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SPIDS 9th Annual Philippine Independence Day Celebration

SPIDS 9th Annual Philippine Independence Day Celebration

Surrey Philippine Independence Day Society (SPIDS) will be holding its 9th Annual Philippine Independence Day Celebration on June 10th, Saturday, 10am-4pm at the Bridgeview Park Community Ctre at 11475-126 A Street Surrey. The Centre has plenty of free parking spaces and is easily accessible by public transportation via Bus #C71 from Guildford Bay Ctre and Surrey Central Station.

It is also a short walking distance (just across King George Blvd via pedestrian overpass) from Scott Road Skytrain Station. The event will showcase live band performances of the Jim’s Underground Band and a number of local celebrities including some surprise guests will also provide additional music and entertainment.

The highlight of the celebration will once again be its main feature – the beautiful and colorful Santacruzan (Parade of Queens). This year’s Reyna Emperatriz (Queen Empress) and Reyna Elena (Queen Helena) are young Filipino-Canadian beauty queens Anne Longakit and Erika Ballestra Teguibon, respectively.

There will be a number of other SPIDS Santacruzan ‘queens and princesses’ joining the parade, which will be held at mid- day. The program will be overseen by local entertainment host and performer, PapaBear and his lovely co-hosts, young singers Blessy Rivera & Glisha Dela Cruz and beauty queen, Shawna Warhurst. Booth display/exhibit, games, raffle draw, and food concessionaires will be available to public. ADMISSION IS FREE.

For more information and for sponsorship please contact SPIDS
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