Philippine Postal Corporation or (PHLPost) formally opens the Heritage Stamp Exhibit entitled ‘Mga Selyong Pamana, Imaging and Imagining Womanhood in Stamps’ at the Manila Central Post Office Lobby in Liwasang Bonifacio, Ermita in Manila on May 9, 2019.
Manila Central Post Office
Kusina ni Mama Sita
Samalamig- gulaman with seaweed extract and syrup
Kusina ni Mama Sita booth offered some well-known sauces, condiments and gulaman made from seaweeds.
Mr. Jaime Laya
Mrs. Conchita Carpio-Morales
The event started around past 3:00 pm when special guest of honor, Akademiang Pilpino Chairperson and former Ombudsman Conchita Carpio Morales delivers her keynote message, with PHLPost Chairman Norman Fulgencio and National Commission for Culture and the Arts (NCCA) Chairman Virgilio Almario conveying their message of support in the program.
Mrs. Conchita Carpio-Morales presented with framed stamps
women on heritage stamps
a late afternoon meal was provided by PHLPOST and NCCA
Manila Central Post office left wing side
invited guests, media and Phlpost employees
sandwich, turon , dumplings and vegetable appetizers
Other special dignitaries includes guests from Singapore, Thailand, Bulgaria, Angola embassies.
crowd and special guests
Mutya Pilipinas head Ms. Cory Quirino, former Central Bank governor and Intramuros Administration head Jaime Laya, former CACC and Bahay Tsinoy Mrs. Teresita Ang- See, DILG Undersecretary for Barangay Affairs Martin Diño among others.
ribbon cutting ceremonies
The exhibit showcases 22 frames from notable collectors featuring Philippine stamps depicting Filipina women. The public can enjoy the exhibit for free from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm until May 30, 2019.
stamps, first day covers are available for sale at the Philatelic area. There will be a FREE postal heritage walking tour schedule on May 18, 2019 ( Saturday) from 8:50 am to 12:00 nn.