the Filipino people
We are Grupo Kalinangan
Grupo Kalinangan has documented
cultural properties in the Philippines
(as of December 1, 2019)
Our Heritage Work
Patterned after the worldwide famous TED Talks, Pamana Talks is a lecture series for heritage advocates, cultural workers, students and practitioners to learn from experts in several domains of cultural heritage.
MoHOn Cultural Mapping Solutions
A multi-awarded web and mobile application for cultural mapping activities specific for governments and institutions, MoHOn is the perfect solution for local development, government compliance, cultural heritage management and planning.
Digitization of 17th to Early 20th Century Maranao Jawi Manuscripts
Responding to the urgent need for preserving documentary heritage, Grupo Kalinangan has partnered with the Prince Claus Fund of the Netherlands, Mindanao State University, and the National Historical Commission of the Philippines in 2018 to digitize and assess the conditions of extant Maranao manuscripts in Marawi City and the whole Lake Lanao region. Over ten thousand pages of these precious manuscripts have been digitized and catalogued in the course of the project.
Kulay Pamana: Philippine Ancestral Houses Coloring Book
Grupo Kalinangan’s first publication is a coloring book that features 24 magnificent ancestral houses from all over the Philippines, representing each region, period, and architectural style. It’s a perfect gift for kids and adults alike, for any occasion!
Grupo Kalinangan (GKI) welcomed 26 new volunteer members who completed the Cultural Mapping Facilitator Training and Certification Program in February and March 2020. The training involved a series of lectures on identifying and documenting different types of heritage...
Grupo Kalinangan, Inc. (GKI) has completed the first two phases of a province-wide cultural mapping project in Zambales in 2019. The Provincial Government of Zambales partnered with GKI to implement the project using the Mobile Heritage Online (MoHOn) Cultural Mapping...
The Grupo Kalinangan, Inc. (GKI) launched the Philippine Heritage Conservation Fund in partnership with GCash for Good during its third Pamana Talks on 12 October 2019. This partnership makes it easier for donors and advocates to give donations through cashless...
The Grupo Kalinangan, Inc. (GKI) conducted its third Pamana Talks on 12 October 2019 at Clock-In Ayala North Exchange in Makati City, focusing on the connection between community and heritage conservation. The forum, delving on the collaborative and participatory...