Archive for July, 2012

Loren Legarda Lecture Explores Textiles of Davao’s Bagobo Tagabawa

July 31, 2012

The third lecture of The Senator Loren Legarda (SLL) Lecture Series on Philippine Traditional Textiles and Indigenous Knowledge at the National Museum today explored the unique textiles of Davao’s Bagobo Tagabawa. “We have explored and unraveled the living traditions of the Bagobo Tagabawa Community. We have been shown ways that have survived hundreds of years, […]



Legarda Tours Queen Sofia in Textile Galleries; Queen Expresses Amazement over Ifugaos, Hudhud Chants

July 8, 2012

”It was the best of the best of the best!” said Her Majesty Queen Sofia of Spain to Senator Loren Legarda during the cocktail reception for the Queen that followed her guided tour of the Philippines’ first permanent textile galleries at the National Museum on July 6, 2012. Legarda, the event’s host and patron of […]



Legarda Conveys Filipino Pride and Culture ‘Every Step of the Way’ at Reception for Queen of Spain

July 6, 2012

During the cocktail reception in honor of Her Majesty Queen Sofia’s third visit to the Philippines since 2000, Senator Loren Legarda, Chair of the Senate Committee on Cultural Communities, said that pride in the rich Filipino culture and unique heritage was conveyed every step of the way, from the menu to Her Majesty’s guided tour […]



Legarda to Show Queen Sofia of Spain Phl’s First Permanent Textile Galleries

July 3, 2012

On the occasion of Her Majesty Queen Sofia of Spain’s five-day visit to the Philippines this week, Senator Loren Legarda will tour The Queen to the National Museum’s Hibla ng Lahing Filipino: The Artistry of Philippine Textiles, the first permanent textiles galleries in the country. “Her Majesty Queen Sofia is a dedicated patroness of the […]