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Legarda: Weaving and Textiles Reveal Tales of Communities, Nations’ Identities

September 8, 2017

Senator Loren Legarda today said that weaving culture and traditional textiles reveal a lot about a nation’s identity and narrate stories of origin communities, becoming essential to a people’s heritage.

Legarda made the statement during her talk for the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Economic Ministers’ Spouses Program at the Center for International Trade Expositions and Missions (CITEM) organized by the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) and Mrs. Malou Lopez, wife of DTI Secretary Ramon Lopez.



Legarda: Pangalagaan Natin Ang Ating Wikang Pambansa at Mga Wikang Katutubo

August 22, 2017

Bilang pakikiisa sa pagdiriwang ng Buwan ng Wikang Pambansa ngayong Agosto, iginiit ni Senadora Loren Legarda ang pagpapahalaga hindi lamang sa Wikang Filipino ngunit pati na rin sa mga katutubong wika sa Pilipinas.

Ayon kay Legarda, mahalaga ang pagkakaroon ng malalim na pag-unawa at tamang paggamit ng Wikang Filipino sa pakikipag-ugnayan ng mga mamamayan sa isa’t isa, higit lalo sa mga usapin patungkol sa kaunlaran, kapayapaan at katarungan.



Legarda Seeks Stronger Gov’t Support for Indigenous Peoples

August 9, 2017

In observance of the International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples (IP) and the Philippine National IP Day today, August 9, Senator Loren Legarda said that members of indigenous communities can take part in the country’s development if given more opportunities and stronger support by the government.



Seremonya sa Panunumpa ng Tagapangulo ng NCCA, National Artist Virgilio S. Almario

March 27, 2017

Una sa lahat, nais ko magpasalamat sa dating Tagapangulo ng NCCA, Propesor Felipe de Leon Jr. Maraming magagandang proyekto ang naisakatuparan sa ilalim ng kaniyang panunungkulan, kabilang na ang pagbibigay ng patuloy na suporta sa ating mga katutubo at sa mga Schools of Living Tradition o SLTs, pagpapaunlad sa iba’t ibang uri ng sining, at pagpapalawak sa kaalaman ng mga Filipino tungkol sa ating kultura.



Dayaw Features Treasured Metals, Precious Materials

March 22, 2017

Senator Loren Legarda invites everyone to watch the fourth episode of Dayaw season 3 on Thursday, March 23, 6:30 pm, on the ABS-CBN News Channel (ANC), with livestreaming on abs-cbnnews.com/liveand on ANC’s Facebook page.

The fourth episode, “Ginto, Pilak, Garing”, takes on the treasured and precious materials, the glittering materials that have been skillfully used to create beautiful things.



Dayaw Features Wooden Sculptures and Stone-Built Structures

March 15, 2017

Senator Loren Legarda invites everyone to watch the third episode of Dayaw season 3 featuring wood and stone on Thursday, March 16, 6:30 pm, on the ABS-CBN News Channel (ANC), with livestreaming on abs-cbnnews.com/live and on ANC’s Facebook page.



Sen. Loren Legarda, Back with Third Serving of “Dayaw” on ANC

February 22, 2017

The crusade for the preservation of the country’s culture and heritage continues for Sen. Loren Legarda as her documentary series “Dayaw” returns for a third season on ANC, the ABS-CBN News Channel, on Thursday (February 23), with livestreaming on abs-cbnnews.com/live and on ANC’s Facebook page.



Legarda: Tap Indigenous Communities in Conservation of Protected Areas

February 14, 2017

Senator Loren Legarda said that indigenous communities have an important role in conserving the country’s protected areas and should be utilized by the government.

“Indigenous peoples communities have always played an important role in the conservation and preservation of the country’s protected areas. They employ age-old traditions in caring for our environment and natural resources. We should tap their knowledge to effectively maintain the integrity of our biodiversity and ecosystems,” said Legarda, Chair of the Senate Committee on Climate Change and United Nations Global Champion for Resilience.



Maranao and Maguindanao Weavers Featured at the National Museum

February 3, 2017

In celebration of National Arts Month, Senator Loren Legarda invites everyone to join the weaving demonstrations featuring weavers from Maranao and Maguindanao on February 4, 10:00 am to 4:00 pm, at the Reception Hall, 4th Floor, National Museum of Anthropology, Finance Road, Manila.



Legarda Welcomes Almario as NCCA Chair, Ensures Support for Arts and Culture in 2017 Budget

January 13, 2017

Senator Loren Legarda today ensured that the government will continue to support the arts and culture sector under the 2017 national budget as she welcomed the election of National Artist for Literature, Virgilio S. Almario, as the new chairperson of the National Commission for Culture and the Arts (NCCA).