Calendar of Events

APRIL 17  Sunday

12:00-5:00 pm

Mrs. Kalayaan Coronation Pageant and Gala

Grand Ballroom , Astoria World Manor

25-22 Astoria Blvd., Astoria, New York 11102-2940

Vying for the title of Mrs. Kalayaan 2016 are Rose Abejar, Trefonia Brecio, Leony Doller Rodriguez, Dhelma Lopez, Marian Reyes Zourzoukis and Donna Nuguid San Pablo

For information, you may call any of the Mrs. Kalayaan Committee Chairs Joy Aligarbes (646) 515-2611 , Rely Manacay (917) 755-0160 or PIDCI President Dr. Prospero Lim at (347) 248-5106.

 

MAY 07 Saturday

7:00 pm-12:00 mn

Diwa ng Kalayaan Pageant and Gala

Teaneck Marriott at Glenpointe Hotel

100 Frank W. Burr Blvd., Teaneck, NJ 07666-6702

Entered for this year’s search are Elaine Ficara, Katarina Ladaga, Kristine Megan Joy Mc Nally, Samantha Valerie Mae Meneses, Precious Angelita Sahagun, and Jill Marie Nieto Yson,

For information or invitations, call Beth Manalo (551) 998-1640 or Maryann Sanagustin (908) 456-7063; or PIDCI President Dr. Prospero Lim at (347) 248-5106.

 

JUNE 05    Sunday

8:309:30 am

Flag Ceremony/Independence Day Thanksgiving Mass

Philippine Center 556 Fifth Avenue, New York NY 10036

For information, call Committee Chairs Tambi Wycoco (212) 420-0145 , Bert Olimpo (347) 308-0426, Margie Wisotsky (201) 273-2081or PIDCI President Dr. Prospero Lim (347) 248-5106.

 

10:00 am6:00 pm

Independence Day Street Fair

Madison Avenue between 25th and 26th Streets and 26th Street, from Madison Avenue to Park Avenue: tents are pitched on both sides of the Avenue and Street divided into booths selling food and merchandise.

For information or to rent booths, call Independence Day Street Fair Committee Chairs Gheng Pingol (917) 669-0505, Nonoy Rafael (516) 298-8428, Tambi Wycoco (212) 420-0145 or PIDCI President Dr. Prospero Lim (347) 248-5106

12:00 Noon

Independence Day Parade Opening ceremonies take place on Madison Avenue at 38th Street at 11:45 a.m. Before the 2016 Independence Day Parade gets on its way. Parade Grand Marshals Dr. “Ned” and “Menchie” Pulido will lead the parade spearhead of VIPs, guests, and marchers, marching bands, floats, open cars, others.

For information or to participate, call Parade Committee Chairs Shiran Ybanez (917) 216-0343, Maryann Sanagustin (908) 456-7063 or PIDCI President Dr. Prospero Lim (347) 248-5106 or any member of the PIDCI Board.

2:00 pm6:00 pm

Cultural Festival Open-air Stage at the corner of Madison Avenue and 26th Street where celebrities, performers and talents are showcased on a continuous all afternoon show.

For information or to audition for participation please call Cultural Festival Committee Chairs Helen LaBarbera (516)581-8830, Miguel Braganza at (718) 483-0045 or PIDCI President Dr. Prospero Lim (347) 248-5106 or any member of the PIDCI Board.

 

JUNE 10    Friday

7:00 pm1:00 am

Independence Ball

Grand Ballroom – Teaneck Marriott at Glenpointe Hotel

100 Frank W. Burr Blvd., Teaneck, NJ 07666-6702

Culminating event for the many-months, multi-event annual commemoration that has become the largest celebration of Philippine Independence in the world.

For information or invitations, call Independence Ball Committee Chairs Margie Wisotsky (201) 273-2081, Rely Manacay (917) 755-0160 Tambi Wycoco (212) 420-0145 or PIDCI President Dr. Prospero Lim (347) 248-5106 or any member of the PIDCI Board of Directors.