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October 14th, 2014

Siam Society with Embassy of the Philippines Textile Lecture

The Siam Society under Royal Patronage in collaboration with Embassy of the Republic of the Philippines request the pleasure of your presence at the talk on

Philippine Textiles and Costumes

By Ambassador Jocelyn Batoon-Garcia

Tuesday, 14 October 2014 at 7:00 p.m. (reception 6:30 – 7:00 p.m.)
Venue:  Siam Society, 131 Sukhumvit 21, Bangkok 10110
Dress: Smart Casual
RSVP: Tel. 02-661-6470-7 ext. 126, e-mail:

        Ambassador Batoon-Garcia will discuss the richness of Philippine culture and the variety of indigenous Filipino textiles and designs. The lecture will also present the variety of costumes from the Cordillera in the north, the central Philippines, non- Muslim and  non-Christian peoples  of  Mindanao, and Muslim Mindanao, as well as how traditional textiles and designs have been adopted to contemporary tastes.
Ambassador Jocelyn Batoon-Garcia is a career diplomat with more than thirty years of service in the Philippine Department of Foreign Affairs. Prior to coming to Bangkok, she served as Philippine Ambassador   to   Venezuela   and   Trinidad   and Tobago,  with  consular  or  oversight  jurisdiction over nineteen other countries and territories in the Caribbean. She has also served in various capacities
in the Philippine Embassies in Washington D.C. and Tokyo.
In the Home Office Ambassador Batoon-Garcia held various positions, including Acting Director of the Foreign Service Institute, Acting Assistant Secretary  for  Personnel  and  Administrative Services, and Executive Director for the Office of the United Nations and other International Organizations.

This event is part of a programme by the Siam Society to promote ASEAN Cultural Activities.
The Siam Society under Royal Patronage,
131 Sukumvit 21, Bangkok
Tel. 02-661-6470-7: e-mail.

Please Note:This is a courtesy announcement and is not a  TTS  event.