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The Filipino Spirit is Waterproof


I remember writing about this same topic  in December of 2011. 
 
And now, around Christmas time, when everybody else was so preoccupied with wish lists and Christmas carols, thousands of our brothers and sisters has suffered from the recent typhooon...again.

But if there is one thing admirable about the Filipino people, it is our resiliency.  Our capacity to take what is given to us with smiles on our faces and hopes in our minds. Nothing, and I mean NOTHING can keep us down.
 
And we have this uncanny way of turning even the worst disasters into moments of fun and creativity.

Like these:

 
 
 
 
At this time, the Ayala Museum has called out to fellow Filipinos out there to churn out their creative juices and submit entries relating to the phrase:  The Filipino Spirit is Waterproof
 
And here are some of the examples:
 








 





And my favorite though of a different theme:



Indeed, these guys (and girls) are proof that aside from being tough, we are also blessed with amazing inventiveness and uplifting attitude.

Waterproof PH is a collection of Graphic Design / Art / Typography works inspired by the relentless Filipino Spirit in the face of adversity.

Submit entries by tagging @ayalamuseum on twitter with the hashtag #FilipinoSpiritIsWaterproof
 
Note:  Images from Rappler.com, Wanderboy and Ayala Museum

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