Lots of languages unless you are Philippines native you may not be aware that there are approximately 175 languages spoken in the Philippines with 171 still considered to be alive even though the country’s official languages are Filipino and English languages such as simple one oh and Ilocano are also very popular but please do not let the fear of a language barrier discourage you from visiting.
the Philippines is mostly full of Christians with 90% of them declaring themselves Christian around 80 percent of those people in the Philippines consider themselves to be Roman Catholics while the other 10% are different Christian denominations.
Filipinos love texting. The Philippines is considered the texting capital it is estimated that Filipinos send around 400 million every day adding up to 142 billion per year they value friendship and family so they love keeping in touch oftentimes by texting, the Philippines send more text messages each day than tech smith’s dissent in the UK in the United States I guess it’s true what they say Filipinos are very social people Wow.
Karaoke is a Filipino invention Filipinos love karaoke; if you ever challenges a Filipino to karaoke, prepare to lose they are born to blow while.
the karaoke was first invented by Japanese musician Daisuke in 1971 it was Filipino Roberto del Rosario who first patents at the karaoke sing-along system in 1975 and subsequently commercialized it.
So yes karaoke is literally a Filipino invention if you’re ever in the Philippines, do not sing karaoke unless you are prepared for a Filipino to absolutely crush.
The Filipino flag can mean war or peace the Filipino flag is the only one in the world which can determine whether the country is at war or at peace depending on how it is flown on the flag.
there is a white triangle with a Sun surrounded by three golden stars representing the three island groups then it has a strip of red and blue when the country is at peace the flag is flown with blue on top when the country is at war is reversed with red on top.
you cannot divorce in the Philippines Philippine law in general does not provide for divorce inside the country and remain the only UN member states do so the only exception is with respect to Muslims who are allowed by their religion to divorce in certain circumstances for the majority non-muslims the law only allows for annulment of marriages many women’s groups have tried to fight to change the law but unfortunately their attempts failed.
of the ten largest shopping malls in the world three are in the Philippines Filipinos love going to the mall it is no surprise that three of the largest shopping malls are in the Philippines talk about being a Shopaholic if you’re ever looking to shop head to the SM Megamall in the Philippines which is the largest in the country and one of the largest in the world.
the Philippines if you were ever wondering what the national symbol of the Philippines is here it is it is the Philippine which is a monkey eating eagle it is critically endangered and the largest of all Eagles because it is so endangered killing 1/10 result in 12 years and chill and a hefty fine talk about a punishment.
do not open gifts in front of the giver according to Filipino custom it is considered extremely rude to open a gift immediately after receiving this may come to a shock to many people from other countries who are used to opening gifts immediately after receiving them no matter who is watching before jetting off to the Philippines be sure to learn about Filipino custom so that you do not repeat all the wrong way.
Filipinos are the nicest people in the world Filipinos are the best part of the Philippines they are some of the most kind-hearted people to ever live they are so positive and uplifting it’s impossible not to love them if you’re ever in the Philippines and feel like you don’t have any friends just take a look around I’m sure you’ll see a friendly face that’s it for today everyone.
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