Projects

Cultural exchanges within Canada

Toronto 2014

A two-week exchange between PhilCAS of BC and Culture Philippines of Ontario.

 

Edmonton 2012

A two-week exchange between PhilCAS of BC and Karilagan Dance Society of Edmonton.

 

Montreal 2011

A two-week exchange between PhilCAS of BC and Pamana ng LuzViMinda of Montreal.

Toronto 2007

A two-week exchange between PhilCAS of BC and Folklorico Pilipino of Toronto.

 

Montreal 2006

A two-week exchange between PhilCAS of BC and Pamana ng LuzViMinda of Montreal.

International Festivals

Portugal 2019

PhilCAS spent two weeks in Portugal and participated in two festivals. They spent their first festival in the town of Monção to participate in O Mundo A Dancar Folk Monção. PhilCAS then spent their second festival in the city of Guimarães to participate in Fest’In Folk Corredoura.

 

Spain 2015

PhilCAS spent 10 days in Spain’s northwestern region of Galicia. Participating in Xornadas de Folklore de Ourense.

Turkey 2012

PhilCAS spent 10 unforgettable days in the Kucukcekmece region of Istanbul, Turkey. PhilCAS performed for the Dragon Boat Lake Festival as well as bonded with both the locals and the performers involved in the festival.

 

Italy 2008

PhilCAS spent three weeks in four Italian towns and cities: three days in Moliterno, a week in Roccalumera, a week in Caltavuturo, and five days in Agrigento, where they showcased their Filipino culture through folk dance.

 

Holland 2006

PhilCAS was invited to two multicultural festivals in Holland for two weeks (from July 30 to August 14) and showed different countries just a handful of what the Philippines has to offer.

Local projects

Philippine Panorama 2013

Poetically expressed through folk dance and music, the multi-faceted Filipino culture is assembled from various influences and tribes around the country.

Special Guests: Kimwell Del Rosario and Ed & Salve Dayao

Date: Sunday, November 3, 2013

Venue: Gateway Theater, Richmond

 

Mabuhay 2012

A special night of Filipino folk dance, featuring our Junior and Sayaw Pambata performing group.

Special guests: Kimwell and Grace del Rosario and Charlene and Edwin Festejo.

Date: Saturday, May 19, 2012 at 7:00PM

Venue: Genesis Theater, Ladner

 

Mabuhay 2010

A collaboration with Pamana ng LuzViMinda, showcasing Spanish influenced and rural dances.

This event included Filipino food for everyone to try and a photo booth where people can take pictures with the performers in costume.

Date: Saturday, July 31, 2008 at 5:30PM

Venue: St. Monica’s Parish Hall, Richmond

 

Mabuhay 2009

A theater performance where PhilCAS of BC proved to the audience how beautiful and diverse the Filipino culture is.

Featured the Sayaw Pang-Kabataan children performers as well as some of their parents who chose to participate in this event.

Date: Saturday, Nov 21, 2009 at 7:00PM

Venue: Genesis Theater, Ladner

 

Mabuhay 2008

An hour performance showcasing the different dance styles of the Philippines.

Featuring the Sayaw Pang-Kabataan Recital and PhilCAS Performing Arts Delegation to the Italian Festivals in Summer 2008.

Date: Saturday, April 26, 2008 at 7:00PM

Venue: St. Paul’s Parish Hall, Richmond

 

Tradisyon 2008

An hour long showcase consisting of Philippine music and dance, which serves as a fundraiser for PhilCAS Performing Arts Delegation to the Italian Festivals in Summer 2008.

Date: Saturday, February 23, 2008 at 5:00PM

Venue: New Westminster Community Church

Event organized by Eva Jimenez

 

Sayaw Pangkabataan 2008

PhilCAS is proud to present its second Children’s Dance Workshop, this time with a mixture of children and teens. It’s a fourteen week program that will give them, the children, the chance to learn the traditional dances of the Philippines.

Details: Fridays only from 5:30 – 7:00 pm

Venue: 3rd Floor, Richmond Caring Place

Kamloops 2007

PhilCAS was invited to an event sponsored by the FILCAN Association in Kamloops. This is PhilCAS of BC’s second performance in Kamloops held at the same venue. The first one was back in May of 2000.

Date: October 13, 2007 at 7:30PM

Venue: OLPH Parish Centre, Kamloops, BC

 

Mabuhay 2007

A collaboration performance with our twin group from Toronto, Folklorico Filipino Canada. Also featuring the SAYAW PAMBATA dance recital of PhilCAS little sisters and brothers from ages 6-12.

“Experience a night of traditional dance and music as we bring you the richness of Philippine culture…”

Date: Sunday, July 29, 2007 at 7:00PM

Venue: St. Monica’s Parish Hall, Richmond

 

Sayaw Pambata 2007

PhilCAS is proud to present its first Children’s Dance Workshop. It’s a fourteen week program that will give them, the children, the chance to learn the traditional dances of the Philippines.

Details: Fridays only from 5:30 – 7:00 pm

Venue: 3rd Floor, Richmond Caring Place

 

Bagong Anyo 2005

With lots of interested kids and teens joining the society, PhilCAS delivered a show called Bagong Anyo which means “New Face”.

The newbies were trained by the senior performers and in the end, joined forces with them to deliver an hour long spectacle, filled with Philippine folk music and dance.

Details: Saturday, April 30th at 6:30PM

Venue: St. Monica Parish Hall, Richmond

 

BRAVO Pilipinas 2002

“Celebrating the best of Filipino dance and music”

PhilCAS of BC and Kababayang Pilipino of Surrey collaborated and became PPAG (Philippine Performing Arts Guild), for this highly anticipated special event.

This is also PhilCAS of BC’s first live theatre performance.

Date: Saturday, October 12, 2002 @ 2PM and 7PM

Venue: Massey Theatre, New Westminster

 

Pasko 2000

With the previous year’s smashing success, Lahi, now known as PhilCAS of BC, continued the tradision by holding a second fundraiser during the Christmas holidays.

With new dances and more experience, the performers gave the audience a professional and entertaining performance.

Date: December 2, 2000 @ 6PM

Venue: Helenic Community Centre, Vancouver

 

Pamaskong Handog 1999

Lahi Cultural Arts Society’s 1st fundraiser.

Just in time for the holidays, the theme for this event was celebrating the Christmas season. It was such a huge success that people were coming in even after the event was sold out.

Date: December 4, 1999 @ 6:30PM

Venue: Southarm United Church, Richmond

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