Malapatan honors National Living Treasures Awardee

23 Jun 2017
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MALAPATAN, Sarangani (June 23, 2017) - Bae Estelita Tumandan Bantilan receives the commendation of Gawad sa Manlilikha ng Bayan (GAMABA) or the National Living Treasures Award during the celebration of the 48th Foundation Anniversary and the 12th Pakaradyan Festival of the municipality of Malapatan on June 21. Bantilan is from Sitio Upper Lasang of Malapatan, a traditional artist on mat weaving recognized last January 6, 2017 by the Office of the President under Proclamation No. 126 upon the recommendation of the National Commission for Culture and the Arts pursuant to Republic Act 7355. Bantilan was the first declared GAMABA awardee on mat weaving in Sarangani. (Kim Tiblani /PROVINCIAL GOVERNOR'S OFFICE)

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