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Filipino Events In The UK

18 September 2011

The following is a list of Filipino events in the UK and advisories issued by the Philippine embassy in London.

This is a big section, with a lot of notices of interest to Filipinos in the UK and Northern Ireland, including lists of fiestas in the coming weeks.

There are also notices regarding embassy outreach visits to Liverpool and Glasgow.

If you are from another Philippine embassy, and wish to submit a list of events, click on the contact form link below:

Balita Pinoy Contact Form



As of 15 September 2011


Pinoy Radio UK Fiesta Roadshow 2011 Grand Draw

16 Sept 2011


3.00pm - 4.00pm

Philippine Embassy

10 Suffolk St., London SW1Y 4HG

Presented by Pinoy Radio UK, in cooperation with Crystal Travel, Dias Solicitors & Canary Claims. Two (2) return tickets to the Philippines to be given away. Event will be aired live on Pinoy Radio UK.

"A Night for CDA Rey Catapang"

16 Sept. 2011


7.00pm onwards

Enterprise Hotel

15-25 Hogarth Rd
Earls Court, Kensington
London SW5 0QJ

For more details, contact Peps Villanueva at 07505276871.

Ticket includes buffet dinner, karaoke and dancing.

Ms. Philippines and Mr. Philippines UK 2011

17 Sept. 2011


6pm till late

Camden Centre, Camden Town Hall, Judd St., London


Organized by Organized by Miss Philippines UK Productions Ltd (Eva Macadangdang, Director: 0208 475 0202, 0798 359 3914, ).

Filipiniana & Coronation of Mutya and Lakan 2011 (Karagan - Mitcham, UK)

17 Sept. 2011



Colliers Wood Community Centre, Colliers Wood, London SW19 2BY

The Search for Mutya and Lakan (Karagan) UK 2011 is organized by the Mitcham Filipino-British Assn (MFBA) 02086464181, 07894824512, 077, ,,

Holy Mass to celebrate the Feast of Our Lady of Penafrancia

18 Sep. 2011



Carmelite Priory

41 Kensington Church Street,

London W8 4BB

Organized by the Bicol Assn. UK Ltd (Julius Maristela, President).

Church Mass to celebrate the 301st Anniversary of Our Lady of Penafrancia & Induction of Officers

18 Sept 2011


2.00pm onwards

St. Mary's Catholic Church, Cadogan St.



Organized by the Friends of Penafrancia (Exequel Angulo: 07946510347, Edgar Bautista: 07824885553, Adela Caguimbal: 07717493541, Aida Paningbatan: 07703396191.

Fund-raising Event of the Oval Filipino Community

18 Sept. 2011


9.00am till early evening

Church of the Holy Redeemer

20 Brixton Rd.

London SW9 6BU

Organized by the Oval Filipino Community to help the Scalabrini Fathers at the Holy Redeemer Church in the refurbishment of the premises.

There will be a mini boot sale, Filipino food stalls and karaoke.

"YouLeaD: Youth Leaders in the Diaspora",

Overseas Filipinos Youth Leadership Summit 2011

22-30 Sept 2011

Philippine International Convention Center (PICC)

Manila, Philippines



Theme: Overseas Filipino Youth Responding to the Challenges of Migration and Development.

Please refer to Item 7 below for the Embassy's Press Release on this Conference.

For more information, visit? the CFO website at

Mrs. Philippines UK 2011

24 Sept. 2011


6.00pm - 11.00pm

Sion Manning RC Girls School,

St. Charles Square, London W10 6EL

Organized by the Aguman Kapampangan UK to celebrate their 18th Anniversary.

For more details, contact: Zanie del Mundo, Pres: 075 0679 7772 or Vicky: 079 5628 8862.

"Diaspora to Development: First Global Summit of Filipinos in the Diaspora" Conference

27-29 Sept 2011

Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday

Philippine International Convention Center (PICC)

Manila, Philippines

Please refer to Item 7 below for the Embassy's Press Release on this Conference.

For more information, visit? the CFO website at

A Taste of Home - AyalaLand Int'l Ltd Grand Launch of London Office

16 October 2011


2.00pm - 8.00pm

Victoria Park Plaza Hotel

239 Vauxhall Bridge Rd.

Victoria, London


Organized by AyalaLand Intl. - London Office.

For more information contact: Jake Jimenez : , Lenyver Tecson: 075 8352 4010, 020 7828 4392,


Pinoy Radio UK 2nd Anniversary

21 Oct. 2011



Philippine Embassy

10 Suffolk St., London SW1Y 4HG

Organized by Pinoy Radio UK, as part of the Philippines-British Friendship Month.

Family Day

29 Oct. 2011

2pm onwards

Robert Hall, Upperton Rd., Leicester LE3 0HB

Presented by the Association of Filipino Radiographers in the UK (AFRUK) (Joel Casayuran, Chairman/Founder: 078 0983 7451, 0116 2871083).

Filing of Applications for Registration / Certification and Transfer of Registration Records

31 Oct 2011 -

31 October 2012

Philippine Embassy

6 Suffolk Street



For purposes of the 13 May 2013 elections, the filing of applications for registration / certification and transfer of registration records will resume at the Philippine Embassy.

Please refer to Item 2 below for the COMELEC Notice.

Showing of the Film, "Ikaw ang Pag-ibig"

5 November 2011


9.30am (doors open at 9.00am)

Curzon Chelsea Cinema

206 King's Rd.

London SW3 5XP

In commemoration of the Tri-Centennial of the Devotion to Ina: Virgin of Penafrancia.

For details pls contact 0782 488 5573. (Flyer attached)

Lahing Kayumanggi's Annual Production

11 - 12 Nov. 2011

Fri. - Sat.


Cockpit Theatre

Presented by Lahing Kayumanggi (Ronnie del Barrio, Chair/Artistic Director: 020 7193 9828, .

Lord Mayor's Show 2011

12 November 2011



The easy way to get there is to take the tube to Bank, St Pauls or any district line station between Temple and Monument

The Philippines will be participating in this grand event.

For more information on the Lord Mayor's Show 2011, please visit

Further details on the Philippines' participation will be announced later.

Lahi, Filipino Cultural Show in Cardiff, Wales featuring the Lahing Kayumanggi Dance Company

19 November 2011



Show at 5.30pm

Motor Point Arena

Mary Ann St.

Cardiff, Wales CF10 2EQ

Presented by the Samarleyte Association, Wales, UK (SLAWUK), the Pinoys in Cardiff (Hugh Delaruz, Pres.), and other Filipino Organizations.

For tickets, contact LIVENATION at 07413 039 644, 07721 087 267 and , .

2011 Philippine Volcano Climb

19 - 26 Nov 2011


Fundraiser event of the Scottish Filipino .

For more details on how to register and itinerary can be found on this link -

Press Releases/Advisories/Announcements

1. Embassy Announcement: The Philippine Embassy is pleased to announce its new social media platforms:

Facebook -?

Twitter - @philemblondon

YouTube -?

Flickr -?

Visit and follow the Embassy?on these social media platforms for the latest announcements and updates on activities and services.??We look forward to connecting with all of you!

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3. Embassy Advisory: Consular Outreach Mission, Glasgow, 22 October 2011 (copy attached).

4. Embassy Advisory: Consular Outreach Mission, Liverpool, 5 November 2011 (copy attached).

5. Embassy Advisory: Advisory on Renewal / Change of Visas (copy attached).

6. Philippine Overseas Labour Office Announcement:

Dear friends,

We are inviting you to join the annual Model OFW Family of the Year 2011 Awards. We attach the MOFYA Selection Criteria and Nomination Form. Nominations may be submitted to the Philippine Overseas Labor Office (POLO).

For more information, please visit?


Welfare Officer, Philippine Overseas Labor Office, Embassy of the Philippines

7. Embassy Announcement: Invitation for Overseas Filipino Leaders to participate in the Global Summit of Filipinos in Diaspora and the YouLeaD Experience (copy attached).

8. Announcements from our Kababayans:

Let us show our support to our 2 kababayans in London who are participating in 2 different competitions.? Following are the details:


Filipina entrepreneur Gem Misa's company "Righteous Living" has made it to the Top 100 small business in the UK and is now vying for the No. 1 Top Prize. ??

May we seek your support in enlisting the vote of our fellow filiipinos at the online voting site for this award.

Details may be found at:


One of the candidates for the Miss World Philippines (MWP) hails from Worthing, UK and from Quezon City, Philippines. 23-year-old Miss Charlotte Melissa Tyler, Candidate no. 7, is now one of the 25 candidates vying for the title. She was one of the models of Ms. Maita Fernandez during last year's "Kariktan" Fashion Show presented by the Philippine Embassy and the Inter-Cultural Society of London.

Charlotte needs the support of us all who are here in the UK. ?You can show your support by voting for her at the MWP's Vote and Text Campaign and by sharing your good comments of her at the official MWP FACEBOOK FANPAGE.

Your votes will give Charlotte Tyler the chance to make it to the magic 12 finalists.

If you participate in the MWP's Vote/Texting Promo you have the chance to win prizes such one SMDC condo unit, 2 full 4-year college scholarships worth P440,000 from AMA Computer University, and many more. The winner shall be drawn electronically.

?????? This is how you vote in the Philippines:

MWP(space)7/name, address and send to 367 for Smart and Talk or to 2344 for Globe Touch mobile and Sun.

???????In the UK, you may vote by sending your email to :?


Kaya join na tayo and vote for our very own favourite candidate Charlotte Melissa Tyler, Candidate No.7.

The first edition of the MWP will be produced and aired by GMA Network. The pageant will be held on 18 September 2011 at the PICC and telecast by GMA 7 and GMA Pinoy TV.

The winner of the Miss World Philippines will represent the country in the forthcoming international Miss World competition which will be held in London in November 2011.

For more info, log on to .











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