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Boracay Photobooth Big Hit at the National Multicultural Festival in Canberra

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CANBERRA, Australia – Philippine Ambassador to Australia Ma. Hellen B. De La Vega welcomed guests to the Philippines booth at the ASEAN Village during the National Multicultural Festival held on 16 February in Canberra.

H.E. Ma. Hellen B. De La Vega, Philippine Ambassador to Australia, is joined by the Heads of Mission of Brunei, Indonesia, Malaysia and Myanmar at the Philippines Booth at the ASEAN Village during the National Multicultural Festival on 16 February 2019 in Canberra.

The Philippines booth, supported by the Philippines Department of Tourism, hosted a free photo booth and distributed information brochures on traveling to the Philippines. There was also a photowall featuring Boracay Island, one of the world’s best islands according to Conde Nast Traveler, where guests can take selfies and group photos.

Guests at the National Multicultural Festival on 16 February in Canberra flocked to the Philippines booth to try the free photobooth and learn more about the Philippines.

The Philippines booth at the ASEAN Village during the National Multicultural Festival on 16 February in Canberra offered free photo booth, Boracay Island photo wall and information brochures on travel to the Philippines. Tourists can fly direct from Melbourne and Sydney to the Philippines.

The annual National Multicultural Festival, now on its 23rd year, attracts over 200,000 people. Organized by the Australian Capital Territory government, this year’s festival featured over 300 stalls, 140 food and drinks stalls, and over 150 performers in the course of three days.

Rondanihan, Canberra-based rondalla group, performed the ASEAN hymn during the National Multicultural Festival held on 16 February in Canberra.

Philippine Ambassador to Australia Ma. Hellen B. De La Vega (second from left) joined ASEAN Heads of Mission and ACT Commissioner for International Engagement Brendan Smyth (center) in officially opening the ASEAN Village during the National Multicultural Festival held on 16 February in Canberra.

The ASEAN Village was prominently set-up at Petrie Plaza at the central business district of Canberra and showcased the top travel destinations and unique products of Southeast Asia.

To plan your next travel to the Philippines, visit www.tourismphilippines.com.au. END

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