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A Celebration of Filipino Culture In The Capital City

Tom Flanigan

Tallahassee's Kleman Plaza was the scene of a Filipino-American cultural celebration on Saturday.

Clyde Diao, long a pillar of the Big Bend Filipino-American Association,  founded the event.

"We're very proud of what we're doing and I'm glad that it's still going strong after all these years; it's been eight years now," he said.

Saturday's happening was a run-up to Tallahassee's 15th annual Experience Asia Festival. It takes place in the downtown chain of parks on October 5th.

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Tom Flanigan has been with WFSU News since 2006, focusing on covering local personalities, issues, and organizations. He began his broadcast career more than 30 years before that and covered news for several radio stations in Florida, Texas, and his home state of Maryland.

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