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Reyna ng Aliwan 2018 Candidate – Arl Banquerigo, Munato Festival of Saranggani
Inspired by Muhen- a bird who is one of the most influential figures in the T’boli Pantheon. This festival attire celebrates Sarangani’s diverse cultural magnificence, a mix made of the T’nalak cloth, brass, beads and feathers.
Showcase the intricate handmade craftsmanship that is put into by the artisan, mix with modern applique and sexy cut, edgy design and crystals to put additional mysticism and romance to personify “Muhen” the goddess of fate in the T’boli folklore.
The costume embraces the traditional materials infused with modern comforts to produce a masterpiece that can attest to the province rich and colorful cultural bounty. (Text from Aliwan Fiesta FB Page)