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Vaughan Fiesta Extravaganza 2022

June 26th, 2022 | Posted by Cherry DiGregorio in News Updates - (Comments Off on Vaughan Fiesta Extravaganza 2022)

Two days of Sama Saya at the Vaughan Fiesta Extravaganza. 

The weather was wonderful, the fiesta even more so.  Click HERE to view VFE 2022!

Vaughan Fiesta Extravaganza is back live!  Come join us for 2 days of food, live entertainment, and fun!

July 2 & 3 Dufferin Clark Library & Community Park, 1441 Clark Ave. W., Vaughan, ON  L4J 7R4.   Parade starts at 10 am.


Click on the links below to see Vaughan Fiesta Extravaganza of past years:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Philippine Independence Day 2022

June 12th, 2022 | Posted by Cherry DiGregorio in Uncategorized - (Comments Off on Philippine Independence Day 2022)

June 11, 2022

The Filipino Canadian Association of Vaughan (FCAV), in cooperation with officials of the City of Vaughan, celebrated the 124th Anniversary of Philippine Independence at Vaughan City Centre.  The festivities began with a parade of Filipino groups, raising of the Philippine flag, special greetings from Hon. Orontes Castro, Consul General of the Philippines in Toronto, Vaughan Deputy Mayor Mario Ferri (on behalf of Mayor Maurizio Bevilaqua), MP Anna Roberts, MP Melissa Lantsman, MP Francesco Sorbara, MPP Stephen Lecce and MPP Laura Smith, interspersed between performances by the Philippine Heritage Band (PHB), Cultural dances by the Solid Rock Indigenous Group, martial arts demonstration by Arnis Group and a “Bulaklakan” dance by FCAV.  Other guests celebrating with us were Regional Councillor Gino Rosati, Councillor Rosanna DeFrancesca, Regional and Local Councillor Linda Jackson, and other dignitaries.   Lunch served indoors included Philippine culinary favorites such as lechon and pancit.  It was a successful event, enjoyed by all.

Thank you to all those who attended…. Toronto Mabuhay Lion’s Club, Solid Rock Ministries, Bata to Batapreneur, Philippine Martial Arts Academy, Maple Baptist Church, Association of Filipino Canadian Accountants (AFCA), Philippine Heritage Band (PHB), MCBN Media Group / Pinoy Radio and friends of the Philippines.  Mabuhay tayong lahat!

 

 

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24th Twinning Anniversary / Senior’s Community Grant

November 6th, 2021 | Posted by Cherry DiGregorio in News Updates - (Comments Off on 24th Twinning Anniversary / Senior’s Community Grant)