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13/07/2012: Phl Embassy to Take Part in 9th Asian Festival in Fairfax, Virginia

13 July 2012, Washington DC. The Embassy of the Philippines in Washington, D.C. will take part in the 9th Asian Festival on July 21 and 22, 2012 at the George Mason University in Fairfax, Virginia.  Its booth will be manned by Embassy personnel, who will be ready to answer the consular-related queries of Filipino Americans who will be in attendance.  Tourism materials will also be distributed to prospective visitors to the Philippines.

This year’s Festival is sure to be another well-attended affair.  The event will feature food vendors, retail stores, and performances from the four participating countries – the Philippines, Thailand, India and China.  A tennis tournament, cooking demonstrations, and an interactive area for children are also among the attractions.

The Festival will be open from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. on July 21 and from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. on July 22.  The address of the venue, the GMU main campus, is 4352 Mason Pond Drive, Fairfax, Virginia, 22030.  Admission is free.  (END)