The Isle of Wight Filipino British Community in partnership with the IW NHS Trust and Equals IW are holding a celebration of Philippine Independence Day on
Come along and enjoy the day.
The session on Wednesday 29th May 2019 session at the New Carnival Company Centre in Ryde was extremely successful. Two members have taken up the lead roles to help teach all the team the dance routine.
Some changes have been made to the base clothing and footwear of the costume. We are changing from white to brown and green to represent the costume theme of a tree from the forest woodlands.
Both sessions are at the Riverside Centre Medina Room. The Riverside Centre has free parking accessed by Medina Road if the bridge is still closed.
All lead designers and any other team members who want to help at this stage are to meet at
The session is to present the costume and hand held feature for final approval.
We will also agree the required adjustments to the Komodo Dragon.
Materials already purchased need to be taken as the team will start to make elements of the costume and hand held feature.
All team members are now required to purchase the following and wear it on the day.
Each team member in the parade will be holding something in their hand to wave in the air to attract the eyes of the crowd. We will be re-using the Komodo Dragon from last year as he has survived the rain but needs some tender care.
We are now looking for Lead Designers to work with Sandra
One design from the last meeting has a style and colours representing woodlands, ponds and wildlife to match our Bouldnor Forest theme. The lead costume team designers may include a backpack in the costume.
The next Equals IW Committee meeting below was cancelled:
To gain access to The Riverside Centre free parking
The next committee meeting will be on Thursday 29th November 2018. 6pm to 8.30pm.
The venue is the Riverside Centre, Newport in the Medina Room.
If travelling out of Newport towards Ryde turn Left at the Fairlee Petrol Station Traffic Lights Turn Right if travelling into Newport. Drive down past the Skate Park, Car Park and Council Planning Office as far as the Travel Lodge. Then turn left along the Quay towards Newport to the Riverside Centre Car Park where parking is free.
An earthquake followed by a tsunami caused devastation for Palu in Indonesia leaving hundreds and thousands of people in urgent need of clean water, food and shelter.
You can make a donation by visiting the Disasters Emergency Committee website.
The Totland Bay Mosaic Arts Company and Heart in my Mouth are working with Equals IW to Support Asian Day 2018.
The Isle of Wight Asian Day 2018 is a free event for everyone.
We would love you to come along and visit our stand where you can have ago at Indian Printing, Asian Arts, Glass Painting to create your own Asian Style Tea Light.
You can also have ago at Glass Painting to create your own Asian Style Tea Light.
Whilst visiting us why not take a look at lovely handmade craft items made by Helen and Lesley, include some special craft items with an Asian theme on sale just for this special day.
Treat yourself or buy as a gift for someone special to you.
Come and see the best in Asian Culture in a fun family day out on Sunday 29th July at Arreton Barns. Entry is free and there will be plenty to see and things to do with Asian food, dancing, costumes and entertainment.
The 2018 Isle of Wight Asian Day due to take place on the 29th July 2018 was cancelled due to the weather.
The organisers would like to apologise to all who were inconvenienced.