ILIGAN CITY, July 31, (PIA TFBM ICCC) – As part of the grand launch of Kalinaw Kultura in Iligan City, various exhibits from different stakeholders were showcased at Robinsons Place Iligan on July 26 to 29.
The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) spearheaded the setting up of the exhibits wherein Iliganon products and paintings of Iligan artists were showcased.
Through photos and videos, an exhibit by Task Force Bangon Marawi (TFBM) through its Information Management and Strategic Communications Support Group, was also set up which provided an opportunity to show to the public that the different government line agencies under TFBM continue to provide services and interventions to the affected communities.
Arkat A Lawanen Marawi Icon Dolls for Peace, among of the Maranao products, also made presence in the Kalinaw Kultura exhibit. The dolls symbolize the empowerment and resiliency of the crisis-affected Maranao women as they continue to initiate efforts for their livelihood and for promoting the Maranao culture and tradition.
A photo exhibit showcasing the culture of Higaonons and Maranaos were also highlighted by kulTOURismo, a youth-led initiative that co-creates peace with the youth in Lanao by raising cultural awareness through different kinds of multimedia using the platform of social media. The participation of kulTOURismo shows that there is youth participation and engagement in promoting cultural awareness and peace in the society.
The Integrated Performing Arts Guild (IPAG) of Mindanao State University (MSU)- Iligan Institute of Technology also displayed their brochures and flyers explaining the stories of their dynamic performances.
Kalinaw Kultura is a four day event spearhead by the Philippine Information Agency (PIA) in partnership with the National Commission for Culture and Arts, local government unit of Iligan City, TFBM, Department of Education, Mindanao State University (MSU)-Main Campus, MSU- Iligan Institute of Technology, Robinsons Place Iligan, DTI, Philippine National Police, kulTOURismo, among others. (LEAntonio/PIA ICCC)