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Philippine Fiesta 2012

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Traditional Filipino fiesta
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.
Other stalls have toys, travel, banking needs, basketball t-shirs, cargo.

The day is filled with stage shows including popular artist from the Phlippines and from interstate performing songs.

Entree fee is $12, senior concession $7, family $30 and below age 5 is free. The address is Melbourne Showgrounds, Exhibition Pavilion, Ascot Vale VIC 3032.
Pedestrians- Gate 1 Epsom Road
Cars Gate 7 Leonard Crescent or gates 3 &4 Langs Road.
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Why? To celebrate Philippine culture
When: 24 & 25 of November
Phone: 0414347217
Where: Melbourne Showground
Cost: between $7 and $30
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