Pinoy Harry Potter (PHP), otherwise known as Hogwarts Philippines, is a community of Filipino Harry Potter fans established in 2001. Since then, PHP has been home to thousands of Filipino HP fans from the Philippines and some from around the world; encompassing a broad age range, and a wide spectrum of professions.
The community offers Filipino HP enthusiasts a venue to meet and share their love for J.K. Rowling’s famous boy wizard and his magical world. As an organization, PHP implements the Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry system and functions like an academic unit. Members are sorted into Houses, aiming to earn points by participating in many of the organization’s activities. Like a typical school, Faculty members oversee the organization’s operations, and student leaders supervise members.
Most of the interaction among members happens online in PHP’s Forums, Mailing List, and other social media. However, the organization has managed to step outside the Internet to promote offline activities like sportsfests, and organize events like book launchings and book discussions, and conduct our “Magic Works” outreach activities with various institutions like Jesus Loves the Little Children Foundation, and at Hospicio de San Jose charity organization.