Embassy Showcases Filipino Photography Talent

Photographs taken by staff members of the Philippine Embassy Tokyo were featured in the “Japan Through Diplomats’ Eyes” exhibit, which opened at the Roppongi Hills Café on 09 October 2019.

Her Imperial Highness Princess Takamado serves as the exhibit’s Patron and graced the opening ceremonies.

Deputy Chief of Mission Mr. Robespierre Bolivar and Mme. Maria Aurora J. Bolivar represented the Embassy at the opening ceremonies. Embassy personnel whose entries were chosen as finalists include Ms. Diane Bartolome, Ms. Djanna Dipatuan-Lucman, Mr. Timothy James R. Mortel, and Mr. Richard Roldan.

Now on its 22nd year, “Japan Through Diplomats’ Eyes” is a photography contest organized by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan, in cooperation with the various foreign embassies in Tokyo. The theme for this year’s contest is “Reflections on the Heisei Era”.

The exhibit will also be mounted in Yokohama, Osaka, and Kyoto.

Her Imperial Highness Princess Takamado, 3rd from right, opened the exhibit. Deputy Chief of Mission Robespierre Bolivar, rightmost, and Mme. Maria Aurora Bolivar, 2nd from right, attended the exhibit opening together with the finalists from the Philippine Embassy