05 Mar Philippines Festival 2019 celebrates Melbourne’s multicultural communities
Photo retrieved from Queen Victoria Market website
Story by Minh Nguyen
Immerse yourself in a day full of rich Filipino culture at the Philippines Festival 2019, delivered by Pamana Australia and Queen Victoria Market on Sunday, 24th of March.
This year, the festival will come alive with free live performances and entertainment by the best local Filipino-Australian artists throughout the day.
Festival-goers will be wowed with the much-anticipated Ati Atihan parade, with people parading in unique traditional outfits and face-masks, dancing to Filipino music.
On top of that, delicious authentic Philippine food, as well as dishes that are influenced by the Spanish Colonial era will be showcased at the festival.
Fans of Filipino food will have the opportunity to contest in the Halo-halo and BBQ eating competitions and have the chance to win roundtrip tickets to the Philippines.
With the theme “Celebrating Living in Victoria”, it represents the togetherness of people from different backgrounds in shaping Melbourne to how it is today, and how the Filipino community plays a huge role in that.
Philippine Festival 2019 promises a fun-filled day with Filipino culture including parade, performances and food, and is suitable for adults and children.
More information about this event, click HERE.