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Mabuhay Festival in photos

Nathan Phillips Square, August 26-27, 2017

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Lala Garcia (left) at her painting booth at Mabuhay Festival.   Ambassador Petronila Garcia and Consul General Rosalita Prospero dropped by the booth on Sunday, Aug. 27.  She also does fundraisers, corporate events and parties.

Art 2 Go at Mabuhay Festival 2017

Visual artist Lala Garcia conducted painting lessons at Mabuhay Festival, Nathan Phillips Square, on Aug. 26-27, 2017. Walk-in students, young kids and adults, learned how to use the brush, mix colours and actually paint on canvas under the one-on-one guidance of a professional painter. Lala studied visual arts at Cardinal Carter School for the Arts 

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Halo-Halo Festival in photos

Artscape Wychwood Barns, Toronto, August 27, 2017 Unexpectedly large crowd of Halo-Halo fans (at least 1,000) ‘invaded’ the August 29 H2O Festival Artscape Wychwood Barns gulped down the fest’s entire food & drink supplies. H2O will go ‘up’ in history as the Halo Halo Festival that ran out of Halo-Halo! Organizers say please come back 

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St. Anthony’s Parish welcomes Fr. Gabriel Martinez

Filipinos at St. Anthony’s Parish celebrated the installation of new parish priest Fr. Gabriel Martinez. Together with members from the Portuguese, Italian, Mexican, Brazilian and South Asian communities, they prepared the food table that had for its centerpiece the bahay kubo on the left and the beach house in the middle filled with pictures of 

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Members of group forming a network of writers and journalists. Clockwise, from left: Pet Cleto, Patty Rivera, Richard Mojica, Leon Aureus, Jr., Marites Sison, Mila Astorga-Garcia, Hermie Garcia, Veronica Silva Cusi, Althea Manasan, Ysh Cabana and Jennilee Austria. Not in photo, Robert Diaz.

Pictorial: Filipino Canadian Writers and Journalists Network

 

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Barbecue pork and chicken were popular at KASIN’S booth

Pictorial: Taste of Manila 2017

Street Festival on Bathurst Street and Wilson Ave. August 19 and 20, 2017 (PHOTOS: HG)

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Pictorial: 12th Kultura (2017)

The 12th Annual KULTURA Filipino Arts Festival took place August 10-13, 2017 at Daniels Spectrum. It featured live performances, traditional and modern cuisine, curated interactive art installations and a marketplace. Organized by the Kapisanan Philippine Centre for Arts and Culture, a youth-led charitable community organization based in Toronto. (Photos: HG)

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NEPMCC members and guests at the opening of the NEPMCC’s booth at CNE

Pictorial: Ethnic Media at CNE

Opening Ceremony of National Ethnic Press and Media Council of Canada’s booth, Aug. 20, 2017

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Get-together appreciation lunch for community media

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Fiipino Canadian Association of Niagara Family Potluck Picnic

FCAN (the Filipino Canadian Association of Niagara) is celebrating its 49th anniversary this year. FCAN is a non-profit, non-religious, non political, social civic and cultural organization for the Filipino-Canadian community of the Niagara Region. It encourages newcomers to contact the Association for “cultural support.” It participates in various events throughout the year in cooperation with 

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