PICOSI Announces the 2nd Annual Filipino Fiesta with Caddell Prep as Platinum Sponsor

The Philippine Independence Committee of Staten Island (PICOSI) is set to host the 2nd Annual Filipino Fiesta on June 8, 2024, at Sacred Heart Church. This free event celebrates Filipino culture with vendors, music, and food, building on the success of the inaugural celebration in 2023. PICOSI, which emerged from a collective desire to honor Filipino heritage among various community groups, has established this event as a yearly tradition every June. Caddell Prep, an educational service provider, is a platinum sponsor, reflecting its commitment to community and education. The Fiesta invites everyone to experience the vibrant Filipino-American identity on Staten Island. For more information, visit PICOSI’s website.

New York, NY, United States, 24th Apr 2024 – The Philippine Independence Committee of Staten Island (PICOSI) is excited to announce the 2nd Annual Filipino Fiesta, to be held on June 8, 2024, at the Sacred Heart Church, located at 950 Castleton Ave, Staten Island, NY 10310. Following the overwhelming success of the inaugural celebration in 2023, this event promises to be a cornerstone of cultural pride and community connection. The fiesta, free for all guests, will feature an array of Filipino vendors, traditional music, and authentic cuisine, celebrating the rich heritage of the Filipino community.

A Gathering Born from Unity and Culture

PICOSI, formed during the winter of 2022 by Filipinos who yearned to commemorate their cultural heritage, has become a beacon for various Filipino groups on Staten Island. From religious congregations to sports clubs, the community thrives with a shared vision to celebrate their culture collectively. The first Philippine Independence Day celebration, held on June 11, 2023, was a testament to this vision, earning resounding success and community support, prompting the decision to make it an annual event every June.

A Tapestry of Filipino-American Identity

The Filipino Fiesta is not just an event; it’s a reflection of the integral aspects of Filipino-American identity – music, cuisine, and spiritual reverence. PICOSI invites everyone to partake in the festivities that embody the vibrant tapestry of Filipino culture on Staten Island. The day-long event will immerse attendees in the traditions and joys of the Philippines, fostering a sense of unity and cultural exchange.

Caddell Prep Joins as Platinum Sponsor

PICOSI is proud to announce that Caddell Prep, a renowned tutoring and test prep provider on Staten Island, has joined the celebration as a platinum sponsor. Caddell Prep’s commitment to education and community development aligns perfectly with PICOSI’s mission to celebrate and promote Filipino heritage.

Event Details:

  • What: 2nd Annual Filipino Fiesta
  • When: Saturday, June 8, 2024
  • Where: Sacred Heart Church, 950 Castleton Ave, Staten Island, NY 10310
  • Admission: Free

About PICOSI

The Philippine Independence Committee of Staten Island (PICOSI) is a vibrant non-profit organization dedicated to promoting the rich Filipino heritage within the Staten Island community. Through cultural programming and events like the annual Philippine Independence Day celebration, PICOSI honors the history and contributions of Filipinos in the area.

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