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Filipino Mythology Goes to TikTok, Thanks to Inka Magnaye

The queen of voice overs with the story.
by Mylene Mendoza
Oct 19, 2020
Photo/s: IKTOK/inkamagnaye

A lot of us are huge fans of Greek and Roman mythologies, but did you know that we also have our own set of mythological stories? Content creator Inka Magnaye's latest TikTok series actually showcases our own version of mythology, which is both entertaining and educational.

ICYDK, Inka is a voice-over artist known for the in-flight PAL advisory and the iconic radio spiel of radio station Play FM. She also has a podcast called Sleeping Pill with Inka and does TikTok as well.

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Aside from dressing up the part to resemble the deities (complete with matching accessories and headpieces), Inka also adds tidbits of info about their stories, which viewers find ~really~ educational. Her first ever entry is about Dian Masalanta, who is known as the goddess of lovers, childbirth, and peace. 

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For Part 2, Inka decided to do Mayari, goddess of the moon and night, who is also the daughter of Bathala. 

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For Part 3, Inka did Aman Sinaya, goddess of the sea and fishermen.

Followers of Inka were really impressed by the series. Some even said they didn't know these myths existed before Inka's TikToks. Here's to hoping we get more! Which deity would you like Inka to recreate next?


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