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Largest Filipino Cultural Festival Comes to
LA’s City Center for First Time

LOS ANGELES — The Association for the Advancement of Filipino American Arts and Culture (FilAm Arts) with Grand Park present the City of Los Angeles’ 23rd Annual Festival of Philippine Arts and Culture (FPAC) on October 4-5, 2014 at Grand Park in Downtown Los Angeles. Initiated as part of the Festivals Program of the City of LA Dept of Cultural Affairs, FPAC features Filipino artistry in traditional to contemporary music, dance, visual arts, literary arts, culinary arts, spoken word, comedy and more.

The free, family-friendly two-day event features:
- Filipino and Asian cuisine
- 7th annual Tinikling Battle (bamboo dance)
- Pilipino Artists Network Visual Art Gallery
- Traditional music, dance and martial arts
- Arts and crafts, and storytelling at the Youth Pavilion
- Filipino American Symphony Orchestra and special guests
- Performances and appearances by popular Filipino celebrities from ABS-CBN
- 10th annual Vegetable Competition
- FPAC Poetry Slam
- Shopping at the Park Palengke (Marketplace) and more

Getting to the festival is easy via the L.A. Metro Rail at the Civic Center/Grand Park Station.

FPAC is funded in part by the City of Los Angeles, the County of Los Angeles, the California Arts Council, Cal Humanities, the National Endowment for the Arts, the California Community Foundation, the James Irvine Foundation, the Getty Foundation, L.A. Metro, Mavshack, The Parks Finest, Asian Journal, LA-18, Oishi Media, and ABS-CBN International.

For more information, visit and, or email or call (213)380-FPAC.

About FilAm ARTS Embracing the value of KAPWA (shared being), the mission of FilmAm ARTS is to facilitate community synergy and transformation by advancing the arts and diverse cultural heritage of Filipinos through arts services, presentations and education. FilAm ARTS fulfills its mission through five public programs: the Annual Festival of Philippine Arts & Culture, the statewide Pilipino Artists Network, the arts education program EskuwelaKultura, the Buy Pinoy Campaign and the Saysay Project.

About Grand Park
A vibrant outdoor gathering place, Grand Park is a beautiful public park for the entire community in Los Angeles County. With expansive green space for gatherings large and small, Grand Park celebrates the county’s cultural vitality and is host to community events, cultural experiences, holiday celebrations, and many other activities that engage and attract visitors from all communities. The 12-acre Grand Park stretches from The Music Center on the west to City Hall on the east, and is easily accessible by Metro via the Red/Purple line to the Civic Center/Grand Park station. The park was named one of American Planning Association’s 10 “Great Public Spaces” in the U.S. for 2013. Working closely with the county, The Music Center is responsible for all operations and programming for the park. For more information, visit

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