Jojo Quimpo, president of the Aklanon Sto.
in British Columbia, said the event will start at 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. at the St. Patrick Ground, Main Street in Vancouver.
The event is open to public for free, he
Among the cultures to be showcased are the different festivals, food, culture expositions, songs and dances of the Philippines.
said the event is now being mapped out by the different Filipino associations, businesses, professionals and civic groups in Canada.
"Based on the initial plan, the program will start with a street parade featuring the different festivals in the country, followed by a fiesta exhibit which will feature food and trade of the Philippines," he
Among the festivals to be highlighted in the street parade are the Ati-Atihan of Kalibo, Dinagyang of Iloilo, Sinulog of Cebu, Panagbenga Festival of the Igorot Culture (Baguio), and the MassKara Festival of Bacolod.
The food and trade exhibit will be displayed outside the St. Patrick Church
explained that the festival is the contribution of the Filipino community to the state of Canada.