Toronto– Local Filipino youth organization Anakbayan-Toronto and Filipino Canadian Association of Ryerson (FCAR) invites everyone to the third Diwa ng Kasarinlan Spirit of Independence Saturday, July 19th from 1-4pm at Ryerson University Student Campus Centre. Diwa ng Kasarinlan is a free annual celebration of the formation of the Katipunan and its heroes as a way … Continue reading Diwa ng Kasarinlan 2014!
Join us and be part of the Filipino community youth to learn about our culture, history and the legacy of our revolutionary forefathers through music, performances, and interactive education. AnakBayan Toronto (ABT) is an all-youth advocacy group organizing around issues affecting the Filipino community in Canada and the struggle for national democracy in the Philippines. … Continue reading Diwa ng Kasarinlan 2013: Struggles
Filipino Pride. You hear a lot about it these days and that is good. But let me play devil’s advocate for a second. Why are you proud? Are you proud that a literate and developing civilization was conquered by a small band of misfits from Europe? Are you proud that our lands were given the … Continue reading “Filipino Pride”
[Delivered during Diwa ng Kasarinlan, July 7, 2012] Today, Anakbayan-Toronto pays tribute to two young martyrs of the Filipino people – Arman Albarillo, 34 years old, and Darwin Amay, 18 years old. Arman was the former Secretary-General of BAYAN-Southern Tagalog chapter, and Darwin was a former member of Anakpawis Partylist-Southern Tagalog. Both died as members … Continue reading Tribute to Arman Albarillo and Darwin Amay
JOSE JAIME ‘Nonoy’ ESPINA Director, National Union of Journalists of the Philippines Senior Editor, InterAksyon.com * interviewed during a trip to Toronto, June 2012. Music: Alexander The, “Vinta” Interview conducted in Toronto, June 2012. Video shown at Diwa ng Kasarinlan, July 7, 2012.