14th HISTORIC FILIPINOTOWN FESTIVAL ,AUGUST 06, 2016

MEDIA ADVISORY via Arturo Garcia
Historic Filipinotown Neighborhood Council (HFNC)
Contact Person: Cecille Ramos
Phone:(213) 413-3323
July 31, 2016

14th HISTORIC FILIPINOTOWN FESTIVAL ,AUGUST 06, 2016

By Art Garcia

14HFTFLos Angeles- Let’s all come and celebrate!

A TASTE OF BICOL at the 14th Historic Filipinotown Festival at the Silver Lake Medical Center (SLMC) on Saturday, August 6, 2016 from 9:00 AM to 6;00 PM.

This year, the motif of the 14th Historic Filipintown Festival will be A TASTE OF BICOL in honor of the Bicol Region, its food and the Patroness of Bicolandia-Our lady of Penafrancia whose feast is celebrated every September of the year.

Featured Actress/Singer Carol Banawa

At Around 4;00 PM, as highlight of the festival, the featured special guest is the well known Filipina singer and artist, Ms.Carol Banawa.
The fashion show of the Ms. Phillipines –USA will also be held on the stage.

More than 40 booths that will display food, arts, and cultural exhibits will be around the ground and will provide the crowd with their crafts and wares ad freebies.

More than 45 Orgs Participates

More than 45 community organizations, business ,non-profit agencies, are slated to participate with their respective booths in the annual festival.

The festival started to commemorate the 14th year of the designation of the Historic FIlipinotown district by the Los Angeles City Council on August 02, 2002.

The festival will be held at the parking lot of the Silver Lake Medical Center (SLMC) at 1711 W.Temple St.Los Angeles, CA 90026 from 9;00 Am to 6:00 PM.

Procession and MassKOR-HFT

The day long event will commence with a procession around the SLMC ground by participating organizations. It will be led by the HFNC and the Image of our Lady of Penafrancia or Ang Ating Mahal Na Ina, the Patroness of Bicolandia.

A regular mass will follow the procession. The mass will be led by Fr. John Brannigan of the St, Columban Filipino Catholic Church. Presentation by Filipino Children will follow.

At around noon time, a Cookfest will be held by SaladMasters. Also a Children Fashion Show will follow and cultural numbers will regale the crowd at the main stage.

So come and join the fun at the 14th Historic Filipinotown Festival on Saturday, August 6, 2016 at the Silver Lake Medical Center compound and have a taste of Bicol.

For sponsorship opportunities email cecramos@aol.com or lou.filipinotown@gmail.com .For Booth rental rates: (10×10 sq.ft. with table and 2 chairs included. Prime booth-$ 400.00 standard booth- $ 300.00 (first come first serve) For payment inquiries, call 213_413-3323 0r 626-786-3513.

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