Aikee Fabul emerged as the first honorary winner within the Photograph Essay Contest organized by ASCCA-Romblon. He captured a sure sort of way of life of the Hagis Boys. These kids encompass a docking ship and shout “hagis” (throw) to the passengers on board, asking for cash.? Learn his entry written in his mom tongue and translated into the English language.
The Methods of ‘Hagis’ Boys
Romblon has been continuously advancing, however there’s this sure sort of way of life that is still basic however absolutely shouldn’t be useless within the water and remains to be kicking – and that’s the methods of them, “Hagis” Boys’.
They’re these kids who shortly encompass a ship/s at any time when one docks on the port of Romblon or about to set sail, partaking with the passengers on board, shouting at them “hagis,” begging them to throw pennies within the water for them to dive for, retrieve, and declare. And at their younger age, one will certainly be amazed by their abilities on this feat.
Enjoyable as it could appear, that’s simply the floor everyone has been seeing. Missed are the unhappy realities and dangers that include being one. It’s virtually for sure that children, who’ve it higher in life, will most likely not consider doing it only for a number of cash. However the “hagis” boys’ clearly see a possibility in it and can nearly do every thing simply to have the ability to earn as a lot cash as they will for no matter intentions they need to spend it for. Not that they don’t take pleasure in being within the water, particularly that they get to swim with their pals, however there absolutely remains to be the chance of drowning, to not point out choking on cash that they usually hold of their mouths, in between the cheeks and enamel whereas they’re at it. Regardless of all of those, this sort of commerce remains to be inflicting an excellent splash.
In the long run, they could be offering a great present and a satisfying expertise to passengers, however actually after we go deeper to the underside of why precisely they do it, it exposes a actuality that not all seemingly enjoyable is. And since they gained’t most likely cease at doing it any time quickly, perhaps subsequent time, whenever you board a ship and see them, at the very least don’t draw back and throw them a number of.
Pag-unos ng Hagis Boys
Ang Romblon hay sige ang padayon sa pagprogreso, pero igwa guihapon ning nabibilin nga kanaangdan nga pangabuhi nga siguradong indi mamatay hasta could tubi, yara guihapon kag gakipay-kipay pa guid – imaw ang pagbuso ng mga ‘hagis “boys”‘.
Sinda adtong mga yaskit nga galukso sa pyer kag gapalibot sa gilid ng bapor pag could gadunggo o pahalinon sa Romblon, kag gasinggit sinda “hagis” sa mga pasahero, agud maghuyog kwarta nga inda unuson, para inda akuon. Sa inda kamayad magpaniid, aber mga unga pa lang, hay mapapabilib gid aber sin-o.
Malipay man siruon pero hay ibabaw lang inang nakikita ng kadam-an. Sigurado, ang mga unga nga kaayo ang pangabuhi, hay indi guid maisipan maglangoy para sa kwarta, pero ang mga ‘hagis “boys”‘, nakikitaan ninda ning oportunidad ang pagbuso aber tig-mamiso, kag ginahimo gid ang tanan magkakwarta lang guid, diin man ninda gastuson. Bukon sa waya sinda gakalipay, kay kaibhanan man ninda ang inda mga kakanam, pero indi gid kasalig, kay yara gid ang pagkalumos kag dapat andaman na baka madunlukan ng inda tinipon nga sensilyo sa bâbâ habang gabuso para makadamo kita. Pero aber ano nga kadelikado, yara guihapon sinda gawisik-wisik sa dagat.
Sa ulihi, aber kaayo kag kalipay sinda tan-awon, pagdinayuman ng tanan ang pag-intindi kung basi guida ninda guinahimo iton, magaguwa ang kamatuuran na bukon tanan nga kalipay hay tinuod nga kalipay. Pero kay daw mahuga man guihapon sinda nga pigilan, siguro sa masunod nga magsakay ka sa bapor kag makita sinda, paghuyog na lang guihapon siguro aber pila.
About Asi Research Heart for Tradition and the Arts (ASCCA) – Romblon
ASCCA – Romblon is a chapter of Romblon Dialogue Checklist – Cultural, Livelihood, and Academic Help for Romblon (RDL-CLEAR), established in 1998. This non-profit group goals to revive and promote the tradition and heritage of the Bantoanon neighborhood. ASCCA has already hosted many workshops, conferences, cultural actions, and competitions to protect Romblon’s nature, native languages, tradition, and heritage and empower its neighborhood to cross its 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 neighborhood. Every contest goals to encourage fellow kasimanwas to showcase their abilities and promote their very own language, tradition, and heritage on the similar time. Comply with our FB web page at https://www.facebook.com/asilanguagewarriors/ for future contests and updates.