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Philippine Independence Day 2017 Photos from across Europe

Philippine Independence Day 2017 - Berlin

June 11 The Independence day celebration at the Heilig Geist church in Bayernallee,Berlin.

Philippine Independence Day 2017 - Czech Republic

ENFiD-CZ together with Philippine embassy staff during the Independence Day Celebration, 11 June 2017, St. Thomas Church Courtyard, Mala Strana Prague CZ.

Philippine Independence Day 2017 - UK

ENFiD-UK Mass Celebration, 11 June 2017, Our Lady of Victories Roman Catholic Church, London, UK

Philippine Independence Day 2017 - Ireland

Book Launch of “From the Philippines to Ireland: A Voyage of Discovery” by Retired Journalist Vising Kennedy, 2 June 2017, Dublin, Ireland

Philippine Independence Day 2017 - Israel

National Alliance of Filipino Communities in Israel (NaFilCo Israel) Gala Dinner in Commemoration of 119th Philippine Independence, June 10, 2017 at Afecka Hall Tel Aviv, Israel

Philippine Independence Day 2017 - Israel

Diplomatic Reception on the occassion of the Philippines 119th Independence Day and 60 years of Philippine-Israel Diplomatic Relation at Hilton Hotel Tel Aviv held June 15, 2017

Philippine Independence Day 2017 - Italy

119th Anniversary Independence Day of the Philippines in Rome

Philippine Independence Day 2017 - Italy

Celebrations for the 119th Day of Independence of Philippines with Filipino community in Rome, among faces, dances, traditional dress and friends

Here are some more pictures of the 119th Philippine Independence Day celebration from the Philippines and around the world:
Celebrations of Independence Day in various parts of the Philippines
Independence Day in pictures

[ENFiD] 1st Essay Writing Competition

Theme: “Ako Ay Pilipino sa Europa – Ganito Ako Ngayon, Paano Ako Bukas?”

Click this link for the downloadable format Essay Writing Contest ENFID2

10994049_648694198568232_6372863684719984638_nPurpose: Examine the Role a Euro-Pinoy Has in Europe’s Multi-cultural Environment. The contest is in connection with the upcoming 2nd European Regional Conference of Filipinos in Europe, to be held in DB San Antonio Hotel in Malta, on July 31 to August 2.

Topics: Under the general theme, provide an entry on one of the following topics:
• My cultural life before and after being an Overseas Filipino
• My profession, work habits/ethics before and after working in Europe
• How much do I know about Europe (or my adopted country)
• Am I a better Individual as Euro-Pinoy (i.e., living, studying and working in Europe)

• Contest is open to all Filipinos in Europe regardless of age.
• Entry should be 600-800 words long!
• Personal and contact information should be provided on a separate page.
• Submit the essay in one of the following file types: Word (.doc, or docx). Feel free to
use images if you have permission.
• All entries must be original and content has not been published before. References
and source of quotes should be cited or footnoted.
• The essays must be written in English, Taglish, or Pilipino.
• By submitting an entry to the contest, you agree to the terms and conditions and accept
the decision of the judges as final.
• Only one entry per candidate is allowed. ENFiD Country Representatives and members
of the Board of Directors are NOT allowed to participate.
• There is NO ENTRY FEE!

Submission of Entries:
• Entries are to be submitted to the ENFiD-Country Reps, see ENFiD-Country Reps below in separate sheet. To ensure your entries are received, COPY ENFiD Media/Publicity ( cc:
• Entries from countries with no ENFiD-Country Reps are to be submitted to ENFiD Media/Publicity ( cc:

• Each Country Rep selects the 5 best and sends to ENFiD Media/Publicity. Non-country
rep entries will be selected by the ENFiD Media/Publicity.
• All entries that made the first cut will be sent to ALL ENFiD-Country Rep for FINAL selection. The personal information of the entrants will not be disclosed to the judges.
• Selection criteria will be based on: (a) Clarity and cohesiveness of message according to
chosen topic and (b) Creativity of composition.
• ENFiD reserves the right to use/ publish winning essays for promotional purposes

Deadline: Submissions are accepted from April 1 – June 15, 2015. The finalists will be notified by email by July 15, 2015.

• All winners will receive an ENFiD Award Plaque.
• Winning entries become property of ENFiD and will be published in Roots&Wings, the
Filipino e-magazine in Europe and in ENFiD website at
• Awarding will take place in db San Antonio Hotel in Malta, August 2, 2015. Awards of winners unable to be in
Malta maybe claimed by a relative or a kababayan present at the conference.

First Prize:
• Cash 700 EUR
• One week stay in Tagaytay condo for two (between November-December)
• Weekend stay in a 5-star hotel for two in Manila with breakfast
Second Prize:
• Cash 500 EUR
• Weekend stay in Tagaytay condo for two persons
• Weekend stay in hotel for two in Manila with breakfast
Third Prize
• Cash 300 EUR
• Weekend Stay in hotel for two in Manila with breakfast

For submission and queries, email your ENFiD Country Representatives.

Download this info or print it from here.

[ENFiD] Officially in Twitter

ENFiD is now on twitter ( ) with the account synced with the Facebook Page so all the posts on Facebook get automatically posted on Twitter as well. Follow us!