The CABC invites members and partners to tune in to the Canadian Chamber of Commerce of the Philippines (CanCham)’s first-ever Fil-Can Christmas Songfest for All simultaneously on 12 December 2020, at 9:00 AM in the Philippines and 11 December 2020 at 9:00 pm EST in Canada on CanCham’s Facebook Live at https://www.facebook.com/CANCHAMPhilippines with replay on YouTube.
The event is a private sector initiative supported by sponsorships and contributions. 50% of gross receipts to be donated to charities registered in the Philippines that will go towards aiding COVID-19 patients and/or front-liners. The balance will be used for events to promote Canada-Philippines business that will support economic recovery.
Members of nine leading Filipino-Canadian business and community groups in eight provinces and one territory in Canada will compete in a friendly challenge of musical talent of their members. The winning group will have Php 50,000 donated to its chosen charity registered in the Philippines aiding COVID-19 patients and/or front-liners.
The competing groups in Canada are: Filipino Chamber of Commerce Alberta, Philippine Canada Trade Council, Filipino Canadian Association of Saskatchewan, Manitoba Filipino Business Council, Philippine Chamber of Commerce Toronto, Federation of Filipino Canadian Associations of Quebec, Filipino Canadian Community of New Brunswick, Filipino Association of Nova Scotia, and Canadian Filipino Association of the Yukon.
The winner will be determined by voting through likes on Facebook. The individual videos will also be uploaded to CanCham’s official Facebook page as separate videos for voting. The video receiving most likes by 19 December 2020, Friday at 9:00 am Philippine Time will be declared the Winner.
To sponsor or send a contribution contact Abi Tizon at CanCham at firstname.lastname@example.org.