationalization protocols and Dr. Randy Nobleza’s efforts of revitalization and reinvigoration. In support of the two centennial projects: anthology of local history and cultural literacy dictionary of Marinduque arts and culture, the Heritage Tourism and Kulturismo kiosks would serve as collaboration with more line agencies and private sectors in the province. Similarly, the specific activities of the program is a series of workshops, mapping, documentation, research, writing and collaboration with Department of Tourism, Department of Trade and Industry along with its Negosyo Centers and in coordination with the provincial chamber of commerce and industry. Since Marinduque State College is offering the Graduate Diploma in Cultural Education in cooperation of the Philippine Cultural Education Program with the support of the National Commission for Culture and Arts, it would be an ideal platform for GDCE teacher-scholars to collaborate and work together with others in the field of tourism, trade and business.

wk 4 june 23-28

what is the impression of the library?

after almost four weeks of apprenticeship at the CCp library and archives, my impression remains the same. How I wish there is a similar library in Marinduque. Before completing my dissertation at DLSU and after my initial training at NCCA as a cultural mapping facilitator, I would always remember the wealth and breadth of the premier special library in the country, It is a source of inspiration, I will always return and comeback with the pleasure of having been an apprentice at the CCp library and archives. One month is not enough to make most of the what the library and archives has to offer.

what are the specific assignments given?

although my task is not quite laborious and as extensive as my peers and co-apprentices, I would always cherish the work ethic of the facilitators, staff and personnel of the library and archives. I am at home during mornings, during breaks and even during the library hours with visiting researchers and students from different schools, persuasions and interests. 

what is learned?

i have learned much not only the content that I was looking for and what I was able to amass during my stint at the library and archives. I have learned the daily routine of the particular sections of the library: the general reference, Filipiniana, world culture, serials and audio-visual section. Through indexing philippine studies journal and contemporary art philippines, I was able to browse and dwell on the essentials. I was able to appreciate better the Ramon Obusan Folkloric Group, Dr. Ramon Santos’ mentor and pioneering ethnomusicologist turned national artist Jose Maceda. I was able to learn more about museums, archives, the seven arts and mindanao culture through reading and interacting with my co-apprentices and facilitators.  

wk3 june 17-22 report 

june 17 yuchengco, metropolitan museum

june 18 indexing philippine studies journal x art plus magazine

june 20 virgin lab fest set B x noli mi tangere the musical 

unreachable start, anak ka ng x wanted male boarders

june 21 ligaya bayani-amilbangsa x nanding josef and ellen cruz

june 22 pinto art museum x orville tiamson studio

impressions of the library and beyond

To be honest, I have been to Yuchengco or Met Museum before. It is not my first time but I still looked forward in seeing permanent collections, rotating exhibits and new galleries. During my undergraduate years, I would always go from one museum or gallery to the next opening, artist talk or walk through. Every time I get a chance, I will go museum-hopping even other places outside Manila or out of the country. 

During the first two weeks of the apprenticeship, I was given a routine in the library and archives. On the third week, I got to make a practical assignment. Mam Mila asked me to index the more recent journals articles from the Philippine Studies: Ethnographic and Historical Viewpoints. This took me to my roots as a philippine studies major, way back in college days and more recently in postgraduate studies. I initially intended in De La Salle to catalogue all the PSEHV. It was indeed auspicious to be given such assignment. Then I was tasked to index the philippine contemporary art magazine. It was not also new to me, but it was a fulfilling experience because I know some of the writers, artists and even the exhibits or events that was featured. 

Attending the Virgin Lab Fest is also not new to me, even prior to my apprenticeship I am an avid viewer of VLF. Likewise, I am no stranger to Noli Mi Tangere Opera. I watched some excerpts of the rehearsals during the Pasinaya open house last February. I even new personally the performer who portray Elias from Jose RIzal’s novel turned to opera. 

I am also familiar with Ligaya Bayani-Amilbangsa and Orville Tiamson. I was fortunate enough to present a paper in Osaka University when I got to see the Alun-Alun Dance Circle performance in Japan. I think it was a couple of years ago when Mam Ligaya also was a keynote speaker during the DLSU Arts Congress. Although I don’t know Orville Tiamson personally, I know here Aunt Mam Gaying Tiamson-Rubin.     

 

specific assignments, colloquy with gurus and experiencing performances

My task throughout the week is to index Art plus magazine, it was an opportunity to familiarise myself with contemporary art scene. I was pleased to know about the galleries mostly in manila and abroad. I also enjoyed the short feature articles about respective artists and their recent exhibitions. Initially, I was indexing more recent issues of the Ateneo de Manila University academic journal. I was able to see and observe the trends of Filipino related studies, usually written by foreign scholars and related to related themes in history and ethnography in the country. 

We were treated with a free entrance to the technical dress rehearsals of Noli Mi Tangier and Set B of  Virgin Lab Fest 15 last Thursday. The first show was 3pm, we sought permission from our respective work station to leave our posts a bit earlier. We fell in line, and entered the little theater and selected appropriate seats at the bleachers. It was my first time to watch it in the said venue I usually watch VLF at the Huseng Batute blackbox theater. It was a build-up, the first is a bit lacking in terms of characterisation and biased towards the lower class society. The next play is well-written but the execution was a bit dull and dry. The last play was very entertaining and innovative especially with the transition and time lapse.

The opera version of the social realist novel of Jose Rizal was hip and contemporary. However due to its length and technical qualities, it was a bore. I usually have this preconceived notions and assumptions about opera and because of the familiarity with the materials, it prevented me enjoying the full length musical play. Otherwise, it would be highly commendable to the general public especially younger audiences and students.

The very next day is the peak of the apprenticeship program with the cultural immersion. We first visited the performing arts theater of the Resorts Worlds Manila. Although the said venue is closed for repairs and maintenance, we were still given the exclusive access by Mr. Ricky Francisco. He was very gracious enough to tour us with the theater facilities and what it can offer. The next stop is back to the cultural center for a panel discussion on technical theater. We were given anecdoese how the respective resources persons ended up with as a lighting, sound director, costume and set designer. After lunch, we started our long and intermittent supply of ventilation at the coaster  to Marikina. The cause was not lost because we were able to visit Handog Center, shoe museum and Bahay Malaya in Marikina. The experience was reach and commensurate to the efforts of getting to the place. We were very much blessed to partake to the life’s work of Ligaya Amilbangsa, Ellen Crus and Tatang Nanding. We called it a day when we reached Alta Roca resort in Antipolo for dinner and lodging. 

learnings/ insights from the field, stage and the library 

To continue, since were already in the province of Rizal it would be a pity if we won’t be immersed with the exquisite cultural capital of the Philippines. We went straight to pinto gallery and the studio of Orville Tiamson. The travel to National Arts Center from Binangonan was not straightforward. I always wondered about Anggono, my first publication was courtesy of Mam Gaying Tiamson, the artist’s aunt. Nevertheless, it would be a more glorious next time around to visit the Arts Capital of the country. With equal weight in my heart, I always wondered how is it like to stay at the Philippine high school for the arts. It was a wish granted to not only to see but to stay at the National Arts Center. It was indeed a very fulfilling weekend for a cultural immersion. The highlight of the cultural immersion apart from the visit to Rizal Shrine and national shrine in pila, Laguna was the sharing of my co-apprentices. I have learned insights from the composite of the leading regional arts centers in the archipelago. I am very blessed to given such opportunity. I am very excited to share all my learnings when I get home to Marinduque. 

Wk 2 report June 10-15

impressions on library 

Due to erratic schedule last June 5 and June 12 to give way to two important national holidays, we were able to observe and experience alternative activities such as museum hopping and opening of Ternocon. Since the Cultural Center is implementing a four-day working week, Monday is the second Colloquy with Gurus. This time, we went to the University of Philippines to interact with the National Artist for Music, Dr. Ramon Santos. And finally last Wednesday, during the commemoration of the 121st Independence Day, we went to SM Mall of Asia for the opening of Ternocon. One day after the orientation, it was not only a holiday for our Muslim siblings but also a chance to immerse to the museums in Intramuros. I went alone at first to the newly opened “Museo de Intramuros.” I also went to Casa Manila and on my way across to Museum de San Agustin, I saw my co-apprentices. So I tagged along with them to San Agustin Church, Manila Cathedral and finally at Fort Santiago. 

specific assignment 

Last Tuesday, I was able to watch “Tuklas Sining” documentary series at the audio-visual section. Mang Dany assisted me in searching for the Video materials, after locating the VHS tapes he set up the television and video player. I was able to see at least three out seven arts from the series:

Dulaan, Musika and Sayaw. Earlier, I found some materials related to the Ramon Obusan Folkloric Group and the launching Jose Maceda’s book “Gongs and Bamboo.” The video materials were a bit raw, unedited and with no credits. T

he ROFG performance was dated December 1996 marking its 25th year of existence. Among the few patrons and distinguished guest was National Artist for Music Lucrecia Kasilag. It was good good supplement to the Colloquy with Gurus when we visited ROFG. I appreciated National Artist for Dance  Ramon Obusan better although I verified that the cultural mapping conducted in Pasay did not include the national artist under personalities or did they dedicated a page or two for ROFG as a cultural institution. 

I was also glad that the venue for the next Colloquy with Gurus was held at Jose Maceda Hall, the Center for Ethnomusicology has just transferred from its original location. I got to see Dr. Ramon Santos who was then the artistic director of the Cultural Director in 1998 during the launch of the national artist for music Dr. Jose Maceda. It was pleasurable to watch the culmination of avant garde composer’s career with performances of gangsa from the North, wind and bamboo instruments by indigenous peoples with kulintang in the South. 

Finally, it was good to note that aside from Sining Kambayoka and religious theater in Marinduque was featured in the documentary series, Dulaan. I also benefited from the complete set of the CCP encyclopedia for the arts, both the first and (1994) second (2017) edition.   I was able to locate the luminaries from dance, music and theater like Ramon Obusan, Ramon Obusan Folkloric Group, Jose Maceda, Ramon Santos and the UP Center for Ethnomusicology. 

learnings/ insights

It was during the centenary of the archipelago’s revolution, Dr. Jose Maceda launched his life’s work “Gongs and Bamboo” at the cultural center which was jointly published by the National Commission for Culture and the Arts and the University of the Philippines Press. When I went to Sagada as a cultural mapping facilitator, not as a tourist anymore, I was able to get a deeper appreciation of the Cordillera culture from the said book by the National Artist for music. I understood the interconnection between the musical instruments in the country such as gangsa, the kulintang, gandingan and agung. I am delighted that kalutang was also included in the book, however I learned that the Mangyan is also making use of the instrument apart from the townsfolk of Gasan, Marinduque.

Likewise, I also enjoyed the very detailed book “Sinaunang Habi” by Marian Pastor-Roces. I was trying to relate the different weaving traditions in the North and from the South. Weaving is both tangible and intangible, the knowledge about the patterns, technique and craftsmanship is indicative of expressive cultures and also the aesthetic value of the finished product is priceless. I was also trying to locate the tradition of weaving in Marinduque between the long and great traditions of the Cordilleras and Mindanao. Although I was not able to find out at the moments, perhaps the weavers from Marinduque can learn much from the folk practice featured in the book by Pastor-Roces. 

While interacting with Mam Alice, she told us about the challenges and issues between the first edition and the revised edition of the CCP encyclopedia of the Arts. Just like the “Tuklas Sining” monograph series on the seven arts: architecture, theater, music, literature, film, dance, and visual arts, the volume was edited by Dr. Nicanor Tiongson. I could just imagine with the process of updating the entries in the encyclopedia, the main challenge is not the dearth or lack of information but on the contrary, the verification and culling of credible data. My main realisation, while looking for Marinduque entries in the rich library and archives, I did not found much. But on the other hand, I was able to understand more and more the interface of archipelagic configuration like the function of the UP Center for Ethnomusicology. According to Dr. Ramon Santos, it can only be attributed to only one man’s initiative, this can be attested with more than 3,500 hours of sound recordings, thousands of pages of field notes and detailed photographs along with musical notations of at least 87 ethnolinguistic groups in the archipelago. 

KSS library x archives weekly report

what is the impression of the library?

Since June 4, during the orientation we’ve already met with Mam Milagros Pasion. I also met with my co-apprentices from Mindanao State University (MSU) Marawi: Sir Pepito and Muamar. I am always fascinated with the library and more so with the archives. When I was studying at De La Salle University (DLSU) Manila, I’ve already touched based with the attached cultural offices to the National Commission on Culture and the Arts (NCCA) such as National Library of the Philippines (NLP), National Archives of the Philippines (NAP), National Historical Commission of the Philippines (NHCP), National Museum (NM), Komisyon sa Wikang Filipino (KWF) and of course the Cultural Center of the Philippines (CCP). After I applied and got accepted as a NCCA cultural mapping facilitator, my interest was renewed when we took up social institutions and movable heritage. Yesterday, June 6 we were introduced to Mam Alice Esteves, the chief of the library and archives. She provided us a run through of the CCP library and archives: the archives section, technical room and audio-visual section. 

what are the specific assignments given?

Last Tuesday, Mam Pasion told us apprentices that we would be coming with either an annotation bibliography or proposal for conservation and preservation of the library and archival holdings. Since the first week is not full, with the holiday and general orientation, we hope during the next three weeks there would be rotation so we would be acquainted with other areas and functions of the library and archives. I think I am assigned to library/archives collection management. While Muamar is going to deal with the organisation/ preservation/ digitisation of audio-visual materials. And Sir Pepito is given the task of collection/ staff development, automation database management and research methods with procedures. 

what is learned?

I appreciate it much that we were given enough room to explore and discover on our own. I was able to see the drastic development from the inception of the center since late 60s to the present. I was able to see the CCP library and and archives division Manual of Operations. Likewise, I get to read the annual reports available online from 2009 to 2017. Over lunch, my co-apprentices informally propose to come up with a publication proposal on Sining Kambayoka if not an updated Mindanao Studies Annotated Bibliography. Meanwhile, I would like to focus on collections management, more specifically on collection development, conservation and preservation. When we get home, I think we can make something productive out of our month-long apprenticeship especially to our respective work and hopefully to the community. It is my life-long dream to establish a studies center with a library, publication and museum like that of the Center for Kapampangan Studies (CKS), Center for Cebuano Studies (CSC) and Mindanawon Initiatives for Cultural Dialogue (MICD). 

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4th SLA R&E Colloquium programme

4th SLA Research and Extension Colloquium May 17-18, 2019/ SLA Speech Laboratory

Organized by SLASO and SLA Center for Language, Indigenous cultures and knowledge (CLICK) Marindukanon
In coordination w/ ENgSoc, SWSoc, AB polsci, ComSoc

Day 1 May 17, 2019
Morning session 8am to 12pm

AB political science panel

time/ schedule

researcher/ presenter

Political history of Mayor Roberto M. Madla in the Municipality of Boac in the 5yth Republic during the administration of Benigno Simeon C. Aquino III (2010-2016)

8.30am to 8.45am

Jerhenz Cate Sarmiento Dr. Gerard Gutierrez

Political History of Wilfredo R. Red (1992-1998) and Ruben F. Revilla (1998) Local Chief Executives of Santa Cruz, Marinduque

8.46am to 9.00am

Danica Joy Rey
Wilmer L. Imperio, MpA

Political History of Mayor Victoria A. Lao Lim (2001-2010) Local Chief Executive of the Municipality of Gasan

9.01am to 9.15am

Shiela Estrella
Dr. Jellian Ricafrente

Political History of Mayor Tomas N. pizarro (2001-2007) and Mayor Gil R. Briones (2007-2016) local chief executives in the municipality of Torrijos, marinduque

9.16am to 9.30am

Joesell-An principe Alma Jalos, MpA

Political history of Ruben M. Tan (1986-1988), Jonathan Felipe M, garcia (1998-2007) and Senen M. Livelo Jr. (1988-1998) Local Executive of the Municipality of Mogpog during the Administration of Corazon C. Aquino

9.31am to 9.45am

Jun Jun Rioveros Dr. Homer MOntejo

Political History of Russel Sarmiento Madrigal (2010-2016) as Local Chief Executive in the Municipality of Buenavista

9.46am to 10am

Edilyn Verlarde Neil Ryann Rodil

Development and Implementation of a Training program of managing Bullying Behavior for Community-based workers

10.01am to 10.30am

Dr. Jellian Ricafrente

Echo 0: SLA RDE Agenda

time/ schedule

presenter/ researcher

pasinaya/ KSS general assembly and establishing Marindukanon Regional Arts Center

10.31am to 10.45am

Dr. Randy Nobleza, STech students

GDCE orientation and Level 2 report

10.46am to 11.00am

Sir Chito Mandia

Marindukanon Cultural Mapping updates

11.01am to 11.15am

BS Social Work 4, GAS 12, STEM 12

Saling Awit, Saling Tula progress report

11.16am to 11.30am

Ms. Angel Mae Mabunga, Ms. Arlette Malimata, Ms. Kindrah Constantino ABE 4A

Afternoon session 1pm to 4.30pm

BS Social Work panel

Time/ schedule

presenter/ researcher

Effects of climate change among the fisherfolks in Brgy. Libas and Yook, Buenavista, Marinduque

1pm to 1.30pm

Joshua Marcela etal BSSW 4A

Federalism: The comparison between Arts and Culture of the Land of the Rising Sun and the Land of the Kings

1.31 to 1.45pm

Apphia Monleon etal BSSW 1B

Effects of rapid population to communities and urbanizing public and private sectors

1.46 to 2.00pm

Lea Danielle Tolentino etal BSSW 1B

Comparison of k12 program as implemented in the philippines and America

2.01 to 2.15pm

Dulce Cardona etal BSSW 1B

Decriminalization of prostitution in the philippines

2.16pm to 2.30pm

Jeka Labay etal BSSW 1A

What is behind the expensive water supply in Dubai and the expensive oil supply in Thailand that affect the growth of the Asian Economy

2.31pm to 3.45pm

Julianne Marie Francisco etal BSSW 1A

The economic impact of migration in Australia

3.46pm to 4pm

Cherry Rose Matimtim 1A

Echo Session 1: Jr. Social Work Association of the philippines Regional Conference

4.01pm to 4.30pm

Paul vincent onate etal JSWAp pax

Day 2 May 18, 2019
AM session 8am to 11.30am

BA Communication panel

time/ schedule

research/ presenter

From housewives to financial providers: analysis of women economic?

8.00am to 8.45am

Abegail Balahan BAC 4

The relationship between the climate change and food security to the economic growth of Bangladesh, Cambodia and philippines

8.46am to 9.00am

John Robert Reginio etal BAC 1

Comparison of Intangible Cultural Herotage of the philippines and Indonesia based on UNESCO’s representative element

9.01am to 9.15am

Cheinevieve piguerra etal BAC 1

Globalization and the Mining industry: the Marcoper Mining Company and its effect to the island of Marinduque

9.16am to 9.30am

Rjay Montenegro etal BAC 1

Echo Session 2: Pinoy Media Congress

time/ schedule

researchers/ presenters

How to Spot fake news

9.31am to 10.15am

Shernie Cess Largado, BAC 1

Managing social media

10.16am to 10.45am

Ralf Gutierrez, BAC 1

Reel or real? Producing films for millenial for a millennial and gen z market

10.46am to 11.30am

Syy-Jay Mabunga, BAC 1

PM session

AB English panel

time/ schedule

researcher/ presenter

Liturgical reading of selected lectors and commissioned readers of the Immaculate conception parish: basis to improve reading skills

1.00am to 1.15pm

Hayden Semilla, ABE 4B

Semiotic Analysis of pagtatagpo

1.16pm to 1.30pm

Kimberlyn Militar, ABE 4B

Stylistic ANalysis of Marinduque March

1.31pm to

Ella Sophia Malco, ABE 4B

1.45pm

ABE Students functions of code switching and teachers perception in the School of Liberal Arts

1.46 to 2.00pm

Ma. Realyn Arriesgado, ABE 4A

Echo Session 4

time/ schedule

researcher/ presenters

50th Linguistics Society of the philippines (DLSU Manila)

2.00pm to 2.30pm

John Earl Manlisis and Rizalyn Magno, ABE 4B

1st National Linguistic Conference

2.31pm to 3.00pm

Marieneth Malubag and Vince Justine Roland Madriaga, ABE 4B

5th International DANUM Conference

3.01pm to 3.30pm

Mariel pastorfide and Kate Lamac, ABE 4B

Lit Crit panel

time/ sched

researcher/ presenter

Formalism, LIRA and tertulyang pampanitikan

3.31pm to 3.45pm

Marie madel Erta, ABE 4A

Semiotic reading of Sagisag Kultura: Tudlo and Cultural Education

3.46pm to 4.00pm

Edelyn Solsona, ABE 4A

Deconstruction of Eros Atalia’s take on Filipino Contemporary Literature

4.01pm to 4.15pm

Maggie Gamo, ABE 4A

New Historicism and the SAS/SLA Creative Writing output 2008-2018

4.16pm to 4.30

Olivia Larraquel, ABE 4A

ABSO prexy message on 4th SLA R&E Colloquium

Good day! Happy Heritage Month!

In behalf of Bachelor of Arts Student Organization (ABSO) of MSC Santa Cruz I would like to express my sincerest gratitude to all participants of research colloquium held last May 17-18 2019.

I would like to congratulate all AB students who took part in the said event I hope this will not be the last but only the start of new generations of students who excel not only in research but in all academic areas.

I would like to encourage all MSCians to aim higher for brighter future of MSC.

Thank you and God bless.

Freemark joseph V. Salvacion
ABSO PRESIDENT

KNOWING YOUR COUR CULTURE: MARINDUKANON CHIZU TO NIHONGO JISHO

Culminating activity not just enhances and discovers the skills of the students, but it also creates a strong bond between the students. It creates camaraderie among students. It is important for in the activity, you can show what are the knowledge you learned and skills that was improved and earned. It requires students to participate in all aspects of event operations and analyze the success of the event.

The program with the theme “Knowing Your CULTURE: Marindukanon Chizu to Nihongo Jisho” was started at exactly 9:40 a.m. with an opening prayer followed immediately by the National Anthem. To formally start the program, a welcome message was given to us by our dear Professor, Randy T. Nobleza, Ph., D. He emphasized the part of the cultural mapping form that we are going to present.

An intermission number was rendered to us by selected MAED students.  And the presentation begins with the First Plenary Session 1 entitled Natural Heritage compose of different subtopics namely Land Formation presented by Mrs. Darlenne Marie Peregrin-Recto and Ms. Jezebel R. Real; Significant Natural Resources: Plants presented by Mrs. Jennyrose Aisa Alim-Sadiwa and Mrs. Ruby D. Pedernal; Significant Natural Resources: Animals presented by Mr. Jhons P. Marimon and Mr. Emer R. Delos Reyes. After the presentation of the First Plenary Session, reaction from the group 2, who will present the Plenary Session 2 followed. After the reaction was given, a short video presentation entitled “Panata at Kahoy” by Tariktik production was shown to us. The video tackles one of the tradition in our province, the Moriones Festival.  The video also showed the Marindukanons panataduring Holy Week wearing their Moriones mask. As the video showed the interview with one of the known maskaramaker, he said that making masks for him was a panata, but that was before. At present, mascara making is a source of his family’s income.

Plenary Session 2 was entitled Built Heritage. Under this are the following subtopics. Schools and Educational Complexes presented by Mrs. Leila R. Recana and Mrs.  Yolanda R. Robles; Hospital and Medical Facilities presented by Ms. Juliet P. Palermo and Mrs. Anna Lorena R. Rodelas; Churches, Temples and Places of Worship presented by Ms. Maryann R. Padolina and Mr. Jomar R. Parreno; Monuments and Markers presente by Mrs. Jenilyn Joy T. Riego and Mrs. Jeshagere E. Anda and Tangible Immovable Sites was presented by Ms. Cyrille Mae A. Palmero and Ms. Jennifer O. Reynoso. The Plenary Session 2 was followed by a reaction from the group 3. Before the giving of the certificate, another short video was showed entitled “Media-Based Cultural Documentation – Tuba,tuba paano ka ginawa?” a cooltura production.  The video showed how tuba was made.

Plenary Session 3 entitled Movable Heritage followed. Under this are the following subtopics. Archeological Object presented by Mrs. Roseli P. Jalos and Mrs. Joanne Abeguey D. Magcarang; Movable Tangible Religious Object presented by Mr. Aldrin P. Reynoso; Works of Industrial/ Comercial Arts presented presented by Mrs. Rowena R. Siena and Mrs. Grace V. Cabral; Artwork presented by Mrs. April Mhey Q. Magculang and Mr. Jethro D. Revilloza; and Archival Holdings presented by Mr. Larry D. Quijan and Mrs. May Ann Rose N. Rhodas. Another reactions from the next group was followed. And before the distribution of certificates for the presenters, another short film entitled Media-Based Cultural Documentation- Tuklaw: Sa Likod ng krus (MaSayah productionby Melanie Malinao was viewed.

Plenary Session 4 entitled Intangible Cultural Heritage was followed wherein it has the following subtopics. Social Practices, Rituals and Festive Events presented by Mr. Darwin R. Lego and Ms. Edesa R. Penarroyo; and Knowledge and Practices Concerning Nature and the Universe presented by Mr. Ronald Rodil. Another short film was viewed which entitled Media-Based Cultural Documentation- Pulso: Pintig ng Pagpapagaling and Media-Based Cultural Documentation- Balwarte: Ang Paggibik ng Piping Saksi ( Lantawan Production) by Abegail Faderogao.

All of the Plenary Session ended up with a picture taking together with our Professor. We congratulate each other for a job well done.

Rene Auberjonois said “ The highest happiness is a by-product of worthy work well done”.

Malikhaing Marindukanon: Tertulyang Pampanitikan