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TFC Celebrity Inigo Pascual will be performing at PIYESTA PINOY

TFC Celebrity Inigo Pascual will be performing at PIYESTA PINOY

Chicago, Il. – We are very happy to announce that the biggest Filipino American event in the Chicago area will be back. The 5th Philippine Fest Celebration (Piyesta Pinoy sa Bolingbrook)  will be on Saturday, June 9 2018 at the beautiful Bolingbrook Performing Arts Center 375 W. Briarcliff Rd in Bolingbrook. Piyesta Pinoy, or Philippine Fest, is an annual celebration and showcase of Filipino heritage and culture. It features a variety of cultural and fun activities for all generations – live music and dances from both contemporary and cultural performers, authentic Filipino cuisine, cultural exhibits, arts & crafts, train ride, rock climbing, pabitin and other children’s games, an opening parade and other children’s activities.

 

This year, Piyesta Pinoy Bolingbrook is expecting to attract an even bigger crowd as we welcome The Filipino Channel as our exclusive Philippine media partner and sponsor for the fourth year in a row.  We are happy to announce that TFC celebrity star from the Philippines, Inigo Pascual, will be performing at the Piyesta Pinoy during the TFC hour. Inigo Pascual is a Filipino actor, singer, dancer, endorser, model, musician, performer, and a blogger. Inigo is the son of Piolo Pascual, an award-winning Filipino film and television actor, singer, model, performer, endorser, and producer, and to Donnabelle Lazaro. This year, Inigo Pascual leads the first ever Billboard Philippines Top 20 for his single “Dahil Sa’yo,” making him the first OPM artist to hit the no.1 spot in the BillboardPH Charts. His long list of accolades include FAMAS best supporting actor award in 2016 , first chart topper artist for Billboard Philippines, and Awit Awards for Best Performance by a new male recording artist, Best pop recording, Song of the Year, and Album of the Year.

 

We are happy to announce that the 5K Walk/Run/Ruck will be back at Piyesta Pinoy. This year, @Gawad Kalinga (GK) Chicago will be the event organizer. To register – click on the link here –https://www.active.com/bolingbrook-il/running/distance-running-races/gawad-kalinga-5k-at-piyesta-pinoy-2018.  We’re introducing a lot of new activities this year to make it truly fun for the whole family. In addition to the regular activities from the previous years, there will be basketball, volleyball, and Zumba. The main stage schedule includes cultural program 11AM – 1PM, Variety from 2PM – 4PM, LOL TFC Hour 5PM – 7PM and Dance Party 8PM -10PM. See you there!

 

Applications for sponsors, partners, donors, businesses and cultural booth tables are now open. We are also looking for lots of volunteers to help with 5k, logistics, security, first aid, children’s activities and other miscellaneous tasks during the day of the event. All volunteers are requested to commit at least 4 service hours and must attend at least one meeting for volunteers scheduled on June 2  at the Seafood City 5033 N. Elston Avenue, Chicago, IL and on May 20  from 2:00pm – 4:00pm at the Fountaindale Public Library 300 W. Briarcliff Rd Bolingbrook, IL 60440. To volunteer, register online here.

Kitakits po tayo doon! Piyesta Pinoy sa Bolingbrook (Philippine Fest) is brought to you by the Philippine American Cultural Foundation in partnership with the Philippine Consulate General of Chicago and the Village of Bolingbrook.  The Filipino Channel (TFC) and Three Horses Rice are platinum sponsors; Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Illinois, LBC and Seafood City are gold sponsors; Bolingbrook Bugle, MegaScene, Pinoy News, CPR TV and Via Times are the local media sponsors. Check out our website piyestapinoy.org  and Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/PiyestaPinoy/ for more announcements of performers, vendors, activities and schedule. ###

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