There’s nothing quite like a Filipino Christmas.The Philippines is famous for having the longest celebration of the Christmas season, usually starting at the onset of the ‘ber’ months. Love for festivities is perhaps one of the plausible explanations for this. Regardless of reasons, the warmth of Christmas and the devout religiosity of the Filipinos undoubtedly influence this long-standing tradition.
With December lurking around the corner, infuse your home with unique decor from Kultura Philippines which highlight local artistry and excellent craftsmanship. Easily integrate these into your existing Christmas-themed decor at home!
Belen: A Tableau of the Nativity Scene
Since the Philippines is predominantly Roman Catholic, the Belen or a tableau of the nativity scene is a common sight in many Filipino homes, churches, offices, and even shopping centers. It is a symbolic representation signifying the joyful occasion of the birth of Jesus.
The Capiz Nativity Decor from Tahanan (₱499.00) is ideal for a plain and minimalist Christmas decor. Highlight its understated elegance and craftsmanship by setting it atop the drawer chest in your home’s entryway or the center table in the living room. You can also complete this simple version of the nativity scene with the addition of the Capiz Angel Candle Holder affordably priced at ₱199.00.
Native-Inspired Ornaments for Your Christmas Tree
Abaca is a popular leaf fiber native in the Philippines. It’s widely used for creating diverse products from souvenirs and handicrafts to textiles and home decor. This versatile material is set to bring a native twist to the western-influenced Christmas tree with Kultura’s selection of abaca-made hanging ornaments from Tahanan.
Choose between the classic miniature parol, modern star-shaped designs, or Christmas balls available in different colors. Remember to include this in your tree accessories lineup for that extra Filipino touch.
Abaca Christmas Star Ornament from Tahanan (₱249.00)
The Ever-Popular Parol: Star of Christmas Decor
Who could ever forget the parol? These star-shaped lanterns are a Christmas staple in every Filipino home and literally the star of your holiday decor. Besides, a single parol can elevate any holiday decor, bringing warmth and joy through its colorful bright lights.
Capiz Christmas Lantern Gumamela Design (₱2,499.00); Capiz Christmas Lantern Star Design in Natural (₱2,499.00)
Brighten up the holidays with your loved ones with Kultura’s parol collection! Whether you’re going for a festive theme or a neutral color palette for this year’s decoration, you are sure to find one that suits your taste. Take your pick from the standard star shape or the unique gumamela-inspired design. Whicher you end up choosing, it will never fail to be the highlight of your Christmas decor.
Start shopping for the holidays by browsing the latest Christmas collection and other Pinoy products available at Kultura. Be inspired by the creativity of our artisans and create your own Paskong Pinoy this year!