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TFC kicks off 30th anniversary celebration with Barrio Fiesta Dubai 2024 this Saturday, February 10

February 07, 2024 AT 01:56 PM

DUBAI, February 7, 2024 - TFC, the international flagship multimedia brand of ABS-CBN's Global group of companies, is about to blast off its festive and meaningful celebration of its 30th year in the business with "Barrio Fiesta Dubai 2024", set this Saturday, February 10, at Zabeel Park (Gate 5), one of the largest parks in Dubai, near the Dubai World Trade Centre and Dubai Musuem.  
"Barrio Fiesta Dubai 2024" highlights the theme of "Feb-ibig" (a play on the Tagalog word, "pag-ibig" which means love).  TFC invites the local community to gather at the event with their families and loved ones to feel at home and to enjoy the affectionate, uniting spirit of Valentine's Day.
To create a joyful party of love, fun and community, TFC is bringing in the fast-rising love team of Seth Fedelin and Francine Diaz, singer-actress-model-social media influencer Maris Racal, and Filipino Ultimate Heartthrob Piolo Pascual in his first ever Barrio Fiesta sa Dubai. Expect high energy performances, captivating stage presence and fan interaction from these popular Filipino headliners.
The choice of cosmopolitan Dubai as the site of the TFC30 celebration kick-off proves that the city has become home to generations of Filipinos who have built a vibrant heritage and culture within the locale and neighboring environs.  
"After three decades of uninterrupted service, TFC is seen not only as a provider of premium and award-winning Filipino content but as a force that helped create a sense of belonging for overseas Filipino communities," said ABS-CBN Global COO Jun Del Rosario. "With TFC, Filipinos overseas are always connected with each other and with Filipinos back in the homeland. It is a channel that continues to remind people of Filipino culture, traditions, values, dreams and aspirations.  This is why for our 30th anniversary, Barrio Fiesta Dubai 2024 and the rest of our events will share one main message: TFC is always at home with you."
ABS-CBN Global Head of Events and Managing Director for Europe, Middle East and North Africa Joseph Arnie Garcia adds: "This is one community event where overseas Filipinos from various emirates gather to be together as one community. This is a safe, inclusive event that is accessible to all with the goal of celebrating true camaraderie and the Kapamilya spirit.  We are so fortunate that the whole Filipino community in the UAE, including schools, socio-civic groups, and our sponsors, are one with us in this celebration."
To give the fans the "at home with TFC" experience, Piolo Pascual will spend an afternoon with a select group of 30 loyal TFC subscribers on February 9. 
Meanwhile, Francine, Seth and Maris will do their rounds at the Filipino school and technical training institutes in the world-class city of Dubai.

At the event itself on February 10, a full day of fun activities are in store for the young and young at heart:
  • opportunities for the audience to share the stage with the TFC Kapamilya celebrities;
  • an hourly raffle where attendees can win appliances and a brand new iPhone;
  • tons of booth freebies from partners;
  • a cultural bazaar;
  • Filipino foodie treats like taho, kakanin, pancit, sisig, inasal, and many more; 
  • lots of fun games with prizes for the whole family; and 
  • travelling to the venue made easier with FREE shuttle from Max Metro Station to Zabeel Park Gate 5.  
Gates will open at 10am. Fans can still buy the MEET AND GREET tickets for a SOLO photo with the celebrities.  Slots for this photo-op are LIMITED. 
Buy tickets to the event and Meet and Greet from Virgin Megastore (online or at the store). Tickets are also available at the Zabeel Gate 5 on event day.  
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