In Hawaii they say Aloha. In the Philippines we say Mabuhay. It is a warm welcome from a truly sincere and hospitable people. Filipinos are a sociable group with strong family ties. So join us and share the joy and togetherness that is the Filipino Association of Greater Kansas City!

A Tribute to Dr. Arnulfo Sulit
Posted Novemer 6

My friendship with Dr. Sulit extends over fifty years. Dr. Sulit is known to his closest friends as Noy or Nepo - remnants of his childhood nickname. To the younger generation he was Tito Noy or Uncle Noy, a traditional Filipino sign of respect to an elder.

In 1958, he came to Kansas City straight from the Philippines to the old St. Joseph Hospital on Linwood Boulevard to train in Internal Medicine. It was there that he met Shirley Gador, a lovely med tech who happened to hail from the same region in the Philippines. Love quickly blossomed and within a year they were married at the Redemptorist Church. More...

RSVP For September Affair
Posted August 5

The September Affair, an annual dinner-dance gala and fundraiser hosted by the Filipino Association of Greater Kansas City, takes place at the Sheraton Kansas City Hotel at Crown Center on September 30, 2017. Billed as "A Celebration of Togetherness," the evening festivities will include a cocktail reception, inspiring cuisine, dancing, and live cultural entertainment.

Event begins at 5:45 PM. Cost is $95 per person; reserve by September 16. In addition sponsorship, underwriting, table hosting, and advertising opportunities are also available. Proceeds benefit the Filipino Cultural Center and the many activities of the Filipino Association. More...

Fiesta Filipina Is Coming Soon!
Posted May 24

Our biggest summer activity returns as Fiesta Filipina, an annual showcase of Filipino culture, food, dance, music, and games, takes place at the Filipino Cultural Center the weekend of June 17-18.

The Fiesta commemorates Philippine Independence and will feature: a sampling of favorite Filipino cuisine, performances by the Sinag-Tala Dance Troupe and Sampaguita Choir, and arts and crafts from various vendors, among others. More...

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