• The Kabilin Center opens an Exhibit about Cebuano Heritage of the Sea

      The Kabilin Center officially launches as a "hub for Cebuano Culture" as they open the community exhibit: "Duyan Ang Kadagatan (Cradled by the Sea): Cebuano Culture and the Heritage of the Sea" on May 12, 2023, at The Kabilin Center.

      Photo from Kabilin Center FB Page

      The exhibit titled "Duyan Ang Kadagatan" showcases the vital role and significance of the waters enveloping the island of Cebu in the lives of Cebuanos throughout history and its profound impact on the region's culture. The exhibit will highlight actual artifacts, such as boats
      and fishing implements, artworks, installations, and crafts from fishing communities in Cebu-Zaragosa Island, Badian, Olango Island, Lapu-Lapu, and the islands of Bantayan - accompanied by historical narratives, anthropological descriptions, and literary texts.

      The exhibit encompasses the values, beliefs, practices, language, livelihood, and knowledge carried and cradled by the bodies of water in Cebu.

      The exhibit will open on May 11 for private viewing, while Gabii sa Kabilin Ticketholders can view the exhibition for free on May 12. However, from May 13 to September 11, visitors must pay Php 150 as an entrance fee.

      "It is the hope of this exhibit that you leave with a renewed appreciation for our local "mananagat" and to leave you in awe of our own Kadagatan," exhibit guest curator Jay Nathan Jore said.

      The event marks The Kabilin Center as a new player in promoting Cebuano culture and heritage. Owned and managed by the Ramon Aboitiz Foundation Inc., The Kabilin Center, is positioned as a hub for Cebuano culture, a source for credible content and creative experience
      , and a center for connection and collaboration that brings pride to Cebuanos
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