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Renowned artist offers Philippine cultural Christmas workshop  
PhilAm Newscast-Podcast
November 12, 2012

Chicago  -  Avant-garde Filipino-American artist Fred DeAsis offers parol-making (Philippine Christmas lantern) workshop during the 7th Annual Parol Festival on November 18, Sunday from 12 to 4pm at St. Brebeuf Church's Activity Center, 8307 N. Harlem in Niles, Illinois.

The fun-filled family event includes presentation of the history, significance of parol in the Philippine culture, Christmas sing-along, best parol contest and taste of various Filipino foods. Participants bring home their parol.
By Desiree Echavez Alfon (Executive Director-PDTQC)
Sat 1st September 2012

Bettendorf, IA - The Philippine Dance Troupe of the Quad Cities presents - “A Glimpse of Philippine Culture …a night to remember” at the Grand Ballroom of the Quad Cities Isle Center in Bettendorf on Saturday, September 15, 2012.  The formal fund raising event starts at 5:00 pm with a ribbon cutting ceremony for the rare art exhibit of renowned Filipino American artist-cultural preservationist Fred DeAsis of Chicago.


The Glimpse event is one of a series of celebrations that focuses on the arts and traditions of culturally diverse local communities. It features cultural extravaganza of Philippine exotic folk dance routines, native songs and fine art.
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CHICAGO - A symbolic bench artwork designed by renowned Filipino American artist, Fred DeAsis, was selected out of hundred...
More CFO Presidential Award Recipient Returns Home
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Chicago, IL. - Flanked by friends and relatives, 2010 Commission on Filipinos Overseas (CFO) Presidential award recipient,...
MorePinoys in US Celebrate Christmas in October
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Chicago, IL -  Pilipino Christmas carols filled the air, many  gifts  were  carefully arranged on the counter,  a variety...
MoreSaranggolas Fly Over Chicago Sky
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Chicago, IL -  (Sept 19) Huge colorful sarangolas (Philippine kites) flew over  Labagh Woods Park during the annual Adobofest...

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    MoreStichting Bayanihan (Netherlands) Celebrates International Women’s Day 2017
    Myra Colis and Yukari Shiozaki

    Filipinas, Dare to Use Your Strength!
    Every year, Stichting Bayanihan celebrates the International Women’s Day in line with the mission of The United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (also known as UN Women) to advance gender equality and women empowerment.
    Edwin C. Mercurio

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    MoreFirst Golden Balangay Awards For Filipino Canadian Achievers Launched
    Tony A. San Juan

    Truly meeting the long-cherished desire of recognizing purposefully  the "remarkable achievements of  Filipino Canadians across Canada",  the 1st Golden Balangay Awards was significantly  launched on...
    Jorge D. Lomboy

    There is a reason and there must be a purpose for anyone to keep a miniature private diary of names,...
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    Marlon Baris Vicente

    RIYADH: Mula sa 40 kalahok sa Masters/Elite Event, tagumpay na naiuwi ni Reagan Tila ang kampiyonato sa katatapos lamang na...
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    Dindo Orbeso

    The Filipino Basketball League headed by FBL Commissioner Wallie Landicho has donated $5000 to help finance the trip of Team...
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    Tony A. San Juan

    The significantly popular Filipino Canadian - managed broadcast station Pinoy Radio has recently moved to a new site in the City of...
    MoreDOLE CONFERS “Parangal sa mga Natatanging Kababaihan” award to the Outstanding Overseas Filipina Workers
    Gerry S. Rubio

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