Friday, May 1, 2009
it was a great surprise when we saw some Morions wearing ethnic and recycled materials. a special category which encouraged the locals to use what was abundant in the province.creativity was emphasized so much on these category as each Morion required the use of plastics as the main component for the costume.they wanted to encourage the people to be both resourceful and creative in the goal to gain awareness in the environment's call to reuse what seems to be useless materials.while some where made of recycled materials, another category was also considered. this was the one which requires the use of coconut palms, chicken feathers and other materials abundant in the province.some of the head covers even have small moving wheels on top with flower-like decorations. in this category, the participants were given every chance to show off what they can imagine.it was mixing the local culture with what has been traditionally designed after the Roman soldiers by retaining the fierce facial expressions.it was impressive to see how creative Marinduquenos are. how creative we Filipinos are.happy labor day everyone!