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Filipino sweets and info served at UC Berkeley Spring Fest

/ 12:52 AM April 17, 2014

Team SF Philippine Consulate at the International Spring Festival at UC Berkeley.

BERKELEY, California — One of the many events during Cal Day at the University of California in Berkeley is “Spring Fest: The Edith Coliver Festival of Cultures (International Spring Festival),” this year on April 12 at the International House.

Once again the Philippine Consulate General in San Francisco participated with a booth, disseminating information on the Philippines including its famous tourist destinations.

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The Philippine booth at the International Spring Festival.

Filipino American students were also kept up to date on programs and upcoming events sponsored by the Consulate and its Filipino community partners. Visitors also had a chance to sample native sweets well loved by every Filipino.

The International Spring Festival is an annual event organized by the International House (I-House), an independent nonprofit organization that also serves as a residential and cultural center for foreign students attending UC Berkeley.

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Spring Fest is one of the popular programs of I-House.  It aims to bring together the world’s different cultures in one extravaganza that is enjoyed by people of all ages and ethnicities.  Among the festival participants are the Consular Corps of San Francisco, foreign student organizations at Berkeley and businesses.

To learn more about the I-House at UC Berkeley: www.ihouse.berkeley.edu.  To know more about events and activities of the Philippine Consulate General in San Francisco, like our facebook page: www.facebook.com/PCGS

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