LAS VEiGAS – A three-day celebration of Philippine culture and traditions will get underway this weekend in downtown Las Vegas.
Dubbed Pinoy Pride 2015, the event will feature food booth, performances of celebrities from Manila, and a Santacruzan to cap the festivities.
Among the celebrities are movie stars Kim Chui and Xian Lim, who will perform on Saturday.
A Hawaiian-style feast, featuring reggae bands and music, called Aloha Friday, ushers in the event at 11:00 a.m. Friday on Third Street in downtown.
General admission on Saturday when celebrities will perform is $15 and $12 for seniors. On Friday, admission fee in $10 and $8 for seniors. Sunday has free admission.
The annual Pinoy Pride fest is a cultural event that showcases the rich history and culture of the Philippines.
Featured are various food from different provinces, retail, and informational booths, as well as carnival rides and games.
Locally based artists, comedians, dance groups, and musical groups perform each night at the festival, complimenting the guests from Manila.