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Filipinos in Vienna joined the international community during the Ash Wednesday celebration

Filipinos in Vienna joined the international community during the Ash Wednesday celebration

Filipino Catholic Community – Candidates for confirmation. Picture: Mandy Salonga Ash Wednesday marks the start of the Lenten season Christians worldwide. For many it’s a season of fasting and penance, when people give up bad habits...

 

Pinays in Austria celebrate Intl Women’s Day

Pinays in Austria celebrate Intl Women’s Day

Hector Pascua, ABS-CBN News, Austria Filipino women, led by the BABAYLAN Austria gathered in Vienna on March 8, 21014 to celebrate the International Women’s Day. Carmen Pacaigue, President of Babaylan Austria expressed her gratitude to the...

 

Message of His Excellency Benigno S. Aquino III on the 28th anniversary of EDSA Rovolution

Message of His Excellency Benigno S. Aquino III on the 28th anniversary of EDSA Rovolution

source: rappler.com Message of His Excellency Benigno S. Aquino III President of the Philippines To the Filipino people On the 28th anniversary of the EDSA People Power Revolution [Released on February 25, 2014] My warmest greetings to my Fellow...

 

Tagalog Course and Family Summer Camp activities of Sentro ng Kultura at Wika ng Austria at Pilipinas

Tagalog Course and Family Summer Camp activities of  Sentro ng Kultura at Wika ng Austria at Pilipinas

Filipino-Tagalog course offered by the Filipino-Tagalog for Filipino children born in Austria (and other interested children and adults) will start on February 28, 2014. Courses will be held at the Klubraum of the Donau City Kirche, Donaucitystrasse...

 

First Filipino ice skater in the winter olympics

First Filipino ice skater  in the winter olympics

source: rappler.com During the opening ceremonies of the ongoing Winter Olympics in Soschi, Russia, millions of TV viewers around the world  saw the lone Filipino olympic  representative, waving the Philippine flag – the figure skater...

 

14 dead in Bontoc bus accident

14 dead in Bontoc bus accident

source: inquirer.net A Florida bus liner carrying 45 passengers bound for the town of Bontoc in Mountain Province fell off a 116-meter ravine Friday morning at Sitio Pagang, Barangay Talubin. Senior Supt. Oliver Enmodias, Police Provincial...

 

Charity Events of Pinoys in Austria for the reconstruction/humanitarian projects of “Yolanda” victims and affected areas

Charity Events of Pinoys in Austria for the reconstruction/humanitarian projects of “Yolanda”  victims and affected areas

CFC-FFL Choir Filipinos worldwide, despite being separated by land and sea, are once again united with a sense of bayanihan as they endeavor to rebuild their home country together.  Motivated by a common purpose, our fellow Filipinos overseas...

 

Oath Taking of the new officers of the Council of Filipino Associations in Austria

Oath Taking of the new officers of the  Council of Filipino Associations in Austria

January 15, 2014 – Vienna, Austria –  The new officers of the Council of Filipino Associations in Austria or CFAA were formally inducted into office. Ambassador Lourdes Yparraguirre of the Philippine Embassy in Vienna  administered...

 

CFC-FFL Choir concert for the typhoon victims in Iloilo

CFC-FFL Choir concert for the typhoon victims in Iloilo

The CFC-FFL Choir (with the Argao sisters) will sing during the Holy Mass on Saturday, January 18, 2014, 18.00 Hours at the Parish of Leopoldau, 1210 Vienna. They will also render a short concert after the mass. Collections and donations during...

 

Pinay caregiver Rose Fostanes wins ‘X Factor Israel’

Pinay caregiver Rose Fostanes wins ‘X Factor Israel’

MANILA, Philippines (UPDATED) – She came to Israel several years ago to work as a caregiver. Now, Rose Fostanes is a bona fide reality TV star in her host country Israel, after she was declared the winner of the “X Factor Israel”...

 

Pope Francis names 19 new cardinals, focusing on the poor

Pope Francis names 19 new cardinals, focusing on the poor

source: totallycoolpix.com (Vatican Radio) After the Angelus on Sunday, Pope Francis announced the names of those who will be created Cardinals at the upcoming Consistory. As was previously announced, on February 22, the Feast of the Chair of...

 

Huge Donations from Kiwanis Club and Lions Club Austria for Relief and Rehabilitation of Yolanda Victims

Huge Donations from Kiwanis Club and Lions Club Austria for Relief and Rehabilitation of Yolanda Victims

Kiwanis/Lions Club Austria presented their donations for the victims of Yolanda at the Philippine Embassy in Vienna. photo: v.gerstl Vienna, Austria -  Kiwanis Club Baden (Lower Austria) and Lions Club International, Austria Chapter have donated...