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Philippine Cuisine a Hit at 2017 Embassy Chef Challenge

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Food critics and Washingtonians were introduced to Philippine binalot at Embassy Chef Challenge 2017, held at the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center in Washington, D.C. on 24 May 2017. Chef Red Garcia, owner and executive chef of Kalye DC, represented the Philippine Embassy, last year’s People’s …

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Filipino Veterans Honored at The Washington DC Book Launch of Nieva’s “Cadet, Soldier, Guerrilla Fighter”

WASHINGTON, D.C.- Veterans, World War II enthusiasts, representatives from the US government, private sector, academe, US-Philippines Society, Embassy, and the Filipino American community gathered in Romulo Hall of the Philippine Embassy, located on the corner of Bataan Street and Massachusetts Avenue, on 18 May 2017 to participate in the launch …

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United States and Philippines: An Enduring Friendship

United States & Philippines, An Enduring Friendship, is a chronicle of historical events spanning over a century of intertwined historical ties. To flip the pages of the book available online, click the link: Our gratitude to US-Philippines Society Director Dennis Wright for producing the book and film.   The book was presented …

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Philippine Cuisine in Washington DC

WASHINGTON, D.C. – In collaboration with Rita M. Cacas Foundation, Inc. and the Philippine Embassy, the US-Philippines Society celebrated Filipino-American History Month and Archives Month, with a symposium entitled “Philippine American Food Experiences in Washington, D.C. – Yesterday and Today,” at the Philippine Embassy on October 27, 2016. The event sought …

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‘Culture Couture Change’ Fundraising Gala: Celebrating Philippine Design and Cuisine

NEW YORK – The US-Philippines Society and the Philippine Business Chamber of New York sponsored a fashion show and the book launching of “Philippine Faces and Places” by Phil Dizon. The black-tie event, COUTURE CULTURE CHANGE, was held at the Grand Hyatt New York Empire Ballroom on 1 October 2016. …

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A Musical Tribute to Ambassador Cuisia: Five Years of Dynamic Diplomacy

Spearheaded by the US-Philippines Society in collaboration with ABS-CBN The Filipino Channel and the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center, guests and supporters honored former Ambassador Cuisia  whose term was marked with elevated level of cooperation between US and Philippines  with a musical tribute on 9 June at the …

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Renovation Of The National Museum Of Natural History

WASHINGTON D.C. – Nestled between neoclassical heritage buildings that now house the National Gallery of Art and the National Museum of Anthropology, the old Department of Tourism (originally the Department of Agriculture) undergoes a transformation into the nation’s first museum devoted to fauna and flora. On 15 July 2016, Dominic …

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Philippine Philharmonic Orchestra debut in New York City

NEW YORK – On June 18,  with support from Society Co-Chair Manuel V. Pangilinan and other partner institutions, the Philippine’s premiere orchestra, the Philharmonic Orchestra performed in a sold-out debut concert in New York’s Carnegie Hall. To find out more about this historic performance, please read the review of the concert …

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Inaugural Concert of Orchestra of the Filipino Youth’s Strings Ensemble in D.C.

WASHINGTON, D.C. – On May 28, the Orchestra of the Filipino Youth’s Strings Ensemble performance led by artistic director, Jovianney Cruz at the Church of the Epiphany, Washington, DC, was well-received by the greater Washington community.

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Philippine Embassy Chef Claude Tayag Wins the People’s Choice Award at Annual Embassy Chef Challenge

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Internationally-acclaimed Filipino Chef Claude Tayag assisted by Mixologist Enzo Lim won The People’s Choice Award at the 8th annual Embassy Chef Challenge held on May 25, 2016 at the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center in Washington, D.C. The Embassy Chef Challenge,  Washington’s leading international culinary …

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