This year’s event will be unlike anything ever seen in the Filipino American community.
Buena Park, CA (Vocus) July 10, 2010
Kababayan Fest, the West Coast’s biggest annual Filipino-American gathering, returns to Knott’s Berry Farm on Saturday, July 17. Since its inception in 2008, Kababayan has seen tremendous success, with this year’s festival promising to be the largest yet.
For the first time, Kababayan Fest is teaming up with GMA Networks, the number one Filipino network, to bring in some of the biggest names on Filipino television today.
“We are so excited about our partnership with GMA,” said Kababayan event producer, Ryan Monsanto. “Kababayan Fest is like a bridge. Nowhere else will you find the best in Filipino entertainment mixed with the very best America has to offer. This year’s event will be unlike anything ever seen in the Filipino American community.”
Confirmed headliners include America’s Best Dance Crew’s Season 4 Winners – We Are Heroes and Season 5 Winners-Poreotics, GMA artists Steven Silva, Jackie Rice, Kris Bernal, Aljur Abrenica and Carla Abellana. Other local artists include AJ Rafael, Rocky Rock, and Kultura Philippine Folk Art. The event will be hosted by Joey Guila and Giselle Tongi.
Knott’s Berry Farm is owned and operated by Cedar Fair Entertainment Company, a publicly traded partnership that is listed for trading on The New York Stock Exchange under the symbol “FUN.” In addition to Knott’s Berry Farm, Cedar Fair owns and operates ten other amusement parks, six water parks, one indoor water park resort, and five hotels. Cedar Fair also operates the Gilroy Gardens Family Theme Park in Gilroy, Calif. under a management contract.
For more information, and to see everything Knott’s has to offer this summer season, visit knotts.com.