ILOILO CITY, 15 June (PIA)—The Philippine Information Agency-6 launched the exhibit of costumes of the ten-member countries of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations.
PIA-6 Director Atty. Janet Mesa said this is among the information and education activities, and the first event of such kind, mounted by the PIA in Western Visayas, to increase
knowledge and understanding of the public of ASEAN 2017.
“Here, you will see the uniqueness of each costume of the countries in the ASEAN,” Mesa said during the launching program.
The exhibits will run from June 15-19, at the SM City North Wing in Mandurriao district.
The exhibits consist of ten pull-up banners showing the costumes of individual member-countries: Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Indonesia, Lao PDR, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam.
The exhibits, according to Director Mesa, will add to the information and education of the public, the students particularly, who are learning history and socio-civic subjects.
Likewise, she added, the exhibits also showcase glimpses of culture and tradition of ASEAN-member countries.
Mesa, particularly thanked SM City, which has been partner in the launching of Information Kiosks featuring ASEAN materials in Negros and Iloilo provinces. (JCM/ESS/PIA-Iloilo)