Upcoming Events in 2018


UPDATED SCHOLARSHIP PAGE was updated to reflect application process for the Filipino American Scholarship at UNM.  If you are a UNM student and want to avail of scholarship, you have to be a paid/active member of FAFNM.

Deadline (UNM) – Feb. 1 (to email FAFNM of your intention to apply.  Don’t contact UNM.  Start with FAFNM.)

Deadline (FAFNM) – July 15.

Click: FAFNM Scholarship. (For details).


Simbang Gabi

  • 13 and 20 (Thursdays), 6:00 pm, Simbang Gabi at the Sangre de Cristo Church, 8901 Candelaria Road NE, Albuquerque, NM 87112 (between Wyoming and Moon).  Please invite your entire family, relatives and friends to joyfully celebrate and experience of the best Filipino Christmas traditions.  Fr. Joel really appreciates your presence and any traditional food for the potluck at the Parish Hall following the Mass.  We need lectors and users.  We also need food.  Please call Emilie 255-2060.
  • LEAH SALONGA SHOW IN APRIL.  Tickets are already available.  See April below for the link.

    Leah Salonga to perform in Albuquerque in April 2019


Feb. 1:  Deadline related to Fil-Am Scholarship at UNM.  If you are a UNM student & a member of FAFNM who want to avail of the Filipino American Scholarship at UNM, please submit (email) to FAFNM of your interest to apply.  See Scholarship page (under UNM).

April – Picnic in honor of Bataan Veterans.  Date to be announced.

Leah Salonga to perform in Albuquerque in April 2019

April 9, Tuesday:  Leah Salonga to perform in Popejoy.  Tickets are already available since October 2018.  Click:  Popejoy.

May 18, 4:00 pm – Santacruzan at Old Town Plaza

June – Independence Day Celebration and Membership Drive.  Date to be announced.  Usually held at noon at the Bataan Park.

July 15:  Deadline related to FAFNM Scholarship.  See Scholarship page.  This is open to UNM and other colleges/universities to members of FAFNM.


If you have any event or announcement of interest to Filipino Americans and Asians, please email information and photo, if any, to:

We will have the details as we get the information from the organizers.  Please always check two weeks prior to event for any updates. For highlights of past events, click on 2017 in Review  or 2018 in Review.  (We keep “in Review” for the past two years.)


FILIPINO MUSIC.  If you have Direct TV, you can click on Channel 885 for Filipino music.

TAGALOG LESSONS ON YouTube:  For those who want to learn short (5 to 7 min) weekly Tagalog lessons at no cost and at their own time and pace, visit: (then click on Playlist then Tagalog for easy access).  New lessons are posted every Friday at 5 pm.   First lesson was posted Nov. 23, 2018.  You can watch past lessons anytime of course.