Upcoming Events

Vallejo, California:  Cultural Stage at the Solano County Fair

Saturday, June 30, 2018

4 pm – 4:30 pm (Note: stage times are subject to change)


UNDISCOVERED SF Creative Night Market
at the San Francisco Mint Building,
corner of Mission and 5th Street

OCTOBER 20, 2017, 6 pm to midnight

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, funeral services were held and he was interred at Five Pillars Farm Cemetery in Alameda county, California.

He is 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


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.