It was raining hard in the morning of the Kalayaan picnic last June 6, 2010. It looked like it will never stop. In fact, by the time I arrived at 12:30 pm, there were still droplets of rain. However, the Gods must be watching as it eventually stopped raining and the sun broke through the clouds and the program started.
Photographer Noli Gumapac (FAR LEFT) poses with Mississauga Mayor Hazel McCallion (IN BLUE SHIRT) with other admirers. The Mayor was so popular she was posing with a lot of them...
...only to find out that she was running late. She should have alloted more time to the Kalayaan picnic. She is very popular with the Filipinos.
Siony's Hawaiian seniors do their number.
Anne-Marie Princess Adorna Guzman (SECOND FROM LEFT) performs the Hawaiian.
Culture Philippines of Ontario dancers entertain the crowd.