Thanks to everyone who attended last night's Christmas Party! To those who were early and helped out with chopping the lechon and setting up the venue (Vicky, Lucenia, Mila), our amazing cooks and bakers (Abi, Maeco and her husband), to those who prepared our crafts table for the kids (Silay and Anna) and for the … Continue reading UPAAE Xmas Party 2019
UPAAE EDMONTON invites you to THE UPAAE CHRISTMAS PARTY! November 30, 2019 | Saturday| 6:00 PM - onwards Argyll Community League, 6750 88 ST NW $20.00 CAD for adults; $15.00 CAD for youth 11-17 years old FREE for children 10 years and younger. Food will be ordered by the UPAAE Board. Please Interac transfer … Continue reading Maagang Pasko with UPAAE! Christmas Party on November 30!
The University of the Philippines Alumni Association Edmonton, through its founding president Mila Bongco, donated children's books to various schools and organizations in Winnipeg and Toronto. Mila, an award-winning Edmonton writer, respected artist, and community leader, completed a bilingual Filipino-English book tour in the two cities on September 26 - October 6, 2019. She met … Continue reading Bilingual Filipino-English Book Tour in Winnipeg and Toronto
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)
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!
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)