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BARONG TAGALOG: Carrying The Style and Wearing a True Legacy

Strands of satiny pineapple fibers From the superbly prickly pieces of leaves Refined by the nifty naked hands Of the great sophisticated artisans Beyond this unequaled plant Is a peculiar product exist Only native Filipinos - Tagalogs can procreate An art of aesthetic craftsmen The fabric of my historical breed Versatile apparel suits for formal affairs - weddings From 20 meters of silk processed and produced - four months Nation known as PEARL OF THE ORIENT Exaltedly introduces this "BARONG TAGALOG" Through cordial hardworks and artistic thinkings A lifetime masterpiece dominates the Philippine Art A cloth woven by faith and ornamented by passion A cloth designed by heart and given birth through life A cloth perfected by artistry and embroidered by fidelity For native Batanguenos, this is their breath Respiring together as they brocade their future Future that depends on THE PHILIPPINE NATIONAL CLOTH - BARONG TAGALOG. *BATANGUENOS - people of Batangas,Philippines *BARONG TAGALOG - Philippine National Cloth ------------Jun-jun Villanueva ----ANYTHING HANDMADE CONTEST by nette onclaud

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Date: 6/8/2011 11:05:00 AM
Congratulations on your win in Nette's "Anything Homemade"contest Jun-Jun. Love, Carol
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Date: 6/7/2011 7:50:00 PM
gosh, I never heard of this thing before, from pineapple leaves?? How wonderful to have a national handicraft like this to write about. You did it beautifully and congratulations.
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Date: 6/7/2011 3:54:00 PM
Congratulations on your win..Sara
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Date: 6/6/2011 1:29:00 PM
I am reading today such diverse work on this theme..Yours is so unique, did you really mean this silk is made from pineapple fibres, and not from the silk worm silk.A wonderfully crafted piece this is Junjun, Congrats on your fabulous win in nette's contest. love, gautami
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Date: 6/9/2011 11:47:00 PM
yes,..it's from the fibres of the pineapple leaves....thanks for the comment...so appreciated
Date: 6/6/2011 11:42:00 AM
Wow! You really put your culture to the forth here.congrats for the big win
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Date: 6/6/2011 10:16:00 AM
Many congrats on all your wins, Jun-Jun : )
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Date: 6/6/2011 8:50:00 AM
Congrats jun-jun on your exciting success in Nette's contest with this fantastic creation in poetry.. hey we are sharing again my friend.. wow ..oh.. enjoy with luv..
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Date: 6/6/2011 8:49:00 AM
Congratulations on this win in the contest of nette, jun-jun
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Date: 5/30/2011 3:01:00 PM
Nice verses for our own BARONG TAGALOG. I was born and raised in the Philippines. Dalila
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Date: 5/30/2011 7:49:00 AM
soup mail! :)
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Date: 5/30/2011 6:57:00 AM
thank you, jun-jun.. i'm from the same province! we better soup mail soon! could we be cousins?? :) intricate poem! :) huggs, nette
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jun-jun villanueva
Date: 5/30/2011 6:57:00 PM
nagustuhan mo ba ang poem ko about sa BARONG TAGALOG? ...THANK YOU! sorry if this is not as great and powerful as your poems are... good morning!----- junjun
Date: 5/30/2011 6:51:00 AM
I am smiling from ear to ear right now, reading this very wonderful write on the Barong Tagalog! Way to go for you for featuring this in your poem, Junjun! The Barong is definitely something uniquely Filipino and the artistry and craftsmanship that goes into it is just awesome! Way to go for you ^_^! I just bet Nette would love this one ;)
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jun-jun villanueva
Date: 6/1/2011 10:41:00 PM
maraming salamat....sana nga po magustuhan ni nette...sana manalo,..ahehehe..... thanks a lot!!! well- appreciated..