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Hollywood actor Dante Basco directs debut film “The Fabulous Filipino Brothers”

Watch out for “The Fabulous Filipino Brothers”, the film that marks the directorial debut of Filipino-American Hollywood actor and poet Dante Basco. Dante Basco is known as the first Fil-Am to make it in Hollywood...

Baler’s Arvin Amatorio is 2nd Filipino mayor in New Jersey

Baler, Aurora native Arvin Gomez Amatorio won the mayoralty race of Bergenfield in Bergen County, New Jersey on Tuesday, making the immigration lawyer the second mayor of Filipino descent to lead the town nearly...

MEET: Ana Wahleithner, 1st Filipina Winter Youth Olympics competitor

Meet Ana Noelle Reynado Wahleithner, the first Filipina to qualify to compete at the Winter Youth Olympic Games (YOG). The 16-year-old skier was confirmed by the Philippine Olympic Committee and announced in early October by...

Washington State celebrates 1st Fil-Am History Month in October

The state of Washington is set to officially celebrate the Filipino-American History Month (FAHM) for the first time this October 2019. The Filipino-American History Month across the state of Washington was declared with the passing...

MEET: Multilingual 8-year-old Kirsten Santos, Spanish Spelling Bee National Champion in the U.S.

Meet Filipino-American Kirsten Santos, the 8-year-old winner of the 2019 National Spanish Spelling Bee in Denver, Colorado. The young national champion was among the 40 students from 15 states and the District of Columbia who...
Nanay Ko the musical feature

Filipino-American Musical Comedy Film “Nanay Ko” soon to hit America’s big screens

A group of Filipino-American filmmakers in the United States led by Mallorie Ortega is working on "Nanay Ko (Filipino for 'My Mother')," a uniquely Filipino-American musical comedy film that aims to uplift diversity on...

Filipino-American Grammy winner H.E.R. is Essence cover artist

Filipino-American Grammy winner H.E.R. is on the June cover of Essence magazine. H.E.R. (Having Everything Revealed) is the moniker of Gabriella Wilson, the Grammy-winning singer-songwriter who delivered an industry upset at the Grammys earlier this...

Nickelodeon teases “Blue’s Clues & You” new host Joshua Dela Cruz

Nickelodeon has just released a video teaser for the revived "Blue's Clues & You" children's television series now hosted by Filipino-American Josh Dela Cruz. The popular animated series for preschoolers which first aired in 1996...

Regina Aquino wins Helen Hayes Best Actress Award | Good News Pilipinas Exclusive

Filipino-American actress Regina Aquino started and ended her acceptance speech with these Filipino words of endearment and appreciation: "Mahal kita... Salamat! (I love you... Thank you)" as she won the plum Helen Hayes Award...

Filipino-American designer Zaldy Goco wins Costume Award in Los Angeles

Filipino-American fashion designer Zaldy Goco won the Costume Designers Guild Award (CDGA) for his work on “RuPaul’s Drag Race." The award-winning Filipino-American designer who has worked with Hollywood's biggest stars such as Michael Jackson and...

Fil-Am singer-songwriter H.E.R bags 2 Grammy Awards

Filipino-American R&B singer and songwriter H.E.R. today bagged two Grammys from the Recording Academy in Hollywood. H.E.R. was given a record number of 5 nominations from the 61st Grammys held on February 10 (February 11...

Fil-Am Marc dela Cruz stars in Broadway musical Hamilton in New York

Marc dela Cruz made history on Broadway as the first actor with Filipino roots to play the lead role of Alexander Hamilton in the award-winning musical "Hamilton." Marc dela Cruz went on stage on January...

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