"That we, the Oasneos in the United States of America, in order to better preserve our close ties with and noble traditions of our hometown, an effective expression of our solidarity as sons and daughters of Oas, Albay, do hereby establish Oasnon USA of Northern California."

Sometime in 1973-74 Oasnon USA was conceived by a handful of families and friends from Oas, Albay, Philippines who during birthdays, fiestas, anniversaries, etc. have thought of forming themselves for fun and spirit of togetherness.

Oasnon USA was one of the "Big Five" Bicol organization who formally organized a unified Penafrancia Festivities in 1980. Between 1971 and 1980 Penafrancia celebration were mostly coordinated through the Bay Area Bicol Association (BABA) under the able leadership of its president, Mr. Ramon Belleza.

Oasnon USA under the able leadership of its President, Tony Ronan was one of the ten signatories to the Articles of Incorporation for the Devotees of Our Lady Virgin of Penafrancia on October 23, 1990. The first to host the Penafrancia Fiesta after its formal incorporation was Oasnon USA under the able leadership of its president, Ernie Beda Tena.

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Nash Ang

Nash Ang is a Filipino filmmaker that made award winning documentaries and socially relevant fiction films. As a social entrepreneur, he founded online communities that aims to unite overseas Filipinos and support rural communities in the Philippines.

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