Philippine Fest set to launch at Aberdeen Centre in Richmond, BC

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Philippine Fest, a showcase of Filipino arts, culture, food, sports and entertainment will come alive at the Aberdeen Center in Richmond, BC on Sunday, November 23, 2014 from 1pm to 5pm.

Aberdeen Centre and Symphony Hill (Symphony Hill Management Inc.) have partnered to stage Philippine Fest, an exposition on Filipino arts, culture, food, sports, and entertainment, which will be held at Aberdeen Centre on Sunday, November 23, from 1pm to 5pm there.

Philippine Fest will showcase the rich cultural heritage of the Philippines, including delectable Filipino food products and delicacies, handicrafts, gifts, garments, heirlooms and artworks belonging to the famed Dimasalang group of artists in BC as well as noted Filipino tattoo artists. Makeshift kiosks will be erected around the mall to be adorned by festive Philippine-style Christmas décor.

The event will also feature fun activities such as the traditional Filipino “parol” (Christmas lantern)-making; and native sports demonstrations for the young and the young at heart.

Philippine Fest is supported by the Consulate General of the Philippines in Vancouver.

A display of uniquely-Filipino entertainment numbers- cultural dances, modern song and dance performances and exhibitions, a mini fashion show will be staged, including the launch of a new Filipino amateur singing competition, “The Next Pinoy Star!”

A game show called ‘Sweet 16’ will give participants a chance to win valuable prizes, including a education grants from Sprott Shaw Collage; smart phones; long distance, phone accessories, home phones from Timestel; and many other prizes including an airticket from Vancouver to New York donated by Philippine Airlines. There will also be a photo booth for free pictures taken with family and friends using a wide choice of holiday backdrops.

Another entertainment number to be shown would be segments from the acclaimed song and dance presentation called, “Historama”, a unique and artistic retelling of Philippine history.

Culminating the day’s celebration is a presentation from the Philippine Department of Tourism on Asia’s No 1 beach, Boracay, featuring breathtaking, white sand beaches (Voted No. 1 by Travellers Choice Award) and other beautiful tourist attractions in the Philippines.

About Aberdeen Centre:

Aberdeen Centre is a property of Fairchild Developments Ltd, a subsidiary of the Fairchild Group of companies based in Canada with substantial interests across a spectrum of business.

About Symphony Hill Management Inc.:

Symphony Hill Management Inc. is a Canadian based events company focus on the Filipino market in Canada.

About Even 8 Events Management Production:

Even 8 Events Management Production is a planning, management and production company focusing on Filipino-Canadian concerts and events.

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