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!
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
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
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
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)
The City of Edmonton proclaims June as Philippine Heritage Month. 06 01 Philippine Heritage Month
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