The Filipino people have various folk beliefs related to health, relationships, money, luck, animals, childbirth and children, including the beliefs that seeing a white butterfly means a person will gain wealth, craving ... More »

Some traditions of El Salvador include displaying fireworks during Christmas, devoting nine nights of prayer for the souls of the dead and using traditional medicine for folk illnesses. These customs are deeply rooted in... More »

Philippine folk dances are a celebration of daily life, health, peace, war, harvest times and other aspects of life. According to the National Commission for Culture and the Arts, Philippine folk dances imitate nature an... More »

Examples of Hanukkah gifts differ depending on the person giving the gift and the person receiving it, but money is a traditional gift based on Jewish beliefs. Children receive money or gelt as a way to encourage them to... More »

Filipino children are family-oriented and often even a little overly dependent on their mother, family and extended family, according to the Philippine Star. "Sumbong" is a habit among Filipino children to tell on other ... More » World View Social Sciences Cultures & Traditions

The typical Filipino family consists of a husband, wife and children, extending to include grandparents, aunts, uncles and cousins. This circle is often enlarged with the selection of a child's godparents. More » World View Social Sciences Cultures & Traditions

There are multiple Filipino child-rearing practices, one of which is to encourage children against independence until they are older. They are strongly taught to incorporate strong family values. The community, families ... More »