Thank you for making the 1st Kabilin Fest a success


Thank you to all those who have so generously shared their talents at the 1st Kabilin Fest (Heritage Festival organized by the Paulina Constancia Museum of Naive Art [MoNA] on the occasion of its launching on International Museum Day) last Saturday, May 18. Here are some photos of the wonderful moments we shared as a community…

  1. Tindak Sugbo (Bike Tour of Heritage Public Spaces) led by Psychology Volunteers on Bikes
  2. Traditional Toys Workshop with PJ & Delfin of Mayflower Inn
  3. Traditional Musical Instruments Workshop with Filo d’Oro
  4. Traditional Puppetry Workshop led by Pierre Famador
  5. PUSO Weaving Workshop led by Allen of West Gorordo Hotel
  6. Sawsaw Workshop led by Ananda Marga Wellness Centre
  7. Tambol and Malong Dressing Ritual Dance led by the Sunrise Festival 2013 Maharlika Artists
  8. Dula, Mugna, Istorya -St. Michael’s Play Garden
  9. Sugbuanong Awit sing along with Guitarist Lemuel Inanoria
  10. Sugbuanong Awit and More with Sistemang Pilipino, Inc.
  11. Baybayin Workshop with Carlo Enad
  12. Visayan Folklore Readings, under the guidance of Professor Madrileña de la Cerna
  13. Access to Heritage as a Human Right with Atty. Yvonne Artiaga
  14. Parents as Transmitters of Culture with Grace Fereros
  15. International Craft Workshop: FUROSHIKI with Misa Imai from Japan
  16. Launch of the Paulina Constancia Museum of Naive Art [MoNA]

The MoNA is part of the cultural stewardship program of West Gorordo Hotel, Cebu, Philippines

MoNA’s Official Launch Event!

Here are some snapshots from the PAULINA CONSTANCIA Museum of Naive Art [MoNA] launching:

MoNA opening-collage

  1. Our honored guests -young culture keepers: (L-R) Budoy (Music & Bisdak Culture), Dennis Sugarol (Choral Music), Mary Rose Villacastin-Maghuyop (Dance & Theatre)-each shared an inspiring message
  2. Some of our Guests
  3. Welcome Speech by PC, photo with son Lucas
  4. Budoy, PC & Lucas at the main door of the MoNA
  5. Our Lady of Joy School Admin & Staff
  6. PC with high school classmates Carmel & Elka
  7. A Happy Moment indeed! (L-R) Prof Madrileña de la Cerna, Mary Rose Maghuyop, Loi Alix, Cookie Newman & PC
  8. Vilma Lee (PC’s mom-in blue) with friends from the Young Ladies Association of Charity & Human Rights Lawyer Atty. Yvonne Artiaga (in white shirt).
  9. (L-R) Rudy Alix, PC & Lucas, Tonette Pañares, VAMGI President Malou Samson, Loi Alix & Edna Lee (museum designer)

Thanks again to all who joined us for the evening, you sure made the MoNA opening a joyous & memorable event.