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Legarda Invites Filipinos to Join in Dayaw IP Festivals

October 1, 2014

Senator Loren Legarda today encouraged Filipinos to be immersed in indigenous Filipino culture through the Dayaw Indigenous Peoples Festival.
Legarda, Chair of the Senate Committee on Cultural Communities, said that Filipinos have a lot to learn and rediscover about their culture and through the Dayaw Festival, citizens will be able to witness more indigenous performances, rituals, forums, traditional cuisine demos, traditional games, arts and crafts exhibit, which are all part of the Filipino identity.
“We have a very rich culture. I salute […]

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Legarda: Respect Our Culture and History, Stop Destruction of Heritage Structures

October 1, 2014

Senator Loren Legarda today lamented the apparent disrespect of some sectors for Philippine heritage due to the destruction of several historical buildings, such as the Army and Navy Club and the Admiral Hotel, and urged the cultural agencies of government to work together to prevent such occurrences.
 
Legarda, Chair of the Senate Committee on Cultural Communities, said “the National Cultural Heritage Act must be strictly and effectively implemented by concerned agencies before all our heritage is gone too soon.”
 
During the Senate […]

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