This September 17 and 18, the 2022 Edmonton Filipino Festival named “Kultura” will take place in Heritage Amphitheatre. On Saturday, September 17, gates open at 10:00 AM and close at 10:00 PM.
On September 18, the program will start at 10:00 AM but will close earlier at 7:00 PM.
It’s two days of celebrating everything about Filipino culture.
Here you’ll get to taste delicious Filipino dishes and delicacies originating from all over the Philippines. Yes, you’ll see staples like lumpia, kakanin (rice cakes), adobo, and kare-kare.
You’ll also enjoy Filipino entertainment, with music from Filipino artists, dances, and different kinds of art. They will even invite a Filipino celebrity loved by the community, although they’re keeping who it is under wraps.
Guess you have to be there to find out who it is. Aside from that, there will be a lot of cultural performances from local and international groups.
If you want to be a performer yourself, you can answer this form.
It’s a community event that shows the richness of the culture of Filipinos and promotes appreciation and respect for Filipino heritage. It’s a family-friendly event that’s fun for all ages.
The Filipino community in Canada continues to grow, with over 837, 130 Filipinos residing in Canada. In Edmonton in particular, there are 64,275 Filipinos who call the city their home.
Do know that this event is not just for Filipinos. All nationalities are welcome here, it will be a fantastic opportunity to be introduced to the Filipinos’ hospitality and culture.
Kultura is a community outreach and also a good opportunity for corporations and businesses. The projected reach of the event is 50,000 people.
The Heritage Amphitheatre is ideal for this event because it is the largest outdoor amphitheater in Canada. It has superb acoustics and a beautiful view of William Hawrelak Park.