By: Embassy of the Republic of the Philippines, SEOUL

25 October 2023, Seoul. Ambassador Theresa Dizon-De Vega led the Philippine Embassy Team comprising of personnel and their family members in the first post-pandemic celebration of the ASEAN Family Day 2023 on 22 October 2023 at Banpo Hangang Park in Seoul. The event was organized by the Embassy of the Lao PDR as the Chair of the ASEAN Committee in Seoul (ACS), in cooperation with ASEAN embassies in Seoul.

Ambassador Theresa Dizon-De Vega together with Philippine Embassy personnel and family members joined the Embassies of ASEAN Member States (AMS) in Seoul in celebrating the ASEAN Family Day 2023. Ambassador Dizon-De Vega played the game of HOM petanque (Petang) with Ambassadors of AMS in Seoul.
Participants from the Embassies of ASEAN Member States (AMS) in Seoul enjoyed the festivities and participated in games such as HOM petanque (Petang), Ping Pong Ball Race, Dancing Chair and Tug of War. To showcase the flavors of the Philippines, the Philippine Embassy served pancit (a noodle dish), banana turon (Filipino fried banana rolls), and chicken inasal (Filipino-style chicken barbecue) for guests to enjoy.

The Philippine Embassy in Seoul remains steadfast in its commitment to advance ASEAN interests and in promoting ASEAN identity in the Republic of Korea. END