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THE PHILIPPINE STAR: Maria Pureza Escaño's 'Ode to the Father'
Maria Pureza Escano (seated third from right) with her husband Rad (seated extreme right) Archbishop Lagdameo and the BLD Gawad Kalinga.
ARTS AND CULTURE (The Philippine Star) Updated April 05, 2010 12:00 AM
MANILA, Philippines - Maria Pureza “Puchette” Escaño recently showcased her artworks in “Ode to the Father,” a traveling exhibit of praise and thanksgiving, at the LRI Pavilion, LRI Design Plaza, 210 Nicanor Garcia st., Bel-Air II, Makati City.
Archbishop Angel Lagdameo officiated the Mass.
The opening was attended by Rad Escaño, Ric and Rizza Pascua, Raul and Mari Garcia, Bogie and Marge Lorenzo, Joey and Mari-vikk Vinas, Jojo and Koi Jalandoni, Ed and Malou Malay, Jo and Mar Tamayo, Manny Siggaoat, Gerry Cunanan, Tony Suiza, Kiko and Aida Josef, Olive Zamora, Lennie dela Rosa, Dan and Ludy Andres, and Edwin and Babylynne Aguila.
The exhibit presented by BLD Gawad Kalinga headed by Ric Pascua of the Bukas-Loob sa Diyos Foundation.
All paintings in the exhibit were donated to raise seed funds for the Scholarship of Hope of the Bukas-Loob sa Diyos Foundation. The scholarship, a brainchild of Bukas-Loob sa Diyos spiritual director Archbishop Lagdameo, seeks to assist the children of the poorest of the poor.