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Wednesday, January 20, 2021

Entertainment

Filipino-Australian Marc Ordonez releases debut single: ‘Sa’yo’

Marc Ordonez is a Filipino singer-songwriter based in Melbourne, Victoria. Born and raised in the Philippines, he migrated to Australia with his family in 2012. Being part of a musically-inclined family first sparked his interest in music. At seven...

Finding Keshi: an interview with an aspiring Filipino-Australian filmmaker

Keshi Sacdalan is an aspiring Filipino-Australian filmmaker who loves to collaborate and explore the realms of both fiction and non-fiction.  Passionate about creative and culturally rich projects, especially those where she can share the Filipino culture, Sacdalan is a Melbourne-based...

Getting to know Filipino-Australian ‘guitar master’ Bernardo Soler

Bernardo is an award winning classical guitarist. He wanted to learn how to play guitar after hearing classical guitarist Julian Bream play on classical radio. He continued to listen to classical guitarists to develop his skills. In 1989, he graduated with...

Talented Fil-Aussie siblings ‘The Quinals’ ready to take on the world

The pandemic has impacted many Filipino-Australian artists and musicians in an industry which relies heavily on live music to succeed. With the easing of restrictions in Victoria, local musicians are looking forward to opportunities to return to the stage. The...

Getting to know Fil-Aussie soul star Jerson Trinidad

Jerson Trinidad arrived in Australia in the late 80's with his family in Wagga Wagga. He then moved to Sydney to join popular talent show on Network 10 called ‘Star Search’. Jerson joined the TV show ‘New Faces’ with...

Kiko Choir: 28 years of bringing joy to Melbourne

The Filipino Choir of St Francis (aka Kiko Choir) began singing at St Francis Church in Melbourne in 1992. This was shortly after the very first Filipino Mass was established by resident priest Rev Fr Ed Wood, together with...

Getting to know Angela Gienel Ninon

As a young toddler in Makati, Angela Gienel Sta. Cruz Ninon was seen to be lip synching to the songs of Britney Spears, Sharkira and Mariah Carey. There she captured the attention of her family members with her talent. Gienel...

Fil-Aussie band Five Fifty Myth releases debut single ‘Andito Lang Ako’

With a nostalgic, heart-on-sleeve sound that hearkens back to the rock bands of the 90s and mid-2000s, Five Fifty Myth’s debut single Andito Lang Ako will tug at your heartstrings and make you long intensely for your significant other...

Mary Ann Van Der Horst wins Best International Artist in International Music Award

Mary Ann Van der Horst is a singer-songwriter who rose to fame after her appearance on X Factor in 2014. She has appeared at several events with regular weekly gigs at various venues across Melbourne. In the last six...

Getting ready for the return of live music in Australia

The Philippine Times recognises the struggles of local artists in Australia and around the world in 2020. The pandemic has impacted many Filipino-Australian artists and musicians in an industry which relies heavily on live music to succeed. The Philippine Times...
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