Monday, July 15, 2013

Pinoy Fiesta is an Enormous Success, Once Again!


TORONTO - Dennis Trillo, Glaiza de Castro and Rafael Rosell were a colossal hit at the Pinoy Fiesta and Trade Show sa Toronto.  Festive pandemonium erupted when the GMA Pinoy TV  
artists  went on stage and performed their best to the thousands upon thousands of fans and well wishers. 
Nora Samson finally met in person her Teleserye idol, Dennis Trillo.
“Wow, what a great night for the whole community and a wonderful news for charity!” as Susan de Veyra
from
Mel Galeon and Flor Vendiola's FV Foods has always supported the Pinoy Fiesta.
Montreal exclaimed to her family and friends,  she continued, “ We have attended the last two Pinoy Fiesta and every year is getting more exciting.... see you all again in Toronto 2014!”

The whole day at the 100,000 sq ft of space at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre Hall, decked with colourful banderitas,  was filled with entertainment and galore of exciting surprises.  Romy Rafael ,
Manny Yanga of Scarborough Toyota was one of the judges of the Mrs. Philipppines Canada pageant.
president of PCCF and Oswald Tugadi  president of PCCT were both jubilant at the continued success of their partnership. The presidential duo thanked all the supporters of the annual celebration. PCCF promised



to ship 7 Kidney Dialysis Machines to the Philippines, with the success of the event , the organization will surely be able to ship them to hospitals in the Philippines to serve the poor.

The day started with a liturgical service by Fr. Romy Tolentino to bless the celebration, followed 



Salon entrepreneur Eva Agpaoa poses with Canadian Senator Tobias Jun Enverga.

immediately with performances by various community groups. The United Aklanon Group’s  Ati Atihan  provided the audience participation ‘A la Bira’ .... with their colourful costumes and their rhythmic drum beats put all the audience on their feet , dancing and chanting Hala Bira! and Viva Santo Nino!

What is a Fiesta without the Santa Cruzan or a full regalia Band? The Fiesta of all Fiestas has the much acclaimed, Philippine Heritage Band, to start the parade of Beauties and Angels, Santa Cruzan. For every 




Fiesta in the Philippines, there are pageantry and Pinoy Fiesta is no exception, the winners of one of the most exciting and prestigious pageants were announced.  Crowned at the Pinoy Fiesta were Miss Philippines Canada 2013 Caitlin Pantaleon, Miss Teen Philippines Canada  Alana Saguici, Mrs. Philippines Canada Chona Stinson and Little Miss Philippines Canada Anjalie Pathnamathan. Congratulations to the  new 



queens, princesses and to all the candidates, they are all winners indeed! Little Mr. Philippines Canada aka ‘Pinoy Bulilit’ were introduced as well!

The pride of Pinoys in Canada, entertainers Mikey Bustos and Martha Joy , showed everyone why they 



are our Canadian Idols. The world renowned, Culture Philippines of Ontario, performance was a cultural celebration on its own. Among the special guests were Ambassador Leslie & Debbie Gatan, Consul 


Gabby Amurao (IN STRIPE SHIRT) proudly asks customers to taste-test his chicharon. With good reason, they are crunchy, the texture is just right with a good ratio of skin to meat content of every bite.

Rafael Rosell with his die-hard fan name Myrna; who waited in a very long line up for signing just to be with her idol.

General  Juniver & John Mahilum-West, Minister of Sports Bal Gosal, Minister of Natural Resources Joe Oliver, Senator Victor & Rosa Oh, Councillor Cho and our very own senator Tobias “Jun” Enverga.

The over-all  chair of marketing for the Fiesta and Pageants , Rosemer Enverga,  indicated that the  event 

UMAC Cargo, the ever-reliable balikbayan box company proudly joins Pinoy Fiesta.


exceeded all expectations, she wishes to thank all the organizations  and individuals who continue to 




support Pinoy Fiesta.   Kudos to all of them! Kudos to all of us for having great fun and helping at the same time! For more details visit,  www.philippinecanadianfoundation.com or email pinoyfiestatoronto@gmail.com or pageantsphilippines@gmail.com.
Advocate for Charity, advocate for Community !
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