PHILIPPINE EMBASSY,  FIL-AM YOUNG PROFESSIONALS DC HOST INDEPENDENCE DAY BOODLE FIGHT

The Philippine Embassy welcomed members, families, and friends of Fil-Am Young Professionals-DC (FYP-DC) to a boodle fight at the Embassy’s Quezon Hall on June 29, 2024, as part of their celebration of the 126th Philippine Independence Day. This was preceded by a historical walking tour led by Professor Erwin Tiongson of the Philippines on the Potomac (POP-DC) highlighting the importance of Filipino-American history in DC.

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WDC-203-2024
29 June 2024
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Public Diplomacy Section Head Mark Lim introduced the Embassy’s role and consular services to the new members of the FYP-DC. He commended the organization for promoting traditional Filipino practices like the “Kamayan” or boodle fight to the next generation of Filipino Americans.

PRESS RELEASE
WDC-204-2024
29 June 2024

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FYP-DC members enjoyed a "Kamayan" feast featuring Filipino favorites such as lumpiang shanghai, adobo, barbecue, and chicharon.