We are happy to announce that on May 18, 2019 will be our first Filipino Fiesta in Ticino, hosted by traditional dances and martial arts.
Honored guests will appear as the show goes by and there will be more to see!
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IT HAS BEEN A GREAT SUCCESS THE FIRST EVENT ORGANIZED BY THE PHILIPPINE CONSULATE IN THE CANTON OF TICINO
IN COLLABORATION WITH THE FILIPINO COMMUNITY IN TICINO
Lugano, the 20th of May 2019
FIRST FILIPINO FIESTA IN TICINO
It has been a great success the first Filipino fiesta in Ticino that took place Saturday 18th May 2019 at the parish hall of the S. Nicolao Church in Lugano. The fiesta saw the participation of 200 people, that came from the entire Canton Ticino in order to enjoy an evening dedicated to the Filipino culture, with big happiness of the Consul of the Philippines in the Canton of Ticino, Anna Margherita Maffeis-Natale, and of the newborn “Comunità Filippina in Ticino” association, that together have organized the event.
The evening had the purpose of creating a moment of cultural exchange and promoting the culture of the Philippines in the Canton of Ticino and has been an occasion for enjoying delicious Philippine dishes, watching Filipino dances and costumes and amazing martial art shows, winning so the enthusiasm of all the participants.
The event has been enriched by important guests: The Minister and Consul General of the Philippines Josephine M. Reynante, from the Philippine Embassy in Berne, the Cantonal Councilor Roberta Passardi and the Municipal of the City of Lugano Angelo Jelmini.
Special thanks to all the persons that have contributed to the great success of the event: