||Filipino-Americans, the largest Asian group in Jacksonville, FL, will celebrate the 5th Annual Filipino Festival at the Jacksonville Landing on Saturday, October 19, 2013 from 11AM to 11PM.
It is hosted by We Filipinos, Inc., a nonprofit dedicated to uniting and empowering the Filipino American community in Northeast Florida by promoting education, mentoring, volunteerism, and cultural appreciation to provide a solid foundation for future generations. Started in 2009, the Festival is also a fundraising event for local charities focused on advancing education, business and socio-economic development, health promotion, and cultural awareness. It attracted over 14,000 people during its inaugural year. Last year, a crowd of over 15,000 people attended the Festival. This year’s Festival includes art exhibits, cultural performances, Philippine cuisine, vendors, health & vision screenings, language education, Filipino movies, activities for children, and much more.
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