Pedro Bucaneg

Pedro Bukaneg was a Filipino poet. Blind since birth, he is the acknowledged author of the Ilocano epic Biag ni Lam-ang. He is considered the


Pedro Bukaneg was a Filipino poet. Blind since birth, he is the acknowledged author of the Ilocano epic Biag ni Lam-ang. He is considered the "Father of Ilocano literature." A street inside the Cultural Center of the Philippines (CCP) complex in Pasay City, Philippines is named in his honor. His surname is lent to the Bukanegan, the Ilocano equivalent of the Balagtasan.
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