Filipino Independence and Fashion

June 15, 2012 10:00:00 PM PDT
June marks the celebration of Philippine's 114th Independence Day. In honor of the celebration, we took a look at Filipino fashion throughout history.

Elsie Sy-Niebar, president of the Chicago Philippine Press Club, came into our ABC7 studio along with a few models.

Chicagoland Filipino-American Civic Organizations:
Filipino American Historical Society of Chicago FAHSC - http://www.fahschicago.org/
Philippine American Cultural Foundation - http://www.paccgc.org/pacf/
The Filipino American Network of Chicago - http://fan-chicago.org/
The Chicago Filipino American Film Festival - http://cfaff.org/
The Filipino American Community Health Initiative of Chicago (FACHIC) - http://www.fachic.net/
CIRCA Pintig Community Theater Company - http://www.circapintig.org/
Order of the Knights of Rizal - http://knightsofrizal.org/
Alliance of Filipinos for Immigrant Rights and Empowerment (AFIRE) - http://www.afirechicago.org/
National Filipino-American Civic Organization (the Midwest Chapter covers Chicago) ? National Federation of Filipino American Associations - http://naffaausa.org/about-naffaa/

Filipino-American Media:
VIA Times Newsmagazine / Chicago Philippine Reports TV (CPRTV) - http://www.viatimes.com/
The Filipino American Community Builder / Hataw Pinoy Chicago TV - http://www.aacbnews.com/index.htm
Pinoy Newsmagazine - http://pinoynewsmagazine.com/
"Life?PINOY Style" a food and lifestyles TV program based in Chicago - http://www.lifepinoystyle.com/

Filipino-American Business/Government Agencies:
Philippine American Chamber of Commerce of Greater Chicago - www.paccgc.org/
Philippine Consulate General, Chicago - http://www.chicagopcg.com/
Philippines Department of Tourism - http://www.philippinetourism.us/

Web Directory (the owner of this website is based in Chicago) ? http://www.filipinolinks.com/

Smithsonian Asian Pacific American Program - The Filipino American Story - http://www.filam.si.edu/curriculum/