Brisbane Mabuhay Philippines Festival
SUNDAY 14 NOVEMBER 2010 FROM 10AM TO 4.30PM
SUNCORP PIAZZA, SOUTHBANK PARKLANDS
The Brisbane Mabuhay Philippine Festival celebrates all things Filipino – culture, people, food, language, talents, creativity, the arts, music, history, and business services and industry to the Filipino community and the general community of South East Queensland.
A free, family-friendly event, the Mabuhay Festival will include food stalls, cooking demonstrations, music, song, dance, art displays, Filipino arts and crafts for sale including unique Philippine gifts and souvenirs, business stalls and much, much more.
Mabuhay is a Filipino word for “long live”, so long live the country that embraces multicultural diversity such as Australia and Mabuhay to all Filipinos who contributed and continue to contribute to the prosperity of Queensland!
The Mabuhay Festival creates opportunities for all to learn about the Philippines. Program of events
10:00am Welcome and dignitaries speeches
10:30am Mhar’s Hair Salon sponsored fashion parade
11:15am Culinary show showcasing Filipino delicacies
12:00pm Variety show
12:30pm History of the Philippines through song and dance show, featuring local Filipino cultural and school groups
3:00pm Tinikling (type of Filipino dance) demonstration and audience participation
3:30pm Band performances and general disco