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18/06/2010: Visual Arts Exhibit Kicks Off Commemoration of RP Independence Anniversary in DC

Visual Arts Exhibit Kicks Off Commemoration of RP Independence Anniversary in DC

18 JUNE 2010 WASHINGTON, D.C. - Ambassador Willy C. Gaa joins Filipino and Fil-Am artists whose works were displayed at the Philippine Embassy during the exhibit entitled “Brown Strokes on a White Canvas.” The exhibit kicked off the month-long commemoration of the 112th anniversary of the declaration of Philippine Independence. In his remarks, Ambassador underscored the need to continue learning and relearning of the rich heritage and diverse culture of the Philippines. The Brown Strokes on a White Canvas exhibit, began by artist Julian Oteyza, is a partnership of the Embassy with the Philippine American Foundation for Charities, Inc. and its Philippine Festival Committee. Photo by Julian Oteyza. END