Promises a celebration of Philippine culture in a town feast setting as it engages the community in the design and creation of this cultural event. This will be an all-day event featuring various cultural performances, including a street parade with the well-known Ati-Atihan tribal dance. There will be a display of Filipino arts and crafts as well as stalls that will showcase popular Filipino dishes and products. This exciting treat to the community will be on Saturday, 2 May 2008 at Coachman's Park,St. Marys NSW.
Images: Photograph 1 Norma Thorburn, Secretary and Treasurer of the St. Marys Development Committee sharing her thoughts and giving advice to the PLCAA's Stall and Parade Committee composed of Divina Ibarra, Dodee Leones, Maria Bock and Larry Capco. Photograph 2 Advertising Committee Chairperson Tony Malicdem outlining his plans of promoting the cultural event with Dr. Alexis Leones. Photograph 3:PLCAA Glee Club boosting promotional materials for the Philippine Cultural Day. Photograph 4 PLCAA GLEE CLUB designed a costume for their performance at the Philippine Cultural Day. Members will join the fashion parade with this costume. Photgraphs 5 and 6: The PLCAA Glee Club's expression of love for Philippine folksongs will be shared through their performance at the Philippine Cultural Day. The club members meet weekly for rehearshals blending those tunes and hitting thosemusical notes. A lot of fun and camaraderie make the experience rewarding. Photograph 7: "A show of cheerful forces in the making of Ati-Atihan costumes by the Ilongo Dinagyang Connection headed by Romeo Alenaje. Dr. Alexis Leones having fun with Ofelia Alenaje, Cynthia Japon, Salvador Japon and Romeo Alenaje." (Photo taken by Divina Ibarra)
Posted by Dr. Leones and Divina Ibarra.