The Philippine Independence Day Celebration in New York was held June 2 along Madison Avenue. The event featured a grand parade, a cultural festival and a street fair featuring Filipino food and merchandise. Marian Rivera and Rafael Rosell from the teleserye “Temptation of Wife,“ Julie Anne San Jose, and “Indio“ star Senator Ramon “Bong“ Revilla, Jr. graced the occasion. This event was organized by the Philippine Independence Day Council, Inc.
In California, two special events were staged. There was the Phil ippine Cultural Committee’s Pista sa Nayon in Vallejo on June 1 attended by Dennis Trillo and Glaiza de Castro.
Dennis and Glaiza will also grace the Pagdiriwang Philippine Festival on June 8th and 9th, organized by the Filipino Cultural Heritage Society of Washington (FCHSW) in Seattle.
In Carson City, California, the Philippine Independence Day Foundation (PIDF) holds its 15th Carson Independence Day Celebration at Veterans Park today. Joining their Balikatan sa Pag-Unlad festivities are Marian Rivera and Rafael Rosell.
The Philippine Canadian Charitable Foundation (PCCF) and Philippine Chambers of Commerce Toronto (PCCT) will also celebrate Pinoy Fiesta and Trade Show in the Metro Toronto Convention Centre on June 22nd. Dennis Trillo, Rafael Rosell and Glaiza de Castro will be performing.