15 Nov Malacañang Recognizes Mindanaoan Women Weavers With The “National Living Treasures Award”
Mga higala! Three (3) women weavers from Mindanao were recognized as new awardees for the Gawad sa Manlilikha ng Bayan (GAMABA) or the National Living Treasures Award, in a ceremony last October 24, 2018, at the Rizal Hall, Malacañang Palace, Malacanang Complex, San Miguel, Manila.
See the amazing awardees below:
According to the National Commission for Culture and the Arts (NCCA), the Gawad sa Manlilikha ng Bayan or the National Living Treasures Award is the highest Presidential recognition given to individuals who excel in various indigenous arts, customs, and traditional practices which may include, but are not limited to, folk architecture, maritime transport, weaving, carving, performing arts, literature, graphic and plastic art, ornament, textile and fiber art, pottery, and other artistic expressions of traditional culture.
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