Students watch a presentation on Philippine history, from the pre-colonial period until the administration of H.E. President Rodrigo Roa Duterte, which was annotated in Polish by Principal Assistant to the Ambassador for Economic and Cultural Diplomacy Mr. Oskar Groblewski
Interacting with the students who gave Amb. Paez a bunch of tulips
“Family photo” with the students; L to R (first row): Sister Violetta Zajac of the Sisters of Sacred Heart, Ambassador Paez, and Mr. Groblewski; on the extreme right (with glasses) the Center’s Director Dr. Beata Kojlo-Boratynska
L to R: A teacher at the Center; Director Dr. Kojlo-Boratynska; Amb. Paez; Sister Zajac; and Mr. Groblewski
Amb. Paez sharing her “personal journey”
L to R: Amb. Paez; Mr. Groblewski; Dr. Kojlo-Boratynska; and Sister Zajac
The Philippine Embassy in Poland presented an overview of Philippine history, starting from the pre-colonial period until the present administration of H.E. President Rodrigo Roa Duterte, to the students, teachers, and officials of the Center for Sociotherapy in Warsaw on 11 April 2017. Principal Assistant to the Ambassador for Economic and Cultural Diplomacy Mr. Oskar Groblewski annotated the presentation on Philippine history in the Polish language.
The Embassy also promoted the Philippines as a tourist destination during the event by showing two short videos on Philippine tourist attractions.
The event was organized by Sister Violetta Zajac of the Sisters of the Sacred Heart who also requested Philippine ambassador to Poland Ms. Patricia Ann V. Paez to share her “personal journey” and “learnings” to the students, in the spirit of the Lenten season.
Amb. Paez and her party were welcomed by the Center’s Director Dr. Beata Kojlo-Boratynska.
The Embassy gave away bags of tokens to the students, teachers and officials; with each bag containing the Polish version of the “It’s More Fun in the Philippines” brochure, a CD of Philippine “kundiman,” and a packet of Philippine dried mangoes.