Kultura ng Pananahan in 4th Episode of Buhay na Buhay

March 9, 2018

Senator Loren Legarda enjoins the public to watch the fourth episode of Buhay na Buhay, featuringKultura ng Pananahan (Devotion to the Home and Family), on Saturday, March 10, 5:45pm, on GMA News TV.

“This episode talks about a culture where family is the ‘bedrock of existence’ and the home is the ‘haven of rest.’ The value of family togetherness is highlighted,” said Legarda.

Kultura ng Pananahan talks about devotion to the family, one’s social network of friends, acquaintances, and sanctity of the home. The episode features the stone houses in Vigan, the Relova House in Pila, Laguna, the Traje de Mestiza costume, the Jota de Manila folk dance, and the Rigodon de Honor. It also features the Feast of Saint Peter in Apalit, Pampanga which is both a family and community tradition.

Buhay na Buhay, produced by the National Commission for Culture and the Arts (NCCA), is an engaging and informative series that introduces the eight living cultures of the Philippines.

Legarda, the program host, presents the groundbreaking study of Professor Felipe De Leon Jr., former NCCA Chairperson, in this eight-part weekly series written by Floy Quintos and directed by Jeypi Salonga of Business Unusual Media Solutions (BUMS) Inc.

“The Philippines is a culturally diverse country. We continue to unravel artifacts and ways of life of our forefathers, and we have been constantly learning about our rich heritage, culture, and the arts. We are always in pursuit of deepening our understanding of the very soul and identity of being a Filipino. Through this series, we will also experience and witness how our culture continues to bebuhay na buhay,” said Legarda.

Buhay na Buhay is a product of academic and scholarly work presented in an engaging manner through an interesting narration and video documentation. It is presented in the Filipino language so that more Filipinos would better grasp the different facets of our culture.

Buhay na Buhay airs every Saturday, 5:45 p.m., on GMA News TV.