(way of life)
-people of Bulacan are also skillful in arts and crafts like: *making the cut pastillas wrappers in San Miguel,
*exquisite jewelry from Meycauayan,
*singkaban bamboo arches
-Bamboo crafting is also one of the main source of income in Bulacan. --With the use of bamboo, skillful bamboo craftsmen can make bamboo furniture, towel holders, wine and candle holders, trays, picture frames and other decorative and religious items. Hut that are made of bamboo are also made which is popularly used in resorts and even home gardens. The most traditional and oldest use of bamboo in Bulacan is in making the "singkaban". Bamboo is also widely use in making bamboo decors for Santacruzans and parades. Bamboo is also used in making Christmas trees and lanterns.
(biography of region)
-Bulacan (Tagalog: Bulakan), is a first class province of the Republic of the Philippines located in the Central Luzon Region (Region 3) -in the island of Luzon, north of Manila (the nation's capital), and part of the Metro Luzon Urban Beltway Super Region. -Bulacan was established 15 August 1578.
--It has 569 barangays from 21 municipalities and 3 component cities (Malolos, the capital city; Meycauayan; and San Jose del Monte) ---Bulacan is located immediately north of Metro Manila.
-Bordering Bulacan are the provinces of Pampanga to the west, -Nueva Ecija to the north, Aurora and Quezon to the east,
-and Metro Manila and Rizal to the south.
-Bulacan also lies on the north-eastern shore of Manila Bay. ----The province is honored as one of the 8 rays of the sun in the national flag. -It is the home of the "Three Republics."
These are the Republic of Real de Kakarong de Sili (1896) in Pandi, -the Republic of Biak-na-Bato(1897) and the very first Philippine Republic in Malolos(1899–1901). -In 2007, Bulacan recorded the highest population in Region 3. and second in the whole Philippines with 2,826,926 people. -In 1899, the historic Barasoain Church in Malolos was the...
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