0

Maraming Salamat! Thank you!

Lantern "Parol" making

Lantern “Parol” making

To all those who turned up to help us make the Parols for day 1 and 2 of our Lantern “Parol” making session, MARAMING SALAMAT! We have such lovely parols of all colours and sizes hanging up at the Museum of London Docklands! #‎parol2015‬

lantern "Parol" making

A big well done to all the participants, families and children who put in a stellar effort this year. Thank you to all who got involved and the volunteers who made the event run smoothly! All the media who came, Rose Eclarinal from TFC for covering it once again and Sonny Laragan from Pinoy Radio UK.

Day one of the Parol ‘lantern’ making event hosted by Philippine Generations at the Museum of London, Docklands.A big…

Posted by Philippine Generations on Sunday, 6 December 2015

Day two of the Parol ‘lantern’ making event hosted by Philippine Generations at the Museum of London, Docklands.A big…

Posted by Philippine Generations on Sunday, 6 December 2015

12322479_1659011161038183_2141111469120668445_o

Lastly…a massive thank you to all our amazing volunteers who helped make‪#‎Parol2015‬ a raging success this weekend! A special thank you to our photographer Lawrence Carlos who took amazing photos on both days. We couldn’t have done without all of your help and support, Thank you!

12303968_1062088763809534_417976339713584873_o

0

Thank you! Maraming Salamat!

dsc_1329_23143958265_o

We would to thank everyone who attended our networking event last night at the Philippine Embassy. It was great to see old as well as new faces. At some point, it felt like a reunion, seeing people we haven’t seen in ages but we’re fundamental in the growth of PG.

We would like to thank our speakers Rafael Joseph Maramag , Tim Dela Cruz and Jena Sanchez-Krause who left us all inspired with their wonderful anecdotes and words of wisdom.dsc_1365_22847735310_o

A big thank you also goes out to Vice Consul Rommel Romato who supported us in this event. Each year, we do our best to develop and stay true to our vision and mission in implementing our activities.

This is made possible by every single volunteer who contributes their time, talents and expertise for the events that we do. So a big thank you to our dear volunteers indeed.

We look forward to seeing you all again in our upcoming events! Parol-making event and PG Socials in December!

More Photos: https://www.flickr.com/gp/philippinegenerations/Qk7M4m

Kapihan Sa Pasuguan with Philippine Generations

0

8 years of Philippine Generations

It was a bright and sunny August day in 2007 when 5 young second generation Filipinos, the children of migrant workers, formalised an idea into an organisation. Present were signatories at the inauguration; the Lord Mayor of Westminster, Chairman of the Westminster Partnership for Racial Equality (WPRE) and the Deputy Chief of Mission from the Philippine Embassy,

2007-Philippine-Generations29

The idea behind it all was to give a generation of under-represented young Filipinos a voice and to provide a vehicle for future generations to educate themselves, to be inspired and to feel empowered to make a difference. The legacy of this for Philippine Generations are the people we have inspired and enabled to make a difference. The organisations that have grown and those we have collaborated with since 2007 are testament that the decision to focus on the community in the UK was the right one.

Kapihan Sa Pasuguan with Philippine Generations 6:30 on Thursday, 19th November 2015 at the Philippine Embassy, 10 Suffolk Street, London W1Y 4HG

At our first AGM in 2008, we reported on our first year’s activities, our financial position and we had 3 fantastic speakers talk about their experiences as Filipinos in the UK; Peps Villanueva spoke about his migration to the UK from the Philippines and proactivity in the community and the need for young Filipinos to be seen and heard. Omar Shah described his hard work in establishing his restaurant and growing up in the UK as a second generation Filipino. We finally had Rina Atienza talk about her experiences as a young Filipino who lived through the transition of moving to the UK at a young age.

This year we will have speakers once again sharing their story as well as a few announcements from the PG team and a review of what has happened this past year.

We invite you all to attend and share some stories of how our community has grown and developed over these past 8 years! Please RSVP here!

 

Banner

0

Making a Filipino Christmas – PG’s Annual Parol Workshop 2014

Parol Workshop 2014

Christmas is nearly upon us, and that can mean only one thing: the return of PG’s ever-popular Parol Christmas Lantern Workshop!

Every year, this free event has welcomed young and old, Filipinos and non-Filipinos, friends, families and strangers to come buy one of our easy-to-use Parol kits and create their very own Filipino Christmas lanterns.

Evocative of the Star of Bethlehem, a Parol will add a distinctly Filipino touch to any Christmas – so do come join us and partake in our rich cultural heritage!

The details of this year’s event are below:

Date and Time: Saturday 6th December, 12pm – 4pm
Location: St Saviour’s Church Hall, St. George’s Square, Lupus Street, SW1V 3QW
Prices: Entry is free, but Parol kits will be available to buy on the day
Food and drink will be available to buy on the day

For more details, do check out our Facebook event which we will update as we get closer to the big day.

As Christmas is a time of giving, we at PG are teaming up with What You Do Matters for their Christmas Appeal 2014. They are aiming to fill up 200 shoeboxes filled with children’s gifts to distribute to disadvantaged and homeless families in Newham, in coordination with Community Links. So please do bring along anything you can spare, as well as those unused shoeboxes you may have cluttering up your home!

Anyone and everyone is welcome to join us as we, you, your friends and family make Parols – as simple or as complex as you want – using our starter kits as well as the expertise of our helpful volunteers to create a wonderful decoration for the home.

PG love,
The PG Committee and Directors

0

Calm AFTER the Storm – a fundraiser at The Savoy

Press-2BRelease-2BHeader-2BImage

Keeping awareness of Typhoon Haiyan’s aftermath alive

Friday, 17th October 2014 promises to be a night like no other. In the very same hotel kitchen where legendary chef Auguste Escoffier brought London the secrets of French haute cuisine, two of London’s top chefs will prepare

Read more
0

Keeping hope afloat in Dulag

Hope-s-Afloat-Listing

Last month, Philippine Generations were very fortunate to work with some great people - the folks behind Hope's Afloat - in putting on a charity film screening of 'Metro Manila'.Metro Manila charity screening at the Prince Charles CinemaWe've been keeping in touch with them since

Read more