‘Pinoy Pride’ underway in Las Vegas

Kalahi Philippine Folkloric Ensemble performs at the Pinoy Pride event in Las Vegas

By Bert Eljera

LAS VEGAS – “Pinoy Pride,” a three-day celebration of Filipino-American culture, gets underway Friday at the Galleria Mall in Henderson.

Set over the weekend until 10 p.m. Sunday, the carnival-like event will feature food booths, rides, concerts, free movies, comedy shows, and a host of other activities for young and old alike.

On Friday and Saturday, the event runs from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m., and on Sunday, it will be begin at 11 a.m. and ends at 10 p.m.

It is dubbed “the biggest Filipino celebration in Las Vegas” and is a unique celebration of food, Filipino music, cultural performances and carnival rides.

Among the performers on Friday is the Kalahi Philippine Folkloric Ensemble, a Las Vegas cultural group, which has won acclaim for their authentic dances and costumes and attention to detail.

Pinoy Pride:

October 26, Friday – October 27, Saturday: 11 a.m. -11 p.m.

October 28, Sunday: 11 a.m.-10 p.m.

Event includes:

  • Carnival
  • Elev8 Dance Contest
  • Concerts
  • Food Plaza
  • Cultural Performances
  • Comedy Shows
  • Kultura Pavilion
  • Cine Pinoy (Free Movies)
  • Contests
  • Giveaways

For more information, visit http://pinoypridelv.com/

 

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