Top BC politicians joined Dahong Pilipino in celebrating its 30th year of publication on May 19.
The VIP guests included NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh, Attorney General Niki Sharma, MP Bonita Zarillo, MLA Mable Elmore, MLA Bruce Ralston, MLA George Chow, MLA Henry Yao, Mayor of Burnaby Mike Hurley, Burnaby Councillor Maita Santiago, Councillor Lenny Zhou, Councillor Mike Klassen, Councillor Ruby Campbell and School Trustee Lailani Tumaneng. Mayor Mike Hurley of Burnaby entertained the crowd with an impromptu rendition of Brown Eyed Girl.
Awards were given to advertisers and leaders of the community. Other highlights: Art exhibition by Dimasalang Artists Reynato Pablo, Mary Ann Manuel, Rod Pedralba, Vincent Chan and Norman Belen.
The event was MC’d by RJ Aquino. Music was by Savannah and The Vagabonds and the DJ was Eivan Regalado.