This year, FYP-DC is co-hosting a special event held at the KID Museum on December 8, 2019. The KID Museum is a hands-on learning space that incorporates STEM with art & world cultures. FYP-DC partnered with Philippine Embassy to present Philippines Cultural Day!

FYP schedule will be:

  • 10 am – 12 pm: Parol-making workshop! You may come any time in between to stop by and make a parol to take home.
  • 11 am – 12 pm: Filipino macaroni salad food demo and tasting
  • 1 pm: Interactive Folklore Storytelling

Tickets are $12 which covers 1 child and 2 adults! You may purchase your tickets at the door.

While you’re at the museum, make sure to check out other activities such as tinikling bamboo dance! You may check out the schedule here and RSVP here so we know that you are coming!


This event was featured as an article on the Inquirer.net’s website entitled, “Museum’s ‘PH Day’ highlights Filipino traditions“, Published on December 10, 2019.

FYPDC officers (from left to right) VP At-Large JP Abon, President Aggie Serrame, VP of Membership Carolina Ramirez, and Treasurer Joseph Javier; (Standing from left to right) Philippine Embassy Press & Information Attaché Lia Macadangdang, KID Museum Maker Educator Dya Ishak, Mabuhay Inc’s Yolanda Dela Cuesta and Mencie Hairston, Philippine Embassy Vice Consul Darell Artates, Philippine Embassy Cultural Attaché Lalie Gavino, KID Museum Maker Educator Cori Leyden-Sussler, and Philippine Embassy Cultural Assistant Maya Cruz. CONTRIBUTED

Excerpt: The [pioneering] event was made possible through collaboration with the Filipino Young Professionals of Washington DC (FYPDC) and Mabuhay Inc. Both organizations contributed time, manpower, and resources beginning from the planning stages of the event up until the execution during the program day itself.

FYPDC led the food demonstration and storytelling session, while Mabuhay Inc. led the tinikling dance presentation and a 2nd storytelling session.

Read more at https://usa.inquirer.net/49449/museums-ph-day-highlights-filipino-traditions


Here’s a Facebook recap of the day’s events.

Posted by Filipino Young Professionals of Washington DC on Sunday, December 8, 2019