This Museum and Galleries Month, in line with the National Commission for Culture and the Arts, join us as we discover and learn more about Philippine contemporary art! Plus, have an immersive experience with one of the most Instagrammed museums in the Philippines, the Pinto Art Museum through a gamified virtual tour! An experience that you shouldn’t miss!
Discovering art is just a fingertip away with the PINTO: A 360° virtual experience tour! Streaming on 12 October 2022, 3:00 PM via the DFA Facebook page and Youtube Channel https://youtu.be/M5WUrtRZSss
You may register and join us on Zoom via this link: https://tinyurl.com/yr5cm27t
They say there’s no place like home, but the world is for us to explore!
This September, as the Philippines celebrates National Tourism Week, join us as we explore and head down south to learn about the bountiful celebration of Davao City, the Kadayawan Festival!
See you on 24 September 2022, 4:00 PM (PhST) via DFA Facebook and Youtube channel (https://tinyurl.com/wv2wc7km). Together, let’s dance and celebrate the ‘King of Festivals’ in the Philippines.
To join the celebration, please contact the nearest Philippine Embassy or Consulate General in your area.
Watch out for more announcements on the Fiesta Filipinas events on this page!
In view of the UK bank holiday for the State Funeral of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, the Embassy will be closed on 19 September 2022 (Monday).
There will be no consular services (passports, notarization, dual citizenship, civil registration, etc.) on that day. Affected clients with scheduled appointments may be accommodated within a week from their original appointment schedule.
In case of emergency consular concerns or requests for assistance, please call the Embassy’s emergency hotline, (44) 78 0279 0695. An example of an emergency is an unexpected incident or event that requires urgent action from the Embassy or poses an immediate risk to life, property, safety or health.
The Embassy will resume regular opening hours on Tuesday, 20 September.
12-Year-Old Filipino-British Girl Who Makes Blankets Out of Crisp Packets for the Homeless Visits Philippine Embassy in London
Twelve-year-old Filipino-British Alyssa Faith Fallorina Dean of Prestatyn, Wales, who was recently crowned Miss Royal UK Pre-Teen 2022/2023, paid a courtesy visit to the Embassy on 31 August.
During the call, Alyssa shared with Post her passion project – the making and distribution of thermal blankets made from recycled packaging of chips/crisps for the homeless.
In the past year alone, she has produced and distributed to homeless shelters over 200 survival packages containing her handmade blankets and other provisions such as socks and knitted hats.