A Celebration of our Bayanihan Spirit: FREE Community Event

You are invited to a FREE celebration of our Bayanihan Spirit this Friday, June 23, 2023 at 6:30pm at the Philippine Cultural Center of Virginia (PCC) in concert with the 23rd Anniversary of the PCC.

Our distinguished community event will commence with a video and photo montage of the PCC set to a with a live musical performance. Maxime Frias and Edwina Bergano, both members of the Filipino American National Historical Society-Hampton Roads Chapter (FANHS-HR) and Dr. Cynthia Romero of the Council of United Filipino Organizations of Tidewater (CUFOT) will offer welcoming and introductory remarks from their respective organizations.

Thereafter, FANS-HR member Col. Jeffrey Acosta, USMC (Ret.) will speak about the organization’s oral history project and showcase some of the recent interviewees whose combined histories cover the lifespan of the Philippine Cultural Center of Virginia and the greater Filipino American community of Hampton Roads.

Members of the School for Creative and Performing Arts (SCAPA) will share a cultural performance, followed by closing remarks by current FANHS-HR President, Ray Obispo.

Following the event, attendees are invited for a gathering with delicious Filipino food and refreshments provided by the Philippine Cultural Center and other hosting organizations.

Inquiries and questions may be directed to FANHS-HR Vice President Maxime Frias at [email protected] or via phone at (757) 672-6220.