MONDAY 6PM – 7PM on 98.1FM Radio – “FILIPINO – MAGANDANG GABI BRISBANE”
Co-hosted by Jose Miciano and Mar Nur, this program brings awareness to community issues within Southeast Queensland. The program features news, updates and events for and from the Filipino community, through interviews of community leaders and gathering of news stories from Brisbane and Southeast Queensland news and around the world, being aware of the internationality of the Filipino culture and people today.
MONDAY 9-10PM on GLOBAL Digital Radio – “FILIPINO LIFE”
Hosted by Honey La Rosa Binny, with co-host Celeste Macintosh this show plays music from the Philippines and talks about destinations festivals both in the Philippines and in Queensland, travel, food, health, education, business opportunities, innovations, technology, ventures, banking, job opportunities,successes of individuals and related topics through interviews of leaders in their respective fields. It features what is happening in Brisbane, in Queensland and in the Philippines what to do and where to go. It highlights successes and achievements of Filipino people in Queensland
TUESDAY 9-10PM on GLOBAL Digital Radio – “FILIPINO JEEPNEY”
Hosted by Robin Wenceslao, this show plays classical music and hits from the Philippines in the 60s, 70s, 80s and 90s. It reads poems, short stories, myths and legends and discusses proverbs, customs, traditions and beliefs. The show also features authors and books about Philippine literature and heritage.
WEDNESDAY 9-10PM on GLOBAL Digital Radio – “FILIPINO MABUHAY”
This program features culture and the arts.
Filipino Mabuhay “Sining at Kultura” With co-hosts Honey La Rosa Binny and Reggie Renee De Ocampo this program talks about arts and culture and features and interviews leaders and in the field of arts and culture on both Filipino and Australian artists. Plays music of the featured Artists and also other music from the Philippines: tribal, jazz, soul, ballad, rock, rap, and more. This show also features updates from the Philippines in the areas of arts and culture.
Filipino Mabuhay “Let’s talk Arts” Hosted by Ivabelle Bernabe every 2nd Wednesday of the month features conversation on topics about arts.
THURSDAY 9-10PM on GLOBAL Digital Radio – FILIPINO “PINAY CHIKA TAYO”
With Hosts Christy Vecchio, Dixie Morante, Gemma Cruz Goutos, Rejoice Thomson, Joie Serrano, Sharon Olofernes, Nikki Allen and Ruena Wills, rotating each week brings you topics and interest relevant to Filipino women, discusses issues relating to women. Talks about women’s health, experiences and point of view of women / mother. It features letter writing, advice, relationship stories, diaspora stories and life stories.
Filipino Group committee members:
Convenor ~ Honey L Binny
Vice Convenor ~ Celeste Macintosh
Secretary ~ Ruena Wills
Treasurer ~ Sharon Olofernes
The Filipino people or Filipinos are Austronesian ethnic group native to the islands of the Philippines. There are about 104.9 million Filipinos in the Philippines, and about more than 12 million living outside the Philippines. There are 39.6 thousand Filipinos in Queensland out of the 232.3 thousand Filipino- Australians in Australia.
The Philippines is an archipelago comprising 7,107 islands with a total land area of 300,000 km2. The 11 largest islands contain 94% of the total land area. The largest of these islands is Luzon at about 105,000 km2. The next largest island is Mindanao at about 95,000 km2. The archipelago is around 800 km from the Asian mainland and is located between Taiwan and Borneo.
The islands are divided into three groups: Luzon, Visayas, and Mindanao. The Luzon islands include Luzon Island itself, Palawan, Mindoro, Marinduque, Masbate and Batanes Islands. The Visayas is the group of islands in the central Philippines, the largest of which are: Panay, Negros, Cebu, Bohol, Leyte and Samar. The Mindanao islands include Mindanao itself, plus the Sulu Archipelago, composed primarily of Basilan, Sulu Island, and Tawi-Tawi.
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