15th Annual Festival of Philippine Arts & Culture - September 9 & 10 at Point Fermin Park, Santa Ana, CA
WHAT: Southern California’s largest community tradition of Filipino arts and culture, the Festival of Philippine Arts and Culture (FPAC) celebrates its 15th Annual with the theme “Diwang Sumisikat” (The Spirit of the Community Rising).
The two-day event features: · Live Entertainment on two stages featuring: Rex Navarette, Florante, Bernardo Bernardo, The Visionaries, Native Guns, Joey Guila, Charmaine Clamor, a special appearance by Kuh Ledesma, and very special celebrity guests! · Films at the 13th Annual PinoyVisions · 8th Annual FPAC Balagtasan Poetry Slam · 7th Annual Vegetable Competition · 6rd Annual FPAC Amateur DJ Battle (w/ Stacks Vinyl) · Literary Festival and Filipiniana Books · Arts and crafts, storytelling at the Youth Pavilion · Ati-atihan parade · Live Art and Paintings · Filipino & Asian Cuisine · Traditional Dance & Martial Arts · Shopping at the Marketplace by the Sea, and MORE!!!
WHO: The annual Festival of Philippine Arts & Culture is annually produced by FilAm ARTS, a non-profit, multi-disciplinary community arts organization whose mission is to advance the understanding of the arts and rich cultural heritage of Filipino Americans in the U United States through presentation, education and art services.
WHEN: September 9 and 10, 2006 – Saturday and Sunday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
WHERE: Point Fermin Park – 807 W. Paseo del Mar, San Pedro, CA 90731
CONTACT INFO: www.FilAmARTS.org
COST: Two Day Pass @ $5, Single Day @ $3, Parking is FREE.
SPONSORED BY: National Endowment for the Arts, California Arts C Council, Los Angeles County Arts Commission, City of Los Angeles Dept. of Cultural Affairs, 13th District Councilman Eric Garcetti, 15th District Councilwoman Janice Hahn, Entertainment Industry Foundation, Alliance for CA Traditional Arts, and The Getty Foundation. Corporate Sponsors: AAA Automobile Club, Bestway Supermarkets, Blue Cross of CA, Mama Sita’s, Normandie Casino Philippine Expressions Bookshop, Washington Mutual, Wells Fargo Bank. Media Sponsors: LA-18, KPFK, and The Filipino Channel.
Contact: Vanessa Vela Lovelace Administrative Director FilAm ARTS 607 N. Vermont Ave. Los Angeles, CA 90004 www.filamarts.org p - 323.913.4663 f - 323.644.6251