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Celebrating FAHM 2023 in Louisiana
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Celebrating FAHM 2023 in Louisiana

The Philippine-Louisiana Historical Society (PLHS) will kick off Filipino American History Month (FAHM) with a series of events in St. Bernard and Baton Rouge. Celebrations will begin on October 7th when PLHS will host a blessing of the bricks and a formal gala. On October 28th the Filipino American Association of Baton Rouge in partnership…

Celebrating FAHM 2022 in St. Bernard
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Celebrating FAHM 2022 in St. Bernard

The Philippine-Louisiana Historical Society (PLHS) kicked-off Filipino American History Month (FAHM) with a series of events in St. Bernard Parish. On October 1st the community gathered at multiple venues in St. Bernard to celebrate the beginning of a month dedicated to remembering Filipino American history. View event flyer in FIlipinoLa archive. The day began with…

What’s Cooking for FAHM 2022
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What’s Cooking for FAHM 2022

The 2022 Filipino American History Month celebration on October 1, 2022, featured Filipino foods prepared by local Filipino chefs. Merienda was served at the Islenos Museum Complex. A selection of sweets and Filipino coffee kept the crowd satisfied until dinner was served down the road at the Historic St. Bernard Courthouse where the FAHM Gala…

124th Philippine Independence Day Celebration in the Town of Jean Lafitte
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124th Philippine Independence Day Celebration in the Town of Jean Lafitte

On June 4th in the Town of Jean Lafitte, Louisiana, members of the state’s Filipino American community gathered to celebrate the 124th Philippine Independence Day. The celebration honored the legacy of Filipinos who fought for their country’s independence and highlighted the richly connective histories between the Philippines and Louisiana.  At Manilla Village Plaza, Philippine Honorary…

Unveiling of St. Malo Historical Marker
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Unveiling of St. Malo Historical Marker

To officially commemorate the first permanent Filipino settlement in the United States, the Philippine-Louisiana Historical Society will host the unveiling of a historical marker for St. Malo on November 9, 2019. The St. Malo Marker will be the second Louisiana Historical Marker to be placed in the state under the sponsorship of the Philippine-Louisiana Historical…

Filipino American History Month 2016
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Filipino American History Month 2016

The Louisiana Filipino American community organizations in cooperation with the Philippine Consulate Generals in Chicago and Hawaii will be hosting three events for Filipino American History Month: Filipino American History Symposium at Xavier University, Gala at the New Orleans Airport Hilton, Trip to Jean Lafitte to view the Manila Village historical marker and meet descendants of…

FAHM 2016 Photo Contest
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FAHM 2016 Photo Contest

Filipino American History Month Photo Contest As part of Filipino American History Month 2016 and the Filipino American History Symposium at Xavier University on October 8th, we are hosting a photo contest. We want to see Filipino American community life through the eyes of the local Filipino community. Theme: Filipino Louisiana Deadline: September 15, 2016 October 1, 2016 Snap…