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03/12/2010: Christmas Lanterns on display at PH Embassy Consular Office

Christmas Lanterns on display at PH Embassy Consular Office

December 3, 2010, Washington DC – The newly-inaugurated Consular Office of the Embassy of the Philippines is decked with Philippine-themed decorations in observance of the yuletide season. The decorations include Christmas lanterns or parol in Filipino that were made at the kids zone organized by Mabuhay, Inc. at the Philippine Village during the 7th Annual Asian Festival Showcasing the Philippines held on July 31 to August 1, 2010 in Reston, Virginia. Mabuhay, Inc has been implementing programs, in particular among Filipino-American youth, that promote the Philippines and her rich culture for the past twenty-five years. -- END