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Ambassador Laurel Graces The Opening of “PINTOKYO: Contemporary Philippine Art Exhibition”

19 June 2018 – As part of the celebration of the 120th Anniversary of the Proclamation of Philippine Independence and the 157th Birth Anniversary of National Hero Dr. Jose P. Rizal, H.E. Ambassador Jose C. Laurel V led the opening of “PinTokyo: Contemporary Philippine Art Exhibition” featuring works of 55 Filipino artists at the Hillside Forum (Hillside Annex F) in Shibuya. The exhibit, which ran from 20-24 June 2018, was organized by Pinto Museum’s Dr. Joven Cuanang in partnership with the Asian Cultural Council (ACC) and curated by Antonio C. Leano.

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Dr. Cuanang, during his remarks, explained that the exhibit is dedicated to “the memory of Jose Rizal, Rizal, being a man of many interests and having touched base with a lot of people in the world, echoing what we’re doing in our small way.” END

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Photo Credit: Mr. Ferdinand Eugenio