the sari-sari store
an interactive installation by sara chao
long beach filipino festival
may 19, 1-7pm
1545 w. 31st st
long beach, ca 90810
about the long beach filipino festival:
"join us for the 1st annual filipino festival of long beach! come and enjoy the filipino-american cuisine, arts, performances, and vendors. filipino celebrities, music, dance, and entertainment will be programmed for the event.
a hip-hop themed pavilion will be sponsored by indie music label beatrock music (www.beatrockmusic.com) where upcoming bay-area based pinay (term for a filipino woman) rapper ruby ibarra (ig: @rubyibarra) will perform, along with an exciting all-star judged djs (dj icey ice and dj abel) and breakdancing (b-boy/b-girl) contest/battle will occur.
other activities will include a children’s pavilion with cultural games and face painting, and a historical pavilion highlighting a filipino-american history of long beach. the filipino festival aims to promote filipino culture by highlighting local filipino-american individuals, businesses, and groups to advance and strengthen the community.
this event is for the whole community of long beach and surrounding cities, to celebrate culture, history and a deeper understanding of filipino-americans. we invite people of all races, ages, and backgrounds to experience our culture"