The Filipino and Filipina, commonly known as Pinoy and Pinay in local language, are made up of several ethnic groups that speak Austronesian languages.
Tectonic plates below the Philippines
Philippines are located in the western Pacific Ocean in Southeast Asia seated on the Pacific Ring of Fire which is a direct result of the tectonic plates.
Ati-atihan is one of the festivities in the Philippines held annually every third Sunday of January in Kalibo, Aklan, in honor of the town patron, the infant Santo Niño.
From Nipa Hut to House of Stone
The architecture of the Philippines is a manifestation of the history and heritage of the country.
Antique is a province of the Philippines located in the Western Visayas region.
Misamis Occidental is a province of the Philippines located in the Northern Mindanao region.
Zamboanga Sibugay is a province of the Philippines located in the Zamboanga Peninsula region in Mindanao.
Located in the CALABARZON region in Luzon, Laguna is notable for being the birthplace of Jose Rizal, the country’s national hero.
Agusan Del Sur
Located in the northeastern part of Mindanao, Agusan del Sur is a landlocked province belonging to the CARAGA Region.