Birmingham 2016 Barrio Fiesta

by Mylene Dela Cruz

The Birmingham Barrio Fiesta was held on the 9th and 10th July 2016 at the Woodgate Valley Country Park, Bartley Green, Birmingham.

This much awaited fiesta was organised by the Filipino Association of Birmingham (FAB). Birmingham’s Lord Mayor, Carl Rice and Lady Mayoress, Deed Curry joined in the celebration. The Philippine Embassy was represented by Consul Myla Grace Regina Macahilig.

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ENFiD- UK Board of Trustees was invited in this event and was represented by their Chairman Edwin Dela Cruz and Assistant Treasurer/ ELG President Janette Nalundasan Vicera. They brought with them their partners and family.

(Nyoy Volante, seated. Photo from Angelo Antoni's FB account)
(Nyoy Volante, seated. Photo from Angelo Antoni’s FB account)

Special performances include Nyoy Volante, a popular Filipino singer, traditional dances by the Anahaw Dance Troupe and other Filipinos showcased their amazing talents. The Miss Teen Philippines UK 2016 was also chosen in this fiesta.

Congratulations to FAB for this successful event. See you again next year!