The Banal Na Pag-aaral, Delano “Chapter is proud to announce the return of the Philippine Islands’ most celebrated festival “Santacruzan” (Festival of the Holy Cross). The fiesta celebrated in the month of May is a commemoration of the finding of the Holy Cross in Jerusalem by Saint Helena, mother of Constantine the Great.
To make this event successful the committee is looking for participants to join us as we reenact the sacred journey of Saint Helena in finding the true cross of Jesus Christ. With your support and cooperation, we ask for your help in introducing the Philippine tradition; supported by the Catholic faith to the people of this community.
There are specific requirements and qualifications to take part in this event.
For more information please contact us at 661-375-7177
Hello parents and guardians. Philippine Weekend is looking for kids to participate in this year’s pageant. If you’re interested, please contact our chairpersons Emma Ancheta at (661) 586-7883 or Krystal Mascarinas (661) 619-9809.
Practices are every Tuesday and Thursday at the Filipino Hall 6:30pm – 8:30pm, starting Tuesday June 21, 2016.
Mandatory practice week of show is Monday July 11th – Thursday July 14th.
Tiny Tots show is July 16, 2016 at 6:00pm held at La Vina Middle School.
– $30 Registration Fee
– Must be Filipino decent
– Ages 5-8 Boys and Girls
For information and registration packet, parents can call or text us. The deadline to sign up is Tuesday June 21, 2016.
Family and Friends, it’s that time of the year again. Time for hot weather and cultural dancing!! Please come this week to sign up yourself or young ones this week during the time thats provided in the picture. The UFO officers from the high school are looking forward to teaching the youths. ☺️ hope to see you there!
Also consent forms will be provided for the kids.
King Carl Marcuis and Queen Shailah Selena are the perfect Philippine Weekend representatives! Today, they were on the KGET-TV 17 News at 5am to invite everyone to our festival this weekend. They presented themselves and us with amazing poise and grace, and we could not be more proud! Long live King Marcuis and Queen Shailah!
King Carl Mateo and Queen Shailah Pinoliar
2015 Mr./Miss Philippine Weekend Court
Awards and Recognitions
Congeniality - Eric Morales and Bailey Serda
Photogenic - Charles Rafanan and Bailey Serda
Best in Native - Carl Mateo and Lisa Dato
Talent - Charles Rafanan and Sabrina Retuta
Formalwear - Charles Rafanan & Shailah Pinoliar
First Princess - Lisa Dato
Mr. Philippine Weekend King - Carl Mateo
Miss Philippine Weekend Queen - Shailah Pinoliar
This past weekend, our Philippine Weekend royalty was crowned! Everyone please meet King Marcuis Mateo, Queen Shailah Selena Pinoliar, PrincessLiza Camat Dato, Princes Charles Rafanan & Eric Morales, and PrincessesSabrina Retuta
& Bailey Serda.
The Philippine Weekend Committee and Royalty accepted the official City of Delano Proclamation tonight! Please join us this weekend for the festivities, July 24th-26th, Cecil Avenue Park!
Thank you to all our sponsors for 2015 that made this Philippine Weekend happen this year!
2015 Philippine Weekend Court
May Porcadilla-Zetina, Marilyn Montoya Anderson, Queen Julita Castillo Pascua, Tryna Dulay-DeLa Cruz, Lisa Coloma Longboy
JULITA CASTILLO PASCUA, 2015 MRS. PHILIPPINE WEEKEND QUEEN