Archive for May, 2011

Legarda: Reviving the Filipino Soul Through Indigenous Cultural Exhibits at the Senate

May 23, 2011

“We will not be who we are as Filipinos if not for our culture and heritage embodied in the life, art, crafts, talent and skills of our indigenous peoples,” Senator Loren Legarda, Chair of the Senate Committee on Cultural Communities, expressed during the opening of the Panay: Memory and Enchantment, the third indigenous cultural exhibit […]

Privilege Speech:National Heritage Month Celebration 2011

May 18, 2011

Our rich Filipino heritage is our birthright, our identity and our legacy. It is however unfortunate that as we face globalization, many of us have lost our connection with our roots. In the season of celebrating the National Heritage Month, it is but fitting to help bring our culture closer to our people, to reawaken citizens’ pride in the Filipino […]

Sponsorship Speech: “Anti-Discrimination Act of 2011”

May 11, 2011

SPONSORSHIP SPEECH “Anti-Discrimination Act of 2011” Delivered at the Senate Floor by Senator Loren Legarda Chair, Senate Committee on Cultural Communities   Discrimination exists in our society. This is a statement we can either refute—if we want to keep on turning a blind eye to this form of injustice; or accept—if we are to face […]