The Filipino American National Historical Society - Hampton Roads chapter (FANHS-HR) is the oldest FANHS chapter on the East coast and the 4th oldest of 25 FANHS chapters. This summer, we are launching our ground-breaking Summer Symposium. This event features the founders of FANHS, Fred and Dorothy Cordova....sensational, internationally-renowned performing artist, Stephanie Reese...Seattle's Best Pinoy guitarist, Angelo Pizarro...2008 Finalist on America's Best Dance Crew, Boogie Bots...and a few of our local talents. Join us in this rare gathering of folks, possessing the passion for the betterment of our communities starting today. Hence, the theme of our event: Sige...Our Moment is Now...

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Filipino Americans Creating a Dynamic Environment (FACADE), a youth coalition of the Filipino American National Historical Society-Hampton Roads Chapter, began as a collaboration of Hampton Roads students working towards creating a dynamic community versed in organizing, networking, leadership, and empowerment. FACADE invites all students to the Symposium, Sige, this July 1-3. To raise funds for the event, we have organized the following fundraising events:


May 21, 2009: The FACADE Show

A showcase of cultural and artistic work featuring high schools from the Hampton Roads area.
Where: The Philippine Culture Center (4857 Baxter Rd, Virginia Beach, VA)
Showtime: starts at 5pm
Admission: $5 with a flyer or school ID; $7 at the door

May 27, 2009: FACADE Cashola Night

Enjoy an intimate open mic session while sipping on some great coffee or trying out a smoothie at Cafe Expresso. Fifty percent (50%) of the restaurant's profits will support the Symposium.
Where: Cafe Expresso (979 Providence q. Shopping Ctr, Virginia Beach, VA)
Time: 6 - 8pm
Admission: FREE


June 11, 2009: FACADE Open Mic Night

Step to the mic! Or just come to have a good time at Ohana down at the beach. Ohana means family- so don't get left behind!
Where: Ohana (2014 Atlantic Ave. Virginia Beach, VA)
Time: 6 - 8pm
Admission: $5 entrance fee

If you have any questions, please contact us at facade757@googlegroups.com


June 3, 2009: "KIND OF LIKE A BIG DEAL..."

9:30pm - 12am @ Cozumels (1479 General Booth Blvd, Virginia Beach, VA)
$5 @ the door - all proceeds go the the Symposium
Enjoy LIVE performances by: Jessica Millete, Alex Cena, 2 UP High, Vizion1, and other special guests! Hosted by Marco! Mercado
Spinning the 1s & 2s - DJCHRISCRUZ!
BARRELMAN APPAREL - $2 GOES TO FANHS SYMPOSIUM FOR EVERY T-SHIRT SOLD!!!
**DON'T FORGET TO INVITE ALL OF YOUR FRIENDS!**