Archive for November, 2014

Legarda: Tausug Weavers to Showcase their Craft at National Museum

November 28, 2014

Senator Loren Legarda invites citizens to a weaving demonstration by Tausugs from Sulu at the National Museum on November 29-30, from 1:30 to 4:30 p.m.   Legarda, patron of the country’s first permanent textile gallery,Hibla ng Lahing Filipino, said that Tausugs from Lagasan, Parang, Sulu will demonstrate how to weave the pis siyabit.   “I invite […]



Legarda Promotes Use of Baybayin

November 26, 2014

Senator Loren Legarda renewed her call for the promotion of Baybayin by using it in government logos, public signage and even in local product labels.   Legarda made the call in her message at the 4th Baybayin Festival Rizal, which was organized by Taklobo Baybayin Inc., Baybayin Buhayin, the Department of Education (DepEd) and Province of […]



Legarda: T’boli Dreamweavers to Showcase their Craft at National Museum

November 21, 2014

T’boli weavers from Lake Sebu, South Cotabato will showcase their famous dream-inspired weaving during 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 the T’bolis are the featured weavers at the gallery on November 22-23, from 1:30-4:30 p.m. […]



Legarda: T’boli Dreamweavers to Showcase their Craft at National Museum

November 21, 2014

T’boli weavers from Lake Sebu, South Cotabato will showcase their famous dream-inspired weaving during 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 the T’bolis are the featured weavers at the gallery on November 22-23, from 1:30-4:30 p.m. […]



Legarda Pushes for Provision on Heritage Sites Conservation under 2015 Budget

November 20, 2014

Senator Loren Legarda, Vice Chairperson of the Senate Committee on Finance, is proposing to include in the 2015 National Budget a provision that will ensure the protection of heritage sites and structures all over the country.   Citing the destruction of many historical structures—among the most recent include the Art Deco Michel Apartments, the Army […]



Conference on Technical Vocational Education and Training (TVET) for Indigenous People of the ASEAN

November 19, 2014

Senator Loren Legarda’s Keynote Speech Conference on Technical Vocational Education and Training (TVET)  for Indigenous People of the ASEAN November 19, 2014 – The Bayleaf Hotel Intramuros, Manila   In this day and age of technology and globalization, the knowledge systems and traditions of indigenous communities are threatened to be left in the memories of the […]



Legarda Urges TESDA to Create Culture-Based Vocational Courses

November 19, 2014

Senator Loren Legarda today urged the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) to create culture-based vocational courses as part of efforts to support indigenous peoples (IPs) and promote Philippine culture.   Legarda, Chair of the Senate Committee on Cultural Communities, made the statement at the opening of the Conference on Technical Vocational Education and […]



Legarda: Mandaya Weavers to Showcase their Craft at National Museum

November 14, 2014

Senator Loren Legarda invites citizens to a weaving demonstration by Mandayas from Davao Oriental at the National Museum on November 15-16, from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.   Legarda, patron of the country’s first permanent textile gallery,Hibla ng Lahing Filipino, said that Mandayas from Barangay Sangab in the Municipality of Caraga, Davao Oriental will demonstrate […]



Legarda: Yakan Weavers To Showcase Their Craft at National Museum

November 7, 2014

Yakan weavers from Zamboanga will demonstrate how they weave natural fibers into colorful fabrics with intricate designs during 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 the Yakans are the featured craftsmen at the gallery on November […]