The 12th Annual Filipino Cultural Celebration on June 8, 2013 was well attended by people of different ages from all walks of life.

The event was started with the singing of the national anthem of the two allies :
Philippine National Anthem "Lupang Hinirang" was sang by the members and officers of the association led by VP Cita Lime (conductress).


American National Anthem "Star Spangled Banner" was delivered by professional entertainer Debbie Nicastro.

One of the highlights of this segment of the program is the presence of prominent personalities from the US and the Philippines:
Oceanside City Mayor JIM WOOD inspired the public with his wisdom and charm.

Special Guest Speaker from the La Salle University in Dasmarinas, Cavite, Philippines, DR. CHRISTIAN GEORGE C. FRANCISCO, who is the university's dean of liberal arts, professor, international lecturer and a book author

TRI-CITY MEDICAL CENTER, being the major sponsor of the event, graced the occasion through its representative, Vice President for Marketing, Community Relations, and Special Projects, FRANCISCO J. VALLE and Fil-Am staff Dra. BELEN CLARK.

House of the Philippines' Secretary and Board of Director ROMMEL ALBERTO talked about some interesting Filipino-American historical/cultural information and their organization.

CLOSING REMARKS was delivered by the association's


The celebration which is comprised of many sub-events was hosted
by different emcees

……and presenters

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