Photo Release

April 15, 2018

Berlin Ethnological Museum: Senator Loren Legarda met with Dr. Lars Christian Koch (4th from left), Director of the Berlin Ethnological Museum and Dr. Roland Platz (rightmost), curator of the South and Southeast Asian Collection, to work on bringing Dr. Jose Rizal’s textile collection to Manila for an exhibit at the National Museum of the Philippines, which is expected to happen in 2020. Legarda first viewed the Rizal collection in 2013 and has since wanted to bring the collection to the Philippines. Also in photo are Vice Consul Alvin Malasig, Philippine Embassy in Berlin, and Dr. Maria Gaida from the Berlin Ethnological Museum.