February 2020 - Batangas History, Culture and Folklore February 2020 - Batangas History, Culture and Folklore

February 2020

The Amusing Stories of Suan, Batangas’ Version of Juan Tamad

Long before mass media and the Internet became ubiquitous in every Filipino household, people entertained themselves by, among other things,...

Batangas History 28 Feb, 2020

How American GIs Helped Revive Batangas’ Balisong Industry

The first balisong or Batangas fan-knife, one of the lasting symbols of the Batangueño, was created by one Perfecto de Leon of the barrio of...

Batangas History 18 Feb, 2020

5 Steps to Finding a Wife the Batangueño Way – Old Batangas Courtship Traditions

Young men in the 1960s and after probably have to thank the American regime and the onslaught of western thinking that freed them from the o...

Batangas History 8 Feb, 2020

In World War II, People Evacuated TO the Taal Volcano Crater Island

Although Taal Volcano Island has long been declared a “permanent danger zone” by the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (PHI...

Batangas History 3 Feb, 2020