Visiting Philippine world-renowned/global traveler artist Manuel “Manny” Baldemor is impressed by the deep-rooted creativeness and growing sense of nationalism budding and established Filipino painters possess in the UAE.
'He was accompanied to the Dubai Police morgue by a sister-in-law who lives in Dubai and I hope to meet up with him this afternoon'
Philippine National Artist for Music Ryan Cayabyab believes the potential of the Filipino as a musician and performance artist is yet to be “exploited” even as a people, they have been in-demand globally in the field of theatre arts and live act circuit because of their inborn talent.
Southeast Asia’s Republic of the Philippines commemorates its 121st freedom from Spain this June 12 although its “full independence” as a free and sovereign country was granted by its second coloniser, the United States of America on July 4, 1946.
The Philippine Embassy in Abu Dhabi headed by Ambassador to the UAE Hjayceelyn M. Quintana hosted a Diplomatic Reception in observance of the 121st anniversary of the June 12, 1898 proclamation of Philippine independence from Spain on Wednesday evening.
As everyone is made to believe to seek his own place under the sun, Philippine Consul General in Dubai and the Northern Emirates Paul Raymund Cortes on Wednesday defined what a “21st Century Global Filipino” is.
Quintana was interviewed after the Philippine Embassy in Abu Dhabi sent across a media statement regarding her meeting with the 32 on separate occasions, “with the kind assistance of the UAE authorities.”
Filipinos in Dubai and the Northern Emirates have opportunities of attending more workshops in all the facets of art through more community partnerships with those in the field within the UAE and even from their home country.
Taking risks as well as the above average grit and determination are known to factor in entrepreneurship, while credibility and trust have also become the pivot for an award-winning Filipino entrepreneur in the UAE.
President Rodrigo Duterte has a huge following and enjoys strong support among his countrymen in the UAE. This has been reflected in the final and un-official tally of the certificates of canvas (CoC) from the 31-day overseas voting (OV) for Manila’s mid-term legislative/local elections that ended on May 13.