Filipino-Canadian Association of Vaughan (FCAV)

Vaughan Fiesta Extravaganza (VFE) 2021

Message from the H.E. Ambassador Rodolfo A. Robles:

VFE 2021 Virtual Saya to celebrate Filipino Heritage month was held on Saturday, July 17, 2021 at 4:00-8:00PM E.T. The event was broadcasted live from the MCBN Broadcast Centre, Patricia Kemp Community Centre, home of the Filipino-Canadian Association of Vaughan (FCAV). It was streamed live at all MCBN digital platforms. The event was vibrant, lots of musical performances and plenty of fun.

The celebration was preceded by Hon. Consul General Orontes V. Castro giving the Quincentennial Award to Nestor Von Canton, CEO & Founder MCBN Media Group and to the Filipino-Canadian Association of Vaughan headed by its president Erlinda Insigne.

The event was highlighted by the special greetings by the Hon. Mayor Bevilacqua of the City of Vaughan, H.E. Ambassador Rodolfo A. Robles, Consul General Orontes V. Castro, and the respected Members of Parliament and Members of Provincial Parliament.

There were wonderful performances by many artists, group bands, singers, games and prizes, and cultural dances. Also there was a presentation of the Hugis dance project, depicting the discovery of the Philippines by Ferdinand Magellan in 1521, who brought Christianity to the Philippines 500 years ago.

We would like to exceptionally thank the amazing VFE 2021 Creative Team and Talented Hosts: consisted by Gizele Mirasol, Phillip Beloso, Patrick & Kristiane Pascual, Don & Aurora Laurel, Joey Abrenilla, Lot Marquez Canton, Tenne Rose Dayandante, Herman German, Toti Bombase,  Matt & Carla Romeral, etc. Technical team and volunteers who made this event a success. Special thanks to Nestor Von Canton, Producer and Organizer, VFE 2021 and Erlinda Insigne, President, FCAV.

To view the celebration please visit: (Part One)

(Part 2)

Message from Hon. Maurizio Bevilacqua, Mayor City of Vaughan.

Vaughan Fiesta Extravaganza (VFE) 2021

Join us for FUN, non-stop ENTERTAINMENT, and lots of GIVEAWAYS!

This year, once again, due to COVID-19, we are celebrating VFE Virtually on Saturday, July 17, 2021 from 4:00 to 8 PM ET.

Vaughan Fiesta Extravaganza 2021 is a summer event that celebrates Filipino Heritage in Ontario and across Canada that promotes multicultural awareness and appreciation of Philippine heritage. This is one way of recognizing the achievements of the Filipino Community that has contributed to the social and economic fabric of Canada. This year’s celebration is dedicated to the Quincentennial Commemorations of the Philippines.  It should be noted that the City of Vaughan is a sister city of Baguio, Philippines and home to around 15,000 Filipinos and a growing Filipino community.

The event will be broadcast live from MCBN Broadcast Centre, Patricia Kemp Community Centre (PKCC) 7894 Dufferin Street, Vaughan, ON. Canada, L4K 1R6. PKCC is home of the Filipino-Canadian Association of Vaughan (FCAV). The celebration will be Streamed Live in all MCBN digital platforms.

The main highlights of the festival are: Non-Stop Entertainment and Musical Extravaganza, Cultural Heritage Exhibits, Cultural Dance Presentation, featured Celebrity Guests, Games and more!

We are bringing together Filipino artists and cultural groups from Canada that will showcase Philippines’ best in a virtual venue in the City of Vaughan.

For more information, please visit: or call : 905-781-6165 (Von); 647-395-4503 (Joey );416-670-4498 (Erlinda).

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