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Photo Coverage: Explore Islands Philippines Expo in NYC Opens

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Photo Coverage: Explore Islands Philippines Expo in NYC Opens

The Explore Islands Philippines expo invites visitors to discover, experience, and invest in the Philippines.

New York--New York's iconic Grand Central Terminal provides the backdrop to showcase the Philippines' 7,641 islands as a destination for vacation, trade, and investment. The Explore Islands Philippines expo runs now through Saturday, May 12.

Last May 9, the expo kicked off with a ribbon cutting ceremony graced by Her Royal Highness Princess Katarina of Yugoslavia and Serbia. She was joined by JS Productions Inc.'s (event organizers) Edwin Josue and Jerry Sibal; Philippine Ambassador to the United Nations Teodoro Locsin Jr.; President of the Philippine Tourism Promotions Board Cesar Montano; Deputy Secretary for Economic Development and Special Advisor to the Governor of New York State Lindsey Boylan, and emcee Nina Pineda, award-winning journalist, ABC-TV "Eyewitness News."

Day One featured a panel on "Why Invest in the Philippines" with Teodoro Locsin Jr. and Nancy Vailakis, Business Development Director of Augentius, moderated by Ramy Inocencio of Bloomberg Television and Radio News.

The Explore Islands Philippines expo aims to promote ties between the Philippines and the world.

The expo will also celebrate arts and culture from May 10 to 11, showcasing artists and artisans from the United States and the Philippines.

Entrance to the expo is free from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. each day.

For more information, visit www.exploreislandsphilippines.com.

Photos: Oliver Oliveros

Photo Coverage: Explore Islands Philippines Expo in NYC Opens

The Explore Islands Philippines expo runs now through Saturday, May 12.

Photo Coverage: Explore Islands Philippines Expo in NYC Opens

The Explore Islands Philippines expo runs now through Saturday, May 12.

Photo Coverage: Explore Islands Philippines Expo in NYC Opens

The Explore Islands Philippines expo runs now through Saturday, May 12.

Photo Coverage: Explore Islands Philippines Expo in NYC Opens

The Explore Islands Philippines expo runs now through Saturday, May 12.

Photo Coverage: Explore Islands Philippines Expo in NYC Opens

Her Royal Highness Princess Katarina of Yugoslavia and Serbia

Photo Coverage: Explore Islands Philippines Expo in NYC Opens

President of the Philippine Tourism Promotions Board Cesar Montano

Photo Coverage: Explore Islands Philippines Expo in NYC Opens

The Explore Islands Philippines expo runs now through Saturday, May 12.

Photo Coverage: Explore Islands Philippines Expo in NYC OpensThe Explore Islands Philippines expo runs now through Saturday, May 12.

Photo Coverage: Explore Islands Philippines Expo in NYC Opens

Teodoro Locsin Jr., Ramy Inocencio

Photo Coverage: Explore Islands Philippines Expo in NYC OpensThe Explore Islands Philippines expo runs now through Saturday, May 12.

Photo Coverage: Explore Islands Philippines Expo in NYC Opens

The Explore Islands Philippines expo runs now through Saturday, May 12.

Photo Coverage: Explore Islands Philippines Expo in NYC Opens

San Francisco-based Parangal Dance Company with event organizers Edwin Josue and Jerry Sibal (JS Productions Inc.)



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