WATCH: Consul General Invites Everyone to “Bayanihan Festival 2018” on Dec 21

If you are a Filipino living in Dubai and the northern emirates, we’ve got fantastic news! Get ready for a fun-filled celebration at the “Bayanihan Festival” this coming December 21, 2018.

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Through his official Facebook page, Philippine Consul General Paul Raymund Cortes invites all kababayans to this grand event, which will be held at the Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC).

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Screenshot from video posted on Consul General Paul Raymund Cortes’ FB Page

Join Bayanihan Festival 2018 at DWTC this December

According to Consul General Cortes, the purpose of Bayanihan Festival 2018 is two-fold. First, it joins the UAE community in commemorating the country’s 47th National Day on December 2. Secondly, it is an advanced celebration of Christmas Day, which falls on December 25.

The Consul General excited shared: “Marami hong sorpresa, maraming musika, maraming sayaw. Lahat ho ay celebration of Filipino culture” (There will be lots of surprises, music, and performances. It will be a celebration of Filipino culture).

Here is the full video of Consul General Cortes’s invitation, posted on his Facebook page:

What: Bayanihan Festival 2018
When: December 21, 2018 / 7am to 7pm
Where: Hall 3, Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC)

Unless you are planning a vacation in the Philippines on December 21, you can always join Bayanihan Festival 2018. Aside from celebrating Pinoy culture, the event would be a great opportunity to reconnect with your Filipino friends in Dubai and the northern emirates.

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