Los Angeles – The 3rd PH Independence Day Celebrations Organizing Committee  that will organize and prepare the celebrations of the 117th  PH Independence Day Celebrations is all set for the 2 day  event.

The 3rd HFT Celebrations Committee  is now composed of the Filipino American Community of Los Angeles (FACLA) Ms. FILAM International who is responsible for the Lakambini Ng Kalayaan Contest, the newly  formed national organization,  Pilipino American Kultural Society in Action (PAKSA), the Pilipino Institute For Language Arts and Culture (PILAC) , The Historic Filipinotown Neighborhood Council (HFNC) , Search To Involve The Pilipino Americans (SIPA), Filipino American Service Group Inc (FASGI), Pilipino Workers Center (PWC), Justice for Filipino American Veterans (JFAV), Los Angeles Land Trust (LANT). Knights of Rizal-HFT Chapter, Pilipino Women’s Club of LA , the District 13 Office of Council Member Mitch O” Farrell and the Philippine Consulate General of Los Angeles (PCG-LA)

The last  meeting of the organizing group was held at the Office of District 13 last April 16, 2015  and was presided by Angelo Yenko of the District 13 office.

The group will not be only responsible for the parade in the Historic Filipinotown on Saturday, June 6, 2015 for the 3rd time but because it will be more comprehensive and will cover the whole gamut of the celebrations of the 117t7h Philippine Independence Day, June 12, 2015

Activities Set for June 5 and 6, 2015

This time the 117th Philippine Independence Day Celebrations has grown bigger and better and  will have three major features:

1)   The Lakambini Ng Kalayaan 2015 Contest that will be held on June 5 at the Castaway Restaurant in Burbank CA,  91501.

1)The winner of the said contest will be the Lakambini Ng Kalayaan Muse for the 3rdHistoric Filipinotown Parade on the next morning, Saturday, June 06, 2105.

2) The 3rd Historic Filipinotown Ph Independence Day Parade to be held on Saturday, June 06, 2015 from 9;00 AM to 0 11;30 AM The parade will go around the Historic Filipinotown Temple and Beverly Corridor.

The parade assembly area will start at FACLA. 1740 W. Temple St and will assemble at 8 a.m. The parade will start promptly at 9;00 AM and end also at FACLA compound,.

3)The Historic Filipinotown Independence Day Celebration And Fair to be held after the parade at FACLA Cultural  Center on June 6 from 12;00 to 4;00PM..

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