Department of Trade and Industry Secretary Gregory L. Domingo (second from left) and Undersecretary Ponciano C. Manalo, Jr. (third from left) are joined by (second row from left) Philippine Chamber of Commerce and Industry (PCCI) President Alfredo M. Yao and Philippine Exporters Confederation, Inc. (PHILEXPORT) President Sergio R. Ortiz-Luis Jr. in playing various musical instruments made of bamboo with the K7 Modern Bamboo Band or Kawayan 7 during the lauching of the Philippine Bamboo Showcase 2014 on September 2, 2014 at the Design Center Philippines, Cultural Center of the Philippines (CCP) Complex in Pasay City. Domingo encouraged entrepreneurs to produce bamboo products with high design content combined with high production quality. The showcase will run from September to November 2014. This three-month long activity intends to showcase and feature bamboo as material for school furniture, construction materials, temporary shelter for homeless victims of natural calamities. It also intends to show various uses of bamboo such as art installations and high-end furnishings for home interior and furniture.