Wednesday, September 28, 2011

FANHS PA news flash:

FANHS PA announces that honored elder from Hawaii, Mr. Domingo Los Banos, age 86, former FANHS Trustee, educator, WWII veteran, and project manager of the film "Untold Triumph" about Filipino veterans of World War II will be a guest speaker at our October 14th Filipino American History Month Celebration! 

As a guest of Philadelphia's National Constitution Center http://constitutioncenter.org/ Manong Domingo is also featured in the National Constitution Center's upcoming exhibit Fighting for Democracy: Who is the “We” in “We the People”?  http://constitutioncenter.org/ncc_press_Fighting_for_Democracy.aspx  from the Japanese American National Museum in Los Angeles.  He'll be part of the exhibit's opening ceremonies on October 14.

Many local students and friends will recognize Manong Domingo as one of the moving speakers in the film, "Untold Triumph" that FANHS PA screened at Drexel University in 2008.  We're honored to welcome Manong Domingo to Philadelphia!!  Please join us on October 14!  OCEAN CITY SEAFOOD RESTAURANT, 234 N. 9th St., Philadelphia, PA 19107
@ 5 pm   FOR tickets, contact domingo.marife@gmail.com   $50.00 per person

October 14, 2011: NEWS UPDATE on "Fighting for Democracy" opening, National Constitution Center
Domingo Los Banos on CBS news
WWII Veteran Cuts Ribbon for National Constitution Center
Official Opening of "Fighting for Democracy" - National Constitution Center, Philadelphia. Clement Hanami of Japanese American National Museum in Los Angeles with Domingo Los Banos of Hawai'i.  -Photo from CBS News
CLICK to National Constitution Center photos by Joan May Cordova


We thank everyone for promoting our histories!  We're making history, too! Link to FANHS PA's celebration photos on Facebook: CLICK TO PHOTOS

Thursday, September 15, 2011

FANHS Pennsylvania's 4th annual Filipino American History Month celebration - A film, banquet, & dancing!

FANHS Pennsylvania 2011 event