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Habi fair updates traditional weaving designs

HABI envisions a strong textile culture that will become part of modern living.

Centuries-old Filipino weaving traditions are in peril of being overwhelmed by consumerism and low-cost mass-produced textiles.

Posted: October 20th, 2014 in Arts and Books,Headlines,Lifestyle Stories | Read More »

UST features Spanish architect in lecture on Hispanic built heritage in Africa


The University of Santo Tomas Graduate School and Archivo de la Universidad de Santo Tomas (UST Archives) will present Spanish architect, architecture historian and urban planner Placido Gonzalez Martinez in a lecture on Oct. 23 at 3 p.m. at Rm. 404 of the UST Graduate School, Thomas Aquinas Research Complex, UST campus.

Posted: October 20th, 2014 in Arts and Books,Headlines,Lifestyle Stories | Read More »

Ermita to be declared a Heritage Zone


The architect for the redevelopment of the Army-Navy Club in Manila has said the building would be restored and rehabilitated even if much of its interiors has been emptied and all but the shell of the once-proud edifice remains after City Hall gave the go-signal for its demolition.

Posted: October 20th, 2014 in Arts and Books,Editor's Pick,Headlines | Read More »

NCCA issues cease order vs Sta. Ana, Manila development

CLOCKWISE from top left: CDC property on Pedro Gil Street; ceiling painting on Camarin de la Virgen;
Sta. Ana Church interior; church patio, an archaeological site PHOTOS BY EDGAR ALLAN SEMBRANO

The Sta. Ana Heritage Tourism (Sahta) group welcomed the issuance of a cease-and-desist order by the National Commission for Culture and the Arts (NCCA) against the high-rise development project of CDC Holdings, Inc. on Pedro Gil Street in Sta. Ana Manila, a declared heritage zone.

Posted: October 20th, 2014 in Arts and Books,Editor's Pick,Headlines,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Food Philippines showcases heritage food in SIAL

The country’s popular heritage food products will serve as the centerpiece of Food Philippines’ participation in the 50th edition of Salon International de l’Agroalimentaire (SIAL) Paris, to be held Oct. 19-23, at Parc des Expositions de Paris-Nord Villepinte, Paris, France.

Posted: October 16th, 2014 in Food,Headlines | Read More »