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29th Annual Philippine Cultural Arts Festival: August 10-11, 2013


  • WHEN Saturday, August 10, 2013 at 11 a.m. Sunday, August 11, 2013 at 11 a.m.
  • WHERE Balboa Park - Presidents Way Lawn, 1549 El Prado San Diego, CA 92101
  • AGES All ages
  • COST Free

The 29th Philippine Cultural Arts Festival will be held on Saturday & Sunday, August 10 - 11, 2013, in Balboa Park, on the corner of Park Boulevard and Presidents Way. An annual production of Samahan Filipino American Performing Arts & Education Center, the festival runs from 11:00 am to 5:00 pm both days.

FREE admission.

Performers and business entrepreneurs are invited to participate in the Festival.

The two day family-oriented, alcohol free cultural event showcases on a well-designed stage, traditional folk dances of the Philippines, folk songs, Rondalla String Ensemble and Kulintang music of Southern Philippines from 11 am to 3 pm.

The second half of both days features mainstream entertainment by youthful Filipino-Americans, including singing talent show, hip-hop, jazz dances, and other variety numbers by Asian and Pacific Islander guest artists. Featured in booths are photo exhibit, Philippine crafts, T-shirt with unique designs and costume jewelry.

Delicious Filipino food prepared in local restaurants, including adobo, lumpia, pancit and refreshments such as Halo-halo are available in food booths. Public is invited to this once a year, wholesome, entertaining and showcase of Philippine culture in Balboa Park.

For more information, call (619) 286-8029, email or download forms from website -

Location: Balboa Park, Presidents Way Lawn, 1549 El Prado San Diego, CA 92101 Google Map

Dates and times of events are subject to change without notice. Always check the event organizer's website for the most updated schedule before attending.

Image from the Annual Philippine Cultural Arts Festival, ...

Above: Image from the Annual Philippine Cultural Arts Festival, taking place August 10 and 11, 2013.


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