Another favorite fair is the annual Habi fair in Glorietta. This is where we find sustainable and ethical fashion and lifestyle products from over merchants representing various weaving communities from Luzon, Visayas, and Mindanao. I bought my t’nalak table linen and some banig bags here! But since the pandemic hit, they had to find ways in supporting the weavers and their livelihood in this challenging times.
The Likhang HABI Market Fair is going online for the first time at
www.shophabifair.com from October 21 to 27.
Aside from the online trade fair, there will also be a series of webinars and a four-day online summit in line with HABI’s mission to promote Filipino culture and heritage. Another highlight is the 3rd Lourdes Montinola Pina Weaving Contest. This competition recognizes exceptional craftsmanship and mastery of the delicate process of turning pineapple threads into works of art.
For more information on Likhang HABI Online Market Fair, the series of webinars, and other HABI advocacies, please visit www.habitextilecouncil.ph or follow www.facebook.com/HabiThePhilTextileCouncil and Instagram @habifair.