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Pinay folk singer to stage an open air concert in Austria

Pinay folk singer to stage an open air concert in Austria

Shirley Dimaano, a Pinay singer in Austria is set to stage an open air concert on June 15, 2013 together with Band at the Gasthaus Almfrieden, Am Almfrieden 87, 2724 Hohe Wand. Shirley comes from Batangas, Philippines. She  studied at the  Adamson University in Manila and got involved in a charitable, non-governmental organization Charles [...]

Boy finds 10,000$ in Kansas Hotel

Boy finds 10,000$ in Kansas Hotel

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A 10-year-old boy who found $10,000 in a drawer at a Kansas City hotel where he was staying with his dad turned the money over to police. Tyler Schaefer found the neatly stacked bills Saturday in the room where he and his father, Cody Schaefer, were staying at a hotel near the airport, The Kansas City Star reported [...]

New Price for Highway Vignette (Sticker)

New Price for Highway Vignette (Sticker)

This year, prices for the use of Austria’s motorway  are adjusted  on the harmonized index of consumer prices (HICP) which has  increased this year by 3.6 percent. Thus, the car-year vignette for the 2013 cost 80,60 euros and 32,10 euros for motorcycles. New rates for 2013 cars (or any two-lane vehicle up to 3.5 tons): 10-day vignette: [...]

Aufgepasst! Winter tyres will be compulsory starting November 1, 2012

Aufgepasst! Winter tyres will be compulsory starting November 1, 2012

All vehicles in Austria  are expected to change their  tyres  from summer  to winter tyres, starting November 1, 2012. Winter tyres, also known as snow tyres,  tyres designed for use in winter conditions, such as snow and ice, and lower temperatures in general. Winter tyres include a greater percentage of natural rubber and silica so there [...]

Young Filipina Painter to exhibit her works in Vienna

Young Filipina Painter to exhibit her works in Vienna

AB Paredes a young Filipina painter will have her first Art Exhibition pn September 28, 2012 at the  Neulerchenfelder str. 6-8, 1160 Wien. The event will start at 20:00 Hours. The show BIOLUMINONSENSE is Ab's first solo exhibition in Europe. --show will go on untill the 30th of September.

8 Days Adriatic Cruise

8 Days Adriatic Cruise

Fantastic! Our Adriatic Cruise  (with MSC Armonia ) from July 27 to August 3, 2012  (Venice – Ancona – Corfu – Santorini – Piraeus (Athens) – Argostoli (Kefalonia) - Kotor – Venice) was absolutely  great! We had great fun! Bus to Venice Our good neighbor and “kababayan” Emerson Simpliciano took time to bring us to our bus [...]

Filipinism in Vienna

Filipinism in Vienna

On June 23, 2012, our once imperial city of Vienna became the center of a visual arts exhibition and a get- together of three internationally known Filipino painters, Aries C. Bagtas, Rafael A. Cusi and Rene Robles. In cooperation with the Philippine Embassy in Vienna, the 5-day arts exhibition organized by Virgilio Cuizon, a Germany-based art [...]

Philippinische Gottesdienst Gemeinde: 10 Years

Philippinische Gottesdienst Gemeinde: 10 Years

“It was conceived at a time when the Filipino community at large was in a flux. It was a time when traditional and emerging organizations and institutions related to Filipinos were being challenged. It was a time when Filipinos in this part of the world were grappling with issues of identity, authority within their ranks, and unity as a people. [...]

Feast of our Lady of Manaoag celebrated in Vienna

Feast of our Lady of Manaoag celebrated in Vienna

Devotees of Our Lady of Manaoag organized this year’s celebration of the Fiesta of their Patron last April 29, 2012 at the Sacred Heart Parish Church, Töllergasse, 1210 Vienna. A number of devotees joined the procession with the image of  Our Lady of Manaoag in the parish grounds. Fr. Joseph Giggenbacher, Parish priest and  Fr.  Jose Conrado [...]

NOVO Ecijanos celebrates 10th Anniversary

NOVO Ecijanos celebrates 10th Anniversary

Novo Ecijanos in Austria  and their guests trooped on May 5, 2012 to one of  Vienna’s finest hotel, the Marriott Hotel  to join the celebration of the 10th anniversary of the Association of Novo Ecijanos in Austria (ANEA). The program for the celebration included a recount of the 10-year history of the ANEA, including the achievements an [...]

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