Philippine Fiesta is on every year at the Royal Melbourne Showgrounds. This year its on the 24 and 25 of November, Saturday and Sunday. The Fiesta includes guests performers popular in the Philippines, exhibitions, stalls, beauty quest and local performers showing differrent talents.
The exhibitions includes traditional Philippines, community engagements here in Australia, traditional clothings and crafts.
There are many different food stalls and dry goods stalls. The food are flavoured with soy sauce and tomatoe paste and spices like bay leaf, salt, peppercorns, garlic and onions. The Filipinos love to eat pork during fiesta and the fiestas are celebrated with lechon pork with special lechon sauce. We have our traditional pinakbet that is a common green vegetable dish that every Filipino household eat and fish dishes.
There are also a variety of sweets with main ingredients made out of cassava, eggs, cream milk, caramel, rice flour.