One Tagalog story of creation holds that a kite, which is a type of bird, had no place to land because only ocean and sky existed. The kite stirred the ocean and splashed the sky god, who threw down islands to calm the w... More »

Some examples of myths include the Greek story of Persephone’s abduction by Hades and the tale of Prometheus tricking Zeus into choosing a lesser offering. Myths are ancient stories that are typically used to explain som... More »

Examples of contemporary myths are stories about Tarzan, Superman and other superheroes; "The Lord of the Rings" also qualifies as contemporary myth. Like classical myths, these stories present larger-than-life heroes wh... More »

Indian influences in the Philippines can be found in language, customs, myths and folklore. The Sri-Vijaya and Majapahit Indian empires had cultural and commercial relationships with early Filipinos through trade. The in... More »

The Legend of the Banana from the Philippines is the story of how the first banana came to be. There are many versions of the legend. More »

Some examples of myths include the Greek story of Persephone’s abduction by Hades and the tale of Prometheus tricking Zeus into choosing a lesser offering. Myths are ancient stories that are typically used to explain som... More »

China's influence over the Philippines extends to its economy, businesses, politics, culture, and relationships with other foreign powers. China also influences traditions in the Philippines, such as the celebration of C... More »