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Legarda: Hibla, Keeping Philippine Weaving Tradition Alive

October 23, 2017

As Senator Loren Legarda leads the opening of the first Hibla ng Lahing Filipino Travelling Exhibition at the Philippine Embassy in London, she stressed the importance of the project in keeping the Philippine weaving tradition alive.



Legarda: First Hibla Travelling Exhibition to Open in London

October 22, 2017

Senator Loren Legarda will lead the opening of the first Hibla ng Lahing Filipino Travelling Exhibition at the Philippine Embassy in London on October 23, 2017.

Legarda said that this is an offshoot of Hibla ng Lahing Filipino: The Artistry of Philippine Textiles at the National Museum of Anthropology, which is her brainchild.



Legarda Encourages Frequent Visits to Museums

October 16, 2017

In celebration of Museums and Galleries month, Senator Loren Legarda encouraged everyone to make frequent visits to museums to enrich people’s understanding of our culture and history.

Legarda, a staunch advocate of arts and culture promotion, said that museums are vessels of important historical knowledge and cultural heritage and they showcase the invaluable Filipino talent.



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.