Archive for the Art and Painting Category

With a one in two chance of an Oscar nomination, Filipino Australian animator Robertino Zambrano has a nervous month ahead. His film Love In the Time Of March Madness,” a story about a very tall woman struggling on the dating scene, has been shortlisted among 9 others vying for an Academy Award nomination for best short animation. (more…)

The Philippine Consulate General in Sydney wishes to inform the Filipino community organizations and media in New South Wales of Manila FAME: The Design and Lifestyle Event organized by the Center for International Trade Expositions and Missions (CITEM), which will be held at the SMX Convention Center, Mall of Asia Complex, Pasay City, Philippines on 15-18 October 2015. (more…)

Come Saturday, 18th July, a visiting Filipino danseur-cultural animateur touring with the famous Loboc Children’s Choir who recently wowed SRO audiences in Melbourne, Canberra and Sydney with nothing less than a world-class performance  world class performance —  is conducting a one-day-only  INTEGRATED DANCE WORKSHOP that everyone involved or interested in dance theatre should take full advantage of. (more…)

A stream of images from Hong Kong caught Rick Rocamora’s attention on Facebook: black and white street scenes, with dramatic light and compositions that ranged from kinetic to serene. The fact that the photographer, Xyza Cruz Bacani, was froXyza Cruz Bacanim the Philippines — like Mr. Rocamora — intrigued him, though he was reluctant to contact her. (more…)

Gerry (not his real name), an inmate at the Muntinlupa Bilibid Prison, relates that he wept unashamedly when he saw the victims of the super-typhoon on television. (more…)