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HK FILCOM Celebrates 117th Philippine Independence Day

| June 19, 2015

 

The Philippine Consulate in Hong Kong in partnership with the Philippine Association of Hong Kong (PAHK) along with various OFW organizations celebrated the country’s Independence Day on 14 June on Chater Road.

Consul General Bernardita Catalla gave her remarks and commemorated the Philippines by greeting Happy Birthday in front of the attendees. In her speech, she said that “with our independence, no one could bully our country.”

11 organizations showcased regional dances both on and off stages in Sayaw Pinoy. Meanwhile, three umbrella organizations from the country’s biggest islands illustrated their street dancing skills with lots of fanfare.

In the Hong Pinoy segment, the Hong Kong Police Marching Band also took part in the Philippine Independence celebration as part of the Philippine-Hong Kong friendship.

The event concluded with the parade of colors and a line dance by different Filipino groups in the Kulay Pinoy segment.

Isang makabuluhang araw ng ating Kalayaan para sa lahat! (A significant day of our freedom to all!)

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