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Damiana Eugenio

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Damiana Ligon Eugenio (September 27, 1921 – October 10, 2014) was a Filipino female author and professor who was known as the Mother of Philippine Folklore, a title she received in 1986. [1]

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Bulacan (Lalawigan ng Bulakan; Lalawigan ning Bulacan) (PSGC:; '''ISO''': PH-BUL) is a province in the Philippines, located in the Central Luzon Region (Region III) in the island of Luzon, north of Manila (the nation's capital), and part of the Metro Luzon Urban Beltway Super Region.

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Cultural Center of the Philippines

The Cultural Center of the Philippines (Sentrong Pangkultura ng Pilipinas, or CCP) is a government owned and controlled corporation established to preserve, develop and promote arts and culture in the Philippines.

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E. Arsenio Manuel


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English language

English is a West Germanic language that was first spoken in early medieval England and is now a global lingua franca.

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English literature

This article is focused on English-language literature rather than the literature of England, so that it includes writers from Scotland, Wales, and the whole of Ireland, as well as literature in English from countries of the former British Empire, including the United States.

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Filipino proverbs

Filipino proverbs or Philippine proverbs are traditional sayings or maxims used by Filipinos based on local culture, wisdom, and philosophies from Filipino life.

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Folklore is the expressive body of culture shared by a particular group of people; it encompasses the traditions common to that culture, subculture or group.

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Francisco Balagtas

Francisco Balagtas (born Francisco Baltazar y de la Cruz; April 2, 1788 – February 20, 1862), also known as Francisco Baltazar, was a prominent Filipino poet, and is widely considered one of the greatest Filipino literary laureates for his impact on Filipino literature.

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Gawad CCP para sa Sining

The Gawad CCP Para sa Sining (CCP Awards for the Arts), which is given every three years, or triennial event is awarded to artists or groups of artists who have consistently produced outstanding works, enriched the development of their art form.

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Humanities are academic disciplines that study aspects of human society and culture.

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Insular Government of the Philippine Islands

The Insular Government of the Philippine Islands was a territorial government of the United States that was established in 1901 and was dissolved in 1935.

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Legend is a genre of folklore that consists of a narrative featuring human actions perceived or believed both by teller and listeners to have taken place within human history.

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Mount Holyoke College

Mount Holyoke College is a liberal arts college for women, in South Hadley, Massachusetts, United States.

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Myth is a folklore genre consisting of narratives that play a fundamental role in society, such as foundational tales.

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Nueva Ecija

Nueva Ecija (Lalawigan ng Nueva Ecija; Probinsia ti Nueva Ecija; Lalawigan ning Nueva Ecija; Luyag na Nueva Ecija) (034900000; '''ISO''': PH-NUE) is a landlocked province in the Philippines located in the Central Luzon region.

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Nueva Ecija High School

The Nueva Ecija High School or N.E.H.S. is a National High School located on Burgos Avenue in Cabanatuan City, Nueva Ecija, Philippines.

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Philippine folk literature

Philippine folk literature refers to the traditional oral literature of the Filipino people.

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Philippine mythology

Philippine mythology is the body of myths, tales, and superstitions held by Filipinos, mostly originating from beliefs held during the pre-Hispanic era.

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Philippine National Book Awards

The Philippine National Book Awards, or simply the National Book Awards, is a Philippine literary award sponsored by the National Book Development Board (NBDB) and the Manila Critics' Circle (MCC).

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The Philippines (Pilipinas or Filipinas), officially the Republic of the Philippines (Republika ng Pilipinas), is a unitary sovereign and archipelagic country in Southeast Asia.

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Quezon City

Quezon City (Lungsod Quezon,; Ciudad Quezón; also known as QC or Kyusi) is the most populous city in the Philippines.

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A saint (also historically known as a hallow) is a person who is recognized as having an exceptional degree of holiness or likeness or closeness to God.

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San Miguel, Bulacan

San Miguel, Bulacan (Bayan ng San Miguel; Balen ning San Miguel de Mayumu) is a first class, urban municipality located in the third district of the province of Bulacan, Philippines.

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Scholarly method

The scholarly method or scholarship is the body of principles and practices used by scholars to make their claims about the world as valid and trustworthy as possible, and to make them known to the scholarly public.

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University of California

The University of California (UC) is a public university system in the US state of California.

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University of the Philippines

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Damiana_Eugenio

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