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Friday, April 30, 2021

Igorota weaver wins World Craft Council Competition

Photo Courtesy || Narda's Handwoven Arts And Craft

Cordillera - An Igorota weaver has won prestigious award from the World Crafts Council Competition (WCC) of Excellent Crafts, Asia-Pacific Region.

Ms. Lydia Langpawen, 62-year old of the famed Narda's Handwoven Arts And Craft received received a Certificate and a Plague of recognition from WCC for her tapestry creation held at Tashkent, Uzbekistan during the WCC 38th General Assembly on 4 - 5 December 2020.

The award was turned over by Father Jose Quilongquilong SJ, Director of Jesuit Aid Foundation and Rector of the Jesuit Community at ADMU, who commissioned the tapestry and Ms. Venus Tan, former COO of the Tourism Promotions Board.

Photo Courtesy || Narda's Handwoven Arts And Craft

Also present at the turn over ceremonies were Mr. Wilson Capuyan CEO of Narda’s, Dir Myrna Pablo of DTI Car, Dir Jovi Ganongan of DOT Car, Ms Andrea Mangusan Production Manager of Narda’s, Ms Lorraine Weaving Department Head of Narda’s, and Ryan Dale B. Mangusan Regional Development Council IP Concerns Committee Co-Chair and Igorot Global Organization Vice-President.

The turn over ceremonies was held on April 30, 2021, at the Mirador Jesuit Villa Retreat House in Baguio where the award winning tapestry hangs.

The other 3 Asian winners are from Indonesia, Malaysia, and Laos.

Congratulations Ma’am Lydia, you make us all very proud of our crafts and of our culture.

The World Crafts Council is a non-governmental,and non-profit organization to maintain, strengthen,and ensure the status of crafts as a vital part of cultural life,and to promote the human values of the crafts and a sense of fellowship among the craftspeople around the world.The World Crafts Council is the only body setup to support the aspiration of the world’s craftspeople, whether in maintaining honorable inherited traditions,or in extending frontiers by experiment and innovation.

source || Narda's Handwoven Arts And Craft



Unknown said...

Congratulations! Long live Igorot Tapestry and crafts. God bless and to God be the Glory.

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