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Filipino Festival 2009 - Cleveland Ohio

Filipino Festival 2009 - Cleveland

The 4th annual Filipino Festival was held June 21, 2009.


Filipino Festival in Cleveland



The event was held at the The Philippine American and Cultural Civic Center in Parma.

The Philippine American and Cultural Civic Center Cleveland Ohio



National Anthems of the US and the Philippines sung by Kim Miranda to begin the 2009 Filipino Festival in Cleveland Ohio

There was delicious food, wonderful dancers, musical entertainment, arts & crafts, jewelry, ready to wear garments , paintings, flower arrangements, Philippine treasures, and more. There was even a contest to search for the Filipino American Idol!

Consul General Blesila C. Cabrera and Jose Rizal statue

Consul General Blesila C. Cabrera, Philippine Consulate General of Chicago poses with the statue of the Philippines' national hero
Josť Protasio Rizal.



Consul General Cabrera also made opening remarks and assisted those in need with legal and immigration issues.



Enjoy these images and videos from the 2009 Filipino Festival


Consul General Blesila C. Cabrera, Philippine Consulate General of Chicago poses with the Festival Committee

Consul General Blesila C. Cabrera, Philippine Consulate General of Chicago poses with the Festival Committee


Consul General Blesila C. Cabrera, Philippine Consulate General of Chicago poses with Festival  volunteers

Consul General Cabrera with Festival volunteers


Judith and Juanito Caponpon came from Dayton

Judith and Juanito Caponpon came from Dayton to the Festival


Ohana Aloha dancers - a South Pacific dance Group

Dancers from Ohana Aloha - a South Pacific dance Group

See videos of the Ohana Aloha dancers




Consul General Blesila C. Cabrera and Dr. Roland Santos


Girl wearing a Palauan money necklace

Wearing a Palauan "money necklace"


Christina Yee with mother Meena Yee

Christina Yee with mother Meena Yee





Dancers from Ohana Aloha - a South Pacific dance Group

Dancers from Ohana Aloha - a South Pacific dance Group


Serving lechon (pork) at Filipino festival

Serving lechon (pork)


Filipino Food - Filipino-style adobo and Filipino menudo

Filipino-style adobo and Filipino menudo


Filipino Food - Filipino-style Dinuguan - pork blood stew

Filipino-style Dinuguan - pork blood stew


Brother and sister Gideon Lorete  and Tsaia Lorete having fun

Brother and sister Gideon Lorete and Tsaia Lorete having fun


Dancing girls in costume from Ohana Aloha - a South Pacific dance Group

Dancers from Ohana Aloha in beautiful costumes


Salamat Po - Thank You!

Salamat Po - Thank You!


Videos of the beautiful Ohana Aloha dance performances at the Festival

Videos describing the wonderful Filipino Food from experts at the Festival

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