DVent Productions soon on Mavshack

Diane Ventura has done acclaimed music videos and creative production in the Philippines, has managed one of the most groundbreaking artists in the Philippines, the Eraserheads, along with Domino, Pupil and Ely Buendia for his solo career. Before these, Diane took Filmmaking at New York Foundation for the Arts. Diane, who owns and runs DVent 

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Lirio Vital promotes Mavshack in Ontario

Lirio Vital will promote Mavshack Cards via a 3-concert line across Ontario. The concert roadshow will be a tribute concert to all Filipina mothers. Lirio Vital is on one of the most loved Filipino artists – charming, sweet and talented. Out of her solid and powerful voice comes magic to bring every fond memories to 

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2013 KCCC Golf Classic

Kalayaan Cultural Community Centre (KCCC) invites you to participate in the 2013 KCCC Invitational Golf Tournament to be held at Royal Ontario Golf Club on Saturday, August 24, 2013. This is the fifth year for KCCC’s annual golf tournament and every succeeding year, the number of golfers and sponsors has steadily increased. Participating golfers have 

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Graceland opens in Toronto

TORONTO–Films We Like presents Graceland, a disquieting and unpredictable dramatic thriller that had its world premiere at last year’s Tribeca Film Festival and was selected for the 2012 Reel Asian Film Festival. Certain to induce shivers, Graceland offers a frank depiction of political corruption and child sex slavery in the Philippines. The film will now 

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‘When I got on stage, All those fears went away’

  By Mila Astorga-Garcia   TORONTO–Janessa Sarmiento, a 10-year old Grade four student, played the lead role in the Our Lady of Grace production of “Annie, Jr.” based on Thomas Meehan’s book, “Little Orphan Annie.” Sarmiento’s performance pleasantly amazed her audience, as she confidently played the role of the bubbly little orphan who endeared the 

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Kwentong Bayan: Labour of Love

A comic book about the lives of Filipina migrant workers Time: 1:00 – 3:00 PM Place: Art Gallery of Ontario (AGO) at 317 Dundas Street West, Seminar Room 1 Access: The AGO is wheelchair accessible Childcare: Provided by the Hands-On Centre Cost: Free event Toronto-based artists, Althea Balmes and Jo SiMalaya Alcampo are creating a 

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Overseas voting on April 13 to May 13

TORONTO–The Philippine Consulate General in Toronto enjoins all registered Overseas Voters to exercise their right to vote during the 2013 Philippine Senatorial and Party List Elections which will start on 13 April 2013 and  last until 7:00AM, Monday, 13 May 2013, which coincides with the closing of  the election period in the Philippines (7:00PM, Monday, 

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Ati-Atihan in the Diaspora

A Documentary Review By Beatrice Paez One week out of every year, in a town known as a Kalibo, reality suspends disbelief. What could be perceived as a mirage comes into focus: an aging man costumed in loud and embellished garb and a middle-aged woman decked in a Hmong headdress, together with an assortment of 

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Enverga holds dialogue with Pinoys in Neepawa, Manitoba

  NEEPAWA, Manitoba (April 12, 2013) – The Filipino Canadian community and the temporary workers here had a dialogue with Senator Tobias Enverga, Jr. when the latter visited them today. The dialogue, held at HyLife™ Foods, a federally certified, modern pork processing facility employs 900 workers, and company Chief Operating Officer Denis Vielfaure said 600 

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PPCO Brunch Get-together

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