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

Thank you for being part of UPAAE’s HISTORYA!

https://video214.com/play/aIoxjPf2OlwI3CQ1xLttbg/s/dark Canadians Interact with Growing Pinoy Community’s HISTORYA for Alberta Culture Days 2018 EDMONTON, Alberta - The University of the Philippines Alumni Association Edmonton (UPAAE), participating in this year’s Alberta Culture Days as a pop-up celebration site, hosts HISTORYA: Walking Through the Story of the Filipino People. The event is happening at the Mill Woods … Continue reading Thank you for being part of UPAAE’s HISTORYA!

ON SEPT 30 — HISTORYA: Walking Through the Story of the Filipino People (Alberta Culture Days 2018)

https://video214.com/play/V1wOJ9pPwogJKndJohREsA/s/dark The University of the Philippine Alumni Association of Edmonton is proud to be part of this year's Alberta Culture Days 2018 as a celebration site. This interactive activity and exhibit will showcase Philippine History and culture as far back as 10 million years ago up to the present. Guests walk along a timeline, tracing … Continue reading ON SEPT 30 — HISTORYA: Walking Through the Story of the Filipino People (Alberta Culture Days 2018)

June is Philippine Heritage Month in Alberta

JUN 2, 2018 — On Friday June 1, 2018, the office of Deputy Premier Sarah Hoffman announced that Premier Rachel Notley and Lieutenant Governor Lois Mitchell have signed the proclamation making the month of June as Philippine Heritage Month in perpetuity. This proclamation means that Philippine Heritage Month will be celebrated automatically every June, year … Continue reading June is Philippine Heritage Month in Alberta

Something Fishy: Learn to De-bone a Milkfish (Bangus)

Love BANGUS but hate the fishbones (all 214* of them)? Join us on June 3, 2018 to learn all about removing those fishbones that take away the fun in enjoying our national fish (+++ some more interesting trivia about it)! However you want your bangus cooked, you definitely wouldn't want to miss this activity! Something … Continue reading Something Fishy: Learn to De-bone a Milkfish (Bangus)

Filipino Fiesta Volunteer Registration Form (UPAAE Initiatives)

The Edmonton Filipino Fiesta 2018 is coming up and we would like to encourage you to share your time and skills to help us with our portion of the Fiesta initiatives - (1) The Isko and Iska Sari-Sari store; (2) Making of the Higantes; (3) The Family Zone; and (4) The Lawn Games, an addition … Continue reading Filipino Fiesta Volunteer Registration Form (UPAAE Initiatives)

Mila Philipzig, Karilagan Dance Society’s 2018 Hiyas awardee for Communication Arts

Mila Philipzig (left) with Ida Beltran-Lucila (middle), last year's awardee for Performing Arts. Both ladies are UPAAE members, with Mila as the previous president of the organization from its recognition in 2013. The lovely lady on the right is Bethany Briones, awardee for Education. The awards ceremony was held last April 7th at the Radisson … Continue reading Mila Philipzig, Karilagan Dance Society’s 2018 Hiyas awardee for Communication Arts