MORE ORGANIZATIONS JOIN THE 5TH HFT KALAYAAN PARADE<

For Immediate Release
5th HFT 5K0C 2017.

May 19, 2017

MORE ORGANIZATIONS JOIN THE 5TH HFT KALAYAAN PARADE

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Los Angeles— More Filipino-American organizations have joined the 5th Historic Filipinotown Kalayaan Parade on June 03, 2017]

Nine new organizations joined the 5th Kalayaan Parade bringing the number of participating organization to 32.

They were : the Hollywood Presbyterian Medical Center (HPMC), the Philippine National Bank (PNB), Los Angeles Seniors Organization (LASOS), Friends of FAPCA, Kabataang maka-Bayan/Pro People Youth ( KmB).

Saphire Media Regency (SMR), Queen of Asia and Pacific (QAP) and the Filipino American Press Club of California (FAPCCA) and the Philippine Women’s Club of Los Angeles (PWC-LA) and Los Angeles County Filipino American Seniors (LACPAS).

The 5th KALAYAAN Parade

The 5th Kalayaan Parade for Historic Filipinotown will be held on Saturday, at 9 AM June 03, 2017 to celebrate the 119th Philippine Independence Day, June 12, 1989 from Spain.

The assembly area is in front of the Silverlake Medical Center (SLMC) at Temple Street at 8;00AM. The parade starts at 9;00 AM.The parade ends at the Filipino American Community of Los Angeles (FACLA) compound.

Guest Speaker

Meanwhile, the 5KOC also announced that Council Member Mitch O’ Farrell of Los angeles District 13 will be its guest speaker at the 5KOC program.

Philippine Consul General of Los Angeles, Angelito Cruz and Assemblyman Jimmy Gomez have also confirmed their attendance.
The Kalayaan Parade started as a collaboration between the Philippine Consulate General of Los Angeles and FACLA with JFAV in June 2013 . But for two years since 2015, the Consulate General of Los Angeles has not sent their representatives

Since then it has been held since every first week of June. and since then forms an expanding organizing committee for the yearly event.

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