Arts & Leisure


Museum hosts women artisan trade fair




Posted on March 02, 2016


IN CELEBRATION of Women’s Month, Yuchengco Museum will host the GREAT WOMEN Trade Exchange from March 10 to 12. The artisan product fair features the works of 15 selected female designers, manufacturers, and women-led companies. Among the items to be sold are fine apparel, fashion accessories, home accessories and decor, and handwoven textiles. The fair will be open from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Admission is free.

The vendors are among women enterprises invited to become part of the country’s GREAT Women gender platform, a multi-stakeholder public-private partnership led by the Department of Trade and Industry, the Philippine Commission on Women, and private sector lead partner ECHOsi Foundation under a grant from the Government of Canada. The vendors include: GREAT WOMEN Lifestyle Collection, Ancestral Crafts, Ann Pamintuan Jewelry, Balay ni Atong, Beyond Borders, Casa San Pablo, Gifts & Graces, GKonomics, Jacinto and Lirio, La Herminia Piña Weaving Industry, La Pomme, Natalya Lagdameo Jewelry, Pambahay by Halo-Halo, Rurungan sa Tubod Foundation, The Olive Tree, and Angie’s Yakan Cloth.