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February 6: Mapping Faith and Development in the Philippines

Report Launch: Faith and Development in Focus – Philippines   February 6, 2020  Thursday 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm Berkley Center for Religion, Peace and World Affairs Georgetown University Third Floor Conference Room 3307 M St NW, Suite 200 Washington, DC 20007 This event will mark the release of the “Faith …

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Jan 27 – Safe Haven: Jewish Refugees in the Philippines

An Invitation to a Panel Discussion at the United Nations A High-Level Special Event to Commemorate International Holocaust Remembrance Day Monday, January 27, 2020 3:00 PM – 4:30 PM Venue: Conference Room 4 United Nations Headquarters 1st Avenue at East 46th Street New York City Featuring a keynote address, film …

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Dedication Ceremony of the Balangiga Bell Replica at Fort Carson, Colorado

Fort Carson, CO– A replica of one of the three Bells of Balangiga was unveiled at Fort Carson, Colorado during a November 20 ceremony. US-Philippines Society director Henry B. Howard attended the dedication ceremony at the invitation of General (ret) Vincent K. Brooks, a former commander of 2nd Battalion, 9th …

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Art Exhibition by Award-Winning Filipino Artist Maria Murga Opens in Washington DC

WASHINGTON, D.C.– The US-Philippines Society with the support of director Henry B. Howard and the Sentro Rizal Washington DC opened an exhibition featuring the works of award-winning Filipina-Spanish artist Maria Mari Murga and Mindanao craft makers on November 15, 2019 at the Philippine Embassy Chancery Annex. Murga’s project titled “Liwanag: …

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Special Viewing of “Doctrina Christiana” First Printed Manuscript in the Philippines Held at the Library of Congress

WASHINGTON, D.C.-  A special viewing and lecture on the Doctrina Christiana in Spanish and Tagalog, a rare manuscript and an important part of the Lessing J. Rosenwald Collection of the United States Library of Congress (LOC), took place at the Whittall Pavilion in Washington, D.C. co-organized by the Philippine Embassy, …

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Leyte Landing 75th Anniversary Commemoration

Remarks by Hank Hendrickson Executive Director, US-Philippines Society Norfolk, VA October 20, 2019 Always an honor to come to the MacArthur Memorial, to visit with friends among the Fil-Am community in Southeastern Virginia, and partner with Consul General Rene Villa of the Philippine Embassy. We are here to commemorate the …

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Author Margaret Sullivan’s Remarkable Journey in Indonesia and the Philippines

WASHINGTON, D.C.- Reflecting on life after six diplomatic assignments spanning three decades, author Margaret Sullivan shared the unique perspective of an American Foreign Service family, beginning at a time when the United States was expanding diplomatic relationships with emerging democracies. The October 23 book discussion of Sullivan’s book “Fragments from a Mobile …

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Nov 15-26: LIWANAG Exhibition in Washington DC

The US-Philippines Society invites you to an Exhibition by award winning Filipina artist Maria Mari Murga and Mindanao Craftmakers Sentro Rizal Washington D.C. presents LIWANAG A journey through the Philippines way of life Opening Reception Friday, 15 November 2019 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm The Philippine Chancery Annex 1617 Massachusetts …

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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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