Over the course of Philippine history, arts and culture has been compelled to evolve in order to survive.

Sadly, Baybayin, one of the country′s first official writing system used as early as the 1st century, did not.

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In celebration of its 50th Anniversary, The Cultural Center of the Philippines takes the lead in reintroducing this important piece of the country′s heritage in today′s fast-paced, ever-evolving world.

baybayin translation

Introducing Baybayan: a font that
incorporates the Philippines′ old writing system seamlessly into the Filipino modern alphabet.
The very first font of its kind.

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BAYBAYIN (to spell) + BAYAN (nation)

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