Archive for May, 2012

Legarda: Phl’s First Permanent Textile Galleries Open to the Public

May 23, 2012

Senator Loren Legarda, Chair of the Senate Committee on Cultural Communities, today announced that the Philippines’ first permanent textile galleries in the National Museum are now open to the public following the formal inauguration. On May 18, the exhibition Hibla ng Lahing Filipino: The Artistry of Philippine Textiles was formally inaugurated and guests took pride […]



Legarda Highlights Efforts on Cultural Preservation as Nation Celebrates Heritage Month

May 22, 2012

Senator Loren Legarda today enjoined all citizens to reconnect with their roots and reflect on the legacies of Filipino cultural history as the nation celebrates Heritage Month. In her privilege speech, Legarda, Chair of the Senate Committee on Cultural Communities, said that the challenge today is to create harmonious connections between tradition and modernity. “We […]



Privilege Speech: National Heritage Month 2012

May 22, 2012

SENATOR LOREN LEGARDA Privilege Speech National Heritage Month 2012 22 May 2012 Senate Session Hall Amid screaming headlines of burning political issues, which define boundaries that divide us, I rise to remind everyone of a subject, which reinforces a common identity that ultimately unites us. It is the great national pride of being Filipinos as […]



National Museum Celebrates International Museum Day with Textile Galleries Inauguration

May 19, 2012

The National Museum celebrated International Museum Day last Friday, 18 May and the National Heritage Month with the public inauguration of its two permanent textile galleries. Devoted to the rich traditional weaves from the National Museum collection, the galleries’ exhibition, Hibla ng Lahing Filipino: The Artistry of Philippine Textiles, was enhanced by loans from the […]



Legarda Leads Inauguration of Phl’s First Textile Galleries

May 18, 2012

Senator Loren Legarda will lead today (May 18, at 6:00 pm) the formal inauguration of the Philippines’ first permanent textile galleries at the National Museum as the country observes National Heritage Month. Legarda said that the exhibition named Hibla ng Lahing Filipino: The Artistry of Philippine Textile aims to celebrate indigenous artistry through textiles and […]



Key Messages of Sen. Loren Legarda: Inauguration of Hibla ng Lahing Filipino

May 18, 2012

KEY MESSAGES OF SENATOR LOREN LEGARDA Inauguration of Hibla ng Lahing Filipino: The Artistry of Philippine Textiles 18 May 2012, 6:00 pm National Museum • It has been my lifelong passion to explore the indigenous artistry of Filipinos told through traditional textiles. • I have visited numerous weaving communities all over the country. Beyond the […]