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Day One


​JUNE 1, 2019

*Armory Court Main Stage​

  • ​11am – 12:30pm l Grand Opening Ceremony

  • ​12:30 – 1pm I Aming Taos Pusong Pagtatanghal

  • 1 – 1:30pm I Filipino Ballads

  • 1:30 – 2pm l Cordillera Indigenous Dances

  • 2 – 2:30pm I Ligawan Medley

  • 2:30 – 3pm I Rural and Spanish-Influenced Dances

  • 3 – 4pm I Ethnic Outfits Showcase

  • 4 – 4:30pm I Solo Rap Performance

  • 4:30 – 5pm I Echoes of the Cordilleras

  • 5 – 6pm l Cordillera Interactive Dance Experience

  • 6 – 6:30pm l Let's Do Salsa


​*Armory Court

​11am – 6pm

  • Culinary Art Food Display

  • Historical Exhibit

  • Event Information Booth

  • Merchandise Booths and Information Booths


​*West Armory Balcony

Food Demo at the Balcony

  • 12:30 – 1:30pm l Lumpiang Ubod

  • 2:30 – 3:30pm l Oxtail Kare-Kare

  • 4 – 5pm l Pork Belly Sisig

*East Armory Balcony

  • 11am 6pm l Children's Hands-on Art Activities

  • 11am  6pm l Robotics

​*Armory Loft Lobby

11am – 6pm l Maharlika Art Exhibit

*Armory Loft 1A

11am – 6pm l DIWA Film Showcase

*Armory Loft 1B

  • 1 - 2pm l Poery Reading: Ang Aming Salita


  • 2 - 3pm l Tita Ester: Solo Performance

  • 3 - 4pm l Tides of Fortune: A Musical Work in Progress

​*Armory Loft 2

11am – 6pm l Photography Exhibit

​*Armory Loft 3

11am – 6pm l Artifacts Exhibit

*Mural Roadway

  • 11am - 6pm l Food Booths

  • 11am - 6pm l Garments, wares and goods

  • 12 - 6pm l Blood Donation Drive and Health Fair

JUNE 1, 2019
Armory Court Main Stage

 11AM – 12:30PM l Grand Opening Ceremony 

  • Singkil, a traditional dance of the Maranao and graciously danced with bamboo poles accompanied by the Kulintang musical instrument and agung. Performed by SAYAW of FASA at University of Washington.

  • US National Anthem and Philippine National Anthem: Noel Bote, visual artist, sculptor and performer

  • Welcome Remarks: JP Paredes, FCHSW President

  • Inspirational Speaker: Robert Nellams, Director, Seattle Center

  • Keynote Speaker: Dr. Agnes N. Garcia, Medical Administrator, Seadrunar; Interim Executive Director, Filipino Community of Seattle; and President, Crossroads Medical Services

  • Closing Remarks: JP Paredes

  • Emcees: Arnaldo Innocentes and Aleksa Manila


12:30PM – 1PM l Aming Taos Pusong Pagtatanghal (Our Heartfelt Performance)

Featuring the Filipino Community of Seattle (FCS) Kalahi Dance Company to perform the Banga/Langaya dance, a Kalinga Festival Dance with the Salidommay song, Aanak, of the Kalinga artist, Arnel Banasan.  Rural dances, such as Magtanim Ay Hindi Biro, Zamboanga, Nasudi, Esperanza, and Spanish-influenced dances, such as, Polka sa Plasa, Polka sa Nayon, Kuratsa and Sayaw sa Cuyo.  The FCS Kalahi Dance Company features performers of various age groups. Juliet Cheatle, dance instructor and choreographer.


1PM – 1:30PM I Filipino Ballads

Noel Bote, visual artist, sculpture, and performing artist.


1:30PM – 2PM l Cordillera Indigenous Dances

BIBAK Pacific Northwest. Juliet Cheatle, dance instructor and choreographer.


2PM -2:30PM l Ligawan Medley

Model Rose P. Asinas, singer.


2:30PM – 3PM I Rural and Spanish-influenced Dances

SAYAW of the Filipino American Student Association (FASA) at the University of Washington. Liezel Moraleja-Hackett and Patrick Pineda, dance instructors and choreographers. Cassandra Yabes, SAYAW Coordinator.


3PM – 4PM I Ethnic Outfits Showcase

Filipinas Performing Arts of Washington State (FPAWS), FCS Kalahi Dance Company, BIBAK Pacific Northwest, and BIBAK Vancouver Youth Group. Coordinated by: Juliette Cheatle, Marie Serica and Lulubelle Lonogan.


4PM – 4:30PM I Solo Rap Performance

Roger Gamboa of FliPublic.


4:30PM – 5PM I Echoes of the Cordilleras

BIBAK Youth of Vancouver, BC. Coordinated by: Lulubelle Lonogan, Audrey Alatan, and Kirby Dagas.

5PM – 6PM I Cordillera Interactive Dance Performance

BIBAK Vancouver Canada  and  BIBAK of Pacific Northwest.

6PM – 6:30PM I Let's Do Salsa

Featuring Charles and Marie Romero and the Straightmotion



Armory Court


11AM – 6PM l Culinary Art Food Display

Featuring Violet Noriega, author and culinary art specialist.


11AM – 6PM l Historical Exhibit

By Dorothy L. Cordova, Ph.D., co-founder and Director of the Filipino American National Historical Society (FANHS)


11AM – 6PM I Event Information Booth

With Summer dela Cruz and the Filipino American Youth Association

11AM – 6PM l Merchandise booths and Information booths



West Armory Balcony



Ray Diwag, Coordinator


12:30PM – 1:30PM I Lumpiang Ubod

Featuring Melissa Miranda of Musang

2:30PM – 3:30PM I Oxtail Kare-Kare

Featuring Garrett Doherty

4:00PM – 5:00PM I Pork Belly Sisig

Featuring Gerold Gutierrez of Barkada


East Armory Balcony


11AM – 6PM | Children’s Hands-on Activities and Art Activities

Filipino table game called Sungka, Yo-yo playing, and coloring activities.

11AM – 6PM l Robotics

Coordinated by David Calicdan



Armory Loft Lobby


11AM – 6PM I Maharlika Art Exhibit

Featuring Noel Bote, visual artist, sculpture, and performing artist.



Armory Loft 1A


11AM – 6PM I DIWA Filipino Film Showcase

By Kalipayan Collective composed of: Adrian Ellis Alarilla, Joni Gutierrez, Julian Blake, and Renee Opinion-Blake.



Armory Loft 1B


1PM – 2PM I Poetry Reading: Ang Aming Salita

Featuring Third Andresen, Dujie Tahat, Jen Soriano, and Gerie Ventura, with Robert Francis Flor, playwright.



Featuring Matt dela Cruz, Rheanna Atendido, Mara Elissa Palma, and Maritess Zurbano, with Eloisa Cardona, actress and stage director.


2PM – 3PM I Tita Ester: Solo Performance

Matt dela Cruz


3PM – 4PM I Tides of Fortune: A Musical Work in Progress

Rheanna Atendido and Mara Elissa Palma



Armory Loft 2


11AM – 6PM I Pagdiriwang Photography Exhibit

Featuring: Frances Mortel, Johnedel Matias, Lorie Limson Cook, with Leia Maminta Smith, Ph.D., coordinator.


Armory Loft 3


11AM – 6PM I Artifacts Exhibit

Featuring Burton Holt, artist and artifacts collector.


Mural Roadway


11AM – 6PM l Food Booths

Espie’s, Carlos Catering, Uncle Mike’s Snow Ice, and Road Chef, Inc.


11AM – 6PM l Garments, wares, and goods. Native Creations and Indian Arts


12NN – 6PM l Blood Donation Drive and Health Fair

Coordinated by the Beta Sigma Fraternity Northwest

Schedules, names and details may be changed without prior notice or during the day of the event.

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