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FPAC 20 and our Fall Event Schedule
Written by Joe Arciaga   
Wednesday, 31 August 2011 14:19


Sat/Sun, Sept 10-11, 2011: FPAC 20     

 “The Biggest Philippine- American Arts & Cultural Festival in Southern California!”     

The 20th Anniversary Celebration of the Festival of Philippine Arts & Culture, presented by FilamArts- The Association for the Advancement of Philippine Arts & Culture, Jilly Canizares, Executive Director. Featuring Joe Bataan, Rex Navarette and Ms. Lea Salonga!

Come & check out the FACC- LA booth, co- presenting our Buy Pinoy program!

More details below!*

Wednesday, Sept 21, 2011: Panorama City Business Mixer             

“The Largest Fil- Am Mixer in Panorama City”  

Sponsored by Island Pacific Supermarket. Event will be held within the Island Pacific Supermarket complex. Bring lots of business cards and brochures… promote your business, product, service or event! Table sponsorships available. Mixer begins at 530pm.

Saturday, Oct 15, 2011: City of Carson Business Expo                     

“Economic Empowerment in a Free Enterprise Society”

South Bay Pavilion Mall, Carson, CA

A project of the FACC-LA, opening new doors to economic opportunities and prosperity through commerce and industry. Summary: Business opportunities/business-service matching, access to capital, job and career placement, business start-up how-to's, expert Q&A. Display tables available and central stage presentations to a captive audience in a high visibility, high traffic venue!

Friday, Nov 18, 2011 at 8pm: Halo- Halo Holiday Concert!       

“An Evening of Music and Dance to Benefit Entrepreneurship and Education”

Envision Center, 15055 W Oxnard St, Van Nuys, CA 91403


Summary: Fall concert featuring local Filipino- American talent! Proceeds will go to the

Fil-Am Chamber of Commerce, Los Angeles’ Program Development Fund and Open Hand Ministry’s Student Scholarship Program. 

For more info, please contact:

Vangie Crowther, Secretary 


(818) 558-7912

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Joe Arciaga

Executive Director


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The FACC- LA/SFV: 10 Years of building Trust, Success, Growth, Service, & Experience


The 20th Anniversary Festival of Philippine Arts & Culture (FPAC 20)

Saturday, September 10 at 10:00am - September 11 at 6:00pm

Point Fermin Park

807 W. Paseo Del Mar

Los Angeles, CA

FILAM ARTS proudly presents the 20TH ANNIVERSARY FESTIVAL OF PHILIPPINE ARTS AND CULTURE (FPAC 20) on Saturday and Sunday, September 10-11, 2011 (10am-6pm both days).

** 2011 FilAm ARTS Awards - to be presented at FPAC 20!! **
LEA SALONGA - Multi-award winning singer and stage actress
"DJ E-MAN" EMMANUEL COQUIA - World renowned DJ, Assistant Program Director/ Music Director - Power 106 FM Los Angeles

FAUSTINO CAIGOY - Multidisciplinary Artist, Poet, Author

DANONGAN "DANNY" KALANDUYAN - Master musician, ethnomusicologist and cultural consultant on Muslim-Filipino culture, and the only master artist of Maguindanao Kulintang music in the United States

Latin Soul Legend - JOE BATAAN
The Premiere Filipino American Comedian - REX NAVARRETTE
and much more!

Tens of thousands of attendees are once again expected as Southern California's largest and longest-running Filipino cultural celebration returns for the annual two-day festival at the beautiful seaside Point Fermin Park in San Pedro, Los Angeles, CA.

Now celebrating 20 years of tradition, culture, and community, FPAC annually features a variety of pavilions and stages for Filipino artists to showcase their work. Two stages present traditional to contemporary artistry in music, dance, spoken word, comedy, and much more. The Pilipino Artists Network (PAN) Pavilion highlights visual artistry and craftsmanship in live painting, book readings, Baybayin (Filipino script) workshops, and artwork for sale. At the Seniors' Village, one enjoys Harana (serenading) and storytelling. The Youth Pavilion engages children in kite-making, dance workshops, and Pustura (Dress-up in traditional Filipino costumes), and arts and crafts. FPAC is truly a family event with something for every age to enjoy!

In a nod toward Southern California foodie culture, the Festival of Philippine Arts & Culture will again feature the highly popular Filipino food trucks, along with renowned culinary artists from near and far, as part of its special culinary stage/food area where delicious and authentic Filipino cuisine can be sampled.

FPAC 20 continues to celebrate with festival-goers favorites such as the youth Ati-Atihan parade, the Annual Vegetable Growing Competition, the Balut Eating Contest, the Hip Hop Dance Showcase, and the Annual Tinikling Battle.

Become a FilAm ARTS fan on Facebook and get ongoing updates about FPAC 20 - artists, food, exhibitors, special guest appearances, and much more! Go to: and "like" FilAm ARTS!
Follow us on Twitter: @FilAmARTS

You won't want to miss this momentous and historic event! Mabuhay!

For information about sponsorship opportunities, exhibitor booths, tickets, parking, and volunteer opportunities, please contact FilAm ARTS at:

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(213) 380 - FPAC

FilAm ARTS is a multi-disciplinary community arts organization whose mission is to advance the understanding of the arts and diverse cultural heritage of Filipinos in the United States. FilAm ARTS is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization; donations are tax-deductible. Visit the official FilAm ARTS website at

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