Roots, Rhymes and Resistance
Filipino Canadian youth host an annual fundraising concert with the theme, "Panahon Natin, Our Moment! Step Up! Stand Out!" Featuring emerging young artists in the community, RRR will showcase the art and cultural component of UKPC's years of organizing work in Toronto
“RRR is one way to express our people’s long tradition of resiliency and our desire to collectively define our own community’s future here in Canada,” states Mervyn Mabini, one of the event’s organizers. Hosted by the Ugnayan ng Kabataang Pilipino sa Canada/Filipino Canadian Youth Alliance – Ontario (UKPC/FCYA – ON), this event aims to be the space for Filipinos to hear, take part, and put forward the stories of our struggle through the form of music, spoken word, dance, live art, theatre, and multimedia performances. “After the success of the first RRR, we felt the eagerness of more Filipino Canadian youth to be involved in activities like these. It just proves that more youth is taking up the call advance the struggles of Filipinos as a transnational community living in Canada.”
$10 advance and at the door
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