Philippines joins Itaewon parade
Philippine Ambassador to Korea Noe Albano Wong and his wife Maria Elena Wong, both wearing sunglasses in the back row, pose with his embassy officers and Filipino performers from Daegu during the opening day of the Itaewon Global Village Festival 2019 in Itaewon, Seoul, Oct. 12. The Philippines joined the two-day festival as a part of celebrations for its 70 years of friendship with Korea. It had the largest presence with 300 performers among 14 countries that joined the parade. Ambassador Wong also delivered a speech at the opening ceremony.