New York PCG Holds Pre-Departure Briefing for 2024 Very Important Pinoy (VIP) Tour Participants

New York PCG Holds Pre-Departure Briefing for 2024 Very Important Pinoy (VIP) Tour Participants Participants of the 2024 VIP Tour engage and ask questions during the virtual pre-departure briefing on 11 July 2024. The Philippine Consulate General in New York successfully conducted a virtual pre-departure briefing for participants of the 2024 Very Important Pinoy (VIP) Tour on Friday, 12 July. Close to 70 VIP Tour participants from all over the United States attended the briefing in preparation for their upcoming journey.Consul General Senen T. Mangalile warmly welcomed the participants and expressed gratitude for their enthusiasm in joining the 2024 VIP Tour. “I am particularly excited that this year we are including cities in Northern Mindanao for the first time, showcasing the diverse and rich tapestry that makes our nation truly special,” he stated.Rajah Tours Philippines, represented by Mr. Michael Charles Kipping, provided detailed information about the tour itinerary, airport transfers, and essential travel tips. Tourism Attaché Francisco M. Lardizabal also contributed valuable travel tips and extended his best wishes to the participants for a safe and enjoyable journey. The briefing included a dedicated Question & Answer session, allowing the participants to address their questions or concerns with Rajah Tours.The Philippine…

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Save the Date: Sinehan sa Konsulado 2024, 27-29 August 2024

Save the Date: Sinehan sa Konsulado 2024, 27-29 August 2024 MARK YOUR CALENDARS FOR SINEHAN SA KONSULADO 2024! Join us from August 27 to 29 for a special celebration of Philippine cinema in honor of National Heroes' Day! In partnership with Sulo: The Philippine Studies Initiative, the Philippine Consulate General in New York is bringing this year's Sinehan sa Konsulado to New York University. Enjoy an exciting array of Filipino movies and documentaries, featuring captivating stories, stunning visuals, and engaging discussions. Stay tuned for the film lineup announcement in the coming days! This event is proudly supported by GMA Pinoy TV, GMA Life TV, and GMA News TV.

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Consular Outreach in Rochester, New York

Consular Outreach in Rochester, New York The Philippine Consulate General in New York invites our kababayan in Rochester, New York and surrounding areas to our consular outreach mission on 06 July 2024, 9am to 3pm, at Henrietta Recreation Center, Multi-Purpose Room 1, 605 Calkins Rd., Rochester, New York 14623. Kababayan can avail themselves of the following services: Passport Application/Renewal, Retention/Reacquisition of Philippine Citizenship, Notarization/Legalization and Civil Registration services. Those who wish to avail themselves of these services are required to book an appointment by going to the link: https://bit.ly/3xUNICG

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Serbisyong Konsulado sa Pistahang Bayan 2024

Serbisyong Konsulado sa Pistahang Bayan 2024 The Philippine Consulate General in New York is pleased to inform the public that it will open its doors to provide Passport, Dual Citizenship, and Notarial services at Pistahang Bayan 2024 on Sunday, June 30, 2024, at Lincoln Park, Jersey City, NJ, from 10 AM to 2 PM.

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KatHABI: Philippine Textile Innovation Event in New York

KatHABI: Philippine Textile Innovation Event in New York For the first time ever, the Department of Science and Technology - Philippine Textile Research Institute (DOST-PTRI)'s KatHABI will shine on the international stage in the heart of one of the world's fashion capitals—New York!Organized by the DOST-PTRI in partnership with the Philippine Consulate General and Philippine Trade and Investment Center in New York, this event will showcase unique and sustainable textiles, blending traditional weaving techniques with contemporary fashion and innovation.The KatHABI Philippine Textile Innovation Event in New York celebrates the Philippines' rich textile heritage and game-changing innovations. Promoting Filipino craftsmanship and creativity, the event highlights the potential of Philippine textiles on the global stage.Experience the Textile Innovation Exhibition from 25 to 28 June (9:00 AM to 4:00 PM) at the Lobby Gallery of Philippine Center in New York, featuring natural fibers such as abaca, pineapple, bamboo, Philippine silk, and natural dyes. Discover the beauty and sustainability of Philippine Tropical Fabrics!

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Pistahang Bayan 2024 at Lincoln Park, Jersey City, NJ, 30 June 2024

Pistahang Bayan 2024 at Lincoln Park, Jersey City, NJ, 30 June 2024 Join the Philippine Consulate General in New York, in partnership with the Filipino Community of the US Northeast, for the Pistahang Bayan 2024 on Sunday, June 30, at Lincoln Park, Jersey City, NJ.Come and enjoy a taste of home with a fiesta just like the ones back in the Philippines. With a variety of activities, delicious food, and cultural performances, Pistahang Bayan 2024 will bring the spirit of a traditional Filipino celebration to life.This is a free event. See you there!

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New York and Philadelphia Landmarks Illuminated with Philippine Flag Colors, 12 June 2024

New York and Philadelphia Landmarks Illuminated with Philippine Flag Colors, 12 June 2024 The following landmarks in New York and Philadelphia will be illuminated in Philippine flag colors this evening to celebrate Philippine Independence Day on Wednesday, 12 June 2024: NEW YORK One World Trade Center Governor Mario M. Cuomo Bridge Kosciuszko Bridge The H. Carl McCall SUNY Building State Education Building Alfred E. Smith State Office Building Empire State Plaza State Fairgrounds – Main Gate & Expo Center Niagara Falls Albany International Airport Gateway MTA LIRR - East End Gateway at Penn Station Fairport Lift Bridge over the Erie Canal Moynihan Train Hall Walkway Over the Hudson State Historic Park PHILADELPHIA One Liberty Place Two Liberty Place PECO Building  Capture the moment! Take photos of these illuminated landmarks and share your pride. Tag the Philippine Consulate General on social media and use the hashtags #PHinNY and #PH126 to be featured!

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Philippine Flag Raising Ceremony at Bowling Green, New York City, NY, 17 June 2024​

Philippine Flag Raising Ceremony at Bowling Green, New York City, NY, 17 June 2024 On Monday, 17 June 2024, 11:00 AM, at the oldest park in New York City, the Philippine flag will be raised to mark 126 years of Philippine Independence. Let us show New York City and the world how solid we are as a community by showing up in a united display of Philippine pride! This flag raising ceremony is co-organized by the Philippine Consulate General in New York and the New York City Mayor's Office of Immigrant Affairs. To RSVP, scan the QR code or visit https://tinyurl.com/PHLat126 Let's come together and celebrate our heritage!

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126th Philippine Independence Celebration at the Legislative Office Building, Albany, NY, 04 June 2024​

126th Philippine Independence Celebration at the Legislative Office Building, Albany, NY, 04 June 2024 The Philippine Consulate General in New York invites kababayan to a Flag Raising Ceremony and Commemoration of the 126th Anniversary of Philippine Independence on Tuesday, 04 June 2024, at "The Well" of the Legislative Office Building in Albany, New York. Guests are requested to arrive by 9:30 AM. The Philippine Consulate General in New York is supporting the Office of New York State Assemblymember Steven Raga in this initiative and occasion. To RSVP, please email John Bahia at bahiaj@nyassembly.gov. Early registration is highly encouraged. Let's come together and celebrate our heritage!

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