Monday, April 27, 2009

Blaan Culture: An Interactive Session for the Asian-Pacific Heritage Month 2009

The Alpharetta Branch Public Library in partnership with Galing Foundation, Inc. and invites you to celebrate Asian Pacific Heritage Month.

Thursday, May 7 (4-5pm)
Ages 5 & up

The Blaan Tribe is one of the 110 indigenous groups of the Philippines. The Blaan indigenous peoples are located in the provinces of South Cotabato, Sarangani Province, Davao Del Sur and General Santos City, strategically located in the southernmost part of the islands of Mindanao.

Join us for an interactive session about the Blaan culture. View an exhibit of Blaan costumes and accessories, weaving, cultural photos. Listen to Blaan original song compositions by the Tubad Performing Arts Group of Sarangani Province. And enjoy a Blaan tribal dance presentation.

Free and Open to the public.

Alpharetta Branch Library
238 Canton Street
Alpharetta, GA 30009
770 7410-2425

Notes: Flyer courtesy of Marlan, Alpharetta Branch Library.Photos taken by Cocoy Sexcion at Lamlifew, Datal Tampal, Malungon, Sarangani Province. Information also posted at and Toni Daya-Luetgers.

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