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Want truly distinct Filipino products? Don’t miss this corner in Manila FAME

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Manila FAME has dedicated a space called Artisans Village, which displays the masterpieces of local artisans and craftsmen from Albay, Cagayan Valley, and Negros Occidental. Photo from MANILA FAME/FACEBOOK

Manila (CNN Philippines Life) — Today marks the 69th edition of Manila FAME, the lifestyle and design showcase that brings together products that are proudly Filipino made. Happening until this Saturday, April 27, the event also features various activities, such as leather-making workshops, talks by preeminent creatives in the country, and live DJ performances, among many others.

Manila FAME has also dedicated a space called Artisans Village, which displays the masterpieces of local artisans and craftsmen from Albay, Cagayan Valley, and Negros Occidental. This aims to put the spotlight on arts and crafts techniques, like weaving and metal foraging, that are distinctly Filipino.

Maco Custodio and PJ Arañador, the creatives behind the home and fashion corners of the Artisans Village, talk about the role it plays at Manila FAME: