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Czech Students Discover that “Eats More Fun in the Philippines!”

There’s simply no stopping Pinoy food from reaching far corners of the globe. Recently, Filipino culture, values, and cuisine were introduced to students in Prague, Czech Republic!

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On 15th October 2019, tourism students from the Vyšší Odborná Škola (VOŠ) cestovního ruchu a mezinárodního obchodního styku (College of Tourism and International Trade) participated in an hour-long interactive session about the Philippines .

Czech Students Discover that Eats More Fun in the Philippines

Image Credit: Philippine Embassy in Czech Republic FB Page

Students in Prague Learn About Pinoy Food, Culture, & Values

According to a Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) press release, 40 students attended the session led by Minister and Consul General Indhira C. Bañares, who talked about the “It’s More Fun in the Philippines” tourism campaign.

Czech Students Discover that Eats More Fun in the Philippines

VOŠ students check out brochures about the Philippines.
Image Credit: Philippine Embassy in Czech Republic FB Page

During the session, they discussed topics such as Philippine history and values, the tradition of fiestas, and the influence of faith on Philippine culture. Moreover, they talked about the country’s natural wonders, ethno-linguistic diversity, and of course… Filipino food!

Among the session’s highlights was a video presentation titled “Eats More Fun in the Philippines,” which featured the diversity of Filipino food, flavours, and culture.

Czech Students Discover that Eats More Fun in the Philippines

Minister and Consul General Indhira C. Bañares and VOŠ Headmaster Libor Bastl, together with the students after the session.
Image Credit: Philippine Embassy in Czech Republic FB Page

By the end of the session, Minister Bañares presented VOŠ Headmaster Libor Bastl with copies of notable Filipino books: Noli Me Tangere, El Filibusterismo, Agung, and Bucket List: Philippines. Meanwhile, the students received travel brochures on the Philippines, Palawan, and Davao… along with crackers and fruit juice from the Philippines!

As for the presentation that they watched, check out the “Eats More Fun in the Philippines” video below, shared by the Philippine’s Department of Tourism (DOT) and Jollibee:

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Without a doubt, the Czech students gained a new-found interest in the Philippines after attending the session! As a matter fact, Pinoy cuisine has been making waves around Europe and elsewhere. Read all about the Filipino food stall that won a major award in Sweden recently!

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