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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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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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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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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Innovations in the Fight Against Corruption

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The US-Philippines Society and Georgetown University co-sponsored a forum featuring Philippine Commission on Audit Chair Michael Aguinaldo and Commissioner Heidi Mendoza. The forum highlighted COA’s initiatives to combat corruption and fraud and promote good governance.  

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Philippine Gold Exhibit Opens in NYC

The Society supported the launch of the season long exhibit of pre-Hispanic Philippine Gold in New York. Amb. and Mrs Thomas Hubbard together with directors Henry Howard, David Rappa, and Jaime Augusto Zobel de Ayala were in attendance. Society Directors Loida Lewis and Doris Ho, co-chairs of the exhibit, expressed …

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Philippine Design, Textiles and Fashion- A Gala Evening

WASHINGTON, D.C.– A “Gala Evening Celebrating Philippine Design, Textile and Fashion” was a huge success, drawing a diverse crowd of US government officials, members of the Washington diplomatic corps, members of the Filipino-American community, and the general public, and shining light on the fabric and designs that make the Philippines …

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US-PH Society’s Director Henry B. Howard Appointed Philippine Honorary Consul for Florida

WASHINGTON D.C. – On April 30, in recognition of Mr. Howard’s Commitment to promote goodwill between the two cities, Ambassador Cuisia conferred the US-Philippines Society founding Director Henry B. Howard the official position of Philippine Honorary Consul for Florida. A longstanding supporter of the Philippines, Mr. Howard came to know …

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