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Philippines participates in 2019 ASEAN Family Day in New York

Wednesday, July 10, 2019 - 12:15

Heads of Permanent Missions of ASEAN Member States to the UN in traditional ASEAN handshake

07 July 2019, New York – The officers and staff of the Philippine Mission to the UN in New York and their families joined the ASEAN Family Day held today at the Vajiradhammadip Temple, Centereach, New York.

The ASEAN Family Day is an event celebrated to strengthen the friendship and camaraderie among the ASEAN Permanent Missions to the UN and to enhance the spirit of ASEAN community. This year it was hosted by Thailand, Chair of the 2019 ASEAN-New York Committee.

Each ASEAN country showcased local cuisines, and hosted a game for the participation of all the  families.

The Philippines served beef afritada, humba, and Chicken Joy, and organized the triathlon relay  game.

Vietnam will host next year’s event, following its assumption of the ASEAN Chairmanship.