Sunday, October 26, 2014

#FilipinoAmericanHistoryMonth celebrated throughout the USA

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http://Storify.com/ForCommunities/fahm2014-FilipinoAmericanHistoryMonth

#fahm2014 in Philadelphia, PA - October 26, 2014 
Photos @ForCommunities  -  Born and reared in Philadelphia, Mary Faustino points to her first communion photo painted on the mural. Marife Domingo and Dr. Aida Rivera speak about Filipino American history month and PFASI and NaFFAA.  
The Filipino American Association of Philadelphia, Inc. (FAAPI) sponsored a wonderful Filipino American History Month celebration beside its Filipino American mural - created by community organizations together with Philly Mural Arts and artist Eliseo Silva. The Filipino American National Historical Society (FANHS) PA Chapter, NaFFAA - Region 1, and the Philippine Folk Arts Society, Inc. (PFASI) all collaborated with FAAPI on this celebration. Drexel student and rondallista Ms. Brigitte Weesner also led national anthems accompanied by the PFASI Rondalla. Mrs. Vicky Arocena opened with prayer before emcee Dr. Joan May Cordova, FANHS National President Emerita introduced all. Speakers including FAAPI President Dr. Rommel Rivera, NaFFAA Region 1 Chair and PFASI President Dr. Aida Rivera, Ms. Mary Faustino and Ms. Marife Domingo - all spoke of the significance of Filipino American history month in relation to their organization. 


FANHS PA's 7th annual #FilipinoAmericanHistoryMonth Gala is a success!!

Click on the link below for article:
FANHS PA honors grandparents for #fahm2014 gala

Many thanks to all performers, donors, attendees, families and all who support FANHS PA Chapter. Our successful event would not have been possible without you!!
For videos and other media related to the event see Vimeo.com accounts by Marife Domingo and ForCommunities plus @thisisFISDU on Instragram ; also see Facebook photos by Vicky Faye Aquino, Yolanda Taurozzi, Joan May Cordova.