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Pinoy writer whets appetite of literary fans in London

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By Edward Lao – Two charities collaborated to introduce to literary enthusiasts a young Filipino writer whose debut novel bagged prestigious awards in the Philippines.

Pinoy opera singer makes Filipinos in Germany proud

First tenor Ernesto Binondo is making Filipinos in Germany proud. Binondo is a regular performer in one of Germany’s most renowned opera houses, Aalto Theatre. He is a permanent singer of the Opera Chorus for ten years now.

PEP: CCP pays tribute to Imelda on its 40th year

This year marks the 40th founding anniversary of the Cultural Center of the Philippines (CCP). The year-round celebration kicks off at the CCP Pasinaya Open House Festival on Feb. 1, which coincides with National Arts Month.

Japan calls on Pinoy artists to join 3rd intl manga awards

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Japan’s Foreign Minister Masahiko Komura (C) poses for photograhers with winners of the International Manga (comics) Awards, Silver award Yin Chuan of China (L), Gold award Lau Wan Kit of Hong Kong (2nd L), Silver award Alice Picard of France (2nd R) and Silver award Svetlana Igorevna of Russia Read more »

Angono muralist Jose Blanco passes away, 76

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MANILA, Philippines — Jose V. Blanco, the folk muralist whose richly colorful and celebratory works of the Tagalog pastorale have been likened to another Angono muralist, the late National Artist Carlos “Botong” Francisco, died Thursday morning of heart failure. He was 76.

Top Filipino artist catapults Singapore

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Award-winning Filipino visual artist Mark Justiniani, one of the country’s leading catalysts of surrealism and social-realism holds his first ever solo exhibition in the regional art mecca of Singapore. Social-realism in art often entails dark images depicting the harsh realities in society. The Las Vegas-based painter, however, has found a Read more »

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