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17/05/2010: Ambassador Gaa Opens Embassy Exhibit of Philippine Fabric and Fashion by Designer Cora Manimbo

Ambassador Gaa Opens Embassy Exhibit of Philippine Fabric and Fashion by Designer Cora Manimbo
17 MAY 2010, WASHINGTON, D.C. – Philippine Ambassador to the United States Willy C. Gaa, together with Filipino designer Cora Manimbo and Madame Linda Gaa, unfurls a handmade Philippine fabric to signal the opening of Habi ng Lahi: an Exhibit of Philippine Fabric and Fashion by Manimbo.  Known for the striking colors of her works and her attention to detail, Manimbo has created a name for herself in promoting Philippine fabrics around the world.  The week-long exhibit featured intricate embroidery, beadwork and stitching on fabrics from different parts of the Philippines. END.