The Philippines is the third largest English speaking country in the world. It has a rich history combining Asian, European, and American influences. Many Filipinos celebrate traditional festivities known as barrio fiestas (district festivals) to commemorate the feast days of patron saints.
Teens in the Philippines attend dance schools, participate in sports like basketball, tennis, badminton, volleyball and biking. and belong to youth groups at churches and community organizations. Joining in and being part of group is expected.