PHILIPPINE EMBASSY IN POLAND LEADS THE CELEBRATION OF THE 123RD ANNIVERSARY OF THE PROCLAMATION OF PHILIPPINE INDEPENDENCE
The Officers and Staff of the Philippine Embassy, led by Ambassador Leah M. Basinang-Ruiz and joined by their families, celebrate Philippine Independence Day in Warsaw, Poland.
The Philippine Embassy in Warsaw celebrated the 123rd Anniversary of the Proclamation of Philippine Independence through a series of simple but meaningful activities for the Filipino Community, the Diplomatic Corps, and Polish officials and private sector leaders.
The celebration was kicked off with a flag-raising ceremony at the Chancery on 01 June, to mark the Philippine Flag Days, from 28 May up to the 12 June Independence Day.
The Embassy then hosted a virtual reception for the Diplomatic Corps and Polish officials on 11 June, through a video presentation posted on the https://youtu.be/VMIrntr7T-M.
In her speech, Philippine Ambassador to Poland H.E. Leah M. Basinang-Ruiz noted that the theme of Philippine Independence Day 2021 “Spirit of Freedom in Unity and National Healing” encapsulates the "resolve of the Filipino people to win this war against the pandemic with courage, sacrifice and perseverance, in the undying spirit of Bayanihan".