Shoppers and festival-goers will once again get a chance to savor local delicacies and score specialty products during Aliwan Fiesta’s Shoppers Bazaar in front of Aliwan Theater on April 26 to 28.
The annual cultural event, produced by Manila Broadcasting Company in partnership with the Cultural Center of the Philippines, hopes to guarantee the buying public with quality pasalubong made by the country’s finest craftsmen.
Aliwan Fiesta invites boutiques specializing in island RTW, footwear, jewelry, and accessories; handicraft shops; stores and restaurants selling gourmet delicacies; and fruit and flower farms to take out their respective kiosks in a unified effort to highlight national pride and regional identity. Weaving cooperatives, tribal showrooms, free-trade organizations, and other NGOs marketing local produce as part of the creative industries sector are also welcome to the affair.
The three-day bazaar will showcase terra-cotta, ikat, mother-of-pearls, t’nalak, embroidered piña, abel Iloko, rattan baskets, Ifugao blankets, coco-shell lamps, bamboo instruments, wooden furniture, tribal beads, nito bracelets, malong and inaul, ube jam, strawberries, budbod-kabod, marang, espasol, longganisa, empanada, danggit, suka, and bagoong, among many others.
For inquiries on the Aliwan Fiesta Shoppers Bazaar, call Teray Rivas of MBC at (02) 832-3249 or 0917-8658699.
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