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3rd PH (117th ) INDEPENDENCE DAY CELEBRATIONS/HISTORIC FILIPINOTOWN PARADE ON JUNE 6, 2015 COMMITTEE ORGANIZED

EPCC NEWS
March 23, 2015

3rd PH (117th ) INDEPENDENCE DAY CELEBRATIONS/HISTORIC FILIPINOTOWN PARADE ON JUNE 6, 2015 COMMITTEE ORGANIZED

Los Angeles– The 3rd PH Independence Day Celebrations Organizing Committee that will be organized and prepare the celebrations of the 117th PH Independence Day Celebrations held their first meeting last March 19, 2015 at KAPISTAHAN GRILL.

The 3rd HFT Celebrations Committee is comprised of the Ms. FILAM International who is responsible for the LAKAMBINI NG KALAYAAN Contest, the Filipino American Community of Los Angeles (FACLA) the newly formed national organization, Pilipino American Kultural Society in Action (PAKSA), the Pilipino Institute For Language Arts and Culture (PILAC) and the Philippine Consulate General of Los Angeles as the initial organizing committee member organizations.

It was named celebrations because it will not be only responsible for the parade in the Historic Filipinotown on Saturday, June 6, 2015 on the 3rd time but because it will be more comprehensive and will cover the whole gamut of the celebrations of the 117t7h Philippine Independence Day, June 12, 2015

Activities Set for June 5 and 6, 2015

This time the 117th Philippine Independence Day Celebrations has grown bigger and better and will have four major features:

1) The LAKAMBINI NG KALAYAAN 2015 Contest that will be held on June 5 at the Castaway Restaurant in Burbank. The winner of the said contest will be the LAKAMBINI NG KALAYAAN Muse for the 3rdHistoric Filipinotown Parade on the next morning, Saturday, June 06, 2105.

2) The 3rd HISTORIC FILIPINOTOWN PH INDEPENDENCE DAY PARADE to be held on Saturday, June 06, 2015 from 9;00 AM to 0 11;30 AM The parade will go around the Historic Filipinotown Temple and Beverly Corridor.

3)The HISTORIC FILIPINOTOWN INDEPENDENCE DAY CELEBRATION AND FAIR to be held after the parade on the grounds of the Silver Lake Medical Center (SLMC) on June 6 from 12;00 to 4;00PM. It will feature the public coronation of the LAKAMBINI NG KALAYAAN Beauties, a free public variety shows and fair for private and non-profit organizations.

4) The 20th Anniversary of the Filipino-American Mural in Unidad Park at Beverly St. There will be a Youth Festival sponsored by the Los Angeles Land Trust (LANT) and the District 13 Office of Councilman Mithc O’ Farrell.

The Filipino-American Mural is the largest mural of the Filipino American community in the United States. It was called “ Gintong Kasaysayan, Gintong Pamana.’

For more information please call Al Garcia at(213)241-0995 or (323)253-1818 or email us Pilipinokami76@yahoo.com or visit our website at www.newfacla.org

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PABASA AT FACLA ON APRIL 2 and 3 FOR THE HOLY WEEK 2015

EPCC NEWS
March 23, 2015

PABASA AT FACLA ON APRIL 2 and 3 FOR THE HOLY WEEK 2015

Los Angeles- The Filipino American Community of Los Angeles (FACLA) and the Pilipino American Kuttural Society in Action (PAKSA) will hold a two-day PABASA or Choral Reading of the PASYONG MAHAL NG PANGINOON HESUKRISTO, a tradition during the Holy Week in the Philippines

The PABASA will be held on Holy Thursday, April 2 and Holy Friday, April 3, 2015 in the Filipino American Community of Los Angeles (FACLA) Social Hall.

The PABASA will begin on Maudy Thursday, April 2, 2015 at 12:00 Noon and ends at 3:00 PM on Holy Friday, April 3, 2015.

MARATHON READING BY SINGING

It will be a marathon 36 hours of singing the PASYON in the tradition of the PABASA or Holy reading singing in Tagalog. It was introduced in the Philippines during the Spanish times in a way to introduce Catholicism to Filipinos by the Catholic Church.

Since then it has been a tradition during the celebrations of the Holy Week in the Philippines until today. FACLA started the event last year with the PABASA during the Holy Week of 2014. More than 40 people joined the PABASA for the two days.

We call on everybody to join the event, bring food and drinks especially the Filipino_American youth to join and try this Filipino tradition by joining the Holy Week PABASA in FACLA.

Those who are interested to join the PABASA can come during the two days of the PABASA and enlist by calling the FACLA office (213)484-1527 or Al of PAKSA at (323) 253-1818.

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PABASA SA FACLA, APRIl 2 At 3 SA MAHAL NA ARAW

ANNOUNCEMENT

PABASA SA FACLA, APRIl 2 At 3 SA MAHAL NA ARAW

Los Angeles- Magkakaroon ng PABASA sa Filipino American Community of Los Angeles (FACLA) at ang Pilipino American Kuttural Society in Action (PAKSA) . Ang PABASA ng PASYONG MAHAL NG PANGINOON HESUKRISTO, ay isang tradisyon sa Mahal na Araw sa Pilipinas.

Ang PABASA ay gagawin sa Huwebes Santo. Abril 2 at SA Biiyerned Santo sa Abril 3, 2015 sa Filipino American Community of Los Angeles (FACLA) Social Hall.

Ang The PABASA ay magsisimula sa Huwedes Santo sa Ika- 12 ng Tanghali ng Abril 2, 2015 at magtatapos ng ika-3:00 ng Hapon ng Biyernes Santo, Abril 3, 2015 PABASA in FACLA.

Those who are interested to join the PABASA can come during the two days of the PABASA and enlist by calling the FACLA office (213)484-1527 or Al of PAKSA at (323) 253-1818.

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