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“Dancing with Glory” at the Philippine Embassy

By Crystal Dias 

On the enchanting evening of 18th October 2023, a dazzling celebration of Filipino art and culture unfolded at the Philippine Embassy in London. In collaboration with One East Asia Gallery, this remarkable event marked the grand opening of the art exhibit titled “Dancing with Glory.” 

Distinguished special guests, Senate President Miguel “Migz” Zubiri and Senator Christopher Lawrence “Bong” Go, graced the occasion with their presence, adding an aura of prestige to the event. The exhibit showcased a brilliant ensemble of artists, including Abi Dionisio, Demi Padua, Ezekiel Fajardo, Isko Andrade, Jayson Cortez, Reyna Raymunda, and Welbart Slowhands, Ejem Alarcon, Aldrine Alarcon, Didier Alarcon, and Luke Alarcon. Their works transcended boundaries, speaking to the hearts of those present. 
Ambassador Teodoro Locson Jr to the UK delivered an impassioned speech promoting Filipino arts and artists. His words resonated with the audience, emphasizing the importance of recognizing and celebrating the rich artistic heritage of the Philippines on the global stage. 
The event was a testament to the strength of the Filipino community in London, with community leaders and professionals coming together to celebrate the rich tapestry of Filipino culture.