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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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    MoreOutstanding FilCan graduates receive FCT Awards 2012
    By Aida E. D’Orazio

    Toronto-November 11: Eight outstanding 2012 Filipino-Canadian graduates from Ontario universities, high schools and elementary schools were recipients of awards presented by the Filipino Centre Toronto at FCT’s Rizal Hall, November 11.

    The inclusion of university graduates as honorees for the first time at the Awards Ceremony on this eighth year has given this annual event more...
    By : Jennifer S. J. MacLean

    Faithfully and fully committed to its established mission and mandate as a leading and only professional teachers organization of Filipino heritage in Ontario, the Philippine Teachers Association-Canada (PTAC) in partnership with KCC Multiculural Services conducted its 5th annual conference on teacher certification for internationally educated teachers. The successful event was held on June 4th, 2011 at the Toronto Public Library,...
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