KDS brought home two grand prizes
Karilagan Dance Society brought home two grand prizes after competing in the Dance Grand Prix Italia 2019 in Cesenatico, Italy last June 17 to 21, 2019. There were 12 countries that participated in the competition, including the USA, South Africa, Mexico, Finland, England, Estonia, Kazakhstan, Singapore, Brazil, Italy, Canada and Sweden. There were 100 entries performing per day, over a course of two days.
KDS 48th Anniversary
Karilagan celebrated its 48th anniversary last April 27, 2019. The show featuring "PIliin Ang Pilipinas" was a tribute to their adviser the late Leonardo "Len" C. Molo who passed away last July 4, 2018. It also presented the 22nd Hiyas(gem) Award recipients.
The successful was attended by 225 patrons with His Worship Mayor Don Iveson and federal Minister of Natural Resources Honourable Amarjeet Sohi as guest speakers.
Philippine Pavilion was awarded "Honorable Mention" for their cultural entertainment
After three years of absence from the stage of the Philippine Pavilion during the Annual Heritage Festival, Karilagan Dance Society came back with a bang. The Philippine Pavilion was awarded "Honorable Mention" for its cultural entertainment, chaired by Memen Cochingco.
Special thanks to the Saranay Rondalla, the Filipino Martial Arts and Mary Kate Aquino for their participation and to the Karilagan performers and parents for their continuous dedication in promoting the Filipino culture. GOOD JOB EVERYONE!
This year, the Philippine Pavilion was managed by the Congress of the Philippine Association (COPA), chaired by Jun Angeles.
2016 Golf Tournament
Congratulations to Glen Cagawatan, the over all champion
Karilagan held its annual golf tournament last July 16, 2016 at JR Golf course, 26329 Meadowview Drive, Sturgeon County, Alberta. Congratulations to all the winners. Thank you to all our supporters, players, volunteers, donors and sponsors. It was such a successful event.
KDS 45th anniversary
Karilagan held its 45th anniversary celebration last April 9, 2016 at Radisson Hotel & Convention Centre featured "Celebration of 45 years of Philippine Folk Dancing". It featured dances that originated from the rural areas of the Philippines. It also showcased dances that were influenced by the Spaniards.
The event was attended by more than 200 guests with Edmonton Mayor Don Iveson as the guest speaker together with Philippine Honorary Consul Esmeralda Agbulos.
Karilagan also presented the recipients of the Hiyas (Gem) Awards.
KDS Annual Christmas Party
Karilagan held its annual Christmas party last November 21, 2015 at the Golden Rice Bowl. This successful event was chaired by Rosie Gonzales.
2015 Golf Tournament
Congratulations to Grand Winner Mr. Danny Ira
Karilagan held its annual golf tournament last August 15, 2015 at JR Golf course, 26329 Meadowview Drive, Sturgeon County, Alberta. Congratulations to all the winners. Thank you to all our supporters, players, volunteers, donors and sponsors. It was such a successful event. See gallery for photos.
Overall Best Performer - Las Vegas Competition
Karilagan Dance Society took home the overall best performer after competing in the Las Vegas Annual World Folk Festival from July 9 to 12, 2015. See gallery for photos