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30/06/2009: Philippine Embassy Wins Two Awards in 2009 Pistang Pilipino

30 JUNE 2009 WASHINGTON DC – Consul General Domingo Nolasco receives from the Philippine Festival Committee the Best Decorated Organization Tent Award at the Pistang Pilipino held recently in Fort Washington, Maryland.  This is the second year in a row the Embassy received the award.  The Embassy of the Philippines delegation led by Consul General Nolasco was also awarded the Most Spirited Delegation.  Pistang Pilipino is one of the activities organized by the Philippine Festival Committee and the Philippine American Foundation for Charities, Inc. (PAFC) as part of the month long commemoration of the 111th Anniversary of Philippine Independence.  Also shown in the photo are (from left to right) PAFC President Ador Carreon, Virginia Beach Councilman Ron Villanueva, Third Secretary and Vice Consul Robert Borje and Parade Committee Chair Grace Villanueva.  Photo courtesy of Ms. Bing Branigin. END.

30 JUNE 2009 WASHINGTON DC – Consul General Domingo Nolasco is joined by his family and officers and staff of the Embassy of the Philippines at the Embassy booth.  The Embassy received from the Philippine Festival Committee the Best Decorated Organization Tent Award at the Pistang Pilipino held recently in Fort Washington, Maryland.  This is the second year in a row the Embassy received the award.  Pistang Pilipino is one of the activities organized by the Philippine Festival Committee and the Philippine American Foundation for Charities, Inc. (PAFC) as part of the month long commemoration of the 111th Anniversary of Philippine Independence. Photo courtesy of Bing Branigin. END.


30 JUNE 2009 WASHINGTON DC - Consul General Nolasco and officers and staff of the Embassy of the Philippines prepare for the grand parade at Fort Washington on the occasion of the 2009 Pistang Pilipino.  The Embassy was awarded the Most Spirited Delegation by the Philippine Festival Committee.  The Embassy likewise was awarded the Best Decorated Organization Tent for the second year in a row. Pistang Pilipino is one of the activities organized by the Philippine Festival Committee and the Philippine American Foundation for Charities, Inc. (PAFC) as part of the month long commemoration of the 111th Anniversary of Philippine Independence. Photo courtesy of Bing Branigin. END.