November 18, 2012

Pamulinawen

Pamulinawen Fountain at the Aurora Park in Laoag, Ilocos Norte The Pamulinawen Fountain at the Aurora Park in Laoag, Ilocos Norte is named after a maiden in a traditional Ilocano folk song.
 
Pamulinawen Fountain at the Aurora Park in Laoag, Ilocos Norte The fountain is a celebration of the farmers of Ilocos—both male and female—and of the two products that they are most famous for: garlic and tobacco.
  Pamulinawen Fountain at the Aurora Park in Laoag, Ilocos Norte The obelisk-like monument at the back is called the Tobacco Monopoly Monument and commemorates the lifting of the monopoly on tobacco imposed by the Spanish colonial government on the country. The monopoly was established in 1780 and abolished in 1881.

4 comments:

Tamera said...

Wow, the colors are fabulous!

Stefan Jansson said...

Colorful series.

Biboy Ordinario said...

These fountains have significant historical background that we must take care of... proud being an Ilocano I really love my homeplace :)

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wayne moises said...

A popular Ilocano folk/country song named after a hawk(falcon) a fair maiden and a public fountain near the Laoag City Hall became famous theme songs for all Ilocanos in all provinces of Abra Pangasinsn La Union Ilocos Sur Ilocos Norte Cagayan Isabela Nueva Vizcaya and other places and remain a popular culture in the Philippines and to the world.thsnks for the information about your comments in your opinion.from:Wayne