DINAGYANG IN THE US

‘First New York, then the world.’

Philippine Independence Day Council Inc. (PIDCI) has been working on inviting Dinagyang to come to New York since 2005 but never materialized till Joji Jalandoni became the President in 2011, then the stars aligned and the rest was history.


What made her decide to bring Dinagyang to the Big Apple? “Why not ? I saw the opportunity to showcase our culture, tradition and heritage to the next Filipino American generation. Why not bring Dinagyang to New York to dazzle the New Yorkers with the beats of the drums. New York first, then the world,” stressed Jalandoni.
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MAY IS HERITAGE MONTH

The restored 1934 Art Deco landmark building by one of the most eminent of Filipino public architects will soon become the National Museum’s satellite office for the Western Visayas (Region VI).

This rehabilitation project paves the way for the enhanced provision of the NM’s frontline educational, scientific, cultural and regulatory services to our clients and stakeholders in the six provinces of this highly heritage-rich region. Continue reading MAY IS HERITAGE MONTH