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40th Anniversary and Hiyas Awards Night-October 22

Carlsbad CA— The Filipino-American Cultural Organization (FACO) is inviting everyone to join them on their 5th Annual Hiyas Awards and 40th year celebration to be held Sunday, October 22nd, 2017, 5:00 pm-10:00 pm at the Sheraton Carlsbad Resort and Spa located 5480 Grand Pacific Drive, Carlsbad .

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This will be a formal gathering celebrating the 40th year of the Filipino-American Cultural Organization (FACO) and  honoring eleven of San Diego’s most influential and successful Filipino-Americans by giving them the 2018 Hiyas Award.

“Hiyas” means precious jewels as these awardees are of highest esteem and had done valuable contributions to the society.  This event will also honor the past presidents of the organization.

For entertainment,  enjoy high-caliber performances from professional singers, deejay music and non-stop dancing all night long. Aside from sumptuous meal, there will also be door prizes awaiting the lucky winners.

Tickets are $60.00 and you can purchase them by calling Rose Wallace: (760)912-6944 or Sheila Butler (619) 847-7133

For more information about the event, contact the Event Chair and President Rein Hanson: (760)687-6968.


About FACO

Filipino-American Cultural Organization (FACO) a non-profit 501(C)(3) charitable organization with a mission to promote, preserve and promulgate Filipino cultural heritage through education, cultural and charitable activities.  It has scholarship programs that help young Filipino-American students here and abroad.  With its mission to spread cultural understanding among people, its membership is open to all  who are interested to learn about Filipino culture.  It has its own Tagalog Language Program that provides free Tagalog classes to members and Cultural Dance Group who performs traditional folk dances for different events. The association also undertakes charitable activities to bring compassion to the community here and abroad in times of need. One of its flagship projects in the Philippines is the building of a multi-purpose structure that serves as a learning and evacuation center for typhoon victims.

For more information about the organization, please visit our website:  www.filamcultural.com.