Friday, December 22, 2006

Filipino Parol Festival

Aired on KQED's The California Report December 22, 2006
co-produced with Reid Pillifant, voiced by host Scott Shafer

For lots of Californians, the holiday season means picking out a Christmas tree, lighting the family's menorah or hanging a decorative wreath on the front door. But for some Filipino-Americans, a different image ushers in the holiday season: a homemade, five-pointed lantern called a parol.