• #WalangPasok: Malacañang declares July 31 regular holiday for Eid al-Adha 2020

    Walang Pasok: Palace declares July 32, 2020, a regular holiday for Eid al-Adha

    Manila, Philippines – The Malacañang Palace officially declared Friday, July 31, a regular holiday for Eid al-Adha 2020 (Feast of Sacrifice). The President made the declaration through Proclamation No. 985, which was signed on July 29, upon the recommendation of the National Commission on Muslim Filipinos.

    Palace declares July 31 a regular holiday for Eid’l Adha

    As previously stated in our 2020 Philippine Holidays blog post, the Office of the President will be announcing the official date of the celebration based on the advice coming from the

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  • Culture nurtures life in “kite capital of the world”

    WEIFANG, China, July 31, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Data from Weifang municipal bureau of culture and tourism showed that, as of April this year, Weifang had 331 representative intangible cultural heritage projects above the municipal level with a total of 289 representative inheritors, and those above the provincial level and their inheritors are among the top three in Shandong Province.


    Photo taken on July 8 showed that children were learning about kite-making in the Shihuyuan community in Weifang.

    Li Jinbo, a city-level representative inheritor of the national intangible cultural heritage project of Gaomi paper-cutting is creating paper-cutting works featuring a hundred of different dragons.
    Li Jinbo, a city-level representative inheritor of the national intangible cultural heritage project of Gaomi paper-cutting is creating paper-cutting works featuring

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