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Rituals + Remembrance at OMCA

By on Dec 6, 2015 in Arts, Arts & Culture, Community, Features, Museums, Photography, Travel

The Oakland Museum of California explores this tradition and how other cultures honor their deceased in their exhibit, “Rituals + Remembrance”. The work represents elements of Buddhist, African American, Filipino, Hawaiian, Japanese, Chicano, and Latino rituals.

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Celebrate the Pin@y Culture at The Filipino Sun Festival

By on Apr 4, 2015 in Arts & Culture, Festivals

The Filipino Sun Festival celebrates Filipino@ and Filipin@ American culture.  This FREE festival hosted and presented by Operation Samahan and produced by Silk Road Productions and the community features traditional and contemporary fun for the whole family. The organization and production of the event directly involves the youth of Mira Mesa. This is a sister festival to both the Filipino Arts and Culture Festival, otherwise known as FilAmFest, and the Asian Cultural Festival of San Diego. The logo used for the festival is the the Filipino Sun which is historically (and geographically) significant, as the sun symbolizes unity, freedom, people’s democracy, and sovereignty, while each of the eight rays represent the first eight provinces (Manila, Cavite, Bulacan, Pampanga, Nueva Ecija, Tarlac, Laguna, and Batangas) that rose up and started the 1896 Philippine Revolution against Spain.   When: Saturday, April 4th, at...

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