Presidential Proclamation No. 683 declares February of every year as National Arts Month to celebrate artistic excellence and pay tribute to the uniqueness and diversity of the Filipino heritage and culture.
In celebration of the Philippine National Arts Month, the Philippine Consulate General in Vancouver is pleased to feature Mr. Allan M. Florendo, an award-winning photographer with works featured in several print and digital publications.
In today’s video, Allan shares his experiences in taking photos of Philippine festivals. A natural wanderer, Allan has travelled many places in the Philippines exploring the beauty the islands can offer. His travel photography focuses on the Filipino people, a resilient and hardworking people who always have ready smiles no matter what adversities they may face. These are his people, known for their hospitality and friendliness.
Follow Allan’s photography on his IG: @poetryinpixels.