March 6, 2006

Filipinos Sing, Dance, in Show

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“Bayanihan,” the name of the Philippine Culture Night presentation, is the Filipino word meaning ‘community unity.”

The Cornell Filipino Association (CFA) presented Philippine Culture Night this year last Saturday night at the State Theater. The event was a cultural variety show filled with skits, songs and dances performed by Filipino undergraduates, graduates and local residents.

In the welcome address to the audience, Melita Santa-Maria Thomeczek, Deputy Consulate General for the Philippine Consulate in New York City, announced “Bayanihan is really the Filipinos’ way of bonding together