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Taste of Manila Pictorial by Ariel Ramos – Part 1, Opening Ceremony

   

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Taste of Manila Pictorial by Ariel Ramos – Part 2, Parade

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Taste of Manila Pictorial by Ariel Ramos – Part 3

       

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Taste of Manila Pictorial by Ariel Ramos — Part 4, Gerald Anderson

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On the third day, of the convention, Aug. 10, 2014 Torresians sporting the gold and maroon,t-shirts  their  school colors had a great time basking the California sun.

Torres High School Global Alumni Association (THSGAA) 2nd Convention, Aug. 8-10, 2014

The recently concluded Torres High School Global Alumni Association 2nd Anniversary Convention in Los Angeles, USA  was a resounding success. Torres High School was founded in year 1925, hence it became the biggest public high school in Tondo, the first district of Manila. This association intend to foster unity and friendship among Torresians worldwide and 

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At the Halo Halo Festival, from left: Ronnie de Leon, Maria Guiao, Cielo Ramos, Councillor Joe Mihevc, mayoral candidate John Tory, Michelle Ramos and Voltaire de Leon, event organizer. (PHOTO: JHUN CIOLO DIAMANTE)

HaloHalo Festival draws huge crowd

To the delight of the fledgling organizer, the first ever Halohalo Festival on August 17, 2014 at the iconic Artscape Wychwood Barns at 601 Christie Street, Toronto drew a huge festive crowd, under the very sunny August skies. Like the year-round favorite “halohalo” which is a thirst quencher and eye-filler (tummy filler, too) the festival 

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Celebration held at Qssis Banquet Hall, Scarborough, ON, August 8, 2014

MILESTONES

Happy 100th Birthday, Ramona Umoquit —————————————————————————- Margaret Pardilla’s 18th Birthday ——————————————————————————- Alex Rondilla’s 75th Birthday ——————————————————————————- Marichu Guzman Estrella’s Birthday Celebration

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The Thorncliffe Filipino-Canadian Seniors Club (TFCSC) celebrated their 25th Anniversary on June 21,  2014,  at St Clement of Ohrid (Overlea Blvd/Don Mills Rd.), together with the Coronation of Miss Paraluman 2014.  From left: Angela Hollohan,  Miss Lakambini,  escorted by CeeJay Rosales;  Nelma Payawal, Miss Paraluman, escorted by Peter Payawal;  Marciana Salmingo, Miss Mutya, escorted by Exequiel Rabanillo.

Other Community Round-Up

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First Burgosinians global reunion attendees.

First Burgosinians Global Reunion

BURGOSINIANs of Ilocos Sur all over the world and across the USA gathered in Las Vegas. The 3 days event , held July 11-13, 2014 at the Tuscany Suites and Casino, , focuses on the Reunion theme “ Panagiinniliw ( Nostalgia) , Panagtitimpuyog (Togetherness) Panagkakapya (Peace) and Panagraragsak (Celebration ). The global reunion brought out 

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Bicol Canada Community Association spent their picnic, and games at Earl Bales Park on August 2, 2014. President Paeng Nebres gave the raffle prizes away. (PHOTO: ARIEL RAMOS)

Ontario Bikolanos enjoy kaogmahan

TORONTO–Welcoming the rites of summer, Ontario Bikolanos and Bikolanas from the 6 Bicol provinces of Albay, CamarinesÊ Norte, Camarines Sur, Catanduanes, Masbate and Sorsogon celebrated collectively at an annual potluck picnic and games, dubbed as Bikol Kaogmahan, on August 2, 2014 ( Saturday) at Earl Bales Park, North York, Toronto. With the enshrined image of 

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