Seen & Scenes

City of Vancouver honors visionary advocate for immigrants Lilian To

Vancouver – In recognition of Lilian To’s lifetime commitment in promoting multicultural harmony in the community and supporting the newcomers in Vancouver, the City of Vancouver has designated Shanghai Alley as Lilian To Way, the very first street moniker in Vancouver named after a Chinese Canadian. Lilian To Way is marked by two street monikers …

Ateneo & La Salle Alumni Golf Tournament

The Ateneo and La Salle Alumni Associations in British Columbia held a friendly golf tournament at Quilchena Golf and Country Club in Richmond. B.C. Here are some scenes from the game dominated by the Ateneans (Photos from Jun Mercado’s FB account)

Fil-Canadian Produced Film, ‘Living Instead’ Set in Canada

The cast and crew of Living Instead by BE Rogue Productions shot the first feature film set in Canada and the Philippines by a Fil-Canadian film producer. The movie is directed by veteran actress/director/producer Beverly Vergel and produced by Emily Bolanos. It tells the story of the lives of Filipino immigrants and their experience with …

Caregivers Conference 2016

Scenes during the recently held Caregivers Conference 2016 organized by the Multicultural Helping House Society (Photos by Manny Noel Abuel).

DU30: The President gains support in BGC

Financial district Bonifacio Global City has shown support to President Rodrigo “Rody” Duterte, as a building flashes LED lights that spell out “DU30,” referring to the president.

Closer than Ever at the Gateway Theatre

Closer than Ever, originally produced Off-Broadway by Janet Brenner, Michael Gill and Daryl Roth with lyrics by Richard Maltby Jr. and music by David Shire had a two-week run at the Gateway Theatre. The exhilarating musical featured Kevin Aichele, Danny Balkwill (on bass), Caitriona Murhy, Chris King (on piano) and FilCan pride Ma-Anne Dionisio. Ma-Anne …

Batangas Club of BC Gala Night

The executive officers and directors of Batangas Club of British Columbia led by Buena Kilala Chua with Member of Parliament for Vancouver-Kingsway Don Davies, Deputy Consul General Anthony Mandap and wife, during the induction and gala night held Jan. 20, at St. Patrick’s gym in Vancouver, B.C. MP Davies said the event was probably the …

6th Annual Awards Night for Most Beautiful Filipinos in Canada

Scenes from the 6th Annual Awards Night of the Most Beautiful Filipinos in Canada held at Elizabeth Bader Theatre in Toronto on Feb. 20. The event was organized by the International Professional Entertainment Network. Some of the recipients are Annabelle Migalbin, Teresa Toralba and Anak ti Abra Association (Photos by Amelia Insigne)..   

Rite of Election at Holy Rosary Cathedral

Archbishop Michael Miller celebrated the Rite of Election at the Holy Rosary Cathedral in Vancouver, on Feb. 12, for those preparing for the Sacraments of Initiation with the opening of Lent (Photos by Angelo Siglos).  

Gerphil Flores Gets Standing Ovation on Tour

David Foster’s Golden Girl Gerphil Flores, Asia’s Got Talent (AGT) third placer, received a standing ovation from an appreciative audience during her first Canadian concert tour entitled, “Dreams,” at the Kay Meek Theater on Valentine’s Day. Presented by Tribu Productions under Cliff Belgica, other guest performers include Nazer Salcedo, Jeremiah Carag and Janice Lozano. Seen …