A yearly tradition of the Philippine Performing Arts of Greater Pittsburgh dance troupe is to put on dance recitals showcasing the dances of the Philippines that otherwise would not be seen when the group is invited to dance at events in the Pittsburgh community. The group uses the recital to further expose the Filipino culture to a large audience.
The dance group has performed at many events, apart from the annual recital, to promote the Filipino culture including:
Weirton, VA: Festival of Nations
Pittsburgh Bicentennial Parade
Cranberry, PA: American Cancer Society Relay for Life event
Organization of Chinese Americans (OCA) – Pittsburgh Chapter Lunar New Year Banquet and Fundraiser
Mustin Chiropractic Clinic Health Festival
Moraine State Park’s Regatta at Lake Arthur
Mars, PA: Apple Festival
Cranberry, PA: Community Days
Cathedral of Learning: Holiday Open House
Asian Lantern Festival
August 29, 2021 | September 5, 2021 | October 17, 2021
The Pittsburgh Zoo will embark on a bold new adventure in 2021 with the opening of the Asian Lantern Festival at the Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium, an evening experience that will shine a light on conservation, community, and diversity.
The Asian Lantern Festival features exciting and educational entertainment from local performers, showcasing cultural elements from Asian Americans and several of the countries of East and Southeast Asia. Demonstrations and performances included with admission. Dates subject to change.
PAPAGP will be performing at the PNC Pavilion inside of the Zoo at four different timeslots: 7:00PM, 7:45PM, 8:30PM, and 9:15PM
For tickets and more information, visit: https://www.pittsburghzoo.org/asian-lantern-festival/