As part of the month-long celebration of the Month of Overseas Filipinos observed every December, the Commission on Filipinos Overseas led by Interim-OIC Maria Regina Angela Galias conferred Migration Advocacy and Media Awards to 10 best media institutions, practitioners and advocates during the Awarding Ceremony on December 18, 2017 (also International Migrants Day) at the Philippine International Convention Center, Pasay City. This year’s awardees came from the US, Italy, Myanmar, South Korea, Singapore and the Philippines.
The Commission on Filipinos Overseas is pleased to inform the public that nominations are now open for the Year 2018 Presidential Awards for Filipino Individuals and Organizations Overseas.
The Presidential Awards is a biennial search to honor and recognize overseas Filipinos and other individuals or organizations which contribute to Philippine development initiatives, or promote the interests of overseas Filipino communities. The awards are also given to overseas Filipinos who have exceptionally distinguished themselves in their work or profession, and have thereby brought pride to the Filipino nation. A distinct category in the awards is also reserved for foreign individuals or organizations for their exceptional contribution to the Philippines and for advancing the cause of overseas Filipino communities. Since its inception in 1991, the awards have already been bestowed upon 460 Filipino individuals and organization overseas from 51 countries and territories.
CONGRATULATIONS 2017 MIGRATION ADVOCACY & MEDIA AWARDS WINNERS !
The Commission on Filipinos Overseas congratulates the 10 best media works that won the 2017 Migration Advocacy and Media Awards.
The Commission on Filipinos Overseas will confer the 2017 Migration Advocacy and Media (MAM) Awards to 10 best media entries from the Philippines and abroad, at the PICC, Pasay City on December 18, 2017, which is also the International Migrants Day. Now on its sixth year, the MAM Awards was conceived in 2011 by the CFO to recognize the significant role of the media in raising public awareness on issues related to Filipino migration, and the challenges of migration and development, and advocating the cause and promoting a positive image of Filipinos overseas.
Public Announcement from FDCP, one of the members of the IAC-MOF.
Isang dosenang pelikula, isang linggong selebrasyon at isang engrandeng pistahan para sa lahat ng mga Pilipino. Suportahan at abangan natin ang pelikulang kalahok sa Pista ng Pelikulang Pilipino:
• 100 Tula Para Kay Stella by Jason Paul Laxamana
• Ang Manananggal sa Unit 23B by Prime Crisologo Cruz
• AWOL movie by Enzo Williams
• Bar Boys by Kip Oebanda
• BIRDSHOT by Mikhail Red
• HAMOG by Ralston Jover
• Paglipay – Crossing by Zig Dulay
• Patay na si Hesus – Movie by Victor Kaiba Villanueva
• Pauwi Na by Paolo Villaluna
• Salvage by Sherad Anthony Sanchez
• Star na si Van Damme Stallone by Randolph Longjas
• Triptiko by Miguel Franco Michelena
Panoorin ang mga ito ngayong darating na Agosto 16 hanggang 22 na ipapalabas sa lahat ng sinehan sa buong bansa. Tangkilikin at panoorin ang mga pelikulang gawang Pilipino, may pusong Pilipino at para sa Pilipino!
Philippine Educational Theater Association (PETA) in partnership with Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA) shall present the special run of CAREDIVAS – AN ORIGINAL PINOY MUSICAL to pay tribute to all overseas Filipino workers as the present-day heroes of our country with performances beginning June 24 until July 30, 2017 at The PETA Theater Center.
CAREDIVAS is a disarmingly funny and candid musical drama about five transgender Overseas Filipino Workers in Israel who work as care givers in the morning and transform into glamorous drag queen performers at night. While desperate to make ends meet, they also struggle to search for acceptance in a foreign land.