Press Release
March 15, 2017

Dayaw Features Wooden Sculptures and Stone-Built Structures

Senator Loren Legarda invites everyone to watch the third episode of Dayaw season 3 featuring wood and stone on Thursday, March 16, 6:30 pm, on the ABS-CBN News Channel (ANC), with livestreaming on and on ANC's Facebook page.

The third episode, "Inukit, Hinulma" (Enduring Wood, Immortal Stone), looks into how wood and stone were employed by builders and craftsmen from all over the archipelago, to build structures and objects dedicated to agriculture, exploration, to the community, to noble ideas like nationhood and spirituality.

"In this episode, we will see how wooden furniture and stone-built structures all over the Philippines including Batanes, Ifugao, Pampanga and Manila particularly old churches, resting places and traditional homes play a huge role in defining the distinctive character of our nation," said Legarda.

"Wood and stone have helped shape the most indelible images of communities, of explorers and farmers, of evangelizers, of builders from the wooden boats of the Ivatan to the speedy, sturdy vessels of the Sama," she added.

Dayaw, conceptualized and hosted by Senator Legarda, and produced by the National Commission for Culture and the Arts (NCCA) and ANC, is a six-part, 30-minute weekly documentary series that focuses on the preservation of the country's culture and heritage.

It is shown every Thursday, 6:30pm on ANC and ANC HD, with livestreaming on and on ANC's Facebook page, and simultaneously on The Filipino Channel (TFC). Replays on Thursday 10:30pm, Friday 1:30am and 2:30pm, Saturday 3:00am and 8:30am, Sunday 11:30am, Tuesday 1:30pm, and Wednesday 11:30pm.

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