For the first time ever, the Department of Science and Technology – Philippine Textile Research Institute (DOST – PTRI)’s KatHABI will shine on the international stage in the heart of one of the world’s fashion capitals—New York!
Organized by the DOST-PTRI in partnership with the Philippine Consulate General and Philippine Trade and Investment Center in New York, this event will showcase unique and sustainable textiles, blending traditional weaving techniques with contemporary fashion and innovation.

The KatHABI Philippine Textile Innovation Event in New York celebrates the Philippines’ rich textile heritage and game-changing innovations. Promoting Filipino craftsmanship and creativity, the event highlights the potential of Philippine textiles on the global stage.

Experience the Textile Innovation Exhibition from 25 to 28 June (9:00 AM to 4:00 PM) at the Lobby Gallery of Philippine Center in New York, featuring natural fibers such as abaca, pineapple, bamboo, Philippine silk, and natural dyes.

Discover the beauty and sustainability of Philippine Tropical Fabrics!