Two more days to go and it’s finally the Miss World Philippines 2012 Pageant Night! We will finally get to know who the new beauty queen is. I’m so excited! I hope Candidate #15 Daphne Tanya Molenaar wins because she deserves it!
The Universe loves me – scratch that – this time I’ve proven that the World loves me! Why? Because I got the good fortune of being the Miss World Philippines Regional Blogger Correspondent! And do you know what’s better than that? I get to interview the family of one of the prettiest contestants and get to know her more. I am so privileged to be able to support Miss World Philippines Candidate #15: Daphne Tanya L. Molenaar!
U.S. Embassy Manila and the Cultural Center of the Philippines are proud to announce the visit of an American contemporary ballet company, Trey McIntyre Project, to the Philippines. The group will work collaboratively with the Ramon Obusan Folkloric Dance Group and conduct master classes in ballet, modern dance and technical direction in Manila and Iloilo City during a ten-day visit to the Philippines.
Katagman Festival is here once again! The people of Oton are celebrating it with more fun activities this year and we’re so excited to not just witness but also join as well. Katagman Festival 2012 is where we Ogtonganons show our pride in promoting our rich culture and history through various events. Special thanks to Councilor Migs Flores for providing us all with this schedule.
I finally have an acceptable video of Ferns Tosco singing “Island Called Boracay” live! Here she is at her final audition for Kanta Pilipinas, TV 5′s upcoming musical reality search. I seldom watch tv, much less reality shows, but if Ferns gets to be one of the final contestants of this show, I will definitely watch it everyday! Even join the voting process!
America in 3D, a road show by the U.S. Embassy in Manila highlighting “Diplomacy, Development and Defense,” is currently taking place at SM City Iloilo until tomorrow March 4. All of the activities and presentations during this three day event are open to the public and free of charge.
This blogger is also undoubtedly against mining. So if you are too then please join us on February 25, Saturday at the Rose Memorial Auditorium, Central Philippine University, Jaro, Iloilo for the Visayan Conference on Mining and Ecology and learn how members of local government units in the Visayas region are taking actions to discuss with economists, environmentalists, and other key personalities the real economic and ecological impact of mining in the country, just days before the Aquino administration declares a new mining policy for the country.
AMERICA in 3D is coming to ILOILO on March 2-4, 2012! If you check my previous blog post, you will read more details about this event. Aside from the various activities they have prepared for us Ilonggos, they have also prepared contests where everyone can join. One of them is America in 3D Kabataan Challenge and the one I am blogging about is the ILOve ILOILO Photo Challenge.
Last Friday, February 17th, 2012, the Iloilo Bloggers had the chance to meet Mr. Jay De Jesus who is the Emerging Media Specialist aka “Social Media DJ” of the U.S. Embassy, Manila Philippines. Kuya Jay briefed us all personally of the upcoming events slated for America in 3D.
America in 3D is a Road Show in Diplomacy, Development, and Defense. Last year, the U.S. Embassy (Manila Philippines) has staged three America in 3D events at Manila (March 2011), Baguio (July 2011) and Cebu (September 2011).
I am sure you guys enjoyed Dinagyang Festival 2012 as much as we did! And were you able to take photos? Are they exceptional and unique? If you think they are then you should join this year’s Iloilo Dinagyang Photo Contest 2012! Below are the contest mechanics and the entry form. Good luck!
And the results are out! Tribu Pan-ay is this year’s Dinagyang 2012 Ati Tribe Competition Champion! And to thos who were not able to watch their winning performance yet you are in the right blog!