April 18, 2015
On April 17th, Filipino-Canadian youth from across Winnipeg gathered at Canad Inns Polo Park for ANAK's #EKSPRESYON Philippine Heritage Youth Forum.
Winnipeg born poet and writer Shirley Camia introduced the day with a keynote address on the importance of self expression and the Arts. Joined by local artists Christian Miranda, Johsa Manzanilla, and Rochelm Cabalquinto, participants were engaged in workshops focusing on visual arts, music, dance, and poetry.
The one-day forum concluded with a Gala Dinner where students were able to showcase their creativity and celebrate with community supporters, parents, and guests.