UPCOMING EVENTS

Thursday, August 3, 2017 — 10 a.m.

Kulintang workshop at Kamp Maharlika in Pleasant Hill, California

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Saturday, October 14, 2017 — 11:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Kulturang Pilipino: A Celebration of Filipino Culture

San Francisco Kulintang Project and other performing artists

Presented by the Filipino American National Historical Society of Sonoma County

Finley Park, Community Center & Aquatic Complex — 2060 West College Avenue, Santa Rosa, California

Admission at the door: $30.  Advance tickets: $25.


Announcement: “San Francisco Kulintang Legacy” performed at the Smithsonian Folklife Festival in Washington D.C. to honor Danny Kalanduyan, the “Father of American Kulintang Music.”  The group “San Francisco Kulintang Legacy” is an extension of “San Francisco Kulintang Project,” a traditional kulintang ensemble founded by Danny Kalanduyan and formerly known as “Palabuniyan Kulintang Ensemble.”

Alliance for California Traditional Arts (ACTA) “New Moon” newsletter article on 2017 Smithsonian Folklife Festival appearance of San Francisco Kulintang Legacy

Smithsonian Folklife Festival 2017: San Francisco Kulintang Legacy


Announcement: Legendary kulintang artist and teacher Danongan  “Danny” Sibay Kalanduyan passed away at Stanford University Medical Center on September 28, 2016. 

The following day, September 29, 2016, as required by tradition among the Maguindanaon people of the southern Philippines, services were held and he was interred at Five Pillars Farm Cemetery in Alameda county, California.

In 1995, Mr. Kalanduyan received the National Endowment of the Arts Heritage Fellowship award for his role in perpetuating the tradition of the kulintang art form.  He will be missed as a teacher and a friend.

Cards/messages can be sent to:
Josefina “Pina” Kalanduyan
372 Susie Way, Apt 3
South San Francisco, CA 94080

9/29/16 – National Endowment of the Arts announcement of Danny’s passing

10/4/16 – NBC announcement of Danny’s passing

 

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Danongan “Danny” Kalanduyan receiving a 1995 National Endowment for the Arts National Heritage Fellowship Award from then-First Lady Hillary Clinton at the White House in Washington, D.C.