June 15, 2023

PH Consulate General in Vancouver Joins Flag Raising Event in Richmond

(Left photo) Philippine Consul General Arlene T. Magno delivers her keynote remarks before the Filipino community. (Right photo) The Vancouver PCG team attends the Flag Raising ceremony at the Richmond City Hall on Saturday, 10 June 2023. (Photos by Vancouver PCG)

13 June 2023 – In commemoration of the 125th Anniversary of the Proclamation of Philippine Independence and the 9th Philippine Flag Raising Ceremony in Richmond, Consul General Arlene T. Magno, along with the men and women of the Philippine Consulate General in Vancouver, attended the flag raising ceremony organized by Multicultural Helping House Society (MHHS) Richmond at the Richmond City Hall on 10 June 2023.

Acting Mayor of Richmond Andy Hobbs, Member of Parliament (MP) Wilson Miao, MLA Teresa Wat, MLA Henry Yao and MLA Kelly Greene joined the celebration.  The event started with the parade, followed by the flag raising ceremony, greetings by officials, and performances.

(Left photo) L-R:  MLA Henry Yao, MLA Teresa Wat, CG Arlene Magno, MP Wilson Miao and Acting Mayor Andy Hobbs during the flag raising ceremony.

MP Wilson Miao and MLA Wat issued Certificates of Appreciation and delivered warm greetings from their respective offices to mark the occasion. END

Ms. Marilou Yodogawa (7th from left), President of the Multicultural Helping House Society (MHHS) Richmond 55+sers, with MP Miao and MLA Wat during the presentation of Certificates at the flag raising ceremony in Richmond. (Photo by Vancouver PCG)

PhilCas Dance troupe performs the “Subli” Dance during the cultural program at the flag raising event in Richmond on 10 June 2023. (Photo by Vancouver PCG)

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