The ‘Lakbay Lahi’ Experience: A Raw and Organic Improvisation of Ethnic Filipino Music
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The ‘Lakbay Lahi’ Experience: A Raw and Organic Improvisation of Ethnic Filipino Music

I saw Lakbay Lahi perform many times in Dasma, Cavite and they’re not some typical band playing and tweaking with amplified instruments – the guitar, the effects pedal, the drums, and the keyboard, etc. They don’t even have a vocalist! I watched them… NO, I experienced them – YES! That’s the perfect word – and … Continue reading

Etymology of Dasma
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Etymology of Dasma

Dasmariñas was named after Gómez Pérez Dasmariñas, the 7th Spanish governor-general of the Philippines who served from 1590 to 1593. After his death, his son Luis Pérez Dasmariñas became the governor-general from 1593 to 1596. Pérez Dasmariñas came from San Miguel das Negradas, Viveiro, Galicia, Spain. Dasmariñas literally means “from As Mariñas” (coastal region of Lugo combining the comarcas of A Mariña Occidental, A Mariña Central and A Mariña Oriental), coming itself from mariño (“of … Continue reading

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NewDasma.com is a website that focuses on good news and positive stories about life in south Metro Manila, CALABARZON region and beyond. If you’re a writer and would like to contribute to us, we accept articles that have the following qualities: They GUIDE (Guide, Uplift, Inform, Delight, and Enlighten—not necessarily in this order, of course) … Continue reading