A taste of Asia in the heart of Austria
Tuesday October 17th 2017

‘Success Stories’ Archives

Portrait: Mark Agpas

Portrait: Mark Agpas

Filipinos in Austria have mobilized themselves to solicit support for Mark Agpas on his way to the finals of Austrian television talent competition “Die grosse Chance” (The Big Chance), nevertheless a trained dog won the talent competition. Before the competition, supporters have been distributing flyers in churches, postings on Facebook and [...]

Profile: ARIES FORTUNA

Profile: ARIES FORTUNA

“Try not to become a man of success but a man of value.” Aries Fortuna, family man, nurse and businessman, tries to get to the bottom of the dreams and success in life.  Ramon Jarabe talked with him about his activities and views of life. Ramon (R): Tell me something about yourself. Aries (A): I was 20 when I came to Vienna. It took [...]

Tommy Aquino – a Pinoy artist

Tommy Aquino – a Pinoy artist

Tommy Aquino is a Filipino artist, who enjoys using a great variety of mediums to achieve his visions! Tommy  has been living and working for more than 10 years in Austria, and this seems to greatly reflect in his art. He started painting as a hobby , however, this soon grew into a passion and obsession, especially when his paintings started [...]

Portrait: Maria Luisa de Vera-Preiczer: Pinay achiever in Austria

Portrait: Maria Luisa de Vera-Preiczer: Pinay achiever in Austria

Maria Luisa De Vera-Preiczer who was born and raised in Manila came from a family of political leaders. As a child, she has often accompanied her late father Luis Bernabe De Vera; who for many years was the President of the (then) ruling Nationalista Party of Manila to several political caucuses, meetings and rallies. Having had an early [...]

All praises for a Pinoy fruit curver in Europe

All praises for a Pinoy fruit curver in Europe

Did you know that even the simplest and cheapest fruits and vegetables can be turned into miniature woks of art on the edge of your plate by a few deft strokes of a fruit carving knife?  Thus a small carrot, tomato or cucumber is transformed into a rose or a chrysanthemum, into a fish or an animal. This kind of art can be done by Danilo Palit, [...]

Pinoy feeds the Homeless in Austria

Pinoy feeds the Homeless in Austria

Wilson Tanho, a Filipino employee in the United Nations in Vienna will celebrate Christmas in a very unique way. Instead of putting a part of his earnings during the past year into some other things, he choose to gather his resources in order to feed the homeless people in Vienna. On Christmas Eve, Wilson, together some Pinoy volunteers – will [...]

Frank Narciso – successful Pinoy in Austria

Frank Narciso – successful Pinoy in Austria

According to statistics, Vienna is the best city in Europe to live in. It has culture and history to be proud of and a very good infrastructure with a close mixture of nature and technology and of eastern and western influences. Vienna also counts as one of the most expensive cities to live in the whole world. The cost of living here is high; [...]

Pinay bowler in Austrian national team

Pinay bowler in Austrian national team

VIENNA, Austria-Filipino Austrian Jacqueline Broinger recently joined the National Bowling Team, being one of the youngest and best lady bowlers in the country. Jackie, as she is fondly called by her family and friends, started her career as a professional bowler in 2000. Since then, she has participated in big tournaments around the world. "I [...]

Lechon provides Pinoys in Austria a taste of home

Lechon provides Pinoys in Austria a taste of home

Nora Magno, a Filipina nurse living and working in Austria, has established another means to earn money in the midst of the growing global financial crisis – roasting pigs popularly known in the Philippines as lechon (roasted suckling pig). One thing that sets Nora’s lechon apart from that of the typical Austrian “Spanferkel” (roasted [...]

Filipino Band makes waves in Austria

Filipino Band makes waves in Austria

An all-Filipino band is making a name in the Austrian Society-Circle. Lyle Moralde, drummer and singer of the Ambassadors Band is very proud to say that the five-member band is the first Filipino professional band that performs regularly in the Eden Bar, a prestigious bar and restaurant in the heart of Vienna, where only the rich and famous [...]

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