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An Ode To Rizal

First Image: The cast of the "Noli Me Tangere" reading with Consulate General Henry S. Bensurto, Jr. (second from right) and Deputy Consulate General Jaime Ramon Ascalon (left) (Photo courtesy of Philippine Folklife Museum Foundation). Second Image: Photo courtesy of Dan de la Cruz. L-R: Maria Clara (Esperanza Catubig) and Father Damaso (Van Bagnol) [...]

By | 2017-01-18T23:39:25+00:00 November 22nd, 2016|News|Comments Off on An Ode To Rizal

PHILIPPINE FOLKLIFE MUSEUM FOUNDATION LAUNCHED STATE-OF-THE ART-WEBSITE ON JUNE 24, 2015 www.philippinefolklifemuseum.org

San Francisco was awashed with month-long “Kalayaan” Day events throughout the city this June.  Spearheaded by the Philippine Consulate General, the 117th year of the Philippine declaration of Independence from Spain on June 12, 1898 was commemorated by a gala event at the San Francisco City Hall.  The Consular leadership clearly recognized the significance of [...]

By | 2017-01-18T23:39:25+00:00 June 24th, 2015|News|Comments Off on PHILIPPINE FOLKLIFE MUSEUM FOUNDATION LAUNCHED STATE-OF-THE ART-WEBSITE ON JUNE 24, 2015 www.philippinefolklifemuseum.org

Alay Kay Andres Bonifacio

Evelyn Mandac, New York-based soprano, headlines Alay Kay Bonifacio event at the San Francisco Philippine Center, November 14, 2014 To live an honorable life (kagalangan)and perform good deeds (kawang gawa) was Andres Bonifacio’s message to the fledging Katipunan secret society he and other compatriots founded in 1892 to support, protect and proliferate the [...]

By | 2017-01-18T23:39:25+00:00 November 26th, 2014|News|Comments Off on Alay Kay Andres Bonifacio

Rizal’s 153rd Birth Anniversary Celebrated

On June 26, 2014, The Philippine Folklife Museum Foundation, a non-profit Foundation dedicated to the preservation and promotion of Filipino history and culture, in cooperation with the Office of the Philippine Consulate General in San Francisco and the Philippine Center Management Board commemorated Dr. Jose Rizal’s (Philippine National Hero) 153rd birth anniversary at the Social [...]

By | 2017-01-18T23:39:25+00:00 July 2nd, 2014|News|Comments Off on Rizal’s 153rd Birth Anniversary Celebrated

SF PCG and Philippine Folklife Museum Launch Bonifacio Exhibit

Deputy Consul General Jaime Ramon T. Ascalon leads the ribbon cutting at the Social Hall of the Philippine Center in San Francisco during the Andres Bonifacio Exhibit Launch. Joining him are (left to right) Philippine Folklife Museum President Dan de la Cruz, Operations and Development Chair Lydia de la Cruz and Dr. Soledad Manaay-Hayden. [...]

By | 2017-01-18T23:39:25+00:00 January 28th, 2014|News|Comments Off on SF PCG and Philippine Folklife Museum Launch Bonifacio Exhibit