The new face of HFCC building south-west wall created by Chris Perez a Filipino Canadian muralist. This giant mural will usher the 124th declaration of Phil. Independence and the celebration of Phil. Heritage Month in Canada this coming June 10,11 & 12, 2012. Everyone is welcome to join and participate on a first come first served basis be as vendor, performer or just an enthusiast to see and feel the Phil. Culture. Celebration itineraries are as follows:
Friday – June 10, Gala Night at Michelangelo Banquet Hall where attendees showcase their best barong for men and best Terno for ladies. Highlight of this evening is the parade of colours of the 9 supporting organizations of HFCC followed by cultural dances.
June 11- Saturday, our property at 1275 King St. E. will be open to the public. Various kind of entertainment will be on stage inside and outside the building. Parking lot will be filled with exhibitors. Line dancing and karaoke singing are part of the agenda.
June 12, Sunday – the Phil. Independence Catholic Mass will be celebrated by Father Arpee followed by inside the property parade led by our own marching band, the Pilipino Hamilton Heritage Band, participated by all Filipino organizations, clubs and other various Filipino Religious Groups in the city. Tail end of the parade is the flag raising followed by cultural programs.
Main event of this event is the semi-final singing contest to find one of the would be opening performers to Marcelito Pomoy concert on July 31st, in Niagara Falls Convention Centre.