Noemi Marquez, the third place winner of the Photograph Essay Contest organized by ASCCA-Romblon, shared lovely snapshots of her hometown that present the fishermen who work exhausting for his or her households and the pure sources like coconut bushes that they’ve been blessed with. However most of all, she highlighted in her essay the people who find themselves a very powerful treasures of their island. Learn her entry written in her mom tongue and translated into the English language.
Romblon’s True Treasures
Romblon is understood not just for having good locations and vacationer spots but additionally due to Romblomanons for being easy, loving, industrious, and revolutionary folks. It’s additionally recognized for its traditions and previous methods of working.
Romblon’s superb seas are incomplete with out fishermen who work exhausting for his or her households. The ocean is one in all our sources the place we get our dwelling, the meals we eat and promote, together with the fishes that our fishermen catch day by day.
Romblomanons will not be solely good fishermen, however they’re additionally good in copra making, that are exported to completely different locations within the Philippines. The coconut bushes that our ancestors planted are very helpful from its physique that are utilized in making homes, leaves for roofs, partitions, and brooms. Romblomanons present that all of us has a particular function in a group for the success of the province and since the island is wealthy with pure sources like seas and mountains.
To prime it off, Romblomanons are very environment friendly in considering of how on how you can present a dwelling for his or her households, and we’re displaying that in just a little method—by making contributions to the group and by not forgetting the place we began and the issues that also permit us to reside even with out expertise. Romlomanons present that they are surely the true treasures of Romblon.
Ang Matuod na Manggad ng Romblon
Kilaya ang Romblon bukon lang sa mga kainayo na lugar kag pamasyaran kundi dahil sa mga Romblomanon, sa pagiging easy mapalanggaon, mahugod kag mapamaraan nga mga tawo, kag lalo na gid sa pagiging madinumdumon naton sa aton ginhalinan, kag sa kung ano ang aton kinamulatan na trabaho na kung sa diin didto mas nakikilaya ang Romblon.
Aber mauno kaayo ang aton isla kag mga kadagatan bukon ini kumpleto kung waya mga minugbunit nga nagakayod para sa inda pamilya. Ang dagat hay isa sa ginabuy-an pangabuhi naton na kung sa diin nakakabuoy kita aton makakaon kag pangbaligya, isa diri ang isda na dawi ng aton mga minugbunit. Bukon lang sa dagat mayad ang mga Romblomanon, mayad man sinda maglugit na kung sa diin hay ginabaligya kag ginadaya pa sa iba pa na lugar diri sa Pilipinas.
Ang tanom na niyog ng aton mga maguyang hay madamo na puyos, ang bunga na ginalugit naton, ang lawas na ginahuman naton na dingding sa aton mga bayay, kag ang pakyang ng niyog na nabubuy-an naton bubong kag silhig. Ginapakita lang ng taga Romblon na bawat isa na Romblomanon hay could ginahuman sa panimayay, dugang pa na kamayad kita magazine human ideya kung paano naton mabubuhi ang pamilya ta, kag mapakita ta na igwa kita naiambag sa kumonidad aber sa maisot na bagay, kag waya naton nakakalimutan kung sa diin kita naghalin, kung ano na bagay ang nakabuhi sa aton pwera ang teknolohiya. Ginapakita lang na ang Romblomanon ang matuod na manggad ng Romblon.
About Asi Research Middle for Tradition and the Arts (ASCCA) – Romblon
ASCCA – Romblon is a chapter of Romblon Dialogue Listing – Cultural, Livelihood, and Instructional Help for Romblon (RDL-CLEAR), which was established in 1998. This non-profit group goals to revive and promote the tradition and heritage of the Bantoanon group. ASCCA has already hosted many workshops, conferences, cultural actions, and competitions to protect Romblon’s nature, native languages, tradition, and heritage and to empower its group to move their values to the following era.
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The Photo Essay Contest was organized by the social media arm of ASCCA-Romblon. It began to carry month-to-month on-line contests final February 2021 on its official Fb web page for the Romblon group. Every contest goals to encourage fellow kasimanwas to showcase their abilities and promote their very own language, tradition, and heritage on the similar time. Observe our FB web page at https://www.facebook.com/asilanguagewarriors/ for future contests and updates.