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Rally Planned to Promote Filipino Street Festival

August 15, 2013 7:04 AM | Entertainment

Manitoba Filipino Street Festival

The Manitoba Filipino Street Festival is Saturday, August 24 in Garden City. (HANDOUT)

Organizers of this year’s Manitoba Filipino Street Festival are planning a rally on Saturday to draw attention to the event next weekend.

Filipino culture will be on display August 24 with street dancers, marchers, and other entertainment in the parking lot of Sears in Garden City.

The annual event has gathered the largest number of Filipino participants from Winnipeg and surrounding areas.

A promotional rally to raise awareness of the coming festival is set for August 17 from 9 a.m. to noon at the corner of Leila Avenue and McPhillips Street.

For further details on the festival, visit FilipinoStreetFestival.ca.