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Largest gathering of global dance artists in SF Ethnic Dance Festival

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One of the world’s largest gatherings of dance artists returns June 5 to 29, at the 36th annual San Francisco Ethnic Dance Festival (www.sfethnicdancefestival.org).

Posted: April 12th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Leyte Dance Theater starts US tour in San Francisco

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Leyte Dance Theater, with choreographer Jess De Paz will open its US tour with a premiere performance at 7 p.m. on April 11 at the Scottish Masonic Rites Center on 19th Avenue and Sloat in San Francisco.

Posted: April 10th, 2014 in Events | Read More »

Fil-Am dance group to mark 33rd year with ‘Pasasalamat’ show

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To celebrate its 33 years of culture, arts and kinship, the Kaisahan Dance Troupe, is staging a commemorative show, “Pasasalamat” (Thanksgiving), on April 12 at The Point in San Jose beginning at 3 p.m.

Posted: March 18th, 2014 in Events | Read More »

Baybayin artist represents diaspora in Japan workshop on ancient scripts

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Filipino script artist Kristian Kabuay represented the Philippines and the diaspora in the International Workshop on Endangered Scripts of South East Asia on Feb. 28 at the Tokyo University of Foreign Studies.

Posted: March 9th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Fil-Am students tackle cultural conflicts at summit

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More than 500 Filipino American college students from all over the state met at the seventh annual summit of the Southern California Pilipino American Student Alliance (SCPASA) on Feb. 8 to explore issues facing “millennials.”

Posted: February 25th, 2014 in Americas,Featured Gallery,Features,Latest Global Nation Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Kapampangan culture reaches Japan

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MICHAEL Pangilinan wearing the barung kapampangan in Japan. CONTRIBUTED PHOTO

Michael Raymon Pangilinan’s passion for his own Kapampangan culture got him a plum pass to Tokyo University, one of the most prestigious universities in Asia.

Posted: February 16th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Global Pinoy,Photos & Videos | Read More »

SF mayor to visit Manila in February

San Francisco’s City Hall bathed in colors of Philippine Flag after Super Typhoon Yolanda devastated parts of the Visayas.  CONTRIBUTED PHOTO

An official sister-city delegation headed by Mayor Edwin Lee will visit Manila on Feb. 16 for a four-day economic and cultural exchange between civic and business leaders under the auspices of the San Francisco-Manila Sister City Committee.

Posted: January 22nd, 2014 in Americas,Features,Latest Global Nation Stories,Philippines | Read More »

UCLA schedules Southeast Asia programs for 2014

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The University of California Center for Southeast Asian Studies announced the schedule of its Southeast Asia in California program of presentations, exhibits and performances for 2014.

Posted: December 14th, 2013 in Events | Read More »

‘Friday Nights at Oakland Museum’ extended to 2014 by popular demand

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The final “Friday Nights @ OMCA” in 2013 will be on Dec. 20, and following a two-week hiatus, the popular weekly event will resume Jan. 10, from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Posted: November 28th, 2013 in Americas,Events,Features,Latest Global Nation Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

10 finalists picked in “Letter to My Parents” contest in Hawaii

The 10 finalists will read their letters during FilCom Sunday's "Pasasalamat" at the FilCom Center.  CONTRIBUTED PHOTO

The 10 finalists in the first “Letter to My Parents Contest” sponsored by the Filipino Community Center, Sariling Gawa and Reiyukai America will read their letters during FilCom Sunday’s “Pasasalamat” on Sunday, Nov. 24.

Posted: November 24th, 2013 in Americas,Features,Latest Global Nation Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

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