Philippine culture at its best! – Colorful Street Parade in Vienna on June 1, 2024, 13.00 PM

Join the Filipino Community in Austria in this colorful street parade featuring the most popular festivals of the Philippines. A historical event organized by the European Network of Filipino Diaspora-Austria (ENFiD-Austria) in cooperation with the ENFID – European Network of Filipino Diaspora. Now in its 4th year, the event will be represented by 17 European countries, FilCom, and international organisations based in Vienna, Austria. The renowned Musikkapelle (music band) Musikverein Leopoldau, a multi-awarded music band in Austria, will lead the parade with their 25-man/woman band. Parade participants also have the…

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Feast of Our Lady of the Most Holy Rosary of Manaoag celebrated in Vienna

Filipinos have a love for the Blessed Mother that has brought them through the joys and uncertainties of life. For them, her connection to Jesus, her son, keeps their relationship with the Sacred and Immaculate Hearts real. They often credit the Blessed Mother and her apparitions with maintaining the Catholic faith in the Philippines. Our Lady of the Most Holy Rosary of Manaoag in Vienna, Austria On Sunday, April 21, 2024, the Association of Pangasinenses in Austria, in collaboration with the Filipino Catholic Chaplaincy, celebrated the feast in honor of…

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Celebration of the Feast of Our Lady of Manaoag in Vienna

Filipinos from the province of Pangasinan and devotees from all over the country will be gathered on Sunday, April 21, 2024, at the Parish of the Sacred Heart of Jesus to celebrate the Feast of Our Lady of Manaoag. Our Lady of Manaoag’s original image is enshrined at the Parish of the Heart of Jesus. The religious event will begin on the parish grounds with the praying of the Holy Rosary. The celebration of the Holy Eucharist will follow. The celebration of the Feast of Our Lady of Manaoag in…

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NEW IN TOWN: Bahay Kubo Exotic Supermarket  – Filipino store in Vienna

Lovely Asian & Filipino Goods In Vienna, one finds several Asian stores and supermarkets, although Filipinos do not fully manage them. A typical Filipino store will soon open in Vienna’s 11th District.   The Bahay Kubo Exotic Supermarket will have its Grand Opening on May 4, 2024. The supermarket, owned and managed by the Valino Family, offers products focusing on Filipino goods. Location: Simmeringer Hauptstrasse 52, 1110 Vienna Store Hours: 9.00 AM  to 19.00 PM Hp/picture:  (1) Bahay Kubo Exotic Supermarket | Facebook

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Sarah May Feliciano – Inside the Mind of a Children’s Author

Today, I am sharing a fantastic interview with a Filipina-Austrian author, SARAH MAY FELICIANO. Sarah is the daughter of CARMEN PACAIGUE, one of the first Filipino nurses in Austria and an active community leader. Sarah May recently wrote and published her first children’s book, “Lea and Jakob,” a charming story about family experiences inspired by biblical stories that are engaging and educational for children keen to strengthen their faith in God.  Sarah May Feliciano was born in Feldkirch, Austria, and worked in the travel and hospitality industry for over 15…

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Coffee-Painting Workshop in Vienna held

A coffee-painting workshop at Vienna’s 5. District had been organised by Rambak Austria and supported by Wiener Gesundheitsförderung.Lisa Pangan, a Pinay artist in Austria, talked about the history of coffee in the Philippines and briefly related the Viennese coffee house culture, which has been a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 2011.During the workshop, Filipino coffee from Kape de Filipinas was also served for tasting. hp/pictures: Facebook, Lisa Pangan

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Austrian Football National Team U17s qualify for European Championships with Austro-Filipino player in team

Austria’s U17 national football team secured their ticket to the European Championship finals in Cyprus impressively on Tuesday. The ÖFB team beat Spain 3-1 in Wiener Neustadt to secure an unbeaten seven points and win Group 7 of the qualifying elite round. As one of the seven best group runners-up, the Iberians (6) could also look forward to a ticket to the European Championship. The tournament takes place between 20 May and 5 June.Dortmund’s youngster Thierry Fidjeu-Tazemeta (19th), Rapid talents Ensar Music (26th) and captain Philipp Moizi (80th) with a…

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Ending extrajudicial drug war killings and extending transitional justice for victims in the Philippines – a side event at the 67th Session of the Commission on Narcotic Drugs in Vienna

The UN’s principal drug policy-making body, the Commission on Narcotic Drugs (CND), convened in Vienna on March 14, 2024, to discuss how to expedite the implementation of international agreements and assess the state of progress made in tackling the global drug problem. The 67th CND session takes place in the context of the rise of extremely nimble drug trafficking networks, record-high availability of some drugs, and a treatment gap that remains substantial, with just 25% of people with drug use disorders receiving appropriate care.According to Ghada Waly, Executive Director of…

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Ferien-Messe 2024: More program and highlights with Filipino participation

This year’s Ferienmesse from March 14 to 17 promises to be a special event in the Vienna exhibition halls. In addition, many well-known providers from the tourism industry will be presented with a wide range of program highlights and offers. A Filipino dance group from Vienna, Foklorico Filipino, will present ethnic, regional, and folk dances from the Philippines at the trade fair on Friday, March 15, 2024,14.30 hours at the at EVA AIR STAND. Program diversity and innovationsA special feature of this trade fair is the wide variety of programs.…

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