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
OCTOBER: Filipino American History Month
Filipino American History Month is celebrated in the United States during the month of October.
Learn about the history of Filipino Americans in the USA and more from the groups leading the change below from the Filipino American National Historical Society (FANHS).