Filipino Association in Xiamen Organizes “One World, One Christmas” Party

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Consul General Julius Caesar A. Flores (2nd from left) with the officers of Filipino Association in Xiamen (FAX) at the Grand Ballroom, Kempinski Hotel Xiamen on 09 December 2019.

12 January 2018 XIAMEN — The Filipino Association in Xiamen (FAX) successfully organized its annual Christmas party which was held on 09 December 2017 at the Grand Ballroom of Kempinski Hotel, Xiamen with the theme “One World, One Christmas.” The gathering was attended by more than 500 guests, including Consulate General’s officers and staff and families and the Filipino community, as well as their Chinese and foreign friends.

Philippine Consul General to Xiamen Julius Caesar A. Flores commended the FAX’s officers and its members for organizing the annual event which largely contributes to the promotion of the Philippine Christmas traditions, and to strengthening camaraderie among Filipinos and the bonds with their Chinese and foreign friends in Xiamen and Fujian province. Consul General Flores also expressed appreciation for FAX’s continued support to the Consulate General’s various cultural, socio-economic, and other related initiatives and programs for 2017.

Highlights of the evening were the rousing performances from the faculty and students of the Manila Xiamen International School (MXIS) and Filipino bands. FAX raffled off prizes to lucky guests, which included round-trip tickets to the Philippines. END

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MXIS students and Filipino bands entertain the crowd of more than 500 guests at the party.