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Philippine Heritage Month 2020

Updated: Jun 11, 2020

Philippine Heritage Month: Minister Aheer

June 02, 2020 Gov of Alberta News Release

Leela Sharon Aheer, Minister of Culture, Multiculturalism and Status of Women issued the following statement on Philippine Heritage Month:

“In June, we celebrate the rich history, living arts, dance and traditions of Filipino Canadians in Alberta. The first wave of Filipino immigrants to Alberta arrived in the 1980s, and we are honoured to recognize a community that gives so much to the multicultural fabric of this province. 

2019 Independence Day Bash

“Filipino Canadians have proudly shared their culture with Albertans through events such as Fiesta Filipino and the Heritage Festival. This sharing of traditions has ensured that Filipino heritage is deeply woven into Alberta’s cultural tapestry. 

2019 Philippine Cuisine Food Gala

Photo credit : DAS (2019 Celebration)

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