‘America in 3D’ comes to Tacloban

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Wednesday, February 20, 2013


TACLOBAN City will be hosting the “America in 3D” road show of the US Embassy in Manila on March 2-3 that highlights the American Government’s “Diplomacy, Development and Defense.”

The road show, which has travelled Baguio, Laoag, Iloilo, and Cebu cities, was launched by US Ambassador Harry Thomas Jr. in early 2011 in Quezon City.

In a statement, Ambassador Thomas said America in 3D is a celebration of Filipino-American friendships, showcasing American culture, US business and US Embassy services in the Philippines. Dance and musical performances will be presented during the show.

“America in 3D is the US Embassy’s road show in diplomacy, development and defense, which brings the embassy directly to the community. I believe that close relationship lies on the sharing of culture,” Thomas said.

The two-day event will be an opportunity for Taclobanons to meet many representatives of various embassy sections, including the visa section, the Department of Veterans Affairs, the US Commercial Service, the United States Agency for International Development, the Foreign Agricultural Service, Peace Corps, and the Philippine-American Educational Foundation (Fulbright Commission).

Part of the activity is the America in 3D Tacloban Picture Challenge, a photo contest that would represent Philippine-US friendship.

The Philippines and the US have seen an accelerated broadening and deepening of their alliance and partnership in the past years.

The Philippine-US multifaceted relationship has gained ground as a result of close consultations and candid conversations on issues of bilateral, regional and global concern. (Leyte Samar Daily Express)

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