09 July, 2008

Pistahan Parade and Festival Highlights Filipino Culture and Cuisine

Hapihour.org 07/09/2008 -- Blogger Keith Kamisugi highlights Pistahan 2008—one of the largest gatherings of Filipinos in America. Pistahan is truly a world-class event.

The Pistahan Parade features approximately six beautiful themed floats and approximately100 contingents. The parade will begin at 2nd St., march down Market Street, left on 5th Street, left on Folsom Street and end on 3rd St. Featured entertainment includes world class performances by Anthony Castelo, Stephanie Reese, DJ Rocky Rock, Mango Kings, PAC Modern, Aris Garcia, Tracy Sarmiento, Lumaya, Likha Pilipino Folk Ensemble, Parangal Dance Company, and more. The two-day event is expected to draw over 50,000 people. Experience the best of Filipino art, dance, music and food at the 15th Annual Pistahan Parade and Festival on Aug. 9 - 10 at the Yerba Buena Gardens.