Category Archives: Entertainment

Tingin Asean Film Festival

  Mark your calendars for the 3rd year of the Tingin ASEAN Film Festival on September 26-29, 2019. Admission is FREE. Where: Shangri-la Plaza Red Carpet Cinema 26-29 September 2019   September 26 Thursday 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM A Closer Look: Who are the indigenous peoples? by Miks Padilla 3:30 PM – 5:30 PM Film screening: Thy… Read More »

First Filipino Woman To Direct A Film

  Consuelo Padillo Osorio is the first Filipino woman to direct a film. Consuelo Padillo Osorio was credited for her film “Dalagang Luksa” in 1938. Dalagang Luksa did very well and was soon followed by more lachrymal pictures: Dolores, Pagsuyo, and Magmamani, before World War II broke out. After the liberation, Osorio directed ‘Bakya Mo Neneng” which was… Read More »

Ryan Cayabyab: National Artist for Music

  Ryan Cayabyab is a musician, composer, and conductor of eclectic, modern and popular music. He put the Philippines in the International pedestal with award-winning symphonic works, full-length musicals, films, and television scores, a capella albums, popular and love songs, as well as scores of popular songs sung by top Filipino artists. You may want to read: National… Read More »

Ay Kalisud (Ah, Misery)

  Ay Kalisud (Ah, Misery), 1910 Ah, misery Misery of the abandoned Night and day Always, I weep for you Ah, Inday Fortune lost None Nothing Can make me happy Ay ay kalisud Kalisud sang binayaan Adlaw gab-i Firme kita guina tangisan Ahay Inday Nga walay sing kapalaran Walay guid Walay guid Sarang co kalipayan The somber minor… Read More »

On this day, July 10

  On this day, July 10,  in 2012, Filipino comedian and actor Rodolfo Vera Quizon Sr., more popularly known as Dolphy, died at the age of 83 due to severe pneumonia and renal failure. Regarded as the Philippines’ King of Comedy, Dolphy has appeared in over 200 radio dramas, films and TV shows since 1946. Among his popular… Read More »