A closer look at glittering Embassy events and the diplomats who make them happen.
Winsome, energetic, candid, idealist, an “activist patriot” with both feet firmly planted on the ground: "My fondest dream, toward whose realization I want to dedicate my best efforts, is for my country to regain its territorial integrity and be counted among the world’s most modern democracies where the rights of all citizens are ensured and the standard of living is adequate for everyone"
The US Embassy in Jerusalem distances it from other allies who have kept their embassies in Tel Aviv, a more modern and secured city. But Jerusalem has historically been the center of the three great religions that share their roots in the Holy Land: Muslim, Christianity, and Judaism. From the Old Testament to the New, and even in the Koran, Jerusalem still is a bright spot in the dark tragedies of the day
Listen, you people happily afflicted with Sweet Tooth, you’re in luck. Chocolate is getting its very own annual international fair in Madrid, the Salon Internacional del Chocolate de Madrid, starting this year. And what a sweet event – even aphrodisiac, since chocolate allegedly is! (14-16 September, Galería de Cristal, Palacio de Cibeles, Madrid)
Daughters of the American Revolution, España Chapter: "Patriot´s Day -- September 11th -- is the moment to get together for a remembrance ceremony 17 years after the 9/11 attacks. But as the Day falls on a Tuesday it is more practical for all those who could accompany us to meet on Sunday the 16th. As in previous years, we will meet at the Parque Juan Carlos I - at the site where the American Embassy planted 10 red oaks brought from the US on the 10th anniversary of the attack on the Twin Towers."
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Hats off to the Filipino hospitality! Mabuhay!
To inhabit a city for 34 years yet still maintain the perceptive and ever-roaming eyes of a stranger is a gift which John Liddy shares in the title poem “Madrid”
The ASEAN University Fair will provide a unique platform for Spanish students and academics to meet and gain information from ASEAN universities in one venue. The expert team from the ASEAN universities can help participants make the right choices by fully explaining entry requirements and the application process. The fair will promote networking among representatives of universities of ASEAN and Spain for the purpose of developing double degree programs and exchanging scholarships
“Litrato: Una Mirada al Alma de los Filipinos en España” (Litrato: A Glimpse of the Filipino Soul in Spain) seeks to provide the Spanish people an opportunity to recognize and appreciate the artistic talents of Filipinos in Spain who are better known and admired for their dedication and excellence at work.
His analytical and financial management skills, his leadership in business and philanthropy, and his language skills and deep appreciation for the Spanish people and their culture are expected to serve Ambassador Buchan well.