Synonyms for layag or Related words with layag
Examples of "layag"
Recently, C3 expanded their operations to Zamboanga, and scheduled outreach activities to
(a community within the barangay of Talon-Talon), the Mariki Community, and the Lumbangan dumpsite area. They are now distributing solicitation letters among C3 volunteers in the area.
On October 29–30, 2010, Jaboneta served as a featured speaker at a Mindanao Bloggers Summit in Zamboanga City. It was at this event that he first learned about elementary school students from
, an island community in Zamboanga City. Close to 200 of these students could only attend school by swimming half a mile to get to the mainland. Concerned by this fact, and encouraged by businessman Josiah Go to do something more than just post on Facebook about it, Jaboneta began a movement he called Zamboanga Fund for Little Kids. The group began by raising funds to be able to provide the community of
with boats that the students could ride to school. Meeting initial success, the group kept pressing forward, searching for ways to be able to serve the
community more sustainably while identifying other communities with similar needs. Today, the project is formally known the Yellow Boat of Hope Foundation, Inc. (YBH) with Jaboneta and Anton Mari H. Lim as co-founders. As of June 2016, over 2440 Yellow Boats have been donated, and five schools built, along with dormitories and day care centers. Every YBH community receives school supplies, school bags, clothing, and nutritional support. The YBH focus is on education, medical support, local ecology, sustainability, and empowering others. Strong community involvement combined with social networking contribute to the growth of the Yellow Boat Project.
The word paraw also parao is related to "proa" and may be used to denote a boat. However, the term for boats (with or without outriggers) in the Philippines without sails or "
" are typically called "vanca" or "bangka".
The paraw has three major elements that make it a paraw: the "bangka", the "katig" and the "
". Motorized versions of bangkas (with outriggers) are commonly known as pump boats and are used for inter-island travel.
Originally conceived and financed by Alfonso "Nonong" Delicana III, the Annual AD3 Karera de Paraw & Pinta
competition is now on its 4th year. However, the expanding scope and number of activities of the event encourages at this point the involvement and participation also of supporters in and outside Banate. Organizers would now welcome donations for the activities of the coming year.
The main event is the paraw boat race along Iloilo Strait and also showcases Pinta
, sail painting contest; Porma Balas, sand sculpting; Pintawo, body painting contest; Miss Paraw Regatta,a local beauty pageant; Samba De Regatta,music & Mardi Gras contest; Luces by the Sea,a pyrotechnic exhibition; beach volleyball; and photo competition.
He was able to write several books, which were integrated into the curriculum of several schools. “Hasik”, “
” and “Makabagong Pilipino” are three of those books that are now used in different high schools. Two of his other books, “Reaching Out” and “Sagwan”, are still being used by the Ateneo High School.
Kimantong is attributed to have been the first Bikolano to fashion the rudder called "timon", the sail called "
", the plow called "arado", the harrow called "surod", the "ganta" and other measures, the roller, the yoke, the "bolo", and the hoe. A baranggay called Kimantong is found in Daraga, Albay.
Held every Easter Sunday of the year, the "Karera de Paraw" is a sailboat racing competition participated by Banatenhon fisher folks. It is a four-day activity, which includes the "Pinta
" (sail painting competition involving the out of school youths), "Mutya sang Paraw" (a beauty pageant competition), "Rakustik" (an acoustical jam competition), and capped by the "Karera de Paraw" on the fourth and final day.
The song is delivered in 5/4 or Quintuple Time, utilizing the natural phrasing and rhythm of the lyrics. The words unfold as a children's song introducing the Abakada, the indigenized Tagalog letters of the Philippines. The verses consist of the native alphabet sung repeatedly, and gradually developed as a canon, a contrapuntal musical technique that employs overlapped imitations of a musical phrase. In the contrasting bridge, the lyrics hint at a folktale of seafarers in the north (i.e. ""
sa hilaga"") setting sail for the mysterious south (i.e. ""timog, mahiwaga"").
The Sama-Bajau refers to several Austronesian ethnic groups of Maritime Southeast Asia with their origins from the southern Philippines. The name collectively refers to related people who usually call themselves the Sama or Samah; or are known by the exonyms Bajau (, also spelled Badjao, Bajaw, Badjau, Badjaw, Bajo or Bayao) and Samal or Siyamal (the latter being considered offensive). They usually live a seaborne lifestyle, and use small wooden sailing vessels such as the "perahu" ("
" in Meranau), "djenging", "balutu", "lepa", "pilang", and "vinta" (or "lepa-lepa"). Some Sama-Bajau groups native to Sabah are also known for their traditional horse culture.
" or main sail may be made of anything from woven mats, cloth, canvas even sack cloth. Traditionally the main sail is similar to a lateen rig or a crabclaw sail and is attached to a vertical and horizontal spar, the sail differs from a traditional lateen rig in that the vertical spar is parallel to the mast and does not suffer from bad tack. The sail's spar may be as long as the mast, unattached and may appear to be longer than the mast when attached to it. There are no guidelines as to how the main sail is shaped but it may approximate an equilateral triangle. The paraw is also equipped with a foresail or jib and adds to the overall surface area and generated thrust derived from the wind. A variation of the paraw with rectangular sails is the vinta.
Lisa was born at Lourdes Hospital in the City of Manila, Philippines. She is the daughter of Cesar Macuja and Susan Pacheco. Lisa is the second among four siblings. Her elder brother, Julio II (Joly) was born in 1963. She had a younger brother who was a teenage actor and musical artist named Jerome who was born in 1967, but died in a car accident on September 30, 1984, just three days before his 20th birthday, during her first season at the Kirov Ballet. She is the sister of Gia Macuja Atchison, an actress and musical artist, who was born in 1971, and who is married to musician Robert Atchison. Raised as a Catholic, Lisa attended St. Theresa's College in Quezon City, Philippines, where she was a consistent honor student in grade school until she graduated salutatorian in her high school class. At age 8, she started her first ballet class with Felicitas
-Radaic as her mentor, who kept a vigilant eye on her early years as a ballerina, and saw her through five Royal Academy of Dancing (RAD) syllabus examinations in the ten years while she was under her school. At age 11, she danced onstage for the first time in a ballet recital called "Twinkle Toes in Tinsel Land" that was shown on February 29, 1976 at the Meralco Theater, Pasig City, Philippines. She was an apprentice and young soloist of Dance Theater Philippines (DTP). She received her advanced certificate from the Royal Academy of Dancing, and earned a scholarship to the Vaganova Choreographic Institute in Leningrad. She was the principal dancer of the renowned Kirov Ballet between 1984 and 1986. She returned to Manila in 1986 and became the first artist-in-residence of the Cultural Center of the Philippines (CCP) while dancing with Ballet Philippines. In 1988, she became a ballerina of the Philippine Ballet Theater (PBT) and had since remained Philippine-based, performing as principal ballerina in major local productions and as international guest artist in Russia, Lithuania, Latvia, Ukraine, Georgia, Armenia, the United States, Cuba, Mexico, Japan, South Korea, Malaysia, Singapore, and New Zealand. In 1995, she established her very own ballet company, Ballet Manila, envisioned as a ballet company by the dancers, of the dancers and for the dancers, dance training and education rank among the foremost priorities of the group under the watchful eyes of Macuja-Elizalde and ballet master Osias Barroso, who have drilled the company in the highly-rigorous Russian (Vaganova) method of classical ballet.
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