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Pista sa Nayon, festival de la comunidad filipina, se celebra por primera vez en Seattle el 4 de agosto de 1990.

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El 4 de agosto de 1990, Pista sa Nayon, una celebración anual Filipino Americana con comidas, artes, artesanías y entretenimientos tradicionales, se realiza por primera vez en Seattle en el campo de juegos Rainier Playfield, en la esquina de Rainier Avenue S y S Alaska Street. El nombre del evento, traducido aproximadamente del Tagalog, idioma nativo de las Filipinas, significa “festival del pueblo”. Reubicado al anfiteatro de Seward Park en 1995, atrae a miles de personas cada año, para lo que Cindy Cawaling, presidenta del Pista 2010, llamó “la reunión familiar esencial, en una escala maravillosamente grandiosa.

Sources:
Cindy Cawaling, "History of Pista sa Nayon," Pista sa Nayon website accessed August 2010 (www.pista.org); "Daily Briefing," The Seattle Times, July 31, 1992, p. B-3; "More Weekend Festivals," Ibid., July 19, 2007, p. H-5; Tony Kay, "Pista sa Nayon: Filipino Pride, Cute Little Old Ladies, and Rock and Roll," August 9, 2010, The SunBreak website accessed August 2010 (http://thesunbreak.com).


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Filipino dancers performing the Tinikling, Pista sa Nayon, Filipino American festival, Seward Park, Seattle, August 2010
Photo by Tony Kay


Pista sa Nayon, Filipino American festival, Seward Park, Seattle, August 2010
Photo by Tony Kay


Pista sa Nayon, Filipino American festival, Seward Park, Seattle, August 2010
Photo by Tony Kay


Filipino-style Flamenco, Pista sa Nayon, Filipino American festival, Seward Park, Seattle, August 2010
Photo by Tony Kay


Seattle singer Agnes Ingarra, Pista sa Nayon, Filipino American festival, Seward Park, Seattle, August 2010
Photo by Tony Kay


Pista sa Nayon, Filipino American festival, Seward Park, Seattle, August 2010
Photo by Tony Kay


Traditional dancers, Pista sa Nayon, Filipino American festival, Seward Park, Seattle, August 2010
Photo by Tony Kay


 
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