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Philippine Independence Day 2022

June 12th, 2022 | Posted by Cherry DiGregorio in Uncategorized

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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Official Flag Raising – 116th Anniversary Philippine Independence Day

June 11th, 2014 | Posted by FCAV in Events

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    Filipino Day Flyer 061014    
    Location: Vaughan City Hall Courtyard   
   June 15, 2014 at 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM 
 
 
 
Mayor Maurizio Bevilacqua and Members of Council joined the Filipino Canadian Association of Vaughan and special guests at a   flag-raising ceremony to mark Sunday, June 9 as Filipino Day and to commemorate the 115th anniversary of Philippine Independence Day.
 
The City of Vaughan is a twin city of Baguio, Philippines.
 

 
Mayor Maurizio Bevilacqua and Members of Council with representatives of the Filipino Canadian Association of Vaughan

Mayor Maurizio Bevilacqua and Members of Council with representatives of the Filipino Canadian Association of Vaughan

Philippine Heritage Band performed in the Civic Square at City Hall in celebration of Filipino Day.

Philippine Heritage Band performed in the Civic Square at City Hall in celebration of Filipino Day.

 
                                                          
 
Mayor Maurizio Bevilacqua and Members of Council with representatives of the Filipino Canadian Association of Vaughan

Mayor Maurizio Bevilacqua and Members of Council with representatives of the Filipino Canadian Association of Vaughan

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The pictures at the Filipino Day in Vaughan can be viewed at: Inspirasyon Photo .

To view, Click View Your Event Photos, then Click Flag Raising. Should you want any or some of the pictures, please contact: Ino Sanchez, Tel: 647-893-8847; email: inspirasyonphotography@yahoo.com

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