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Tambayan, a Filipino word meaning 'a place to hang out'. Come hang out with us on FiliFest's official podcast.

A podcast in which Filipino youths discuss common and uncommon Filipino cultural topics.

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    • Society & Culture

Tambayan, a Filipino word meaning 'a place to hang out'. Come hang out with us on FiliFest's official podcast.

A podcast in which Filipino youths discuss common and uncommon Filipino cultural topics.

    Tambayan Ep 6: 'What's that?!' Expressing Emotions

    Tambayan Ep 6: 'What's that?!' Expressing Emotions

    Do you find it trouble expressing emotions?
    On this  episode we tackle how we, as Filipinos, express our emotions. From joy, sadness, love, and affection; Is it generational, cultural or even just our own unique personalities that determines our ability to express emotions.
    Also since Valentine's day has passed us, we discuss each other's love languages and even ways in which Filipinos court each other. What is your love language?

    • 46 min
    Tambayan Ep 5: 'We invented Karaoke?!' Appreciating Filipino CREATIVES

    Tambayan Ep 5: 'We invented Karaoke?!' Appreciating Filipino CREATIVES

    What do you define as a creative? How are you influenced by the people, and the World around you?



    Join us on this episode of Tambayan where we discuss and celebrate creatives who influence our lives from what we wear, what music we listen to, and how we perceive society. In this episode we highlight the importance of being a creative individual and particularly why Filipinos in general are very creative in different types of media, timely as November is OPM month for FiliFest. 

    • 43 min
    Tambayan Ep. 4: "OMG there's a mumu!" Scary Superstitions

    Tambayan Ep. 4: "OMG there's a mumu!" Scary Superstitions

    Has anyone else's parent scared them with The White Lady if they didn't go to sleep when they were younger?



    Join us on this episode of Tambayan where we discuss all things spooky and not so spooky perfect for this coming Halloween. We tackle different kinds of superstitions that we Filipinos believe in and discuss why our culture likes to have many different superstitions despite being a very religious country. What type of superstitions do you believe in? 

    • 41 min
    Tambayan Ep. 3: Surviving University

    Tambayan Ep. 3: Surviving University

    Lectures? check. 

    Socials? check. 

    Mental breakdowns? check. 

    Quarter life crisis? Also check. 



    Last time we talked about surviving Freshers' week, and this time we're going to talk about surviving university coming from some of our experiences. From the pressures our families give us to succeed, to coping and learning about how to care for yourself during this difficult but rewarding time of our lives. Come and 'Tambay' with us on this episode of Tambayan!

    • 44 min
    Tambayan Ep. 2: 'Don't forget your tabo!' Surviving Freshers

    Tambayan Ep. 2: 'Don't forget your tabo!' Surviving Freshers

    Ever wondered what it's like for Filipino students starting university in the UK?
    Join us, as Tambayan tackles the Fresher's experience! We'll be joined by two members of the FiliFest Community as we reminisce university life; from cultural differences relating to food, joining societies and advice to our younger selves. Pack your rice cookers as we take you on a trip to student halls and give you tips on how to survive FRESHERS' WEEK. 

    • 45 min
    Tambayan Ep. 1: Buwan ng Wika

    Tambayan Ep. 1: Buwan ng Wika

    With the Philippines having so many different languages, how do the people come together as one?

    August is known as Buwan ng Wika (Month of Language) so come join us on this episode as we discuss and share our personal experiences growing up in multilingual households; ranging from Tagalog to Ilokano, from Chavacano to Ingles! 
    The Philippines is comprised of more than 100 different languages and today's guests come from different parts of our beloved, diverse islands to tambay and talk about it. 

    Come and chill with us on Episode 1 of Tambayan!

    • 27 min

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