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Students of the University of Houston. Houstonian 1990 - Organizations. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. University of Houston Digital Library. Web. April 16, 2014. http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/yearb/item/21919/show/21758.

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Transcript CTOAL V^ iving the UH community a r chance to experience "the unique language, food, customs, and attire of the Philippines" was the enire motive behind having "Philippine Awareness Week," said Joel Alba, president of the Filipino Student Association (FSA). FSA kicked off the week-long series of events with Carlos Dejesus performing the "Star Spangled Banner" accapela. "Bayang Magiliw," the Philippine national anthem, was sung by 9 The object of the fashion show was to give students a lesson in Philippine history * rious. It seemed like she was telling us a story through the way she moved her arms," said Tuan Nguyen. Closing the first day of festivities was a dance routine, performed to the beat of Janet Jackson's "Rhythm Nation" and a dinner featuring a myriad of tantilizing Filipino dishes. Later that week, a cultural fashion was hosted by Lizette Rosales. "The object of the fashion show was to give students a lesson in Philippine history Jocelyn Imperial. Imperial said that by showing them the evolution of although she felt a little strange sing- traditional costumes," said Rosales. ing the Philippine anthem in public Topping off the week, FSA held for the first time, doing it gave her a "Culture Night." This "talent show sense of cultural pride. of sorts" consisted of everything ^ A folk dance called the Pandango from traditional dances performed by Sa Haw, dance of the candles, was the Perlas Ng Silangan Philippine performed by Pinky Digamon. Performing Arts Company to a per- Digamon held two lit candles inside formance of the "Cha-Cha" by a drinking glasses and twirled around group of FSA members, to the native music. "Very myste- -Danna Felipe FILIPINO AMIGOS Michelle Waylan,Connie Lus- po, Jocelyn Imperial-Jao, Damian Jao, Jonas Referente, Lesley Woods, John Brown, Jose Savedro.Photo by Naomi Maderazo. ^/ancy foot- r work is required to perform the intricate dance steps in "Sayaw Sa Bangko." Members of the Perlas Silangan Dance troupe performed several cultural dances at the Filipino Student Association's "Philippine Awareness Week." Other events of the week include a jazz dance performance as well as a food fair.Photo by Hugh Tom Chin. ^wirling with grace, Lizette Rosales performs in a filipino fashion show at the UC arbor. Photo by Hugh Tom Chin. 222 Organizations GROUP FSA is full of very friendly individuals that love to have fun. Clutch Jerome's pearls.. .FSA gets two snaps up!-/onas Referente. f% lways practicing his comedy routines, Jerome Ronquil- lo delivers a punchline to FSA members Lieszl Compas- Echiverri and Jonas Referente. Throughout the year many parties were held to help break the monotony of and pressures of everday college life.Photo Naomi Maderazo. FSA has enhanced my cultural outlook as well as bringing me closer to my filipino roots. I can better appreciate the older customs.-/oce/y« Imperial-Jao Being an active participant of FSA, I made new friends. FSA is involved in many projects that help spark interest about the Philippines.-Damiatt Jao Organizations 223