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Enduring US-Philippines Educational Linkages Spanning over a Century

Washington, DC – At a November 9 presentation at Georgetown University, author Kate Baker previewed her forthcoming book, “Bounden Duty: Wars, Schools, and Empire in the Philippines,” centered on colonial-era efforts to establish a public school system in the Philippines. In her presentation, Baker detailed the work of turn-of-the-century American …

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Cultural and EducationalPast Events

Nov 9: US-PH Educational Linkages and the Legacy of the Thomasites

U.S.-Philippines Educational Linkages and the Legacy of the Thomasites IN-PERSON EVENT Wednesday, November 9, 2022 3:00 PM -4:00 PM EDT Georgetown University McGhee Library 3700 O St NW Washington, DC 20057 A delegation of some 540 American teachers representing major educational institutions including Harvard, Yale, Cornell and Georgetown universities, boarded …

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Cultural and EducationalWeekly Series

247th Anniversary of the U.S. Navy: Remarks by Dennis Wright, Capt, U.S. Navy (ret.)

247TH US NAVY BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION MAKATI ELKS CLUB MAKATI CITY, PHILIPPINES OCTOBER 15, 2022 Remarks by Dennis L. Wright, Capt, U.S. Navy (ret.) Good afternoon. It is a real pleasure for me to be here with you today as we mark the 247th anniversary of the founding of the United …

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Cultural and EducationalWeekly Series

Philippine Embassy Chef Wins First Place 2022 People’s Choice Award

Washington, DC – Thirty-seven embassy chefs from around the world showcased the unique flavors of their countries in a friendly culinary competition. Representing the Philippine Embassy and Sentro Rizal Washington DC, Chef Erwin “Wing” Villarias prepared Chicken Inasal (roasted chicken) with rice and paired with ube-based drink Majin Ube. The …

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Cultural and EducationalPast Events

A Musical Evening with Selected Poems by Filipino José Garcia Villa

In celebration of the Filipino American History Month, the US-Philippines Society, the Philippines on the Potomac DC and the Philippine Embassy Sentro Rizal Washington DC co-hosted an intimate evening program to reflect on the achievements of a distinguished Filipino poet José García Villa (1908-1997). National Artist Garcia Villa was credited …

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Cultural and EducationalPhilippine News

Resolution 653: PH Senate Thanks U.S. Government For Bells Return

On June 1, 2021, the Philippine Senate adopted RESOLUTION 653 “Expressing the Profound Gratitude of the Senate of the Philippines for the Return by the United States Government of the Balangiga Bells and Recognizing the Efforts of those who facilitated its return.” The resolution was sponsored by Senator Richard J. …

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Cultural and EducationalPast Events

June 17 | Inspirations and Memories of Pacita Abad’s Colorful DC Palette

Inspirations and Memories of Pacita Abad’s Colorful DC Palette June 17, 2021   Thursday 7:30 PM (EDT)   Join a discussion about Pacita Abad and her time in DC with Linda Yangas and other PALM members. This event is part of the Istorya DC Online series. Filipino-American painter Pacita Abad (1946-2004) …

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Message from President John F. Maisto: 75th Anniversary of US-PH Diplomatic Ties

In Commemoration of the 75th Anniversary of the Establishment of Diplomatic Relations between the Republic of the Philippines and the United States of America Ambassador John F. Maisto As President of the US-Philippines Society and former diplomat who served in the Philippines, it is a distinct honor to participate in …

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Cultural and EducationalPast Events

Feb 18: Wartime Visit to DC by Peter Jamero, Author of “Growing Up Brown”

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 18, 2021 7:30 pm-8:30 pm EST LIVE via ZOOM and FACEBOOK Featured Speaker PETER JAMERO Join us as Peter Jamero will provide lessons and insights drawn from chapters in his book “Growing Up Brown, Memoirs of a Filipino-American” with emphasis on his 1945 visit to Washington, D.C. and …

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Cultural and Educational

Philippine Universities at ASU-Devex Hackathon 2020

De La Salle University: Appear.ed | ASU Devex World Hackathon 2020, Winner in Innovation at Scale

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