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Ilonggo Association marks 30th anniversary

Ilonggo Association marks 30th anniversary

A fitting backdrop to its annual Mother’s Day gala dinner at the Grand Star Receptions in Altona on 14 May, the Ilonggo Association of Victoria Inc (IAVI) marked its 30 years of active community service in Victoria. Five hundred fifteen supporters, guests, friends and community representatives attended the event. IAVI President Melvin Espiga welcomed everyone […]

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New health trend exercises your vocal chords

New health trend exercises your vocal chords

We all know that activities such as yoga, meditation, running and playing a team sport are good for your mind and body, but did you know joining a choir also benefits your health? According to recent studies, singing in a choir improves mental health, helps fight lung disease and cancer, boosts the immune system, helps […]

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FEGTA celebrates Philippine Independence Day

FEGTA celebrates Philippine Independence Day

The Filipino Elderly Get-together Association (FEGTA) celebrated this month the Philippine Independence Day during its monthly meeting at Fehon St. Yarraville, Victoria.

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Filo community donates books to Blacktown City

Filo community donates books to Blacktown City

By Mr Jade Cadelina (NSW, 16 June 2016)–Consul General Anne Jalando-on Louis (right) presented the books donated by the Philippine Consulate of NSW and the Filipino-Australian Community to Stephen Bali (left), Mayor of Blacktown City and Federal Member for Greenway Michelle Rowland MP (centre). Organised by Blacktown City Council and the Philippine Services League, the […]

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Feast of Our Lady of Peñafrancia in Melbourne

Feast of Our Lady of Peñafrancia in Melbourne

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More photos can be viewed on gGoryoPictures.com Devotees of “Ina” joined Fr Joselito Asis in honouring the feast of “Our Lady of Peñafrancia”. The celebration is traditionally held in Naga City, Philippines every September. The procession followed by Holy Mass was held last Sunday, 20 September 2015 at St Brigid’s Church in Fitzroy North, Victoria.   […]

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FILCCA Photos

FILCCA Photos
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WOW Albay: Beauteous Mayon and Kapuntukan Hill

WOW Albay: Beauteous Mayon and Kapuntukan Hill

Engr. Bert Recamunda captured this image of the beautiful Mt Mayon complemented by Kapuntukan Hill (also known as the Sleeping Lion) on the side in Legazpi City, Albay, Philippines. Recamunda titled this image ‘The Lady and the Lion’ which he said he took the inspiration from the Sydney Opera House and Harbour bridge. Mt Mayon […]

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Flag raising at Fed Square

Flag raising at Fed Square

The Flag Raising Ceremony organised by the Philippine Consulate of Victoria on the occasion of the 112th Philippine Independence Day celebration was held at the Federation Square in Melbourne last 12 June 2010. To view the photo gallery, go to this link: FLAG RAISING CEREMONY