Visit the Smithsonian's "Singgalot" Exhibit in Philadelphia: Congrats to all on a great opening night, November 19!
Special congratulations to community organizations who worked so hard to raise funds for the Philadelphia exhibit of the Smithsonian's "Singgalot" -- Filipino Executive Council of Greater Philadelphia (FECGP includes FANHS PA in its "umbrella" coalition), Asian American Women's Coalition (AAWC), Filipino Intercultural Society of Drexel University (FISDU) ! Pictured above: Dr. Rommel Rivera, Past President of FECGP & current President of the Filipino American Association of Philadelphia, Inc. (FAAPI - one of the oldest Filipino American organizations in the USA); Dr. Joan May Cordova, FANHS National President; Ms. Marife Domingo, representing FECGP, AAWC and FANHS PA; Ms. Amada Robertson, St. Augustine Church Choir; Philippine Consul General Cecile Rebong (who traveled from New York); Mr. Kim Barroso, FANHS PA Past President and Music & Liturgical Director, St. Augustine Church; Ms. Grace Rustia, FAAPI; Dr. Aida Rivera, President of Philippine Folk Arts Society, Inc. (PFASI).
For more info on the Smithsonian's "Singgalot" in Philadelphia:
More photos by Jon Aquino http://www.flickr.com/photos/jonaquino/sets/72157625436313990/
New article in Philadelphia City Paper http://citypaper.net/articles/2010/11/24/singgalot-the-ties-that-bind
Please also join Dr. Joan May T. Cordova, Harvard scholar & FANHS National President, in a guided tour of "Singgalot" on December 8, at 5:30 pm. Dr. Cordova's tour is sponsored by FANHS PA.
Download event flyer here: http://www.scribd.com/2010-Tour-Singgalot/d/44413107
**NEW: Photos of Dr. Cordova's tour, courtesy of Jon Aquino: http://www.flickr.com/photos/jonaquino/sets/72157625435083495/with/5245917886/