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Lianna Romulo

Filipino Celebrations

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This multicultural children's book is full of Filipino holidays, culture, language and stories! 

In the Philippines, people love to celebrate-holidays are filled with music and dancing, sometimes with colourful costumes, and always with great food! Rich with detailed watercolours and cultural flavor, Filipino Celebrations: A Treasury of Feasts and Festivals makes major holidays (like Christmas) and family gatherings (like weddings and birthdays) come alive.

From these pages, children will learn the history of each holiday, its cultural influences, the varied ways in which people celebrate in different regions of the Philippines, special customs and food, key words and phrases (in English and Tagalog), and more. Games, songs, and other activities invite young readers to join in the fun. New and familiar holidays take on a special flavor as children learn about the diverse cultures that make up this wonderful island nation. Perfect for Filipino-American families looking to share the unique culture of the Philippines, educators interested in promoting multiculturalism in the classroom, or anyone interested in the country, Filipino Celebrations will encourage children ages five to ten to participate and learn while having fun.

Celebrations and festivals include:

Mga Kaarawan 


Semana Santa 

-Holy Week

Mga Barrio Fiestas 

-Town Festivals

Mga Binyag


Araw ng Kalayaan

 -Independence Day and more!

Written by: Lianna Romulo
Author: Corazon Dandan-Albano
Pages: 48 pages
Binding: Hardcover
ISBN-10 : 0804838216
ISBN-13 : 978-0804838214
Publisher: Tuttle Publishing

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