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Photos: Philippine Embassy Team Visit Bermuda

Photos: Philippine Embassy Team Visit Bermuda

The Philippine Embassy officials from Ottawa, composed of First Secretary and Consul Eric Aquino, Second Secretary and Consul Jeffrey Salik, Finance Officer Rosalie Gonsalves, and Consular Assistants Aileen Cuya, Alvin Conchas III and Josephine Gonato, held a consular outreach mission on the island on May 18th – 22nd at the Mariner’s Club. Consul... Read more of this article

Photo Set #2: Flores De Mayo & Santacruzan

Photo Set #2: Flores De Mayo & Santacruzan

Marking the first time the occasion has been observed in Bermuda, the Filipino Community celebrated “Flores de Mayo” and “Santacruzan” on Sunday, with a church service and a procession that took place in Hamilton. In advance of the event, a spokesperson said, “Today the Filipino community in Bermuda will celebrate two popular festivals from... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: Santacruzan, Flores De Mayo

Photos & Video: Santacruzan, Flores De Mayo

[Updated with photos] The Filipino Community celebrated “Flores de Mayo” and “Santacruzan” today [May 27] with a church service and a procession that took place in Hamilton. In advance of the event, a spokesperson said, “Today the Filipino community in Bermuda will celebrate two popular festivals from the Philippines – Flores de... Read more of this article

Santacruzan & Flores De Mayo On May 27

Santacruzan & Flores De Mayo On May 27

The Filipino community in Bermuda will celebrate two popular festivals from the Philippines on May 27, including Flores de Mayo and Santacruzan, and everyone is invited to attend. A spokesperson said, “This Sunday, May 27th, the Filipino community in Bermuda will celebrate two popular festivals from the Philippines – Flores de Mayo [Flowers... Read more of this article

AFB: “The Humanitarian And Right Thing To Do”

AFB: “The Humanitarian And Right Thing To Do”

The Association of Filipinos in Bermuda said they believe that passing the law for new pathways to Bermuda status is “right thing to do,” saying that members of the Filipino community “actively participate and contribute to the rich tapestry of Island life of which we are all so rightly proud.” The Government recently announced... Read more of this article

Filipino Community Donates To Eliza Dolittle

Filipino Community Donates To Eliza Dolittle

The Filipino Association —  in collaboration with Club 2000, Couples for Christ Bermuda, Filipino Christian Fellowship and the Filipino Sports Group — has raised funds from their recent Filipino Cultural Festival on June 14th and donated part of the proceeds to the Eliza Dolittle Society. From left: Marrah Butler, Carolyn Paynter, Board... Read more of this article

Photos: Philippine Embassy Team Visit Bermuda

Photos: Philippine Embassy Team Visit Bermuda

It was a busy time for the Filipino Association as they were visited by the Philippine Embassy team from Washington DC for this year’s consular and labour outreach. “A total of 242 Philippine passports renewals, 12 Reports of Births, 8 Reports of Marriage, and 3 Oaths of Dual Citizenship, and authentication of documents were held by the Consular... Read more of this article

Photos: Philippine Embassy Team Visit Bermuda

Photos: Philippine Embassy Team Visit Bermuda

The Philippine Embassy team led by Consul Arlene Magno and Labour Attache Luz Padilla has had a very busy and successful consular and labour outreach mission over the weekend. On Friday, February 21st, the team met with Immigration Minister Michael Fahy, Permanent Secretary Randolph Rochester, Chief Immigration Officer Danette Ming, and Deputy Governor... Read more of this article

Philippine Consuls To Visit Bermuda Next Month

Philippine Consuls To Visit Bermuda Next Month

The Association of Filipinos in Bermuda announced that Consuls from the Philippine Embassy in Washington D.C. will be visiting the island from February 21 through February 23 in order to hold a Consular and Labour Outreach Mission to the Filipino Community here in Bermuda. The Embassy team, led by Consul Arlene Magno and Labour Attache Luz Padilla,... Read more of this article

Videos: Typhoon Relief Concert Raises $10,740

Videos: Typhoon Relief Concert Raises $10,740

Live BDA, a concert featuring four hours of live local music and traditional Filipino performances, raised more than $10,740 for charities including the Red Cross Bermuda [working with Red Cross Philippines], Operation Blessing Foundation Philippines, and Catholic Relief Services. The event was held in Hamilton’s newest event facility, Pier 6, on... Read more of this article

Upcoming: Live BDA Philippines Relief Concert

Upcoming: Live BDA Philippines Relief Concert

Bermuda continues to support the global relief effort for victims of Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines by hosting ‘Live BDA’ – a four hour concert of live music. The event will take place at the new PIER 6 Waterfront Complex and is joint-hosted by The Whitfield Group Ltd. and the Association of Filipinos in Bermuda [AFB], with entertainment... Read more of this article

Typhoon Victims: Two Fundraisers This Weekend

Typhoon Victims: Two Fundraisers This Weekend

The Association of Filipinos in Bermuda has, up to this date, raised close to $30,000 from its ongoing fundraising drive to assist the victims of Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines, and has two fundraising events scheduled for this weekend. Tonight [Nov 23] Flanagan’s will hold a fundraising screening of the Pacquiao-Rios fight, and entrance tickets... Read more of this article

Over $160K Raised To Assist Typhoon Victims

Over $160K Raised To Assist Typhoon Victims

Pledges and donations amounting to over $160,000 have come in to assist victims of Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines, with the Association of Filipinos in Bermuda having raised over $23,000, while the Bermuda Red Cross has received $138,708 in pledges and donations. A spokesperson from the Association of Filipinos in Bermuda said, “The Association... Read more of this article