Tuesday, November 30, 2010

New York Governor Proclaims Filipino American History Month!

Cheers and thanks to everyone in FANHS Metropolitan New York Chapter !  Many thanks, too,  to Dr. Kevin Nadal, FANHS NY Chapter President for all his hard work -- and for sharing this great news!

Sunday, November 21, 2010

Visit the Smithsonian's "Singgalot" Exhibit in Philadelphia: Congrats to all on a great opening night, November 19!

'Singgalot - The Ties That Bind' Exhibit Launching (227)
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:
http://apanews.si.edu/2010/10/29/singgalot-the-ties-that-bind-traveling-exhibition-in-philadelphia-pa-2/
http://drexel.edu/univrel/drexelcollection/exhibition_singgalot.asp
More photos by Jon Aquino http://www.flickr.com/photos/jonaquino/sets/72157625436313990/
NEWS FLASH: 
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/ 

Wednesday, November 3, 2010

Congrats to Nestor Enriquez & FANHS New Jersey Chapter!

FANHS Oregon Chapter Hosts "Pinay Power" Symposium

FANHS Oregon Chapter Symposium - October 17, 2010
Fil-Am Center, Portland
Speakers: Aimee Santos-Lyons; Salma Ahmad; Pia de Leon; Dolly Pangan-Specht
Moderator: Eric Tadeo
 
Link to video on Facebook:
http://www.facebook.com/video/video.php?v=1645281101497&oid=31406818527
Many thanks to Ronnie Lim for posting videos!