Card game celebrates pre-colonial Filipino script baybayin, and creator hopes to help inspire its revival

//Card game celebrates pre-colonial Filipino script baybayin, and creator hopes to help inspire its revival

Card game celebrates pre-colonial Filipino script baybayin, and creator hopes to help inspire its revival

A young Philippine artist and freelance illustrator has created a card game she hopes will inspire her countrymen to help revive the written language used by their ancestors.Patricia Ramos hopes her simple game will teach players across the Philippines how to read the ancient writing system of baybayin, widely used before the Spanish invasion of the archipelago in the 1500s.A written form of Tagalog, the language still spoken by a quarter of all Filipinos and the basis of the national language…

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By | 2020-01-01T23:45:06+00:00 January 1st, 2020|Entertainment|Comments Off on Card game celebrates pre-colonial Filipino script baybayin, and creator hopes to help inspire its revival