Archive for October, 2015

‘Dayaw’ 5th Episode Emphasizes Importance of Cultural Mapping

October 23, 2015

Senator Loren Legarda emphasizes the importance of Philippine heritage preservation and cultural mapping in the fifth episode of Dayaw titled “Pagbangon, Pagpapatuloy” (Restoring and Protecting our Colonial Past), which looks at the meticulous process of rebuilding and restoring our tangible heritage.

Episode 5 will air on October 29 at 6:00pm on the ABS-CBN News Channel (ANC).



Mat and Basket Weavers from Sorsogon Featured at the National Museum

October 22, 2015

Senator Loren Legarda invites everyone to view and observe basket and mat weavers from Sorsogon City as they showcase their weaving techniques at the National Museum on October 23 (Friday) and 24 (Saturday), 2015. Featured weavers are Monserat Discaya, Rosie Bañares, Teresita Ebrada, Serena Detera and Divina Dumamay. The weaving demonstrations can be viewed from […]



Indigenous Women Weavers Featured in ‘Dayaw’

October 17, 2015

Centuries-old weaving traditions are in danger of disappearing with the commercialization and commodification of textiles in the Philippines. The fourth episode of Dayaw on October 22, “Hinabing Kasaysayan ng mga Kababaihan” (Weaving Stories of Feminine Knowledge), takes viewers to the centers of weaving in the country in a bid to stir interest, awareness and support […]



Legarda: Let Us Use Indigenous Knowledge Towards Sustainable Dev’t

October 15, 2015

As the 2015 Dayaw Indigenous Peoples’ Festival kicks off, Senator Loren Legarda today underscored the importance of indigenous knowledge systems and practices in ensuring sustainable development.   “The Dayaw IP festival is a very important event because it gives ordinary people a glimpse on the lives of Filipino IPs. It serves as a reminder that regardless […]



Mat and Basket Weavers from Albay Featured at the National Museum

October 15, 2015

Senator Loren Legarda invites everyone to view and observe basket and mat weavers from Albay at the National Museum of Anthropology on October 16 (Friday) and 17 (Saturday), 2015. Featured weavers are Gemma del Castillo, Sarah del Castillo and Mia del Castillo of Malilipot, Albay. “Through these weaving demonstrations, we want people to understand what […]



‘Dayaw’ Promotes Legacy of Ancestors Thru Tangible Heritage

October 13, 2015

The Philippines has a rich collection of tangible heritage that serves as the physical manifestation of Filipino ingenuity, talent and history. The third episode of Dayaw on October 15 titled “Inukit, Hinulma, Nilikha” highlights the country’s tangible symbols of culture, created using indigenous skills and knowledge.   Senator Loren Legarda urges everyone to watch the latest episode of the […]



Legarda on Int’l Day for DRR: We Can Learn From Our IPs in Building Resilience

October 12, 2015

In celebration of the International Day for Disaster Reduction (IDDR) on October 13, Senator Loren Legarda today lauded indigenous communities that continue to utilize their indigenous knowledge systems and practices to build resilience from natural hazards and climate change. The IDDR’s theme for this year is “Knowledge for Life”, acknowledging that traditional, indigenous and local […]