Yesterday was the 21st Annual Philippine-American Friendship Day and Parade in Jersey City. The parade began at West Side and Claremont Avenues and ended at Lincoln Park. There were colorful floats and marching bands, a street fair, and celebrities from the Philippines, including actors from GMA Pinoy TV.
There were performances of local artists including Kirby Asunto, Nina Waga Mojares, Craig and Samantha Abaya Campos, Alyssa Shoemaker, Maureen Varco and Tiffany Viray. Several celebrities were in attendance including CBS 2 news anchor Kristine Johnson, Iza Calzado, Mark Bautista, Jennylyn Mercado and Aljur Abrenica.