Category Archives: Mindanaoan Artists

#FeelCamiguin

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By now, I’m hoping you’ve already watched that viral #NoWords promotional video for the Province of Camiguin. That truly has gone viral – so viral that as of this writing, it has now garnered 922,000 views and over 15,000 shares on Facebook alone. This will surely help bring in not…

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Teaching blogging and social media 101 in Manolo Fortich

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Last February 9, 2017, I was invited as a speaker on social media and blogging at the Northern Bukidnon Community College in Manolo Fortich, Bukidnon. I spoke before roughly 160 3rd year Elementary Education…

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Deta Beauty Cosmetics August 2016 launch in CDO Philippines

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Absolutely great news for fellow makeup aficionados! I first shared the news on my beauty and fashion blog, Women Treats, but please allow me to share the news here on Mindanaoan as well! Deta…

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Join the HATCH Mastermind Group CDO

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A mastermind group, where participants can freely brainstorm strategies, create goals and implement ideas as well as support each other, has been launched in Cagayan de Oro City. Dubbed “HATCH Mastermind Group CDO,” the free-for-all group also aims to provide a platform whereby participants can share the challenges they currently face and can seek assistance from the collective intelligence of other participants. Active Twitter users Mike of @mikeabonitalla, Vic of @vicmadz and Irene of @mindanaoan, who can also share strategies based on their respective fields of expertise, serve as the lead volunteer organizers of HATCH Mastermind Group CDO. “Cagayan de

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Mindanaoan Pia Alonzo Wurtzbach bags #MissUniverse2015 crown

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The new Miss Universe 2015 is Pia Alonzo Wurtzbach, the Filipino-German stunner who considers Cagayan de Oro, Mindanao, Philippines her second home. The road towards being Miss Universe 2015 wasn’t easy for Pia Wurtzbach. She had to join the Binibining Pilipinas beauty pageants three times before she bagged the Bb. Pilipinas Universe title, which eventually allowed her to represent the Philippines to the Miss Universe pageant. Although she was born in Stuttgart, Baden-Württemberg, Germany, the 26 year old beauty queen stayed for many years in both Cagayan de Oro and Iligan. In CDO, she attended kindergarten at Kong Hua School

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LAPIS Para Sa Lumad

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I am always in awe of Filipino musicians who continue to write meaningful, socially relevant songs. Songs that some may consider “unpopular” but are the very ones that we all need to hear. Songs about human rights, just wages, land reform, proper governance, freedom of speech. Songs that remind us of our responsibilities as citizens. Songs that beseech justice and even anger. I was able to watch some of these talented Filipino musicians – all part of the League of Authors of Public Interest Songs (LAPIS) – as they performed in a show for the benefit of the Lumads (indigenous

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Surviving Crazy, Beautiful Boracay

When I was asked if I wanted to experience Labor Day 2015 in Boracay Island (no less), of course my answer was a resounding YES! Although it wasn’t my first time in an island recognized as one of the world’s finest, it was my first LaBoracay trip and the mere idea of partying with a sea of people piqued my curiosity. And so, armed with my travel essentials, I took two plane rides, a bus ride and a boat outrigger ride to reach the famed Boracay. The agenda was very simple: take over summer! Enjoy the island and what it

Visayas Symphony Orchestra to join Liceo University Diamond Jubilee celebration

To help celebrate Liceo University’s 60th (Diamond) Jubilee, the Visayas Symphony Orchestra will perform in a special gala concert at Rodelsa Hall on February 28, 2015. Under the baton of world-class Filipino artist Rudolf Pelaez Golez with pianist Jose Velez Malferrari as featured soloist, the much-awaited event aims to bring …

Dabawenyo illustrator’s work returns as McDonald’s Happy Meals treat

Today, I feel really proud to be Dabawenyo! A fellow Atenista, Mindanaoan (and Davaoeno) Macky Pamintuan has made me remember my beloved hometown Davao City and all its amazing, talented people. For the uninitiated, Macky Pamintuan (yes, of the Pamintuans of Apo View Hotel) is a popular animator, graphic and …

A tour of Globe Telecom’s Gen3 Store at Limketkai CDO

When I was in New York City, USA in 2012, one of the things I did was visit the iconic Apple store along 5th Avenue (and have my photo taken in front of the incredible glass cube) and buy my own iPad 2 (it was a big thing then!). My …

Becoming Filipino Kyle Jennermann has a message for Mindanaoan.com readers

A lot of my readers have been asking me about Kyle Jennermann, the 27 year old Canadian who wants to become Filipino. Yes, you read that right. Kyle, who apparently has fallen madly in love with our country, has been chronicling his fun and happy escapades as he tries to become Pinoy …

Mindanaoan.com declared top CDO blog by ICT Awards

It is with utmost humility that I announce that Mindanaoan.com has just been declared as a “Top CDO Blog” in the recently concluded 2014 ICT Awards held at the Activity Center, Centrio Mall, Cagayan de Oro, Philippines. The ICT Awards, organized by the CDO ICT Business Council, Cagayan de Oro’s main …

GBG Women CDO to offer FREE workshop for female entrepreneurs

Fabulous news for women entrepreneurs! Led by the Google Business Group – Women (GBG – Women), a workshop that will teach females interested in business (or who currently run their own businesses) on how to bring their business online using FREE resources will be held on December 17, 2014! This GBG …

How to continue helping Typhoon Sendong survivors

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Any project that can help Typhoon Sendong (international name: Washi) survivors always interest me. You see, my family and I were also victims of the typhoon. We faced business losses, yes, but all of us were safe and still had so much to be thankful for. That was the reason …

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PHOTOS: Kaamulan Festival 2014 Ethnic Street Dancing And Float Competition

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KAAMULAN FESTIVAL 2014 – The Kaamulan Festival 2014 street dancing and float competition is one of the major highlights of Bukidnon’s yearly gathering of its 7 hill tribes. This year, the much-awaited event was held for two days – August 30 and 31, 2014 – at Malaybalay City. All Bukidnon …

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PHOTOS: Bukidnon cowboys at Kaamulan Festival 2014 rodeo

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Not many know this but the Province of Bukidnon is home to the Philippines’ finest cowboys. In the municipality of Impasugong alone, a lot of Bukidnon cowboys (and cowgirls!) live the cowboy lifestyle ala Marlboro Country. The rolling hills, vast landscape and several ranches make it possible for these cowboys …

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Hot Nights 2 – a must-attend #HigalaayCDO CDO fiesta show

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Come join me as I live loud this Cagayan de Oro fiesta 2014! Come and party at the most-awaited “LIVE LOUD – Hot Nights 2” on August 27, 2014, 8 PM at the Limketkai Mall Parking Lot D, CDO! Fueled by Petrol Jeans and presented by CDO’s most dynamic high …

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Islands Souvenirs CDO holds fashion show, introduces brand ambassadors

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Kagay-anons were in for a treat as Islands Souvenirs recently brought the house down on Centrio Mall with the launch of the ‘I Heart Cagayan De Oro’ campaign. The ‘I Heart CDO’ line, which includes a wide variety of personalised shirts and other products, focuses on love and pride of …

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Review: Bradley Bascon violin concert CDO Philippines

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When I was invited to watch a concert featuring a 15 year old violin protege, I knew somehow I was in for a treat. After all, for someone so young, Bradley Bascon has already achieved so much – far more than most lads his age – including winning the Violin …

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3rd Mindanao Fashion Summit schedule

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One of the highlights of the much-awaited Higalaay Kagay-an Festival 2014 is the 3rd Mindanao Fashion Summit, a convergence of some of Mindanao’s most talented fashion designers. The 3-day event, which will be held on August 8 to 10, 2014 at the Rotunda of Limketkai Mall, Cagayan de Oro City, …

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Islands Souvenirs CDO Centrio grand launch set

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Following the launch of its Limketkai Mall branch, Islands Souvenirs CDO is now ready to launch its new store at Centrio Mall, Cagayan de Oro City on July 19, 2014, 4PM at the Centrio Activity Center. Along with the opening of the new store, Islands Souvenirs will also formally introduce …

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Islands Souvenirs launches Limketkai store, names I Heart CDO ambassadors

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Islands Souvenirs officially launched their Limketkai Mall CDO branch last June 21, 2014 and named their “I Heart CDO” brand ambassadors at the same time. The Cebu-based souvenirs store, known for revolutionizing souvenir shopping in the Philippines by transforming cottage-industry type products and giving them a fresher look, held the …

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Mindanaoan is an Islands Souvenirs I heart CDO brand ambassador

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As someone who has been very contented working behind the scenes for more than a decade, to ever be offered the opportunity to model and help endorse something is the farthest on my mind. Never have I thought that a brand – a very well-known one at that – would …

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Let these T’boli dancers welcome you to Sarangani

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I arrived in Sarangani, Mindanao a day before the official start of the Sarangani Bay Festival 2014. And for very good reason – the pretty and amiable Michelle Lopez-Solon, a.k.a. the better half of Sarangani Governor Steve Solon and the lead organizer of SarBayFest2014, invited me and a few other …

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Islands Souvenirs CDO – 3 things you will love

Souvenirs from CDO? Look no further – Islands Souvenirs is finally back in Cagayan de Oro! In a post here on Mindanaoan.com about two weeks ago, I shared that Islands Souvenirs is set to open two stores in Cagayan de Oro. Well, the first one is finally open! Located at …

Mindanaoan.com wins at CDO Bloggers Awards 2013

The year 2013 has truly been a good year for me, especially in terms of my passion for blogging and social media. Aside from being tapped as a resource speaker during social media day, national social media summits, Google events like GDayX and the like, I also garnered some awards. Last October 2013, …

Havaianas Holiday 2013 Collection

As a certified Havaianatico, I always get really excited whenever Havaianas releases new designs. And this Christmas season is no different! Havaianas is bringing more joy and happy memories as they release the new and stylish Havaianas 2013 Holiday Collection! What’s also great about this is that Spruce, my favorite …

South Border, Side A, Freestyle in 1 concert – Yolanda fundraiser

It’s been a month since deadly typhoon Yolanda (international name: Haiyan) struck the Philippines. The death toll so far – 5,260. Unfortunately, that number is still increasing. Haiyan, a category 5 super typhoon, left thousands of people homeless and hungry. While it’s true that billions of dollars in aid have …

Mindanaoan.com wins Best Lifestyle Blog in 2013 Mindanao Blog Awards

My lucky stars truly shone on me during the recently concluded Mindanao Blog Awards 2013. Apart from bagging the Mindanao Blogger of the Year award, Mindanaoan.com also won the Best Lifestyle Blog award Thank you so much, daghang salamat to all of my fellow Mindanao bloggers who nominated and voted …

Mindanaoan is 2013 Mindanao Blogger Of The Year

It still feels a bit surreal, truth be told. Winning the 2013 Mindanao Blogger Of The Year award and the Best Lifestyle Blog award during the Mindanao Blog Awards 2013 held last October 26, 2013 in Davao City was the farthest thing from my mind. I was there to meet …