SAVE THE DATE: UPAAE Summer Picnic – August 24, 2019, 9:30 AM at Gold Bar Park Site#1!

Namiss niyo ba UPAAE Bonfire last time? That's OK - dahil heto na ang inaabangang email for the upcoming UPAAE SUMMER PICNIC!   Mark your calendars!   UPAAE SUMMER PICNIC 2019 August 24, 2019 (Saturday), 9:30 AM - 2:00 PM Gold Bar Park Site # 1 (same as last year) - see attached photos for … Continue reading SAVE THE DATE: UPAAE Summer Picnic – August 24, 2019, 9:30 AM at Gold Bar Park Site#1!

UPAAE – PLACE carries on!

In 2018, the University of the Philippines Alumni Association of Edmonton launched its grant program called UPAAE PLACE (Professional, Leadership, and Continuing Education Program). We value projects that: (1) improve the quality of life of the underserved, (2)encourage community-building, collaboration and cooperation, (3) raise the level of social awareness and sense of responsibility for the … Continue reading UPAAE – PLACE carries on!

UPAAE hosts the Edmonton Filipino Fiesta Family Zone for the fourth time

Who doesn't love fiestas? UPAA Edmonton is proud to have hosted for the fourth time the Family Zone of the Filipino Drives Edmonton Filipino Fiesta. Thanks to the Fiesta organizers, Philippine Edmonton Events and Arts Society (PHIDEAS) for this annual opportunity. We are also grateful for the volunteer assistance of the Beta Sigma Fraternity Alumni Association … Continue reading UPAAE hosts the Edmonton Filipino Fiesta Family Zone for the fourth time

UPAAE bagged the BEST PARADE CONTINGENT award at the Fourth Edmonton Filipino Fiesta!

UPAAE bagged the BEST PARADE CONTINGENT award at the Fourth Edmonton Filipino Fiesta! UPAA Edmonton members, families, friends, and program participants marched with pride as the organization showed its strength and creativity through dancing Higantes figures portraying the Filipino family, colorful carabao heads highlighting three Filipino festivals - the Sinulog, the Panagbenga and the Pintados festivals, … Continue reading UPAAE bagged the BEST PARADE CONTINGENT award at the Fourth Edmonton Filipino Fiesta!

Philippine Heritage Month Kick-Off

UPAA Edmonton participated in the Philippine Heritage Month Kick-off held at the Kingsway Mall on June 1, 2019. Organized by the Philippine Arts Council, it was a showcase of Pinoy pride with several Filipino organizations and individuals joining in the celebration through exhibits, cultural presentations, and of course, food! The UPAAE offered a walkthrough of … Continue reading Philippine Heritage Month Kick-Off

Bahay Kubo Project Wraps-Up

In September 2018, the UPAA Edmonton, through its Philippine Arts and Culture Orientation Program (PACO), launched its Bahay Kubo Project - a monthly diorama building activity for kids 6-14 years old that introduced them to the rich culture of indigenous peoples in the Philippines - they learned about rice farming, Pinoy traditions, coastal groups and … Continue reading Bahay Kubo Project Wraps-Up