The 4th annual Filipino Festival was held June 21, 2009.
The event was held at the The Philippine American and Cultural Civic Center in Parma.
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, 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 Cabrera with Festival volunteers
Judith and Juanito Caponpon came from Dayton to the Festival
Dancers from Ohana Aloha - a South Pacific dance Group