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Back-to-back Opening for Hibla, Opens in Bangkok and Prague

July 18, 2019

The Hibla ng Lahing Filipino Travelling Exhibition has made its back-to-back inaugurations in Bangkok, Thailand and Prague, Czech Republic.

The National Museum of the Philippines, in partnership with the Office of Congresswoman Loren Legarda launched the Hibla ng Lahing Filipino Travelling Exhibition titled Piña-Seda: Pineapple and Silk Cloths from the Tropics at the Museum Siam, Bangkok, Thailand on Thursday, July 4, and at the Naprstek Museum of Asian, African and American Cultures, Prague, Czech Republic on Monday, July 15. The exhibit in Bangkok was launched in partnership with the National Discovery Museum Institute, while the one in Prague was done in partnership with the Naprstek Museum.

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Call for Curatorial Proposals: Philippine Participation at the 17th Venice Architecture Biennale (2020)

July 17, 2019

Following the success of the Philippine Pavilion’s 2018 exhibition titled The City Who Had Two Navels, the National Commission for Culture and the Arts (NCCA), in partnership with the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) and the Office of Congresswoman Loren Legarda, announces the OPEN CALL FOR CURATORIAL PROPOSALS for the Philippine participation at the 17th Venice Architecture Biennale, initiated by la Fondazione la Biennale di Venezia. The 17th Venice Architecture Biennale will be opened on May 23, 2020 and will run until November 29, 2020.

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Legarda Shares Expertise in ABS-CBN Corporate University’s First Anchor’s Training

July 9, 2019

With more than 20 years of experience as a multi-awarded broadcast journalist, former Senator now Congresswoman Loren Legarda shared her expertise in ABS-CBN Corporate University’s first Anchor’s Training on Saturday, July 6.

Legarda, who began her broadcasting career in 1981 as an anchor for Newswatch, shared her knowledge and skills in the field of broadcasting and interviewing.

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Legarda Lauds the Opening of the Homecoming of the “The City Who Had Two Navels”

July 5, 2019

Congresswoman Loren Legarda lauded the opening of the homecoming of “The City Who Had Two Navels” on Tuesday, July 2, the Philippines’ national pavilion at the 16th International Architecture Exhibition of the Venice Biennale. This year’s theme of the Central Exhibition in the Biennale, “Freespace,” urged countries to bring their own Freespace in Venice through the staging of their respective national pavilions.

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Legarda brings PPO back to Antique

July 5, 2019

Congresswoman Loren Legarda, the new Representative of the Lone District of Antique, brought back the Philippine Philharmonic Orchestra (PPO) to her home province to perform back-to-back concerts in the towns of San Jose de Buenavista and Pandan last June 30 and July 1, respectively.

 

Headed by Maestro Herminigildo Ranera, the PPO performed light classics such as the overture to La Gazza Ladra, Annen Polka, and Emperor Waltz, and contemporary pieces such as the Eraserheads Suite, Teleserye Theme Song Medley, and Bohemian Rhapsody/Queen.

 

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Message: Opening of the Homecoming of “The City Who Had Two Navels”

July 4, 2019

Message of Senator Loren Legarda
Opening of the Homecoming of
“The City Who Had Two Navels”
2 July 2019 | Metropolitan Museum of Manila
 
 
Dr. Edson Cabalfin’s “The City Who Had Two Navels” was our Philippine Pavilion at the 16th International Architecture Exhibition of the Venice Biennale. That year, the theme of the Central Exhibition was “Freespace” and it urged countries to bring their own Freespace in Venice through the national pavilions.
 
Tonight, we are gathered in what Dr. Cabalfin views as […]

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Legarda files 10 bills on Day 1 as new Antique Congresswoman

July 1, 2019

On her first day as Representative of the lone legislative district of Antique, Congresswoman Loren Legarda filed ten (10) proposed measures, including the bill that seeks to create the Antique High School for the Arts and the Northern Antique Protected Seascape and Landscape Act of 2019.

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Legarda Marks the Beginning of Antique’s Golden Age

July 1, 2019

Representative Loren Legarda of the Lone District of Antique declared the beginning of the Golden Age of Antique as she took her oath of office on Sunday, June 30, 2019, before Barangay Captain Macario Bagac of Mag-aba, Pandan.

 

“Today, we mark the start of the Golden Age of Antique. The past few years served as a preview of what we can and will offer to our people,” said Legarda during her inaugural speech in ceremonies held at the People’s Plaza, San Jose de Buenavista.

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