Celebrating its centennial in 2012, the Filipino American Association of Philadelphia, Inc. (FAAPI) collaborated with many regional Filipino organizations who marched and performed at the “Wawa Welcome America – July 4th” parade in Philadelphia. Representing Filipinos in the U.S. Navy, Rudy Arnaiz waved a large U.S. flag throughout the parade. Representatives from these organizations were [...]More →
Joining nearly 400 guests at the Asian American Women’s Coalition’s (AAWC) 25th Anniversary celebration on June 15, 2012, high school graduate Kathleen Escarcha received a scholarship sponsored by the Filipino American Association of Philadelphia, Inc.’s (FAAPI) Centennial Committee.
In its 25 year history, AAWC has awarded 122 scholarships to assist qualified young Asian [...]More →
First organized in 1912, the Filipino-American Association of Philadelphia, Inc. (FAAPI) now commemorates “100 Years of Filipinos in Philadelphia” through a series of events organized by FAAPI and partner organizations. Building on the City of Philadelphia’s significant contributions to American history, FAAPI’s special centennial programs in 2012 promote the culture and achievements of Filipinos in [...]More →
In celebration of its 100 years, FAAPI will lead the Filipino-American Community in the Wawa Independence Day Parade on July 4, 2012 which will be broadcasted on national television.More →
The FAAPI Centennial Scholarship Award will be one of the several awards to be presented at the Asian American Women’s Coalition Banquet (AAWC) on June 15, 2012.
The Filipino American Association of Philadelphia, Inc. (FAAPI) encourages all qualified Filipino American high school seniors of the Delaware Valley to apply for scholarships sponsored by the Asian American [...]More →
Filipinos of Greater Philadelphia is a book for the Filipino-American Association of Philadelphia, Inc., authored by Eliseo Art Arambulo and published by Arcadia Publishing. The book will be launched September 15, 2012.
Eliseo Art Silva is an artist and muralist. He designed and painted the first outdoor Filipino-American mural in the east Coast, the Filipino-American [...]More →
Building on the City of Philadelphia’s significant contributions to American history, we will now recognize the many achievements of Filipinos in Philadelphia from 6–12 PM on October 26, 2012 at the Hilton Philadelphia City Avenue, 4200 City Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19131
FAAPI will highlight accomplishments of Filipinos and Filipino-Americans in the Philadelphia area with Centennial Awards. [...]More →
This year, FAAPI is proud to announce the selection of Mrs. Mela Chatto, A.B., R.N., B.S.N, wife of Jose Chatto, M.D. as Centennial Mother of the Year, We will be celebrating at the Riverside Pavilion of the Crowne Plaza Hotel, Cherry Hill, New Jersey 0n Sunday May 20, 2012 from 12–6 PM. We hope to [...]More →
During 2012, the Philippine Folk Arts Society, Inc. (PFASI) will celebrate its 12-year anniversary of promoting Filipino culture through music, dance, crafts and community programs. Join us in a Multicultural Show featuring native costumes of the world. March 17, 2012, 1–5 p.m. at the Hilton Philadelphia Airport. See the invitation for more information.
Contact Aida Rivera [...]More →
FAAPI is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization. All donations are tax-deductible.
Upcoming EventsRizal Dinner Gala and Miss Maria Clara 2014
6:00 PM – 12:00 AM, December 28
Commemorating the 117th anniversary of the martyrdom of the Philippine national hero, Dr. Jose Rizal, and featuring the coronation of Miss Maria Clara 2014 Melissa Evelyn Laurencio.
Crowne Plaza Hotel Grand Ballroom
2349 W. Marlton Pike
Cherry Hill, NJ 08002
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$60/person if paid on or before Dec. 13, 2013.
$50/student. $30/children 12 and under.