Filcom ’77 The importance of a venue.

Naples, July 31. NapoliTime reached, Jose Yoro, President of FILCOMFEDSI (Editor Note  Federation of Philippine Community of Southern Italy) and also an active member of the Filipino community of Naples. He has exposed us a real problem that has lasted for nine years, the lack of a venue for social activities. The official buildings, have always been a problem for associations or as in this case by the foreign communities. Jose Yoro explains us,that they already had a head office and it was the church of Santa Maria La Nova in Naples. Unfortunately in 2003, for reasons of practicability, the church was closed to the public and consequently they found themselves without a venue. Despite everything, the Filipino community continues its

Filcom ’77. Video interview to “Mommy” Lilia Flores, founder and honorary member of the community.

Naples, July 20. The collaboration between NapoliTime and Filcom '77, we want to point out , is to improve methods of communication among the many Filipinos in Campania and has the further purpose to make known what is the Filipino culture. We met the founder and honorary member of the Filipino Community in Naples, Lilia Flores. She's now 81 years old and continues to work hard for all her "Kabayan" from 1977, when there were still a few Filipinos in Italy. She tells us how it all began with meetings aimed at an organization of the association and then went on to unite the whole community present in Naples under the name Filipino Community of Naples 1977 (editor's note, also known

Filcom ’77. Intervista video a “Mommy” Lillia Flores, fondatrice e membro onorario della comunità.

Napoli, 20 luglio. La collaborazione fra NapoliTime e la Filcom '77, che teniamo a sottolineare, vuole migliorare i metodi di comunicazione fra i tanti Filippini nella Campania ha come ulteriore finalità far conoscere ai più ciò che è la cultura Filippina. Abbiamo incontrato la fondatrice e membro onorario della Comunità Filippina di Napoli, Lillia Flores. Ha ormai 81 anni e continua a lavorare sodo per tutti i suoi connazionali dal 1977, quando erano ancora pochi i Filippini in Italia. Ci racconta come tutto iniziò con degli incontri volti all' organizzazione dell'associazione che andò poi a riunire tutta la comunità presente a Napoli sotto il nome di Comunità Filippina di Napoli 1977 (ndr, nota anche come Filcom '77), primo presidente Yolly Cabaroc. Questa associazione fungeva