Ocean City will once again present its annual “Tribute to the Philipines” this coming July 23 from 10am to 7 pm. In conjunction with the Philippine Consulate General New York, the affair started way back sometime in 2013 with Consul General Mario de Leon and Ocean City Mayor Jay Gillian defining their cooperation in such annual event. Click here to view 2016 event flyer.
The day’s event attracts a multitude of visitor’s on the OC boardwalk as well as a large number of Filipino-Americans who attend the yearly event to show their support. Fil-Am organizations, associations and performing groups have made themselves available for information and wowed crowds with their performances.
Last year, the Mutya Philippine Dance Company and the Rowan University Fil-Am Group presented performances to the delight of visitors and guests. This year the performaces and presentors will be:
- Rowan University Fil-Am Dancers
- PSCNJ MODify Group
- PFASI Rondalla
- Air Circus Yoyo Performers
- PNADVI and PNASNJP will conduct HBP screenings
A special feature will be by Mr. Rene Sese, Mr. Mature America 2016 ala- Hawaii’s Dan Ho.
The regional yoyo championship will start at 7pm inside the Music Pier Auditorium.
Admission is free.