Calendar Pages -- Siam Society with Embassy of the Philippines Textile Lecture
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: firstname.lastname@example.org
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. email@example.com
Please Note:This is a courtesy announcement and is not a TTS event.