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Philippine Embassy in Bangkok Holds Roving Philippine Festivals Photo Exhibit

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Philippine Embassy in Bangkok Holds Roving Philippine Festivals Photo Exhibit
Reposted from The Official Website of the Embassy of the Republic of the Philippines in Bangkok, Kingdom of Thailand
20 June 2014 / Info and photos provided by BKKPE

The Philippine Embassy held a roving exhibit in celebration of the Philippine Heritage month and the 116th Anniversary of Proclamation of Philippine Independence featuring photographs of Philippine Festivals by professional Filipino photographers.

 

Ambassador Jocelyn Batoon-Garcia with Mme. Panida Thepkanjana and Mom Bonkojpriya “Betty” Yugala.

Ambassador Jocelyn Batoon-Garcia with Mme. Panida Thepkanjana and Mom Bonkojpriya “Betty” Yugala.

 

Photos of the exhibit at the Philippine Fair in Central World from 12 to 15 June 2014.

Photos of the exhibit at the Philippine Fair in Central World from 12 to 15 June 2014.

 

The exhibit was first held at the Philippine Fair at Central World Mall, Bangkok from 12 to 15 June 2014. The fair also showcased Philippine Fashion and Philippine Food. The exhibit was then shown to guests of the diplomatic reception in celebration of the 116th Anniversary at Shangri-la Hotel on 16 June 2014. The next stop of the photo exhibit will be in Korat, Thailand in the coming months.

Photos of the exhibit at the 116th Anniversary of the Proclamation of Philippine Independence on 16 June 2014

Photos of the exhibit at the 116th Anniversary of the Proclamation of Philippine Independence on 16 June 2014

 

The photographs featured in the exhibit were by Allan Bolanos, Dodoy Ignacio, George Cabig, Glenn Opong, Joemeth Robles, Ken Reyes, Louie Delgado, Monch David, Raniel Castaneda, Reginald de Guia, RJ Javier, Vernan Jagunap, Jojie Alcantara and Zi El Revez. The Embassy was assisted by professional Filipino photographer Mr. Boboy Librodo in the gathering and selection of the photographs.

Source: http://www.bangkokpe.com/philippine-embassy-in-bangkok-holds-roving-philippine-festivals-photoexhibit/

Here is my Kadayawan Festival image chosen  for the photo exhibit:

Davao City's Kadayawan Festival 2012 by Jojie Alcantara

Davao City’s Kadayawan Festival 2012 by Jojie Alcantara

 

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The author is a multi-awarded photographer, journalist, and artist whose works are featured in tourism campaigns (It's More Fun in the Philippines), covers and spreads of books and international magazines. A long time columnist of SunStar Davao, she is a frequent traveler in search of inspirational heartwarming stories of human interest. She is also an  influencer and motivational speaker who gives photography workshops in universities and organizations. A former TV personality, she has done several print and TV commercials, event hosting and speaking engagements. In 2013, she has received an award from the City Government of Davao for her significant contribution in the social media. She was one of the speakers in Photo World Asia 2017.  A web designer/blogger since the 90s, she has seen the evolution of the internet and social media transition from the perspective of a traditional media person.

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