New York PCG commemorates PH heritage with tour of Harvard Peabody Museum’s Philippine collection​

New York PCG commemorates PH heritage with tour of Harvard Peabody Museum's Philippine collection Consul General Senen T. Mangalile and Mrs. Maria Fe B. Mangalile admire the indigenous fabrics that form part of the Philippine collection at the Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnography, Harvard University. (Photo by Vice Consul Cathe Aguilar) As part of its commemoration of Philippine National Heritage Month, the Philippine Consulate General in New York visited the Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnography at Harvard University on 21 May to view its extensive Philippine collection. (Left photo) The Philippine Consulate General in New York delegation examines various pieces from the extensive Philippine collection under the care of the Peabody Museum. (Right photo) One of the earliest versions of the Philippine flag from the early 1900s, featuring a mythical sun with a face. (Photos by Vice Consul Cathe Aguilar) The Peabody Museum houses over 8,000 ethnographic and photographic materials from the Philippines, primarily acquired between 1900 and 1930 by renowned anthropologists, colonial administrators, and collectors such as Henry Otley Beyer, John M. Garvan, William Cameron Forbes, Lewis H. Farlow, and Olov Janse. Among the highlights of the collection were one of the earliest versions of the Philippine…

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Philippine Consulate celebrates the achievements of Filipino and Filipino-American graduates

Philippine Consulate celebrates the achievements of Filipino and Filipino-American graduates The graduates pose with Consul General Senen T. Mangalile during the 11th Philippine Graduation held at the Kalayaan Hall of the Philippine Center. (Photo by Ms. Ruth Galiza) The Philippine Consulate General in New York celebrated the achievements of 39 Filipino and Filipino-American graduates from colleges and universities across the ten states under Post’s jurisdiction in two ceremonies held in New York and Cambridge, Massachusetts. On 18 May 2024, Post held the 11th PGrad at the Kalayaan Hall of the Philippine Center, where 12 Filipino and Filipino-American graduates were given certificates of recognition and medals of excellence.  Among them, three individuals received special recognition for graduating with Latin honors, with two achieving summa cum laude and one cum laude. Pinoy Graduation 2024, held on 20 May 2024, recognized 27 graduates of Harvard University for their academic achievements. Organized with the Harvard Club of the Philippines Global, the ceremony was held at the Harvest Restaurant in Cambridge, Massachusetts Mr. James Kennie Dionisio, PGrad 2024, Summa Cum Laude graduate from Adelphi University, delivers the response from the graduates during the PGrad ceremony. (Photo by Ms. Nilkka Arenal) At both ceremonies, the undersigned…

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26th Paaralan sa Konsulado

26th Paaralan sa Konsulado Discover the Filipino Heritage at Paaralan sa Konsulado 2024! Enroll your children in this year's Paaralan sa Konsulado to give them an unforgettable summer! This program offers a fun and enriching experience where they can deepen their understanding of Filipino identity and connect with their cultural roots through engaging activities, interactive sessions, and new friendships. Program Details:Dates: July 6, 13, 20, and 27, 2024Time: 9:00 AM to 2:30 PM (EST)Location: Philippine Center, 556 5th Avenue, New York City The PSK is a joint initiative between the Philippine Consulate General in New York and the Association of Fil-Am Teachers of America. Scan the QR code or click https://bit.ly/44VEi6f to know more and register. The deadline for registration is Saturday, June 29, 2024. For inquiries, please email newyork.filcom@dfa.gov.ph with subject "Paaralan sa Konsulado 2024".

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PH Consul General receives Olympic fencer Samantha Catantan, wishes her luck at Paris 2024

PH Consul General receives Olympic fencer Samantha Catantan, wishes her luck at Paris 2024 Consul General Senen T. Mangalile (left) warmly welcomes Ms. Samantha Kyle Catantan (right), the Philippine representative fencer for the 2024 Paris Olympics, at the Philippine Center in New York City on 17 May 2024. On 17 May, Consul General Senen T. Mangalile proudly welcomed Samantha Kyle Catantan, a Filipina fencer representing the country at the 2024 Summer Olympics, to the Philippine Center in New York City.Ms. Catantan recently qualified for the 2024 Summer Olympics during the Asia-Oceania Zonal Olympic Qualifier held at Fujairah, United Arab Emirates, in April 2024. She has made history as the first Filipino fencer to qualify for the Olympics in 32 years and the first woman in the country’s history.During the courtesy call, Ms. Catantan shared her inspiring journey from humble beginnings in free fencing classes offered in her barangay in Quezon City to achieving Olympic status. She has been a Philippine National Fencing Team member since the age of 14, excelling as a foil fencer and demonstrating exceptional talent and dedication through local and international competitions.Currently an athletic scholar at Pennsylvania State University, Ms. Catantan has excelled academically and athletically. She…

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 📢 Calling all Filipino Americans in the entire Northeast of the U.S.! Are you interested in any of the following Virtual Masterclasses?1. Philippine Chorale Music2. Philippine Folk Dance3. Philippine Classical MusicSign up now! Don't miss this chance to learn, grow, and celebrate our heritage together. Be the first one to receive future offerings of the Sentro Rizal Virtual Masterclass.To signify your interest, scan the QR code or visit https://forms.gle/qVQehPCPPMV4qjSi6.

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2024 Holidays

2024 Non-Working Holidays 01 January 2024, MondayNew Year's Day15 January 2024, MondayBirthday of Martin Luther King, Jr19 February 2024, MondayWashington's Birthday28 March 2024, ThursdayMaundy Thursday29 March 2024, FridayGood Friday9 April 2024, TuesdayAraw ng Kagitingan01 May 2024, WednesdayLabor Day27 May 2024, MondayMemorial Day04 July 2024, ThursdayU.S. Independence Day21 August 2024, WednesdayNinoy Aquino Day26 August 2024, MondayNational Heroes Day02 September 2024, MondayLabor Day14 October 2024, MondayIndigenous People's Day01 November 2024, FridayAll Saint's Day11 November 2024, MondayVeteran's Day28 November 2024, ThursdayThanksgiving Day24 December 2024, TuesdayChristmas Eve25 December 2024, WednesdayChristmas Day30 December 2024, MondayRizal Day31 December 2024, TuesdayLast Day of the Year

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