VIDEO: Countdown to FestPac 2016 Begins with Ceremony at Latte of Freedom


Guam – Planning for the 12th Festival of Pacific Arts (FestPac), which will be held on Guam in 2016, officially kicked off with a ceremony at the Latte of Freedom this morning.

FestPac is set for May 22 to June 4, 2016 under the theme “What we own, what we have, what we share- United Voice of the Pacific.”

The FestPac Coordinating Committee was established in 2011 through Public Law 30-83. Committee Members were introduced during this morning’s ceremony. They include: Chaiperson Theresa Arriola, Vice Chair Joseph Artero-Cameron, Secretary Jackie Balbas, Treasurer Vice-Speaker BJ Cruz, Speaker Judi Won Pat, Senator Tony Ada, Senator Tina Muna Barnes, Mayor Doris Lujan, Mayor Joana Blas, Monica Guzman, Dr. Judy Flores, Master Frank Rabon, Anna-Marie Arceo & Anthony Quenga.

The Bank of Guam and United Airlines were revealed to be the official FestPac sponsors.and have each committed to giving $100,000 contributions.

The first official FestPac fundraiser, “Dinanna Kotturan Guahan” will be held on May 27th at 6pm at the Sheraton Laguna Resort.  Tickets for dinner presentation are $50.