Forgotten heritage reborn as a font.


An ancient writing system re-typed

As early as 6000 BC, Filipinos developed and used their own writing script known as Baybayin. Because of colonization, it was replaced with the Roman alphabet. Today, there is almost no trace of the writing script.

The Cultural Center of the Philippines reintroduces this forgotten piece of heritage with BayBayan – the Baybayin script integrated into the modern alphabet to become the very first font of its kind. Download it here.