Archive for October, 2014

Legarda: Patadyong Weavers from Antique Showcase Their Craft at National Museum

October 25, 2014

Weavers of the colorful patadyong from Antique will show how the age-old art is done in a two-day demonstration at the National Museum, said Senator Loren Legarda.   Legarda, patron of the country’s first permanent textile gallery,Hibla ng Lahing Filipino, said that weavers from Bagtason Loom Weavers Association in Bugasong, Antique are the featured craftsmen […]



Sponsorship Speech for “Ethnic Origin Act of 2014”

October 22, 2014

Senator Loren Legarda Sponsorship Speech for “Ethnic Origin Act of 2014” Senate Bill No. 2426, Under Committee Report No. 81   Mr. President,   Our indigenous peoples have shaped our story as a Filipino people—our music, arts and dance, our native knowledge and skills, our deeply held beliefs, our creativity, our sustainable ways of living with our […]



On IP Month, Legarda Opens ASEAN Textile Exhibit, Sponsors Ethnic Origin Bill

October 22, 2014

In celebration of the Indigenous Peoples Month this October, Senator Loren Legarda, Chair of the Senate Committee on Cultural Communities, has set up an exhibit on ASEAN textiles and will sponsor the proposed Ethnic Origin Act.   Legarda, in partnership with the Office of Senate President Franklin Drilon and the National Commission for Culture and […]



Legarda Invites Filipinos to Join Dayaw Festival in Baguio

October 21, 2014

Senator Loren Legarda today encouraged Filipinos, especially those in the Cordillera and nearby regions, to participate in the Luzon leg of the 2014 Dayaw Indigenous Peoples Festival, which will be held in Baguio City from October 22-23, 2014. Legarda, Chair of the Senate Committee on Cultural Communities, said that through the Dayaw Festival, citizens will […]