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‘Everything is Forever’ wins int’l filmfest top awards

‘Everything is Forever’ wins int’l filmfest top awards

The journey of Croatian-American composer/singer and writer Nenad Bach through war and peace, and rock and roll captured in the documentary/feature film ‘Everything is Forever’ won top awards at the 47th Annual Worldfest-Houston International Film Festival. Bach’s connection with the Filipino Australian community is through his music which he lent to support charity drives for victims of super typhoons in the Philippines [...]

Book on Rizal and Philippine nationalism to launch with nationhood lecture and revolutionary musical

Book on Rizal and Philippine nationalism to launch with nationhood lecture and revolutionary musical

Dr. Floro Quibuyen, a distinguished Filipino educator, will be launching the revised second edition of his book, A Nation Aborted: Rizal, American Hegemony and Philippine Nationalism [...]

“Love, Manila” book launch delivers expectations, and more

“Love, Manila” book launch delivers expectations, and more

The coffee-table book “Love, Manila” by Media awardee Michelle Baltazar was successfully launched yesterday (June 10) in Sydney’s western suburb of Lidcombe. Not only were the attendees impressed by the book itself, but also appreciated having a personal message written on it by the author and having a photo-op with her [...]

A unique book in an interactive launch

The book “Love, Manila: 10 Days, 10 Discoveries” which is authored by Media Awardee, Michelle Baltazar, will be launched on Monday, June 10 at the Renaissance Events Centre, Lidcombe. The book exhibit will be held during 11am through to 3pm [...]

College editors’ tales of Philippine Martial Law recounted

College editors’ tales of Philippine Martial Law recounted

The book Not On Our Watch (Martial Law Really Happened. We Were There), produced and published by the League of Editors for a Democratic Society-College Editors Guild of the Philippines (1969 to 1972) was launched last May 10 at The Metropolitan Museum of Manila, Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas compound, Roxas Blvd, Manila [...]

Magayon: A new book on Bicol recipes

Magayon: A new book on Bicol recipes

Sydney-based Neria Soliman launched her book, Magayon – A Taste of Bicol, A Touch of Class, last Friday 18 March at the Max Webber Library, Blacktown [...]

Filipino films hit a punch at the Adelaide Film Festival

Filipino films hit a punch at the Adelaide Film Festival

It’s festival time in my home city and I would have missed out on two sensational films were it not for Romy Cayabyab, editor and publisher of The Filipino Australian. Romy contacted me from Sydney and put me in touch with the Film Festival committee for an interview with the director and creator of one of the two Filipino movie entries – noted Indie American film maker John Sayles [...]

Newshen’s story frees ‘prisoner’ and wins Oz award

Newshen’s story frees ‘prisoner’ and wins Oz award

A news story, Campbelltown’s Prisoner of War, written by young reporter Soraiya Gharahkhani whose mother is Philippine born, won the 2010 Best News Story of the Year award [...]

A Philippine resource centre at last

A Philippine resource centre at last

Australia’s first dedicated Filipino cultural arts display, library, and meeting place will open soon at the Philippine Centre on Wentworth Avenue in the city of Sydney. The resource centre will comprise an extensive book collection on Philippine culture and arts, including the works of the Philippines’ national hero Dr Jose Rizal [...]

An interview with Tony Dedal

An interview with Tony Dedal

Tony Dedal, author of WINGS OVER THE PHILIPPINES
Tony Dedal is the author of recently launched WINGS OVER THE PHILIPPINES, dubbed as a Philippine aviation history book. Tony was a Philippine fighter pilot during the 1950s and editor-publisher of a Sydney-based Philippine community newspaper in the early 1980s. [...]

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