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.
Ayuda Para Sa Pamana Fundraising Campaign
Grupo Kalinangan recently launched the fundraising campaign, Ayuda Para Sa Pamana, which aims to provide assistance to affected cultural workers and local Philippine museums affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. You can donate online conveniently using your Visa/Mastercard debit or credit card, PayPal, GCash, GrabPay, or bank transfer.
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!
The Lannang Archives (TLA), in partnership with Grupo Kalinangan (GKI) and other cultural organizations, has launched its grassroots language documentation project titled My Language, My Heritage on 20 June 2020. The project aims to engage and involve Chinese-Filipino...
The survival of museums in the new normal after the global COVID-19 pandemic was tackled by Grupo Kalinangan’s last Pamana Talks session for the National Heritage Month on May 30, 2020. Dr. Jobers Bersales, Head of the National Committee on Museums (NCOM) of the...
In celebration of the National Heritage Month, Grupo Kalinangan (GKI) launched Ayuda Para Sa Pamana, a fundraising campaign to support cultural work in the time of the current COVID-19 pandemic, on May 22, 2020 during a Pamana Talks session. GKI Board Chairman, Omar...
A heritage architect and architecture professor shared stories of failure or mistakes in heritage preservation amidst modernization and evolution of cities, during an online session of Grupo Kalinangan’s Pamana Talks for the National Heritage Month on May 23, 2020....