By Pocholo Concepcion
Everybody can feel so at home in Baguio that the thought of actually living there crosses the mind. But it has rarely happened, even if a few friends have done so—finding work, getting married and starting a family in the City of Pines, enjoying year-round cool weather, and eating fresh vegetables and strawberries famously grown […]
By Frank Cimatu
Baguio City’s tourist season has officially started this month with the annual mining convention and a golf tournament ushering in at least 15,000 visitors.
By Edgar Allan M. Sembrano
Amid encroachments by commercial developers with the collusion of local and national government agencies, cultural communities recently flocked to Baguio for Dayaw, the indigenous-peoples festival organized by the National Commission for Culture and the Arts (NCCA).
Ang Gerilya creates a series of playful renditions of Baguio’s tourism hospitality. “Dayo” (visitor) is about cityfolk paradise excursion, tourist immersion, skin-deep experience, and friendly acquaintances with the tendency to misinterpret and exploit the deep-rooted highland culture of the community. “Igorot Selfie” series is inspired by the superficiality of Igorot-styled photo shoots. “Skull Pikes” […]
By Lester G. Babiera
Dayaw, the national celebration of indigenous cultural communities, will be held October in three locations in the three major island groups, according to the National Commission for Culture and the Arts.