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Flag raising ceremonies kick off 2011 Philippine Heritage Week celebrations

Flag raising ceremonies kick off 2011 Philippine Heritage Week celebrations

Amidst overcast skies and cool spring Saturday morning, over 250 people from various Fillipinos community organizations gathered at the Philippine Canadian Centre of Manitoba to kick off the annual Philippine Heritage Week celebrations

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Congratulations! Magdaragat 35th Anniversary

Congratulations! Magdaragat 35th Anniversary

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Belen Leyda crowned as PGM Senior Queen 2011

Belen Leyda crowned as PGM Senior Queen 2011

Belen Leyda is proclaimed as Pangasinan Group of Manitoba Senior Queen in the recently yearly celebration at Pampanga Restaurant. Belen who is also active in the senior groups is the widow of the late

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Vickar Automotivegroup donates $20,000 to PCCM, a total of $135,000 to date

Vickar Automotivegroup donates $20,000 to PCCM, a total of $135,000 to date

The history of Larry and Tova Vickar’s philanthropy is firmly attached with the history of the founding of the Philippine Canadian Centre of Manitoba. And this attachment has become much stronger when Larry Vickar,

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Manitoba Filipino Business Council (MFBC) join Philippine Heritage celebrations

Manitoba Filipino Business Council (MFBC) join Philippine Heritage celebrations

The leading Filipino business group was well represented at the Philippine Independence Ball and at the closing Picnic in the Park. Members of the MFBC gave of their time to volunteer at Assiniboine Park

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Florencio Antonio celebrates 75th birthday

Florencio Antonio celebrates 75th birthday

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First Filipino-Canadian Grand Master in Canada MW Grand Master Constante (Chibu) Uson Installed, June 4, 2011.

First Filipino-Canadian Grand Master in Canada MW Grand Master Constante (Chibu) Uson Installed, June 4, 2011.

On June 4, 2011 the first Filipino-Canadian Grand Master in Canada, Most Worshipful Grand Master Constante ( Chibu ) Uson and the Elected and Appointed Officers of the Grand Lodge of Manitoba,A.F.& A.M. were

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Filipinos at the postal strike’s picket line

Filipinos at the postal strike’s picket line

The members of the Winnipeg Local of Canadian Union of Postal Workers were in full blast after they were locked-out last week. and there are Filipino employees who joined the picket line while waiting

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Filipino heritage on display at Shaw Park

Filipino heritage on display at Shaw Park

Fans of the Winnipeg Goldeyes were treated to Filipino entertainment, culture and food during the ball game against the Kansas City T-Bones. Beverley Wynne sang the American national anthem. YouTube internet Lady Gaga sensation,

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Celebrating 113th Anniversary of Philippine Independence

Celebrating 113th Anniversary of Philippine Independence

The Filipino community once again celebrated their heritage in Winnipeg with the 2011 Philippine Heritage Week events. Here are some photos from several events held throughout the week

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