Commemorative Event Coincided with the Re-Interment of President Quirino at the Libingan ng mga Bayani in Fort Bonifacio, Manila
The Life and Times of Elpidio Quirino: From Guro to Pangulo. President of the Philippines 1948-1953. Organized by the Philippine Consulate General New York in partnership with the President Elpidio Quirino Foundation on the occasion of the year-long commemoration of President Quirino's 125th Birth Anniversary and 60th Death Anniversary. February 29, 2016. New York.
Photos by Lambert Parong for Kababayan Media/ CC BY
Ambassador Mario De Leon Jr., Consul General - Philippine Consulate New York and Mrs. Eleanor De Leon. The Consul General talked about and focused on the legacy of President Quirino as the Father of the Philippine Foreign Service.
|Tim, Alicia, Betty Ann and Elpi Quirino.|
|Manila - aerial footage of Libingan ng mga Bayani and the casket of President Elpidio Quirino during the Re-interment ceremony in Fort Bonifacio, held on February 29, 2016 (from a video clip courtesy of the President Elpidio Quirino Foundation)|
|Elizabeth Ann Besa-Quirino also launched the book she co-authored with husband 'Elpi' and sons Constante and Tim who designed the cover, entitled "Statesman and Survivor Elpidio Quirino, 6th President of the Philippines".|
|Michael Quirino Martinez, President Quirino's great-grandson, gave the closing remarks.|
|Lourdes Quirino-Agbayani Ligot and Dr. Jesus Ligot Jr.|
|Consul General Mario and Mrs. Eleanor De Leon with members of the Quirino Family in America at the event.|
|Next Generation of the Quirino Family.|