Lesson 12 FAMOUS MUSIC IN MINDANAO Objectives: After doing though this lesson you should be able to; 1. enumerate the some festivities of Mindanao. 2. develop understanding to one’s culture. 3. appreciate the music of mindaraweño’s. NEXT CONTENTS PREVIOUS 10 11 Lesson
Hari-raya falls on the first day of the 9th lunar month n the Muslims calendar. It is a feast that commemorates the Ramadan.
Officially, fasting begins by bathing of all people including new born babies in the sea. If a person is sick, the high priest, Imam, goes to the house of the sick person and pours water n him while he recites a verse from Koran. Fasting lasts from 29 days to attune for the sins committed during the past year.
Hari-Raya Puasa in the first delight for it is the fast breaking holiday, a thanksgiving feast. When the moon appeared, a drum announces signals with excited beat the start of the Hari-Raya festivals an hour of prayer at the Mosque with the Imam. During the festivity, friend and relatives kiss each other’s hand asking forgiveness for past offenses. Older people giving money to children who kiss their hands.