Organized by Stella Maris International, the opening ceremony of the Filipino basketball tournament was held on March 30, 2008 at the open court of Marine University in Nantzu District. Fifteen teams coming from different companies and dormitories in the Southern part of Taiwan participated in the tournament. I-Remit added color and fun to the event. The I-Remit jingle was played during the program. I-Remit banners were posted in the venue and I-Remit umbrellas were used by the teams.
This event aims to promote camaraderie among Filipinos in Kaoshiung. The entire Filipino community supported this event that has become a regular Sunday day out for the hardworking OFWs in Kaoshiung.