Tekniqlingz: Educate.Empower.Entertain

Educate Empower Entertain Flyer

Tekniqlingz will be hosting a FilCom Sunday event at the Filipino Community Center on Sunday, 08/26/2018 from 3-6pm.  In partnership with the Filipino Community Center,  the name of the event is Educate.Empower.Entertain and the theme will celebrate Filipino American youth culture through art, music, and dance.  Filipino community organizations will be present to provide Filipino cultural activities.  Entertainment to include, Tekniqlingz, Jehzan Exclusive, Himig ng Katipunan, Bandalan Doce Pares, and more will occur during the 3-hour event. The event is free and open to the public.  For more information, please email: tekniqlingz@gmail.com

FREESTEP Community Dance Workshop

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Please join us on a Saturday early evening to Learn how to FREESTEP with Miechol “Bra Dis Guy” Canteros on Saturday, June 9, 2017, 5-6pm.

Miechol Canteros aka ‘Bra Dis Guy,” is from Kalihi, Hawaii and he loves to dance, work and go to church. He is an 8th generation Tekniqlingz member and he dances anywhere and wherever he goes. His ancestral roots in the Philippines hails from the Visayas, in Cebu and Bohol. You can find him freestepping at various parts of O’ahu, look out!

Tinikling for Kids! Children’s Filipino Dance Program

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We are excited to finally launch our Tinikling for Kids Filipino Dance program!!!

Our first/inaugural workshop will be on Saturday, June 16, 2018, 10-11AM at Lanakila Multi-Purpose Senior Center!

Our second session will be on Saturday, August 25, 2018, 10-11AM at Lanakila Multi-Purpose Senior Center!

Please fill out registration/participation form: https://tekniqlingz.files.wordpress.com/2017/03/tekniqlingz-participation-form.pdf

Breaking Barriers 2 Community Dance Workshop

 Breaking Barriers

Please join us for a Saturday morning breakdance workshop on May 19, 2018, 10:00-11:00AM, hosted by Bboy Ezekiel Cyde 2.

Location: Lanakila Multipurpose Senior Center, 1620 Lanakila Ave. Honolulu, HI

Our community dance workshop partner, Bryan back again from last years workshop for, Tekniqlingz Presents “Breaking Barriers 2” A Breakdance Workshop hosted by Bboy Ezekiel Cyde 2!
Bryan Antonio Munoz aka “Bboy Ezekiel Cyde 2,” is from Kalihi Honolulu. His family roots hails from Laoag City and Quezon City Philippines. He is a Radio Broadcaster at KNDI Radio 1270am, Breakdance Instructor at Moments Unforgettable Performing Arts Academy, Assistant Martial Arts Instructor at Arcs Academy School of Combat & Deadly Arts, Representative/Volunteer for Ho’olanapua (Anti-Human/Sex-Trafficking Organization), Ambassador/Representative/PR for Made In Hope (Global Anti-Sex Trafficking Organization), Missionary/Minister at Calvary Chapel Pearl Harbor. Over the years he has performed at a variety of Filipino concerts, shows, parties, and community events to give inspiration to other Filipinos of young and old alike that Filipinos got talent and performing breakdancing at non-Filipino events gives him an opportunity to share with them who he is, that he is Filipino, and a brief history of his culture.

“Check Da Tekniq” : A Hip Hop and Modern Tinikling Community Dance Workshop



Please join us for a Saturday morning “Check Da Tekniq” community dance workshop featuring founder and executive director of Tekniqlingz and the Tekniqlingz Dance crew, Gabe Torno!

Tekniqlingz presents “Check Da Tekniq” : A Hip Hop and Modern Tinikling Community Dance Workshop featuring founder and executive director of Tekniqlingz and the Tekniqlingz Dance crew, Gabe Torno.

This workshop will consist of learning the basics of the Tinikling Filipino bamboo dance and incorporating Hip-Hop and modern elements alongside commetary on the significance of modernization of cultural and traditional dances today.

Gabe Torno is a dancer, choreographer, and nonprofit director from Aiea, Hawaii. His ancestral roots in the Philippines hails from San Fernando, Pampango with lineage from Western Visayas (Negros Occidental). His primary dance forms are Hip-Hop and Philippine dance. He was first immersed in Filipino folk dance through joining his first Filipino club in college at Chaminade University in 2004. He danced with the Kababayan Filipino Club at Chaminade from 2004-2006. Later on, he performed off and on with the University of Hawaii’s Katipunan Club’s Filipino folk dance troup from 2006-2008 until he formed the Tekniqlingz Dance Crew in mid 2008. He specializes and has a close affinity with the Tinikling Filipino bamboo dance. He is a Masters of Business Administration graduate at Chaminade University and Bachelors of Arts in Ethnic Studies graduate at the University of Hawaii at Manoa. In his previous professions, he has worked in various educational and non-profit organizations such as the Bishop Museum, Read Aloud America, Island Pacific Academy, and Kids Hurt Too Hawaii under the AmericCorps VISTA program. He has been dancing informally since he was little imitating Michael Jackson at family parties. Today, you can see him dancing formally at many private and public events with the Tekniqlingz.



Give Aloha: Foodland’s Annual Community Matching Gifts Program

GiveAlohaTekPostDuring the whole month of September you can shop at Foodland and make a donation to Tekniqlingz through Foodland’s Annual Give Aloha Community Matching Gifts Program. It’s simple! Use your Maika’i card at the register to be able to donate. Show the cashier our organizational code (78920) OR you can choose to donate your 5 cents reusable bag credit. All donations will be used towards our ongoing programs and activities, such as our Community Dance Workshops. Thank you for your support! #foodlandgivealoha #foodlandgivealoha2017