Monday, August 4, 2008


Pomona, CA — The anticipated Annual U.S.-PHILIPPINES EXPO 2008 is this weekend! Get ready to enjoy the fun filled, two day, Grand Cultural, Trade and Consumer Show for the entire family on August 9-10, in Building 4 of the Fairplex L.A. County Fairgrounds!

Whether you enjoy watching shows with famous artists from the Philippines and amazing cultural performers, or prefer shopping and taking a stroll through all the exhibits of Filipino and American products and services, or like enjoying great food with your family and friends – this event is for you!

With exciting performances by Randy Santiago, Charice, and Sitti Navarro during the Show of Shows…you won’t want to miss this once a year opportunity. So much is in store with more performances by: Paul Enriquez, Long Espina, Mon David, Marilou Toler, and Dan D. Want more? See cultural performances galore with groups such as Teatro Kandusay, Kambayoka Arts, Barkada Entertainment Company, and Sinulog Ladies along with special numbers by Chime. Also, take the chance to meet your favorite artists during Meet and Greets in the Celebrity Lounge with special guests such as Jannelle So and Ron Dante.

Then, cheer on your favorites as the young and talented Filipino and Filipino Americans present their best in friendly competitions in the Ms. U.S.-PHILIPPINES EXPO Competition, Singing Star Competition, and Junior Singing Star Competition. See celebrity judges and watch to see who wins 1st Place for $650.00 and 2nd Place for $350.00! Our Filipino and Filipino American talents will surely draw you in and blow you away!

Of course, don’t forget to show your support during our Salute to Our Troops where we honor Service Men and Women for their commitment to protecting our freedom. The Great Achievers Awards will acknowledge and pay tribute to Filipino and Filipino Americans who remind us of the excellence and valued contributions of our community. U.S.-PHILIPPINES EXPO 2008 Great Achievers Awardees include: Jet Montelibano, Creative Director; Aimee Galicia Torres, Cinematographer; and James Trapp, Inventor. Furthermore, join R-P.A.G.E. Inc., organizers of the U.S.-PHILIPPINES EXPO, as they show their appreciation for this year’s Community Service Award recipient, Bantay Bata. Learn more about Bantay Bata by visiting them at Booth No. 204-205.

The Presenting Sponsor, ABS-CBN, Co-Presenting Sponsors Normandie Casino, LA 18, and Asian American People’s Journal proudly present the U.S.-PHILIPPINES EXPO 2008 with R-P.A.G.E., Inc. Participating Sponsors such as Asian Journal, The Hilton Hotel, CHASE, Department of Trade and Industry, Mabuhay Radio, The Law Offices of Abraham Lemoyne Lim, Manila US Times, Department of Tourism, LA Sound Machines, RPJ Productions and Talent Agency, Frontliners Media Group, Photo Reporters, Fil-Estate Global, Creative Concepts, and Weekend Balita well as Component Sponsors such as Western Union and Fil Am Nation show great support towards the Filipino and Filipino-American community and look forward to another great year.

So, come out to: Shop through all the exhibits; stay awhile in the Kababayan Village for Filipino products and services straight from the Philippines; eat delicious authentic Filipino food with your friends and family; and laugh in the Kids Corner with clowns and magicians. Also, all attendees are welcome to dress in Filipiniana attire! Furthermore, take advantage of all the awesome deals and raffles for prizes during Sponsorship Spotlights and Exhibitor Highlights.

It’s here, the Annual U.S.-PHILIPPINES EXPO 2008, an event that you won’t want to miss!

A percentage of ticket sale proceeds will go towards Bantay Bata. TICKETS AVAILABLE at the door. $8.00 for adults, $5.00 for children 6-12 years of age & seniors; free admission for children 5 years of age and under. For more information please visit our website at or call (310) 561-8474 TODAY. Member: National Association of Consumer Shows.