May 24, 2015


Los Angeles—Mabuhay ang LAKAMBINI NG KALAYAAN!

The LAKAMBINI NG KALAYAAN 2015 Candidate’s community organizations presentation last May 24, 2015 was a resounding success!

The Candidates Cultural Presentations of the LAKAMBINI NG KALAYAAN 2015 was held last May 24, 2015 at the Manila Terrace Social Hall with eight out of 12 community organizations candidates made their cultural presentations.

Five of the eight finalist organization’s candidates won their berth to present at the LAKAMBINI ng KALAYAAN Coronation Night on June 5, 2015 at the Castaway Restaurant. Burbank, 91501, CA.

Winners of the LAKAMBINI Cultural Presentations

The winners were, tied for first place; The Filipino American Service Group Inc (FASGI) dance number; and Ms Mary Antoinette Ceniza for RSG; the 2nd Place winner was Ludy Gilkinson, who did a Tahitian dance number.

3rd Place was the Temple-Westlake Development Inc,Ms.Josephine Atienza and her daughter, Jeanisse who did a traditional/modern dance number_”Pillin Mo ang Pilipinas.”

Winner of the 4th place was the dance number,”Bulaklakan of the Lucena Association and the Silver Lake CBAS Emette uderwood and Susan Adorable and the 5th Place was Susan Lange. The emcee of the program were Ms. Bernie Ganon and Sid Balatan.

The Board Of Judges

The Board of of Judges were composed of Gerry Morada, a teacher at the LAUSD; Monching Bueta, a former member of the famed UP Madrigal Singers; Ms. Marife Dziuk , the only Filipina ballet dance of the the Royal London Ballet and Mylah De Leon , a writer of Asian Journal newspaper.

The cultural presentations will be featured on the coronation night of the LAKAMBINI NG KALAYAAN Dinner/DAnce Party on June 5, 2015.

The winner of the said beauty tilt will be the Queen of the 3rd Historic
Filipinotown Parade on Saturday ,June 06, 2015.

For more information about the LAKAMBINI NG KALAYAAN 2015 please call Sid at (213)3994052 or Bernie at (323)-603-6477 or email us at [email protected] or visit our facebook account at Lakambini/FB


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