ANNUAL FILIPINO CULTURAL CELEBRATION Theme: Celebrate our Youth, Leaders of
was a wonderful and sunny Saturday, on June 9, 2012, when the association opened
its 11th Annual Filipino Cultural Celebration on the grounds of Oceanside Civic
Center, Plaza and Library.
of all ages, from all walks of life, came to the event. There were many kids and
youth who witnessed the festival, some participated and some had volunteered to
assist in making the event successful. The celebration is after all dedicated
to them with this year's theme, "Celebrate our Youth, Leaders of Tomorrow".
celebration was hosted by excellent emcee Ted Lintan.
National Anthem "Lupang Hinirang" was sung by the Officers and Members
American National Anthem "Star Spangled Banner" was rendered by Michelle
celebration should be blessed with solemn prayers led by Dir. Pete Cruz.
President Amelia Sivage welcomed the crowd who joined the celebration.
Library Head Sherri Cosby delivered her opening remarks as partner of the association
in this event.
Amelia Sivage handed the association's annual donation of $1,000 to Oceanside
Library headed by Sherri Cosby.
Mayor Jim Wood added more luster to the day with his inspirational speech.
speaker for the event was the beautiful, smart and talented Capt. Paz Gomez.