(Vancouver PCG photo)

Vancouver, Canada — In collaboration with local Filipino textile expert, Leo Haban, the exhibit on Filipino Textile and Traditions held at the Museum of Surrey in Vancouver highlighted diverse traditions in textiles from the Philippines. The free exhibit which just concluded, was held since June 4, 2019.

In the photo above, Ambassador to Canada Petronila Garcia (fifth from right) and Consul General to Vancouver Maria Andrelita S. Austria (sixth from left) were joined by Leo Haban (sixth from right) and the officers of the Surrey Philippine Independence Day Society (SPIDS) at the exhibit on Filipino Textile and Traditions at the Museum of Surrey on August 29, 2019. (Vancouver PCG photo)

Mr. Haban shared his personal stories behind his collection of traditional Filipino garments during the opening ceremony of the exhibit.

(Vancouver PCG photo)

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