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Filipino Values Month – November 2024

Filipino Values Month, held annually in November every year, looks to advance recognition of values that are remarkably and emphatically Filipino. These include love of God and country, solid family ties, care and regard for older folks, perseverance, and tolerance. Activities to celebrate the occasion include banner making, trademark challenges, public addresses, cooking and dance challenges, and exposition writing in schools. Filipino Values refers to the promotion of principles that a greater part of the Filipinos have generally held significant in their lives. These values incorporate their extraordinary gathering of belief systems, moral practices, manners, and social/individual qualities.

History of Filipino Values Month

In 1992, former President Fidel Ramos pronounced a Moral Recovery Program because of the need to fortify the ethical assets of the Filipinos. We are to practice values that are supportive of God, favorable to individuals, favorable to the nation, and supportive of nature. This prompted Proclamation No. 479, endorsed on October 7, 1994, that praises the long stretch of November as the Filipino Values Month.

Values are the underlying foundations of customs that Filipinos track down significantly in their everyday occasions. They are imparted from the get-go throughout everyday life, are profoundly imbued, and are impervious to change. They are created from individuals’ immediate encounters with other people who are vital to them, like guardians, educators, companions, and cohorts.

The family is at the very front of imparting values among Filipino youth, with the home as the spot for supporting and fortifying qualities. Schools support these qualities by giving open doors to the young to notice the qualities that they have guzzled at home and in their communications with friends and bosses.

As the centuries progressed and through cooperation with people groups of various societies, Filipinos have obtained persistence, dutiful devotion, close family ties, business sharpness, and so on, incorporating them into their method of life. These values reflect the Filipino individuals’ rich legacy of history and culture. They manifest the things in life that Filipinos respect. With these qualities, Filipinos have adapted to the changes in life.

Filipino Values Month timeline

Islam Comes to the Phillipines

From Indonesia and Malaya, Muslim clergies bring Islam to the Philippines.


The Jones Law creates the first elected legislature for the Philippines.

The Philippines Gains Independence

On July 4, the Philippines gains independence.

The First President

Manuel Roxas y Acua is elected as the first President of the Republic.

Filipino Values Month FAQs

Why are Filipino values unique?

Filipinos can get along with people from different backgrounds. This natural personable trait reflects in their values and helpful deeds.

What are some Filipino values?

Some of the values that they hold dear are peace, nationalism, faith in God, hard work, respect, sincerity, fairness, liberty, love, and impartiality.

What are the elements of the Filipino way of life?

All Filipinos should be productive members of society, they are residents of the republic and should be productive members of society.

How to Observe Filipino Values Month

  1. Explore global issues

    Without knowing the problems people face across the globe including the social policy-centered issues, it’s hard to come to terms with the reality of how much the world needs values. Find out about these issues from various sources, and contemplate how the world can be improved.

  2. Be proactive

    After the entirety of your research and learning, act on it. Show others the issues and help the bothered individuals in your space.

  3. Spread mindfulness in your circle

    Spread mindfulness and positive values to people around you. Share your best value statements or self-help books within your sphere of influence.

5 Interesting Facts About Filipino

  1. Island country

    The Philippines hosts the second-biggest gathering of islands on the planet.

  2. Red, white, and blue

    The flag of the Philippines is an illustrious blue, red, and white.

  3. Filipinos are extremely tough

    Amid disasters and fiascoes, Filipinos generally figure out how to overcome the obstacles.

  4. Bayanihan

    Bayanihan refers to the Filipino spirit of civic unity, cooperation, and solidarity.

  5. Filipinos are exceptionally aware

    From the moment they enter the world, they are shown how to be aware by utilizing straightforward expressions.

Why Filipino Values Month is Important

  1. It comes as a proclamation

    In this day and age where prejudice is pervasive, individuals should be helped to remember how significant social resistance is. This recognition pays homage to harmony and resistance.

  2. Promoting positive values

    The day supports people of all ages and from any foundation to add to the prosperity of others. A basic thoughtful gesture thought, or acceptable conduct upgrades the individual and the entire local area.

  3. Appreciating human generosity

    This day helps us to remember the spirit of community and offer assistance to people around us. We frequently fail to remember that others around us have desires, and this day reminds us to help others.

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