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Mother Lily

April 28, 2013

I really admire Loren for her strength and conviction. She gives 110 percent of herself to everything she does. I know how difficult it is to excel in your career and still be around for your family. Most people focus on one and neglect the other, but Loren has succeeded in both.
Philippine Daily Inquirer, Mother Lily

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WOMAN OF STYLE: Loren Legarda: Topnotcher in fashion + nationalism

March 6, 2013

But whether she likes it or not, Loren has become a new fashion icon — for fashionalism, that is. Loren’s brand of nationalism — her heart for everything Pinoy — is something she wears on her sleeve, literally.You can see her fashionalism in the details of her attire — be it a neckpiece of beads painstakingly stringed together by a tribal woman, or a coat of many colors fashioned by a Mindanao weaver. One of her current favorite bags is […]

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Loren is the only one I know who has the vision and the heart to promote the folk arts and culture

March 6, 2013

“I have met countless government leaders and politicians, and Loren is the only one I know who has the vision and the heart to promote the folk arts and culture of the Filipinos. Siya lang talaga.”
F. Sionil quoted, PhilStar, by Millet Mananquil
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Legarda urged the DOH

March 4, 2013

“Legarda urged the DOH, the Philippine Nuclear Research Institute and the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council to exercise vigilance in preparing and providing for all possible contingencies.”
People’s Tonight, Editorial
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The National Museum should have a section just for these products to illustrate the fine craftsmanship of yesteryear. Senator Loren Legarda has contributed much in the promotion of such crafts. She should be supported by government.

December 3, 2012

“The National Museum should have a section just for these products to illustrate the fine craftsmanship of yesteryear. Senator Loren Legarda has contributed much in the promotion of such crafts. She should be supported by government.”
Philippine Star, F. Sionil Jose, Columnist
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Hibla Pavilion of Textiles and Weaves of the Philippines

October 20, 2012

“Hibla Pavilion of Textiles and Weaves of the Philippines is an exhibition aimed at showcasing our rich and colorful heritage through the Schools of Living Traditions. Sen. Loren Legarda is the head of this wonderful program, ensuring indigenous techniques in textile weaving, basket making, beadwork and embroidery are passed on to the next generation. These creative endeavors reveal anecdotes of the individual soul, of the community, and of our Filipino saga.”
Philippine Daily Inquirer, Tessa Prieto-Valdes, Columnist
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The Loren Legarda I know is not a senator or a journalist but a mom

May 14, 2012

“before anything else. She makes it home in time for dinner and asks about my day at school. She calls me when I’m out of the house and worries when I don’t answer the phone. She thinks of everything — from what I should pack for college to what time I should leave for the dentist — all of which she ticks off the never-ending checklist in her head.”
Philippine Star, Leandro Legarda Leviste
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Hibla ng Lahing Filipino: Traditional Philippine Textile Gallery” aims to highlight the commonalities of the country’s 110 ethnolinguistic groups through shared indigenous weaving technologies, and is an initiative of Sen. Loren Legarda, chair of the Senate Committee on Cultural Communities.

March 23, 2012

Hibla ng Lahing Filipino: Traditional Philippine Textile Gallery” aims to highlight the commonalities of the country’s 110 ethnolinguistic groups through shared indigenous weaving technologies, and is an initiative of Sen. Loren Legarda, chair of the Senate Committee on Cultural Communities.
Philippine Star, Cheche Moral, Columnist
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Loren shares her passion with the public—indigenous textiles

March 23, 2012

“Senator Loren Legarda realized her dream to have a textile museum in the country with the opening recently of the Textile Galleries at the National Museum.”
Manila Bulletin, Crispina Martinez-Belen, Columnist
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The first permanent exhibit of Philippine fabrics is now open at the National Museum and behind it is Sen. Loren Legarda, who has merged her advocacy for the environment with her passion for fashion to put up “Hibla ng Lahing Pilipino: Traditional Philippine Textile Gallery.”

March 23, 2012

“The first permanent exhibit of Philippine fabrics is now open at the National Museum and behind it is Sen. Loren Legarda, who has merged her advocacy for the environment with her passion for fashion to put up “Hibla ng Lahing Pilipino: Traditional Philippine Textile Gallery.”
Philippine Star, Cathy Yamsuan, Columnist
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