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Christmas gift of unity at Hawaii Filipino center

/ 06:40 AM November 27, 2014

filcomWAIPAHU, Hawaii — Filipino and non-Filipino community groups and individuals will gather together to share their knowledge and talents in a day filled with singing, dancing, crafts and cultural and public services exhibits at “Pasko sa FilCom,” on Sunday, December 7 at the Filipino Community Center, from 3 to 7 p.m.

The FilCom Center celebrates the end of each year by holding its annual Pasko sa FilCom (“Christmas at FilCom,” whose theme this year is “unity in the spirit of Christmas.” Pasko sa FilCom is free and open to the public.

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Pasko sa FilCom is a fun-filled, family-oriented event with several Philippine-inspired activities for children.

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There will also be contests for creating parols (using traditional or recycled materials), choral performances, tabletop Christmas tree decorations and sungka (a traditional Philippine board game).

The afternoon will be filled with the music, sights and sounds of the Philippines. The University of Hawaii will also feature a college fair and a DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals)/Dream Act workshop to help families plan for college.

This year’s theme, Pagkakaisa sa Diwa ng Pasko, emphasizes “unity,” and this year’s event is a collaboration of many community groups and individuals.

The FilCom Center, the largest facility of its kind in the country and outside of the Philippines, serves thousands of people through its programs and events each year. For more information, visit www.filcom.org or call 680-0451.

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