The Guardian Angels of America Foundation (GAAF) responds to the call for HELP in Tacloban and Bohol by holding the 1st Fil-Am Gospel Music Festival and Fair on November 23, Saturday, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m at the Torrance Cultural Arts Center, 3330 Civic Center Drive Torrance, CA. 90503.
The Gospel Festival and Fair is being presented in cooperation with Forex Cargo International, Fil-Am TV 31.3, and Mabuhay Manor. The event is GAAF’s “thanksgiving tribute to our Creator,” according to its founder and president, Loi Herrera. Proceeds will be used to help the victims of typhoon Haiyan (Yolanda) in the Philippines.
The whole-day event will feature worship music, on-stage live bands performances, food, snacks, desserts and drinks, gift bazaar, religious arts and jewelries, every hour indoor concert, exhibits and merchandise displays, kids face painting, balloon twisting, and magic show by well known “The Magic of Arnel.”
Tickets cost $20 each (concert and admission to fair). 50% discount will be given to those who will bring at least $5 worth of donations: corned beef, spam, sausage, general medicine supplies & over the counter medicines, hygiene kits, toothpaste, toothbrush, soap, shampoo, baby formulas, wipes, unexpired cookies, crackers, instant coffee, energy bars, flashlights, airbeds, blankets, pillows, towels, mosquito repellant & power generator (no clothing).
The concert will feature songwriter and recording artist Steve Kuban and local Filipino-American gospel performers.
Steve Kuban is a musician, recording artist, worship leader and teacher who dedicated his life to help people experience God’s presence through worship music. He composes and records Christian songs that bring healing, deliverance and victory in the name of Jesus Christ. Steve gave his life and talents to serve the Lord and never turned back.
Also featured are Gelo Francisco, Sam Santiago, The Magic of Arnel, and gospel music groups Couples for Christ Music Ministry, the David’s Psalm Music Ministry, the Love of God Catholic Music Ministry and the Voices of Guardian Angels (VoGA).