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ALL SET FOR THE PHILIPPINE INDEPENDENCE DAY ( 115th) GRAND PARADE IN HFT JUNE 8, 2013

Press Release
Filipino American Community of Los Angeles (FACLA)
June 02, 2013

ALL SET FOR THE PHILIPPINE INDEPENDENCE DAY ( 115th) GRAND PARADE IN HFT JUNE 8, 2013

Los Angeles—All is set for the first Philippine (115th) Independence Day Grand Parade in Historic Filipinotown on June 8,2013 at 8;00 AM

The Parade starts and end at Filipino American Community of Los Angeles (FACLA). The assembly time will be at 7;00 AM and the parade will start promptly at 9;00 AM.

Assembly area at N. Burlington St (FACLA South Side)

All participants and contingents are advised to converge at N. Burlington St from 7:00 AM to 8;30 AM for the formation. They can assemble with their contingents and vehicles at the N Burlington St south side of FACLA for FACLA cannot accommodate all the people and contingents that will join the parade.

Arturo P. Garcia, Parade Coordinator and Deputy Consul Espiritu also said the preparations for the 115th Independence Day and the Grand Parade to be held in Historic Filipinotown on June 8. Is ready to go.

FACLA’s parade theme is the Santa Cruz De Mayo and The Filipino Ministry will join the SantaCRuzan with their Sagalas. “There are at least more than 50 groups from regional to town organizations who have committed to participate in the said event.” Espiritu added.

Participating Organizations for the Parade.

The Philippine Consulate ofLos Angeles led by Consul General Hellen Barber-Dela Vega, Bishop Oscar Solis of San Pedro and the outgoing Mayor of Los Angeles, Antonio Villaragosa will be the grand marshal for the parade.

The Filipino American Community of Los Angeles (FACLA), Justice for the Filipino American Veterans (JFAV), Seniors 4 Pilipino American Community Empowerment (S4PACE), Arangkada La Castellana Inc, The Filipino Ministry of the Archdiocese of Los Angeles, Knights of Rizal of the Historic Filipinotown, KOR-California, Danza Cuatehmoc, People’s CORE, ANSWER-LA, the City of Walnut,the Historic Filipinotown Neighborhood Council (HFNC), Silver Lake Medical Center, Silverlake CBAS, and FILIPINO regional and provincial associations of Southern California are some of the participating organizations.

Garcia and Espiritu also pointed out the FACLA and the LA Consulate collaboration for the parade and festival for the 115th Philippine Independence Day celebrations in Southern California.

For more information please call (213)278-3025 or email at newfacla@yahoo.com. or visit our website at newfacla.org