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

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

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)

Edmonton Filipino Fiesta, Greetings from MP Randy Boissonault

https://www.facebook.com/R.Boissonnault/posts/1348910168526584 Randy Boissonnault is the Member of Parliament for Edmonton Centre. Randy Boissonnault was first elected as Member of Parliament in 2015. Shortly after his election he was appointed as Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Canadian Heritage. As Parliamentary Secretary, Randy led official language consultations by hosting stakeholders at in 17 of the 22 … Continue reading Edmonton Filipino Fiesta, Greetings from MP Randy Boissonault

UP Alumna Yana Gilbuena of Salo Series in Edmonton

UPAAE supported and attended a couple of Yana's events in Edmonton. Yana has been featured in several articles and shows in the US and the Philippines, with numerous collaborations in multiples cities across several states.   Yana Gilbuena, Gypsy Chef As if consumed by an invisible flame to (in her own words) "spread the Gospel of Filipino … Continue reading UP Alumna Yana Gilbuena of Salo Series in Edmonton