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HARVARD SQUARE
PHILIPPINE AMERICAN ALLIANCE

UPCOMING EVENT

UPCOMING EVENT

Cambridge, MA – April 9, 2024:  Harvard Square, the heart of cultural fusion and community spirit, is set to come alive on May 5, 2024, as we proudly present the 2nd Annual Asian Street Food and Music Festival in partnership with the Harvard Square Business Association. This year, we’re also thrilled to announce the 3rd Annual Filipino American Festival, a celebration of Filipino-American heritage, taking place on October 13, 2024.

A Feast for the Senses

Prepare your taste buds for an unforgettable culinary journey!
From 11:00 AM to 6:00 PM, Harvard Square’s Church Street will transform into a bustling street food and music paradise.

Invite your friends, family, and neighbors. Let’s come together to celebrate the rich cultural heritage that makes our community thrive.

about

Harvard Square Philippine American Alliance

"Bringing the community together"

The Harvard Square Philippine American Alliance is a non-profit organization that believes in bringing the community together through cultural events that celebrate the core values of the rich and deeply rooted ancestry of the Filipino people. Our goal is to organize events on an annual basis in partnership with business owners and community leaders.

To enrich overall community diversity, equity and inclusion efforts while promoting Filipino Americans through networking, outreaching, and researching to ensure the prosperity of every individual involved.

RECENT EVENT

RECENT EVENT

2nd ANNUAL Filipino American Festival (2023)

October 8, 2023 Cambridge, Massachusetts

The 2nd Annual Filipino American Festival, was held together during the 44th Annual Oktoberfest and HONK! Parade on Sunday, October 8, 2023, in Harvard Square, was a grand success, attracting around 155,000 attendees. The festival was founded by Catherine and Satrick Uy of the Harvard Square Philippine American Alliance (HSPAA) and celebrated the Philippine History Month. The event featured a variety of performances, food, and merchandise from Filipino culture, as well as a colorful parade that started from Davis Square and culminated at Harvard Square.

The parade was led by the first HSPAA Hermana Dr. Dely and Hermano Harry Go, Consul General of the Philippine Consulate General in New York Senen Mangalile, and Madame Fe Mangalile, first Harvard Tagalog Preceptor Lady Aileen Orsal, and various dance groups with colorful costumes .The parade showcased the diversity and richness of Filipino heritage, as well as the solidarity and pride of the Filipino-American community.

2023 SPONSORS

2023 SPONSORS

2023 SUPPORTERS

2023 SUPPORTERS

PAST EVENTS

PAST EVENTS

MAY 7, 2023

May 7, 2022 - Cambridge, Massachusetts

The Asian Street Food and Music Festival was held on May 7, 2023, in Harvard Square, Cambridge, Massachusetts. The festival is one of the annual events of the Harvard Square Philippine American Alliance (HSPAA) and is intended to bring the Asian American community together by showcasing a panorama of our rich heritage and traditions through music, dance, and food.

OCTOBER 9, 2022

October 9, 2022 - Cambridge, Massachusetts

The First Filipino American Festival at Harvard Square is our signature event in Honor of Filipino American History Month, and is a free event to be held on Sunday, October 9, 2022.

This unprecedented event is in partnership with the Harvard Square Business Associations 43rd Annual Oktoberfest and Honk! Parade & Festival!,  intended to bring the Filipino American community together by showcasing a panorama  of our rich heritage and traditions through music, dance, and food to the local community.

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