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Experience the Philippines at Folklorama 50

Experience the Philippines at Folklorama 50

Folklorama 50 is definitely here and everybody can’t wait to witness the 50th edition of Canada’s largest and longest-running multicultural festival. And just like the other 40 pavilions, Philippines’ very own, Pearl of the

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Allan Par bound for Manila in August 2019

Allan Par bound for Manila in August 2019

There is no place like home, and Allan Par’s home is in Alfonso, Cavite! “I want to go home,” as if a litany being said by Allan Par, a homeless Filipino who got so

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Bibak Manitoba Grand Cañao 2019

Bibak Manitoba Grand Cañao 2019

Community Summer Fests

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Caring for our Environment – Manitoba (CEM) Inc. Launches Awareness-Raising Events

Caring for our Environment – Manitoba (CEM) Inc. Launches Awareness-Raising Events

By Ramon Faustino M. Sales, Jr., PhD* President, Caring for our Environment – Manitoba (CEM) Inc. The Caring for our Environment – Manitoba (CEM) Inc., a non-profit organization, recently held two events aimed at

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Another Hit Year for Folk Fest

Another Hit Year for Folk Fest

The weekend heat wave brought sunshine, blue skies and over 76,000 people soaked in the sun and music at the Winnipeg Folk Festival. This four-day festival held last July 11-14, 2019 at the Birds

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Rain Didn’t Stop PHCMI Annual Picnic

Rain Didn’t Stop PHCMI Annual Picnic

The Philippine Heritage Council of Manitoba, Inc. held their annual picnic event last June 29 at the Assiniboine Park. It was a rainy morning but organizers and attendees came with zest to celebrate, making

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Inaugural Heritage Fashion Gala highlights Fil-Can Designers

Inaugural Heritage Fashion Gala highlights Fil-Can Designers

The very first Heritage Fashion Gala was held last June 21 at the Pauline-Boutal Hall, Centre Culturel Franco-Manitobain. Organized by Dante Aviso, the event was for the benefit of Philippine Canadian Arts Society of

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Graduating friends remember slain Winnipeg teen Jaime Adao Jr.

Graduating friends remember slain Winnipeg teen Jaime Adao Jr.

Hundreds of people attended the Tec Voc High School graduation Ceremony held the University of Winnipeg which also honored their student Jaime Adao Jr. Imelda and Jaime Adao Sr., the parents of the slain

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Filipino artists shine on the Red River Community Stage

Filipino artists shine on the Red River Community Stage

The artists came together to celebrate Filipino Heritage Month at the Red River Ex Community Stage. The talented performers include Hot Hula, Yshi & Chalice, Keesha, Daniel Santos-Diaz, Enzo Espina, Yasmin Reyes and Joyze

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Canada Day Fam Jam at Betula Lake

Canada Day Fam Jam at Betula Lake

By Kristin Macaraeg This past weekend at Betula Lake was jam packed with food, family, and fun in the sun. Our family cabin has been the hub of our summer get togethers with families

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