Friday, 24 May 2019
Dok Vice honors GAMABA awardee

Dok Vice honors GAMABA awardee

ALABEL, Sarangani (February 28, 2019) - Vice Governor Elmer “Dok Vice” de Peralta commends the presence and artwork of Bai Estelita Bantilan, a Blaan mat weaver from Malapatan, who had been honored with the National Commission for Culture and the Arts’ (NCCA) prestigious Gawad sa Manlilikha ng Bayan (GAMABA) or the National Living Treasures Award. This event is in partnership with the NCCA, Provincial Government of Sarangani and Sulong Tribu Program at the Provincial Capitol lobby on February 27. Bantilan’s work on the Blaan Igem was displayed in Pungsudanon: Alab ng Haligi ng Harayang Filipino during the Mindanao Launching Celebration of the National Arts Month aptly called Dungog: Ani ng Sining sa Mindanao on February 15-16. (Quenny D. Dandan/VICE GOVERNOR’S OFFICE)

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