Monthly Archives: March 2012

Panaglaga Kadagiti Balikas 2012

(via TAO, LUGAR, PASAMAK; Bannawag, Abril 9, 2012 issue) DAGITI KAMPEON A MANNANIW. Paset ti “Panaglaga Kadagiti Balikas 2012,” seminar iti panagsurat nga inangay ti GUMIL Cagayan, ti gunglo dagiti mannurat nga Ilokano iti Cagayan, iti Cagayan State University-Sanchez Mira idi … Continue reading

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Jonathan Badon’s superb rendition of an Ilokano classic

“Tengnga Ti Baybay” by Jonathan Badon From the album Sika (Ikaw): Songs for the Ilokano Heart Distributed by Star records worldwide Producer: Robert Sena Executive Producer: Ana Agabin Jonathan Badon, a tenor, is a Bachelor of Music in Voice graduate from … Continue reading

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Training-workshop on bridging between languages in mother language-based education under the new K-12 curriculum

(via Implement MLE Now!) To be held 14-26 May 2012 at St. Louis University, Baguio City, Philippines. Organized by SIL International, St. Louis University and the 170+ Talaytayan MLE Incorporated. This international workshop is part of a series on planning for strong … Continue reading

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62nd Palanca Awards opens; deadline April 30

Now on its 62nd year of encouraging excellence in literary writing, the Carlos Palanca Memorial Awards for Literature (Palanca Awards) is currently accepting entries for this year’s contest. Deadline for submission is at 12:00 midnight of 30 April 2012. The Palanca … Continue reading

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‎37 sarita iti umuna a pasalip ti ALVIYA

Tallopulo ket pito a sarita ti naawat ti ALVIYA Secretariat para iti Umuna a Pasalip  ALVIYA iti Sarita nga esponsoran ALVIYA Literary Foundation babaen ken ni Alex Vicente Yadao ti New York, USA. Kuna ti Secretariat a “nalabon ti apit … Continue reading

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“There is no hell” –Miriam

Sen. Miriam Defensor Santiago, responding to a front-page Inquirer article yesterday where a priest claimed that she should be consigned to the fires of hell, said: “Under Vatican 2, there is no hell; but even if there is, there is nobody there.” Santiago said that in theology, hell is not … Continue reading

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What’s new in Laoag City: Johnny Moon, Samtoy Books

By Kara Santos Unique reads and eats in the bustling Ilocos Norte city MANILA, Philippines — Two new establishments in Laoag City are celebrating Ilocano culture with a twist. Johnny Moon Cafe and Samtoy Books, which opened last December at … Continue reading

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Let a billion readers bloom: How bollywood teaches literacy in India

By Brij Kothari “My teacher comes to class, writes something on the board, goes to her office and snacks,” explained Kavita, a resident of a slum in Ahmedabad, when I asked her why she couldn’t read despite being in … Continue reading

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3rd Cordillera Creative Writing Workshop to be held May 22-26

The University of the Philippines Baguio and National Commission for Culture and the Arts will hold the third Cordillera Creative Writing Workshop on May 22 to 26, 2012. The Workshop is open to all, 16 years old and above. Original … Continue reading

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Getting drunk and losing sleep are good for creativity

Hmm, isu met la gayam nga adu a mannurat ti mangnginum ken saan a matmaturog, aya? By An Xiao @ I know a lot of artists who get drunk a lot. I know a lot of artists who are sleepy … Continue reading

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