Philippine Arts Council partners with UPAA Edmonton and other orgs for Alberta Culture Days: Kalinangan (September 28)

An Official Alberta Culture Days Celebration Host Site Kalinangan, in its many variance of use, is the Tagalog word for culture, way of life, or cultivation of learning. Kalinangan features a series of workshops that would provide first-hand experience on Philippine dance, music, language, martial arts, literature, crafts and cuisine. Activities: Workshop: Creating a Filipino … Continue reading Philippine Arts Council partners with UPAA Edmonton and other orgs for Alberta Culture Days: Kalinangan (September 28)

UPAA Edmonton is this year’s UPAA Distinguished Service Awardee for an Alumni Chapter

GREAT NEWS, UPAAE!   We are proud to announce that the UP Alumni Association has confirmed UPAA Edmonton as the recipient of the prestigious UPAA Distinguished Service Award for an Alumni Chapter for 2019.   The UPAA awards are conferred on alumni who have demonstrated in their chosen fields of endeavor exceptional achievements and outstanding contributions that bring about substantial benefits … Continue reading UPAA Edmonton is this year’s UPAA Distinguished Service Awardee for an Alumni Chapter

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!