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75th Anniversary of Gen MacArthur’s Leyte Landing

Norfolk, VA.- On Sunday, Oct 20, 2019, the MacArthur Memorial hosted a commemoration of the 75th Anniversary of the historic Leyte Landing which led to the liberation of the Philippines in World War II. Guest speakers including Director Christopher Kolakowski, Consul General Renato Pedro Villa, Executive Director Hank Hendrickson and …

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October 23: Book Discussion of “Fragments From a Mobile Life” by Margaret Sullivan

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 23, 2019 2:30 PM – 4:00 PM Venue: US-INDONESIA SOCIETY OFFICE 1625 Massachusetts Ave NW Suite 550 Washington, DC 20036 REGISTER Join us as author Margaret Sullivan discusses her book Fragments From a Mobile Life focusing on her rich and memorable experiences in Indonesia and the Philippines during …

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Oct 22: Observing the 75th Anniversary of Gen MacArthur Landing in Leyte from a Filipino Perspective

October is Filipino American History Month and Archives Month ISTORYA DC 2019 SYMPOSIUM Observing the 75th Anniversary of Gen. Douglas MacArthur Landing in Leyte from the Filipino Perspective Tuesday  October 22 2019 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm Embassy of the Philippines, Chancery Building 1617 Massachusetts Ave NW, Washington, DC The Symposium …

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23 Sept – 11 Oct 2019: LIWANAG Exhibition in New York

The US-Philippines Society invites you to an Exhibition by award winning Filipina artist Maria Mari Murga and Mindanao Craftmakers Philippine Center New York presents LIWANAG A journey through the Philippines way of life Public Viewing The Philippine Center in New York 556 5th Ave. New York City 10036 23 September-11 …

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Indigenous Peoples Delegation Perspectives on the Other Mindanao Conflict

WASHINGTON, D.C.- Representing the Mandaya and Manobo Indigenous Peoples (IP) tribes in Mindanao, eight community leaders traveled across various cities in the United States to share their perspectives on a simmering conflict in the southern Philippines between the Communist New People’s Army (NPA) and the government. During their final stop …

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Challenges to Peace and Development in Post-Marawi Mindanao

WASHINGTON, D.C.- At a June 25 forum, “A Perspective on Mindanao by Representative Amihilda Sangcopan,” of the Anak Mindanao Party-list provided an overview of the transition to a new autonomous governing body in BARMM (Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao), priorities of the incoming 18th Philippine Congress and an update on …

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Tastes of the Philippines and a Musical Tribute for Philippine Independence Day

Washington, D.C. – World-renowned Filipina classical pianist Cecile Licad capped an evening at Washington’s Kennedy Center, June 17, 2019, commemorating the 121st anniversary of the proclamation of Philippine Independence. The concert followed a diplomatic reception featuring formal speeches by Ambassador Jose M. Romualdez and Under Secretary of State Brian Bulatao, …

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Spotlighting Philippine National Hero Jose Rizal

WASHINGTON, D.C. – “It is not a question of forgetting or moving on, it is moving forward not being imprisoned by history. And this is what Rizal taught us, to be liberated from history and to find and create a new world that is better not only for the Philippines …

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June 10 – Rizal: The Hero as Traveler

In celebration of the 1st anniversary of Sentro Rizal Washington DC, the US-Philippines Society invites you to a presentation   Monday, June 10, 2019 6:30 pm   Philippine Chancery Annex Building 1617 Massachusetts Ave NW Washington, D.C. 20036   Rizal: The Hero as Traveler   Philippine national hero, Jose Rizal …

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With Gratitude, Make US-Philippines Society Part of Your #GivingTuesday

Join the #GivingTuesday movement and give back Dear Friends, Your support this holiday season matters. Keep us in mind this #GivingTuesday as part of your tax-deductible charitable contribution as we plan for 2019. How Can I Help? Join the movement and give – whether it’s some of your time, a donation, gift …

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