1. Victor Folloso, President of PACT Inc. addressing the Filipino Community of Hobart during their 117th Anniversary celebration of Philippine Independence at Wrestpoint Hotel and Casino on the 20th of June, 2015.  2. (L-R)  Consul General Peter Cretan, Emily Schneider, Victor Folloso, Raquel Folloso and Vice Mayor Ron Christie of Hobart.    3. PACT Officers: Oscar,  Ellen, Raquel and Victor  4. Parade of  traditional Filipiniana Costume  5. (l-r) Anna, Shiela, Monaliza,  Aileen, Ria and Susan.  6. The Forsythe ladies. Chantelle, Christy and Sophie.  7. The PACT dance group performing traditional dances of  Pandanggo sa ilaw , Kuratsa and Chacha swing led by Raquel,  Alicia, Maria, Christy, Mina, Eleanor and Shirley.  8. Guests and members were enjoying the dance floor 1. Victor Folloso, President of PACT Inc. addressing the Filipino Community of Hobart during their 117th Anniversary celebration of Philippine Independence at Wrestpoint Hotel and Casino on the 20th of June, 2015. 2. (L-R) Consul General Peter Cretan, Emily Schneider, Victor Folloso, Raquel Folloso and Vice Mayor Ron Christie of Hobart. 3. PACT Officers: Oscar, Ellen, Raquel and Victor 4. Parade of traditional Filipiniana Costume 5. (l-r) Anna, Shiela, Monaliza, Aileen, Ria and Susan. 6. The Forsythe ladies. Chantelle, Christy and Sophie. 7. The PACT dance group performing traditional dances of Pandanggo sa ilaw , Kuratsa and Chacha swing led by Raquel, Alicia, Maria, Christy, Mina, Eleanor and Shirley. 8. Guests and members were enjoying the dance floor

PACTI 117th Philippine Independence Celebration

The Philippine Austrlia Community of Tasmania, Inc. celebrated the 117th Anniversary of Philippine Independence, held at Wrestpoint Hotel and Casino , Hobart on the 20th of June.
Once again, it was a great opportunity for us Filipinos overseas to show and share special traditions handed down from generations to generations. It was a night of giving thanks and a night full of appreciation to those who continue to uphold the ideals his Excellency President Benigno Aquino III believe in.
We would like to acknowledge the presence of Hon. Scott Bacon MP, Consul General Peter Cretan, Hobart city Vice Mayor Ron Christie and Alderman Daniel Hulme of Clarence City. The President, Mr. Victor Folloso would like to thank all the guests and members, our performers, our donors and major donors Mr. and Mrs. Graham and Christy Forsythe. Also the tireless work of Raquel Folloso, Ellen Swaine, Oscar and Mina Cucueco, Cathy Ayesa. Also our amazing emcees that evening Romy Machetti and Anna Mirasol. (Vic Folloso)

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