August 29, 2015
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.
August 28, 2015
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.
“Ang pundasyon ng isang bansa ay lalong mapagtitibay kapag ang mga mamamayan ay nagkakaunawaan […]
Senator Loren Legarda, a staunch supporter of arts and culture, commended Ligaya Fernando-Amilbangsa as a cultural advocate of pangalay, a traditional dance from Mindanao.
August 27, 2015
Legarda filed Senate Resolution 1527, citing Fernando-Amilbangsa as an instrumental figure in the continuation of pangalay which she has documented, studied, performed and preserved through scholarly writing and training of other pangalay dancers.
“It is timely and fitting for the Senate to commend Fernando-Amilbangsa for her instrumental role as the documentor, performer, scholar, and advocate of this unique cultural treasure,” said Legarda, Chair […]
It was eight in the evening on the 22nd of August and the garden at the Peggy Guggenheim Collection, one of the world’s finest museums for modern art, was buzzing with people and a lively David Medalla explained to the young crowd the concept for the performance.
August 26, 2015
The program started with introduction from Philip Rylands, the Director of the Peggy Guggenheim Collection who said that having Medalla perform was exciting. The National Commission for Culture and the Arts (NCCA) Chairman and Commissioner […]
Senator Loren Legarda urged Filipinos to visit the exhibit titled The Vexed Contemporary, which was officially opened today at the Museum of Contemporary Art Design (MCAD) at De la Salle – College of Saint Benilde.
August 26, 2015
“I encourage everyone to visit the MCAD. Our bustling contemporary art scene, including the groundbreaking shows MCAD has done, benefits the nation with thought-provoking exhibits and concepts that open discussions on our national identity in the face of a dynamic global cultural landscape,” Legarda said.
The Vexed […]
Senator Loren Legarda today said the Philippines should take bolder action in reducing carbon emissions following a report that air pollution in China is killing about 4,000 people a day.
“We should act quickly to prevent such an incident – severe air pollution – from happening in our country. The faster we act, the greater the chances are of avoiding the most debilitating effects of extreme weather events,” Legarda stressed, citing the urgent need to shift to cleaner energy sources.
Legarda, Chair […]