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Philippine American Performing Arts of Greater Pittsburgh has been a performing arts group since 2012. For many years, we’ve provided the public with a wide range of shows and performances. We offer a number of engaging acts designed to entertain and enlighten audiences, and we wouldn’t be able to do it all without the help of our volunteers and dancers.

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PAPAGP's Annual Recital

November 19, 2023

Immerse yourself in an afternoon of Filipino Culture through dance, music, performing arts and even food. This year's recital continues PAPAGP's recital tradition of harmonizing traditional dances, contemporary twists, and the work of local young choreographers/talent.

For tickets, contact: Marie Helsel at 412-780-6554 or Vanessa Templonuevo at 412-805-5839.

TICKET PRICES: Benefactors - $100 || Sponsors - $50 || General Admission $20 || Students - $15

NEW LOCATION: New Hazlet Theater

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[PAST EVENT] World Refugee Day

June 20, 2023

SAVE THE DATE on Tuesday, June 20th for PAPAGP's food booth during World Refugee Day at Schenley Plaza!

Support local refugee and immigrant owned restaurants and artisans. Watch and listen to performances and speakers from around the world.

Engage with community members and organizations to learn about services in our city. PAPAGP is excited to celebrate and be a part of Pittsburgh's diverse culture and history for this year's World Refugee Day!

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[PAST EVENT]  Benefit Concert to Help Rebuild Bukidnon Elementary School in the Philippines

June 11, 2023

PAPAGP will be performing at Teamsters Temple for the St. Mary's Bible Buddies Benefit Concert which supports the Filipino Children's School of Bukidnon in funding school supplies and the partial rebuilding of the local elementary school after various natural disasters, including the 2021 Typhoon 'Odette'.

Enjoy musical performances by Pure Gold, Dancing Queen, Elmoz Fire, The Jaggerz, The Holidays, as well as Filipino folk dances performed by PAPAGP.

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[PAST EVENT] World Square 2023

June 9, 2023

Watch PAPAGP perform on June 9 at 7:15 PM in Market Square, Downtown Pittsburgh for the return of World Square during the Dollar Bank Three Rivers Arts Festival. Enjoy celebrating with immigrant and international communities around the Pittsburgh region through a diverse mix of sounds, sights and cuisine!

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Check out the photos in the slideshow below!

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October 6, 2019 - PAPAGP held the first ever art competition among PAPAGP junior dancers at the SARI-SARI Recital Cast Party!

The art prompt: What does it mean to be a Filipino-American in Pittsburgh?

1ST PLACE - Raia G.
2ND PLACE - Alexis H.
3RD PLACE - Chelsea H.

Which drawing is your favorite?

(Check out the slideshow below)

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Our Mission:

“To preserve, promote and propagate the Filipino culture
through dance, music, and other performing arts…”

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Your donation will help us continue Philippine-American Performing Arts of Greater Pittsburgh's mission to preserve, promote and propagate the Filipino culture through dance, music, and other performing arts.

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