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!
September Affair: Sampaguita Debutantes' Ball
The September Affair, an annual dinner-dance gala and fundraiser, takes place at the Kansas City Marriott Downtown, in the Count Basie Ballroom, on September 26.
The Sampaguita Debutantes' Ball is a formal presentation to society of young ladies of Filipino heritage. Named after the Philippine national flower, the occasion was first held in 1982, and followed in 1992, 1998, 2004, and 2009. For the young ladies who participate in this rich tradition, the event signifies their blossoming as they assume new roles in their path to adulthood.
So come and welcome our debutantes and enjoy an evening of gourmet cuisine, cocktails, live entertainment, and dancing. More...
Ethnic Enrichment Festival, August 21-23
The Ethnic Enrichment Festival features more than 40 food booths, Scottish Highland games, and other authentic ethnic entertainment. Now in its 36th year, it is one of the largest ethnic festivals in the country. Hosted by the Kansas City Ethnic Enrichment Commission.
Free Health Fair
Think healthy, stay healthy! Receive FREE healthcare services and information at this invaluable fair. There will also be door prizes and giveaways, so tell your family, friends, and neighbors! The event will take place in the banquet hall at Redemptorist Church. Help spread the word! More...