Cultural and Educational

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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Cultural and Educational

‘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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Cultural and EducationalPast Events

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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Cultural and Educational

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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Cultural and Educational

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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Cultural and Educational

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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Cultural and EducationalPast EventsPrograms

Coach Dalupan Book “The Maestro” Makes Triumphant U.S. Debut

WASHINGTON, D.C.- On 28 April 2016, basketball fans flocked to Romulo Hall of the Philippine Embassy  to witness the US launch of the book, “The Maestro of Philippine Basketball,” which chronicles the life and career of legendary coach Virgilio “Baby” Dalupan. “Coach Dalupan was not only a coach but a …

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Cultural and EducationalPast Events

Rep. Stephen Solarz Fellowship

PHILIPPINES – On November 6-11, Nina Solarz traveled to the Philippines to identify a candidate for the Stephen Solarz Fellowship Program at the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Maryland. US-Philippines Society Co-chair M.V. Pangilinan facilitated meetings with local hospital administrators and groups to assist in the search. The selected …

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Cultural and EducationalPast Events

Philippine Gold: Treasures of a Forgotten Kingdom 

WASHINGTON, D.C. – On October 14, in celebration of Filipino-American History Month, the US-Philippines Society with support of the Philippine Embassy held a lecture “Phlippine Gold: Treasures of a Forgotten Kingdom.” The lecture by Ayala Museum’s Consulting Curator Dr. Florina Capistrano-Baker and Senior Curator for Asia Society Adriana Proser was part of a series …

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