ARMM entry wins major awards in Philippine Travel Mart’s Patimpalak ng Kasuotang Filipino
Cotabato City (08 September 2014)- Delegates from the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao bagged two major awards in this year’s Patimpalak ng Kasuotang Filipino during the 25th Philippine Travel Mart at SMX Convention Center in Pasay City.
The ARMM won in both female and male categories of the competition.
For the male category, ARMM bagged the grand champion. The same award was won by the region’s delegates last year. For the female category, ARMM won second place.
The entries in the fashion competition were made by Moro designer Akmad Kari Jr.
The materials used were weaved ethnic cloth from the five provinces of the region.
“The judges were very impressed with the ethnic fabric,” said Mustapha Ala Jr, head of the ARMM delegation.
Renowned designers Renee Salud, Frederick Peralta and John Herrera were the panel of judges during the fashion competition. (Bureau of Public Information)