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COMMUNITY/SPORTS: Winnipeg Martial Arts athletes bagged awards in World Championships

Seven  young martial arts athletes from Winnipeg, Manitoba  emerged  triumphant and competed   in  the World Karate Commission (WKC)  World Karate & Kickboxing Championships  held in   Dublin, Ireland.  October 27 – November 4, 2018. The seven  athletes were part of  the

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ENTERTAINMENT: Father and Son Canada Tour 2018 in Winnipeg

An evening  of entertainment with  singing, dancing and comedy as Philippines’  father and son heartthrob  Piolo and Iñigo Pascual come to  Winnipeg for a concert on  Oct 29, 2018. The ever dashing Piolo is best known for his award-winning acting in

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COMMUNITY: Looking for a Stem Cell match; Knocking at the hearts of Pinoys 17 to 35 years old

Sixteen year old  Roshlind Kate  Mance was recently  diagnosed with  two  life-threathening diseases called -Aplastic Anemia- a rare blood disease and Paroxysmal Nocturnal Hemoglobinuria (PNH) — a rare disease of the bone marrow. Roshlind’s only chance at returning to a normal

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COMMUNITY: Meet the Pinoy couple behind sweet success of Creamela

Two years ago, Filipino-canadian couple Gilbert and Carmela Ramos introduced  their product Creamela  to the peanut butter  loving kababayans.  It all started as a hobby and passion as the couple used to give them  as gifts to their friends during special

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Meet Puring and Penny and Watch their Immigration tale in “Prairie Nurse”

Prairie Nurse tries to see the lighter side of   finding one’s place in a new country. Canadian playwright Marie Beath Badian gives the account of two newly-arrived Filipino nurses in  Canada  in 1967. Purificacion  Saberon  (Puring)  and Indepencia Uy  (Penny) came

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Catch “Lights of the North” until Oct 14 in Winnipeg

Two weeks to go for Winnipegers to enjoy Lights of the North  running until October 14th at the Red River Exhibition Park in Assiniboia Downs. Until Sept 30 only, avail yourself of the 50%  discount for children and 20 %  discount for

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COMMUNITY: Pinoy Winnipegers honored at the 2nd Golden Balangay Awards

Mental health advocate Winnipeger Loizza Aquino bagged the  Young Leader of the Year award in the recently concluded   nationwide search honoring outstanding Filipino Canadians, the 2018 Golden Balangay Awards. Another Winnipegger  Judianne Jayme of Mabuhay TV and Culture Card was 

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ENTERTAINMENT: Donita Nose and Super Tekla warm hearts and bring out loud belly laughters

Undeniably funny with some spiels  suited for  parental guidance. Non-stop giggles and laughters  as  gay power  took over  the centre stage  at the Fairmont Hotel this weekend  featuring  Filipino actors,  comedian and TV hosts Donita Nose and Super Tekla. “Summer Pinas-Saya” 

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Stars of Beauty and the Beast invite you to be their Guest

  Rainbow Stage’s take of the blockbuster musical  Beauty and the Beast  give its  viewers a summer  experience to remember.   This the second time  the popular Disney fairy tale is  staged in Winnipeg since its  first production in  2009.   Audience

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COMMUNITY: MLA Flor Marcelino, honored as one of women trailblazers in Manitoba

  Filipino-Canadian MLA Flor Marcelino is one of the 18 female legislatives trailblazers who were honoured   Tuesday,  Aug 28  at the Manitoba Legislature  for  their contribution being the “first”  in  Manitoba’s  history for  the past  100 years (1916 to 2016).

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COMMUNITY: Retro Zumba raises Funds for Kids Diabetes Research

  Spirit of volunteerism was alive at the “Zumba for JDRF to Cure Diabetes”  which  brought  together families, friends and strangers in one  evening of  fun dance fitness. In total, the event raised  $2,735  from entrance and auction tickets sales

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COMMUNITY: Iskuwelahang Pilipino Rondalla of Boston, Special guest of Magdaragat in Folklorama 2018

 There is another special reason why  coming to Folklorama’s Pearl of the Orient Philippine Pavillion this summer brings double treat. Young musicians of  Iskuwelahang Pilipino (IP) Rondalla travel all the way to Winnipeg from Boston, Massachusettes to bring in a

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COMMUNITY: ANCOP Winnipeg Raises $100,000

More than a thousand participants, donors and supporters joined this year’s Answering Cry of the Poor (ANCOP) Walk held at the Assiniboine Park on August 11, 2018. The annual event’s main goal is to raise funds for child sponsorship, community

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Max’s Restaurant To Open in Winnipeg Fall of 2018

Max’s Restaurant, the casual dining  restaurant   serving authentic  Filipino  cuisine made famous by its signature juicy and crispy Max’s Fried Chicken  is set to open its long awaited branch in Winnipeg, Manitoba fall of 2018. Now with 15 locations in

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COMMUNITY: Folklorama 2018 kicks off this weekend

  Manitoba’s  largest and longest-running multicultural festival of its kind in the world– FOLKLORAMA is here once again! Every summer,  audience are given a treat to explore  and experience world’s cultures through this two-week event that began in 1970. Folklorama  showcases 

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