Lyon, France – The Philippines participated in the Fêtes Consulaires 2019 in Lyon on 14 to 15 September 2019.
The Fêtes Consulaires is a major event for all Consulates based in Lyon. This year, more than 50 Consulates participated in the two-day festivities. Many activities offered by the Consulates and Associations in Lyon were presented - parade in traditional costumes, songs, dance demonstrations, tastings, and handicraft exhibits.
Members of the Filipino Community in Lyon participated in the cultural activities.
The Mayor of Lyon and former Minister Gérard Collomb and Members of the Consular Corps in Lyon during the Inauguration of Fêtes Consulaires 2019 on 14 September 2019.
Visit of Mayor Collomb at the Philippine Booth
Ambassador Ma. Theresa P. Lazaro with Mayor Gérard Collomb and Mr. Hervé de Malliard, Philippine Honorary Consul of Lyon.
During the Gala Dinner hosted by the Mayor of Lyon seated on his right is Ambassador Ma. Theresa P. Lazaro.