LA’s Festival of PH Arts & Culture returns Sept. 3 after 5 years
FilAm ARTS is bringing back the popular Festival of Philippine Arts and Culture (FPAC) to the Los Angeles community on Sept. 3, at MacArthur Park from 4-10 p.m. after a five-year hiatus.
Entertainers and food vendors previewed the talents to be featured at the festival, during a recent press event at Kubo in Long Beach, California.
FilAm ARTS Executive Director Giselle G Tongi introduced artists Mica Javier (spouse of headliner JayR), Melody Del Mundo of the Mellowdees. Eleanor Lipat-Chesler performed songs from the Pakaraguian Kulingtang Ensemble. Giovanni Ortega serves as this year’s FPAC director.
Several food brands gave samples of their products: Dough Mama, Lumpia Mania, Teofilo Coffee Company and Magnolia Ice Cream.
Meriden Angeles represented Kwento Comics, an all Asian female international company that just published its comic book “The Mask of Haliya,” based on Philippine folklore and mythology.