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16/06/2010: PAINTING EXHIBIT LAUNCHED AS PART OF PHILIPPINE INDEPENDENCE DAY ACTIVITIES

As part of the celebration of the 112th Declaration of our Philippine Independence, the Philippine Consulate General in San Francisco opened the Painting Exhibit of Mr. Danilo Pangan on June 10, 2010 at the Social Hall of the Philippine Center.

 

A painting of an ancestral home in the Philippines

During the launching, Consul General Marciano A. Paynor, Jr. thanked Mr. Danilo Pangan together and Mr. Danilo de la Cruz of the Philippine Folklife Museum Foundation for supporting the Philippine Consulate’s objectives of fostering cultural understanding and deepening pride in and appreciation of Filipino identity and culture.

 Consul General Paynor opens the exhibit

Consul General Marciano A. Paynor, Jr. welcomes the guests at the exhibit.  In the background is a painting of the Baroasain Church.

Cutting of the Ceremonial Ribbon

Mr. Danny Curz, Ms. Meg Pagahati, Ms. Sylvia Joaquin, Mr. Danilo Pangan, Mrs. Teresita B. Paynor and ConGen Paynor cut the ceremonial ribbon.

Open until June 18, the exhibit featured multi-dimensional art pieces on Filipino churches and ancestral homes.  Each creation by Mr. Pangan, who hails from Bulacan, is a visual delight and a living testament to our rich cultural heritage.  More information about the artist and his work can be found at www.danspangan.multiply.com. END