15 June 2019, Stockholm – The Filipino Community in Stockholm spearheaded by the umbrella organization, Filcomlas headed by Ms. Letty Simpson, celebrated the 121st Proclamation of Philippine Independence with a concert by A Cappella Manila and various cultural presentations from the members of Filcomlas.
The Filipinos in Stockholm through Filcomlas organized and sponsored the concert of A Cappella Manila as part of its 2019 European Goodwill and Concert Tour in commemoration of the country’s independence. Stockholm was the last Scandinavian city in the concert tour with the theme “Makipag-awit sa A Cappella Manila”. Other Scandinavian cities visited by A Cappella Manila were Oslo, Bergen, Drammen and Copenhagen. The group then proceeded to other European cities.
Deputy Chief of Mission and Consul General Maria Elena P. Algabre of the Philippine Embassy in Norway, congratulated the organizers on their event and delivered the 121st Philippine Independence Day message of President Rodrigo Roa Duterte. END