50 Years International Bazaar Anniversary

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The most awaited bazaar of the year, SHOP GLOBAL, HELP LOCAL is here!

This year, on Sunday, November 27, will be extra special as the bazaar, jointly sponsored by the International Bazaar Foundation (IBF) of the Department of Foreign Affairs and Spouses of Heads of Mission (SHOM) will mark the 50th anniversary of the bazaar.

For the past 49 years, the IBF has raised funds to promote livelihood projects, scholarships, medical and financial assistance to the elderly, orphanages and other welfare institutions. We continue to expand our outreach and achieve our goal of changing the lives of the communities we serve.

This year, our GOLDEN YEAR, will indeed be a GOLDEN OPPORTUNITY for everyone to satisfy your cravings for authentic international dishes, admire the creativity, artistry and talent of our multi-talented local entrepreneurs, satisfy your sweet tooth with Swiss chocolates, turrones, jamon and chorizos from Spain, feast your eyes on tulips fresh from Holland and many many more! You may even win a car that will be raffled off!

Don’t’ miss the golden celebration of SHOP GLOBAL, HELP LOCAL on November 27, 2016 at Harbor Garden Tent, Sofitel Philippine Plaza Manila, CCP Complex, Roxas Blvd., Pasay City. From 9:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. Entrance tickets are available at Php 100.00 and Donor Cards at Php 200.00 in Tesoro’s outlets at Arnaiz Ave., Makati City and Mabini St., Ermita Manila and at 6th Flr., Special Projects Unit, DFA Bldg., 2330 Roxas Blvd., Pasay City.

For inquiries please call IBF Secretariat at Tel. No. 833-1320, 834-3036, 834-5713. Email: ibf.dfa@gmail.com Fax: 834-3907.

INTERNATIONAL BAZAAR FOUNDATION, INC.  BOARD OF TRUSTEES: Seated from left: Fe Cabactulan, Board Member; Alice T. Guerrero, Treasurer; Penny J. Farolan, President; Mme. Cecile Joaquin Yasay, Over-all Chairperson; Bambina Buenaventura, Vice-President; Consul General Fortune A. Ledesma, Board Member; and Pia Morato, Co-chair Committee on Publicity & External Communications. Standing from left: Nora C. Salazar, Executive Director; Veda Bañez Alonzo, Board Member; Marilen T. Lagniton, Member Committee on Publicity & External Communications; Charo J. Villegas, Member Committee on Creative Ideas/Physical Arrangements; Alexandra Lamb Moran, Board Member; and Jane Mariano, Special Projects Assistant and Protocol Officer (DFA) . 50-years-international-bazaar-anniversary-1 Members and Officers of  Spouses of Heads of Mission (SHOM): Seated from left: Mme. Maria Jose Calvo (Spain), Treasurer; Mme. Yuko Ishikawa (Japan), SHOM President; Mme. Cecile Joaquin Yasay, Over-all Chairperson, IBF; Mme. Sylvia Tay Remoortele (Belgium), Membership Coordinator; and Mme. Sille Svenkerud Førner (Norway), Secretary. Standing from left: Mme. Lee Jongmin (Korea), Member; Mme. Michaela Vovkova (Czech Republic), Member; Mme. Monthip Upatising (Thailand), Member;  and Mme. Agnes Roscigno (Italy), Member and past SHOM president (2014-2015).  50-years-international-bazaar-anniversary-6The participating embassies/consulates of the 50th International Bazaar to be held on November 27, 20156(Sunday) at the Harbor Garden Tent, Sofitel Philippine Plaza Manila, CCP Complex, Roxas Blvd. Pasay City.50-years-international-bazaar-anniversary-5Unique products from different embassies/consulates50-years-international-bazaar-anniversary-2 50-years-international-bazaar-anniversary-3 50-years-international-bazaar-anniversary-4

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