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What is the meaning of bahay kubo song?

"Bahay Kubo" literally translates as "Cubed House". The name comes from when American teachers went to the Philippines to teach. They were fascinated by the square houses that comprised of just one room. Yet this song is commonly translated as "Nipa Hut" since these house are made with nipa palm leaves and bamboo.

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Also know, what is the purpose of the song bahay kubo?

Bahay Kubo tells of a family living in a small nipa hut, surrounded by a garden filled with vegetables. It is a song that celebrates the bounty of our land.

One may also ask, what is the history of bahay kubo? The nipa hut or bahay kubo, is a type of stilt house indigenous to the cultures of the Philippines. It is also known as payag or kamalig in other languages of the Philippines. Its architectural principles gave way to many of Filipino traditional houses and buildings that rose after the pre-colonial era.

Considering this, who composed bahay kubo song?

Felipe Padilla de León

How long does bahay kubo last?

An average bahay kubo or nipa hut can last for 20 years.

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