Archive for September, 2014

Dayaw 2014: Philippine Indigenous Peoples Festival

September 29, 2014

Message of Senator Loren Legarda Dayaw 2014: Philippine Indigenous Peoples Festival September 29, 2014 – NCCA   Our indigenous peoples never fail to amaze me. Whenever I visit a province and go to IP communities, I always discover marvelous things about our culture and heritage like intricately woven fabrics, cultural songs, chants and dances that […]



Legarda Invites Filipinos to Join in Dayaw IP Festivals

September 29, 2014

Senator Loren Legarda today encouraged Filipinos to be immersed in indigenous Filipino culture through the Dayaw Indigenous Peoples Festival.   Legarda, Chair of the Senate Committee on Cultural Communities, said that Filipinos have a lot to learn and rediscover about their culture and through the Dayaw Festival, citizens will be able to witness more indigenous […]



Legarda Invites Filipinos to Visit Weaving Demos at the National Museum

September 25, 2014

Senator Loren Legarda today encouraged Filipinos to visit theHibla ng Lahing Filipino gallery at the National Museum in Manila every weekend to witness various weaving traditions continuously being practiced in indigenous communities in the country.   “As part of efforts to raise awareness on our culture of weaving and to ensure its continuity, the National Museum […]



Keynote Speech: National Indigenous Peoples Cultural Summit 2014

September 2, 2014

Keynote Speech of Senator Loren Legarda National Indigenous Peoples Cultural Summit 2014 Museum of the Filipino People – September 2, 2014   It is my distinct pleasure to speak before you today as we open the 2nd National Indigenous Peoples Cultural Summit.   I am happy to see our IPs from different communities gather as one. This […]



Legarda: 2nd National IP Summit to Highlight Strengths, Concerns of IPs

September 2, 2014

Senator Loren Legarda today said that the 2nd National Indigenous Peoples Cultural Summit will be a venue where IPs will not only raise their pressing concerns but also be engaged in improving policies and programs that will benefit indigenous cultural communities (ICCs) in the country. “The main goal of this event is to ensure that […]