The Filipino CommUNITY Fredericton (FCF), celebrates the month of May as an Asian Heritage Month. Since 2006, the CommUNITY has been partnering with Asian Heritage Society of New Brunswick (AHSNB) to celebrate this special occasion.
This year we are proud to celebrate the history and valuable contribution of Filipino Communities in New Brunswick as well as in other parts of Canada.
The CommUNITY will be performing at Fredericton Playhouse on May 23rd, 6:00 - 9:00 PM, Saturday in the celebration of Asian Heritage month.
Featuring the CommUNITY signature dance, the Tinikling (Bamboo dahce), La Jota Moncadena, Bayanihan and Sayaw sa Banko (Bench Dance), Binasuan (The Dance of Light), Alitaptap (Firefly Dance), and Lawiswis Kawayan. Don't miss this event. Admission is free.
The four major activities are:
- Explor/Asians Exhibition - featuring the Philippines - May 4th (Monday) - 12:00 - 2:00PM at Fredericton Centennial Building
- Asian Film Festival - May 3rd, 10th, 17th, 24th, 31st, and June 7th (Sundays) - 2:00 - 5:00 PM at UNB Head Hall
- Asian Story Hour - May 2nd, 16th, 30th, and June 6th (Saturdays) - 10:30 to 11:30 AM at Fredericton York Library
- Asian Heritage Month GALA - May 23rd (Saturday) - 6:00 - 9:00 PM at Fredericton Playhouse
Mark your calendar and join us on these celebrations to share, celebrate, and promote the diversity of Filipino heritage and culture through the arts, traditions, education, and cuisine in the Fredericton and surrounding area.