Heirloom rice in the news!

posted May 21, 2015, 9:21 AM by Unknown user   [ updated May 22, 2015, 2:20 AM ]
May 22, 2015
International Rice Research Institute

Malaya | 18 May 2015
It was indeed an extraordinary gathering at the National Museum Thursday last week during the “Treasures in Art and Rice” event that featured two paintings from National Artist Vicente Manansala and a special selection of heirloom rice varieties from the Cordilleras. The paintings are now on permanent display at the National Museum’s International Rice Research Institute Hall.

Manila Bulletin | 16 May 2015
An exchange of indigenous and culinary cultures transpired in the National Museum on May 14, 2015 during a “market encounter” organized by the Heirloom Rice Project of the International Rice Research Institute (IRRI).

The Manila Bulletin | 14 May 2015
Two large paintings by National Artist Vicente Manansala will be elevated from the Important Cultural Properties of the Philippines category to National Cultural Treasures—the first Manansalas to gain such status.

Metro Cebu News | 15 May 2015
In a special gathering tonight at the National Museum of the Philippines, two large paintings by National Artist Vicente Manansala will be elevated from Important Cultural Properties of the Philippines to National Cultural Treasures—the first Manansalas to gain such status.
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