Connecting Communities through History and Culture
Philippines Independence Day
Yearly celebration at Manila Village Plaza, 2654 Jean Lafitte Blvd, Jean Lafitte, La.
Filipino American History Month
Yearly celebration Los Isleños Museum Complex at 1345 Bayou Road, St. Bernard, La.
St. Malo was the first permanent Filipino settlement in the United States. Its establishment opens the first chapter in the story of Filipino migration to the United States.
Manila Village was the largest platform village on Barataria Bay. It employed hundreds of Filipinos and became symbolic of Filipino entrepreneurship and community.
What will you discover when you explore Filipino Louisiana foodways? Crab boil as a spicy addition to adobo, a Filipino restaurant in the 19th-century French Quarter…