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Successful Celebration  of 60th Anniversary of Germany-Philippines Bilateral Relation and 116th Anniversary of Philippine Independence


By Tessie Wilms
Essen-Germany
June 20, 2014

 
 


The 60th Bilateral and 116th Philippine Independence Day celebrations  that was held in Burgpaltz, Essen was a success. According to Ver Cuizon´s  ( Planning/Ex-officio) estimates there were almost 3,000 visitors on this day.


There was a Santacruzan  followed by the celebration of mass with Auxilliary Bishop Ludger Schepers as main celebrant,  Fr Dietmar Weber  OSC, Fr Manny Tamayo OSC and Fr Fr. Rudy Holtzgartner.SVD, co-celebrants respectively. 


There were fashion shows featuring apparels partly made of local materials designed by Loi Maristela-Tana and Ed Alejandrino. 

The whole day affair  included booths with  Filipino culinary foods, shawls from Lumban, Laguna, Documentary articles and pictures, travel agencies /other sponsors.Filipino-German Vereins (organizations).

The lion share of work was done by ALAH EH,  headed by the over-all chairman Oggie Maristela.

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    Tessie Wilms
    Mon 23rd June 2014
    Essen, Germany
    I would like to mention Fr Dietmar Weber OSC, one of our consultants who was really a big help and a great adviser to us. He was featured as one of the respondents in the westdeutsches rundfunk ( local german television programm). Vergelt es Gott Pater Weber.
     
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