Catch the special episode of “Fiesta Filipinas: An Online Celebration of Philippine Festivals” featuring the Masskara Festival of Bacolod City on 30 October 2021, 9:00 a.m. BST via the DFA Official Facebook and YouTube Channel.
The “Fiesta Filipinas: An Online Celebration of Philippine Festivals” project is a multi-format online event which will simulate the experience of a festival through a combination of live and pre-recorded videos and live workshops and activities. The project aims to introduce and showcase Philippine festivals, culture, and traditions to our global audience and invite them to the country when conditions are more favorable.
The project is organized by the Philippines’ Department of Foreign Affairs and the Department of Tourism, in cooperation with the National Commission for Culture and the Arts.
In line with the Philippines' efforts to stop the spread of COVID-19, all in-bound travelers to the Philippines are advised to be full-vaccinated before entering the Philippines.
For more information on the latest travel advice and entry requirements, please click this link.
All enquiries regarding vaccination guidelines and quarantine arrangements must be directed to the Bureau of Quarantine through this link.
The Philippine Embassy in the UK is delighted to announce the UK premiere of the Filipino film Whether the Weather is Fine (Kun Maupay Man It Panahon), as one of the participating films in this year’s London East Asia Film Festival (LEAFF).
Whether the Weather is Fine, starring Daniel Padilla, Charo Santos-Concio and Rans Rifol, is set against the backdrop of Typhoon Haiyan and is a personal story with a surreal edge from talented director Carlo Francisco Manatad, in his feature directorial debut.
The Philippine Embassy is pleased to inform the public that VFS Philippine ePassport Renewal Processing Centers are now open in Edinburgh, Scotland; Cardiff, Wales; and Dublin, Ireland. All processing centers are open to serve the public from Monday to Friday, by appointment only.
The Processing Centers will accept straightforward ePassport renewal applications for both adults and minors. Passport renewal applications for passports that are expired for two years or more; applications entailing changes on the applicant's name, new passport applications, replacements of lost or damanged passports, and other complex passport applications will continue to be processed directly with the Philippine Embassy in London.
Appointments for the VFS ePassport Renewal Processing Centers can be booked through the following links: