Founded in 1996, the Philippine American Cultural Foundation (PACF) is a 501(c)3 not-for-profit organization formed exclusively for charitable, civic, cultural, humanitarian, educational and social services.
ABOUT THE FESTIVAL
11 HOURS OF ENTERTAINMENT, FOOD, MUSIC, ARTS & CRAFTS, ACTIVITIES
OVERVIEW Piyesta Pinoy aims to provide a special forum for artists, vendors and performers to share their crafts, works and talents in promoting the Filipino American arts, music, cuisine and cultural heritage; to unite the Filipino American communities in and around the greater Chicago area; to promote and preserve the Filipino culture and heritage; to foster collaboration amongst different groups, organizations, clubs, businesses and individuals. Last year’s official attendance was 7,500 over a 12 hour non-stop entertainment schedule that featured famous celebrity artist, Jericho Rosales, from the Philippines, popular Fil-Am chefs, musical bands, several local cultural music and dance groups. Mayor Roger Claar of Bolingbrook and Bolingbrook Village officials were also in attendance.