Utah Filipinos celebrate culture in 2017 Filipino Festival
(KUTV) Hundreds of Filipinos across Utah came together Saturday to celebrate the culture of the Philippines in the fourth-annual Filipino Festival.
The day was packed with cultural performances and Filipino folk songs.
Utah has one of the fastest-growing Filipino populations in the United States.
The Filipino community originally organized it as a celebration of the Philippines' independence day but decided that they should expand celebration to all aspects of Filipino life.
The Philippines declared from Spain over a hundred years ago but this is only the third celebration in Utah.
Organizers in Utah's Filipino community say they hope this celebration continues to grow and becomes a favorite for Filipinos and Americans alike.