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75 Most Influential Filipino-Americans of 2020

October: Celebrating Filipino-American History Month

Yearly Lists of 75 MIFA Since 2014. Photos Courtesy of Filipino-American National Museum Website Screenshot

by MJ Racadio, Host of Blogtalk Hollywood, (America’s First Fil-Am Hollywood Entertaiment Podcasting Show). #75MIFA2020

(Los Angeles, California, October 18, 2020)–Filipinos indeed have come a long way. We landed in Morro Bay in California’s Central Coast on October 18, 1587 as part of The Manila-Acapulco Galleon Trade. According to records from (FANHS), Filipino-American National Historical Society, Filipinos described as Yndios Luzones (Luzon Indians from the Northern, Philippines). Therefore, we are celebrating the Filipino-American Heritage Month this October. Despite the pandemic, Fil-Ams did not stop in making a difference in our community especially in American society at large. We have spearheaded the fight against COVID-19 with our fellow front-liners including doctors, nurses, caregivers, farmers, supermarket employees, public servants, entertainment industry, fashion designers, and so on. Fil-Ams truly stands out because of resilience and love for our fellowmen. This year’s 75 Most Influential Filipino-Americans are the following.

1. Ruben V. Nepales (Executive Producers of Golden Globe Awards 2020/Executive Secretary of Hollywood Foreign Press Association/Philanthropist).

2. Janet Nepales (Executive Producer of Golden Globe Awards 2020/ Treasurer of Hollywood Foreign Press Association)
3. Fritz Friedman (Sony Pictures Consultant/Veteran Publicist)
4. Marc Anthony Nicolas (2-Time Emmy Award-Winning Producer of The Talk)
5. Lisa Lew (4-Time Emmy Award-Winner)
6. Jhett Tolentino (3 Time Tony Winner & Grammy award winning producer)
7. Robert Lopez (EGOT Awardee)
8. Bruno Mars (Grammy Award Winner)
9. Hailee Steinfield (Oscar Nominated Actress)
10. Lea Salonga (Tony Winner & Grammy Nominated Recording Artist)
11. Apl De Ap (Grammy Award Winner of Black Eyed Peas)
12. Darren Criss (Emmy & Golden Globe Winner)
13. H.E.R. (Grammy Award Winner)
14. Chad Hugo of the Neptunes (Grammy Award Winner)
15. Nicole Scherzinger (Pussycat Dolls/Grammy Nominated Recording Artist)

16. Olivia Quido-Co (Olivia Quido Skincare, Official Skincare of the 68th Miss Universe)
17. Vanessa Hudgens (Hollywood Actress/Recording Artist/Philanthropist)
18. Melissa Dela Cruz (Award-Winning Author)
19. Angela Perez Baraquio-Grey (Miss America 2001/School Principal/Philanthropist)
20. Dr. Tess Mauricio (America’s Favorite Dermatologist)
21. Dado Banatao (Entrepreneur/Philanthropist)
22. Keesa Ocampo (Emmy Winner/Public Relations)
23. Elton Lugay (TOFA Pioneer)
24. Loida Lewis (Businesswoman/Philanthropist)
25. Jon Jon Briones (Hollywood Actor)
26. Eva Noblezada (Tony Award Nominee/West-End Star/Grammy Award Winner- Hadestown)
27. Filbert Kung (Hollywood Photographer)
28. JRey Soul (New Member of Black Eyed Peas)
29. Jokoy (Comedian)
30. Augie Vargas (Emmy Primetime Producer)
31. Janelle So-Perkins (TV Host/Producer)
32. Oliver Tolentino (Fashion Designer/Philanthropist)
33. Joey Galon (Fashion Designer/Philanthropist)
34. Kenneth Barlis (Fashion Designer/Philanthropist)
35. Puey Quinones (Fashion Designer/Philanthropist)
36. Luis Pedron (Film Festival Director of IFFM)
37. Ellona Santiago (Front Liner/ U.S X-Factor Finalist)
38. Sthanlee Mirador (Hollywood Photographer)
39. Alain Uy (Hollywood Actor)
40. Michael Galante (Hollywood Actor)
41. Dante Basco (Hollywood Actor)
42. AJ Rafael (Youtube Superstar)
43. Princess Punzalan (Actress/Front-liner)
44. Thomas Orlina (Host/Producer/Songwriter)
45. Ranella Ferrer (NBA U.S. Anthem Singer)
46. Edwin A. Santos (Fil-Am Chamber of Commerce Hollywood/Actor/Producer)
47. Pen De Leon Manahan aka Ms. M (Publisher of Spotlight Media Magazine/Philanthropist)
48. Fleur Magbanua (Frontliner/COVID-19 Survivor)
49. Yong Chavez (Hollywood TV Reporter)
50. Steve Angeles (TV Reporter/Emmy Winner)
51. Cher Calvin (TV Anchor/Emmy Winner)

52. Bobby Rubio (Film Maker of Float, First Animated Filipino Short-Film)
53. Allen Basalaje (TV Reporter/Producer/Eagle News America)
54. DJ QBert (Turntablist)
55. Emil Guillermo (Print/Broadcast Journalist)
56. Jose Antonio Vargas (Author, Pulitzer Prize Awardee)
57. Mutch Carino (Producer/Fil-Am Community Service)
58. Diane Paragas (Award-winning Director of Yellow Rose)
59. Melody Garcia (Motivational Speaker/Philanthropist)
60. Isabel Sandoval (Film Maker)
61. Samantha Lomibao (TV Reporter)
62. Elaine Quijano (TV Reporter)
63. Dr. Ryan Fillmore (Neurologist/Clinical Instructor/Front Liner)
64. Don Tagala (TV Reporter/Producer)

65. Kirsten Regalado (Fashion Designer)
66. Reggie Lee (Hollywood Actor)
67. Eric Spoelstra (NBA Coach)
68. Dean Devlin (Hollywood Producer)
69. (SIPA) Search to Involve Pilipino Americans
70. Grace Moss (NBC Talent Development & Inclusion)
71. Cheryl Burke (Pro Dancer- DWTS)
72. Ella Basco (Hollywood Teen Star)
73. Ryan Letada (CEO of Next Day Better, Modern Filipino Storyteller)

74. Kulintronica (Kulintang+Electronica) aka Ron Quesada

75. (FANHS) Filipino American National Historical Society

Who is Mikki Sachiko? Her inspiring advocacy

“The Beginning is always today.” – Mary Shelly, Author of the classic novel ‘Frankenstein.’

by Mark Daniels

Mikki Sachiko (TV Host/Voice Talent/Brand Ambassador/Entrepreneur) Photo Credit: Ryan Aguas

One woman who is living that quote and now inspiring so many by her own personal journey and example, is Mikki Sachiko.
I recently had the pleasure of speaking with Mikki.
When I asked her for what advice she would give to someone who feels they are not ready to take on a new personal goal, Mikki has this to say:
“Start before you are ready and just figure it out as you go. Figure it out while you are on the journey.
That’s when you will be ready.
You receive your certification during the process “

Mikki Sachiko’s Voice-Over Portfolio

Born in the Philippines, Mikki Sachiko is a woman who wears many hats in her professional life.
Mikki is a TV & event host and emcee, actress, screen voice talent, and model.
She has been the creative consultant for many different brands and companies for over 9 years.
Mikki is also the podcast host and creator of the motivational podcast “Wellnessible.”
Mikki was listed in the Top 100 Filipinos to Follow in 2019 according to Linked-in for inspiration and learning.
Here is the rest of my interview with Mikki Sachiko.

What lead you or motivated you to create a Podcast on the specific subject of Wellnessible?

“Statistically speaking, in the Philippines it is known that many people do not lead a healthy lifestyle. There are many health issues and habits such as eating junk food or lack of exercise. I also looked at my own family, my dad and my uncle, who were suffering from their own lifestyle choices, which impacted them in a negative way.”

Mikki what is your definition of Wellnessible?
“Wellnessible, meaning that wellness is possible. Some people may think that wellness is not or has not been possible for them. But I am a cup is half full instead of a cup is half empty person. I show that yes, wellness in either your physical and emotional health is possible.”

Did you have others who showed you negativity or perhaps well meaning friends and family who had different ideas of what you should do?

“Yes definitely. I’ve had some business partners when we were 1st starting out that wanted to do a complete pivot, like a 360 degree pivot of what my mission is, of what the vision I conceived for Wellnessible.
I tried to be open minded, and said ok, lets do that.
But during the process I was like wait a second this is totally not what the ‘Wellness is possible’ goal is anymore, and we had to go separate ways as friends.
You have to be really conscious of selecting people that will join you in your mission.
They have to really be on the same page with you.
I advise that if people encounter other people that are not so into your vision or are putting you down, then you should detach yourself from those people.”

Did you yourself ever have a moment when you felt that things seemed too hard, or you felt frustrated and you wanted to give up, or you wanted to go back to your 9-5 work routine?
If so, what advice did you follow to overcome that?

“I love that question. Yes. In the 1st year there were times I was like ‘What?? This is the wrong thing that I’ve done doing this freelancing. This is crazy!!’
From a financial standpoint freelancing is not sustainable unless you have a strategy.
So I was doing a lot of research, really studying what should I do.
You really create a strategy for yourself.
For me, what I did, I had to balance the start up, the podcast and then have something where I am earning money.
So you have to balance it all and not just put all of your energy in one basket.
Because obviously you need money.
The strategy that I created was that I accept a lot of projects.


I network with a lot of people (both in the Philippines and in the USA) and that is why I still get consulting clients, I get creative projects for modeling, writing, screen voice overs, acting and for the TV show that we will be having.
I realize that the Podcast and the Wellness APP that I am developing is not sustainable yet.
So again, you have to have a strategy.”

Photo Courtesy of Mikki Sachiko

In your 2nd and 3rd episodes of your Wellnessible Podcast, you touch on the subject of Branding.
Some may feel branding is only for companies or products.
How important is branding for individuals?

“It is very important because nowadays, social media is an overly saturated platform.
You need to find ways to really stand out, and the best way, the #1 way to do that is to having your own personal brand.
So that is why it is not just for products, it’s not just for companies, its for individuals regardless if they are working professionals or entrepreneurs.
As a matter of fact I see a lot of 9-5 people who are hustling through their personal branding on top of their office job, because they know that if in case their 9-5 job did not work, at least they have their own platform all ready and can rely on that for having some projects on the side.”

Mikki, based on all that you have accomplished, and all you have personally learned up to this point, what advice do you have for anyone reading this article to help them overcome disappointments, roadblocks, negativity or challenges as they go through their own journey?

“The # 1 advice I would give to people who have dreams or have goals is to never give up.
It is the common denominator for everyone, regardless if they are already successful or not, to be encountering so many roadblocks and so many hardships at some point in time because life is really full of ups and downs.
So the secret is to never give up.
You will wake up one day, and you have not given up, and you will have already reached the final goal that you wanted, and then you can go work on another goal after that.”

Mikki is there something you would like to share on a subject that is near and dear to your heart, something that is important to you that you want people to know about?

“Yes sure. I want to highlight more on wellness.
Wellness really has a huge impact on a persons future.
I will always tell someone regardless if it’s on camera or not, do something that your future self will thank you for.
And the best way to do that is to really invest in your health.
Don’t just go into any fad diet because you’ve seen it on social media.
You have to really invest in who you are, listening to your body, and finding the best ways to get healthy and get fit because it will have a great return eventually.
When you are healthier you get better in meeting your goals and your dreams.”

Wellnessible Hosted by Mikki Sachiko

To learn more about Mikki Sachiko, Wellnessible, and how you can live a healthier lifestyle, as well to be inspired and motivated to follow your own dreams and goals, listen to Mikki on her Podcast where she features many inspirational guests.

Her Podcast link is: wellnessible.com #podcast #Wellnessible

You can also receive health email letters, wellness updates and giveaways by joining Mikki’s Wellnessible community on her website: wellnessible.com #community

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Contact Mikki Sachiko via

Social.DragonPR@gmail.com

4th Impact – When Dreams Become a Reality

4th Impact- Smash Hit Single ‘K(no)w More
Sam Michaels & Dan Mathews (Klubjumpers-Multi-Awarded Billboard Producers & Grammy Nominated Producers).
4th Impact – When Dreams Become a Reality
Written by Mark Daniels
 
(Sacramento, California) June 26, 2020. There has been a long-held dream beating in the hearts of both the members of 4th Impact and within the hearts of their fans also known as the Dreamers.
That dream has been for the girls of 4th Impact to not just make their 1st album, but to also become known in the USA, to have their music aired on US radio, to be signed to a major label within the USA,  followed by a concert tour within the USA, and finally a World tour.
As the 5th Anniversary of 4th Impact nears, and 5 years since their 1st appearance on X-Factor UK, that long-awaitedd dream is now starting to become a reality.
 
 
It was recently announced by 4th Impact that they are now working with the team of  Dan Mathews, Sam Michaels (Klubjumpers), MJ Racadio and Mark Daniels on their 1st Single being specifically produced for the US market and Billboard.
 
 
So how significant is this announcement?
Dan Mathews is Grammy Nominated and is well known as a top music producer within the United States.  Dan Mathews and Sam Michaels form the team Klubjumpers and their music has hit #1 on the Billboard Dance Charts countless times.
 
 
They’ve worked with many Grammy award-winning performers such as Madonna, Britney Spears, Jennifer Lopez, Black Eyed Peas, Mariah Carey, 
 
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Pussy Cat Dolls, Enrique Iglesias to name a few, and were behind the success of Jason Derulo who’s music under Klubjumpers went Platinum four times.
 
 
As the girls of 4th Impact shared to Dan, they have always dreamed big, that someday they could actually be as big as Destiny’s Child.
During a recent meeting, Dan shared to the girls of 4th Impact that this will be a step by step process to reach their ultimate dream and vision for the group.
Dan also told the girls that even for himself it was a long step by step journey and did not happen overnight.  But with patience and hard work dreams and goals can be reached.
 
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4th Impact’s Smash Hit Single ‘K(no)w More’ Received First-ever U.S. Radio Airplay at the Abbie Knights Morning Show of 105.9 Rhythm FM (Top 40 Radio Station).
But already another part of their dream has come true as 4th Impacts first original single K(no)w More is already being played on airwaves within the United States.
The Abbie Knights Morning Show on 105.9 FM in California has become the First US radio show and station to play music by 4th Impact.
Abbie Knight has been very moved by the love and support of the Dreamers who write and call into the station to share their stories about 4th Impact.
Abbie recently posted a message directly to the girls of 4th Impact on her morning show fan page “Ladies you are so talented! I look forward to speaking with you soon!”
 
Two Dreamers that are cherished by the Dreamer community took the time to share with me their stories. Saab from Frankfurt Germany had this to say:  “I’ve been a Dreamer since 2019 when I saw them perform twice in Frankfurt, Germany.  I was so fascinated by their exceptional voices and harmonious singing that I couldn’t help but become a Dreamer.  What inspires me the most is the fact that they had to start from the bottom and despite setbacks, they kept believing in themselves and their message is to never give up. 4th Impact loves their Dreamers and it’s fun to be a part of this large family.  I can no longer imagine a life without 4th Impact.”
 
And finally from a Dreamer that is so well known within the Dreamer community Mife/Efim. Many Dreamers feel she is an honorary 5th Impact.
Efim has attended and filmed countless performances of 4th Impact for Dreamers around the world to view later.
“The 1st time I saw 4th Impact was way back in 2015 when I was working at a tv station.  They are so kind and down to earth.  Even if I’m tired from work I choose to attend their shows.  I remember once I fell asleep on the floor in the waiting area. I’m so happy seeing them perform.  4th Impact is my happy pill.  To be honest when I’m stressed all I have to do is see them perform.  It’s all worth it!”
 
Now other people within the United States are discovering what the Dreamers have known, felt, and experienced with 4th Impact.  With their 1st single produced by Dan Mathews and Klubjumpers within the USA for the Billboard and US markets currently in production, for their 1st song K(no)w More now being played on US radio soon, many other long-held dreams may become a reality.
Stay tuned for more exciting news…
Remember with faith, hard work, and never giving up, that’s when dreams really can become a reality.
 
 
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4th Impact- Their 1st Interview in the USA and The Dreamers

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4th Impact – Their 1st Interview in the USA and The Dreamers

By Mark Daniels
On Saturday April 25th, 2020, 4th Impact made their 1st interview appearance in the United States on Blogtalk Hollywood, with Host MJ Racadio and Co-Host Mark Daniels (aka: DJ M).

The purpose of the interview was to introduce 4th Impact to a new audience within the United States, and to promote their 1st original song K(no)w More.
It was a special interview as 4th Impact opened up and shared their thoughts and feelings on many topics.

To commerate the fact that this was 4th Impact’s 1st interview in the USA with Blogtalk Hollywood, the interview also included questions from their Patreon account, submitted by the fans of 4th Impact who are affectionately known as Dreamers.
4th Impact is a singing group of 4 sisters: Almira, Irene, Mylene, and Celina Cercado.
They began their singing career in 2001.
The girls were singing anywhere they could, and as the years went by they also performed in many competitions.
4th Impact (formerly known as 4th Power, changed their group name due to copyright reasons), rose to fame in 2015 when at the suggestion of a fan they tried out for X-Factor UK.
They made it to the finals and became known throughout Europe and in many parts of the world, including the United States.
The debut video of the 4th Impact on X-Factor UK has reached over 160 million views at the time of this article.
4th Impacts YouTube Channel currently has over 500K Subscriptions.
The girls began the interview on Blogtalk Hollywood by talking about how they were trying to make the best of the quarantine during the Covid-19 outbreak.
Almira shared that with the quarantine in place in the Philippines, she was taking the opportunity to practice more.
Celina added that they were focusing on building their Patreon account, working out and staying fit and healthy.
While laughing Almira shared that her dog Chanel had just given birth to 6 puppies (5 boys and 1 girl) and they had stayed up the previous night until 4am in the morning.
Celina stated “I’m the editor for the vlogs…for now.  I spend more time now with my puppies because every time we have a gig we are so busy we don’t have time to take care of them, so now I put more of my time to play with them and feed them.”
Later in the interview, Mylene discussed something that she loves to do in her free time.
“I love to cook…and I love to eat,” Mylene said laughing.
“She (Mylene) has this specialty.. in LA.”  Irene said, “the boiling crabs.  So delicious. Like the spicy shrimp.”
“Irene is good with Korean dishes,” Almira admitted.
When talking about how 4th Impact came up with the sound for their 1st original single K(no)w More, and who influenced them, Irene had this to say, “We have a lot of influences, but we focused on our own story.”
Laughing Mylene said, “Our own makeup story.”
Irene then added,  “We wanted to deliver 4th Impact sound in this original song which is somewhat like’ Bang, Bang’ with the harmonies.  Actually, we were so nervous that people will not like it because people would be expecting a ballad.”
Almira agreed. “And they would have a high expectation of us.”
Now that 4th Impacts 1st original song ‘K(no)w More’ has been released, the girls took a moment to reflect on their journey from 2001 up until this moment.
Irene thoughtfully had this to say about their journey, “Actually there are sometimes that um..we as 4th Impact we really have time to talk about our dreams and our goals in life, and whenever we look back, we see ourselves like we have achieved a lot already in this time, since 2001, and we can’t believe that everything had happened after a lot of challenges we have encountered in life.”
Almira had this to say about their emotions during their journey to this point:  “Talking about emotions, I think we were very emotional as sisters.
We always cry in all our interviews as you can see.
And looking back from here, having our own song which is independently released from our family and from the friends and those fans who have supported us, it’s been a big challenge.
And sometimes we were laughing and crying at the same time.
We were like where are we going now?
When we look back where we started as simple kids from Isabella without nothing but just dreams, we were kinda like ‘ Hey this is it,’ because from the rock bottom and now we are here and the Dreamers are looking up to us, and they said they were inspired by us and we feed on that and we take that as inspiration to move forward and never stop.”
Irene said “And just like Mylene always tells us, that life is improving. Life is changing.  We are just so grateful for all the blessing were are receiving.”
“We are so grateful for all of our Dreamers also,” said Mylene.
A week prior to the interview, members of 4th Impacts Patreon account were asked if they would like to ask 4th Impact a question, to submit their questions to the Patreon account or to the host of Blogtalk Hollywood: MJ Racadio and/or Co-host Mark Daniels (aka:DJ M).
The love and support by the fans (Dreamers) of 4th Impact became very evident the week leading up to the interview.
Both MJ Racadio and Mark Daniels were bombarded by countless messages by the Dreamers.
Many messages from the Dreamers were touching and heartwarming, while countless more were showing love, prayers, and support for 4th Impact.
Many Dreamers opened up to share their personal stories about 4th Impact, while a few shared how the group had gotten them through their own struggles and challenges. So many more shared their hopes and dreams for the future of 4th Impact. Peter, a longtime Dreamer from the USA shared “I’ve been a Dreamer since that faithful night in 2015 on X-Factor UK.  I’ve been a supporter of them ever since.”
Kimball Miller had one of the most commonly stated thoughts from the Dreamers when he shared “I hope we can get them to come to the USA for a show.  I love these girls.”
After the interview aired, Harold Kelly offered a deeper explanation as to why the Dreamers were so happy to play an active part and being asked to share their thoughts and ask questions as part of the interview.
“I wanted to thank you for asking my question (during the interview). Not just because I felt like part of the Dreamer Nation, but because you (MJ and Mark) provided what was missing.
When they were in the UK for X-Factor, we Dreamers that knew them before that show, and the Dreamers from the Philippines were not able to vote or voice our support because the way X-Factor works it only allows voting from within the UK.  So we were hurt and we felt left out.  By including the Dreamers voices, questions, and feelings as a part of your interview you filled that void.”
And now with their Patreon account, 4th Impact has found a way to still perform and more directly connect with their fans in a personal way.
When asked about their fans, lovingly referred to as Dreamers, Irene said,  “Actually we were debating what name we will choose for our fans, our supporters.”
Almira added, “When we started on X-Factor UK we are 4th Impact, we wanted to call them 4th Impactors.
We debate on words like that.”
Laughing Mylene added  “Impactors!!!”
With a big smile, Almira continued “We based it on us who are also Dreamers, and we ended up calling them Dreamers.”
“Because I think 4th Impactors is kinda funny to hear it,” Irene said.
Almira shared “What is special for me is I spend my spare time reading because the Dreamers send me a lot of music business books.”
“It is really inspiring,” agreed Irene.
Almira agreed and continued, “Yes, I really learned a lot because this is what we really wanted.  This is our passion.  So I would think being the oldest it’s my responsibility too because we are working with a lot of people in the future.  So this quarantine time is a good time to learn something new about the craft we are working on.”
Irene nodded “She (Almira) is getting smarter and smarter, and she is sharing it to us,  like…”
With a mischievous twinkle in her eye and a smile on her face, Mylene quickly added: “Like.. she is getting smarter …and getting fatter!”
With that comment, all the girls burst into laughter.
When it comes to the hard work that goes into the complex arrangements when recording a cover of a song that 4th Impact releases on their Youtube page ‘4th Impact Music’ Irene revealed, “It depends on the content that we are doing.  Usually if its a song cover, we practice it for 3 days, then record it. And then Celina or Kuya Jake will edit it. And then we upload it.”
Almira said “So overall the average is 1 week.”
“But the simple Vlog is the easiest.”  Added Celina.
Looking towards the future Almira said “It is one of our dreams to collaborate with international artists, as well as artists here in the Philippines.  So given the opportunity, we’d really love to.”
One of the most common questions submitted by the Dreamers for the interview was when the 4th Impact will release their 1st full album?
Almira replied, “We are trying our best to finish it for next year. We are trying to get more songs to finish the whole album.”
Lots of hits, doing live music, and a world tour was also some more of the future goals of 4th Impact in the next 5 years.
But there was one goal that stood out that was very special and close to the hearts of 4th Impact.
“One of our visions,” said Almira, “is to have a performing arts school here in the Philippines.”
“We wanted to help those young people like us” added Irene.
“Because when we competed in Korea before (2014)” continued Almira, “in SSK6 we remembered how the Government supports the K-Pop system and they have this school, and they have this room where you can just stay there and just sing and just practice and I think the Philippines need to have more of that. So we are praying for that.”
At the conclusion of the interview 4th impact had the following dedication to make to all the Dreamers before singing ‘Imagine’ by John Lennon:
Irene:  “We just want to encourage all the people around the world, especially the Dreamers, that let’s hope that everything will be fine again, and through this song, we can touch your hearts and uplift your spirits.”
Almira: “During this trying time we especially want to take this opportunity to thank all the Dreamers from the bottom of our hearts.
Because sometimes we can see some of the comments.  They said they’ve been worried about us in our situation here in the Philippines because as performers we have affected also of this situation.  We were very grateful for your care and for your heartwarming support for our music.  So thank you very much.”
After the interview, 4th Impact went on their Patreon account and conducted a live video feed where they thanked the Dreamers for their overwhelming love, participation, and support in relation to the interview on Blogtalk Hollywood.
Almira had this special message for all the Dreamers: “Always remember Dreamers, the reason why we are not giving up is because of you. Only you guys. Only you.”
Mylene became inspired and the girls decided to ask the Dreamers to submit their messenger id’s and they would start randomly calling Dreamers who are members of the Patreon account to talk to them.
And all 4 girls of 4th Impact spent the next hour doing just that.
Reaching out, calling and speaking directly with their Dreamers, sharing jokes, laughter, and heartfelt words and sincere thank you’s for their constant love and support.
Something like this experience between artists and fans is a very beautiful, touching, and inspiring thing to see.

With their heartfelt and amazing vocals, individually and in harmony with each other, their amazing talent and drive, along with the incredible bond, love, and support of their family, and of Dreamers around the World, 4th Impact has an amazing career and future ahead of them.
You can learn more about 4th Impact by following them on Facebook or their YouTube page: 4th Impact Music.
You can also have access to exclusive videos and live concerts and chats with 4th Impact by joining their Patreon account: www.patreon.com/4thImpact.

CATRIONA GRAY FROM THE PHILIPPINES CROWNED MISS UNIVERSE

CATRIONA GRAY FROM THE PHILIPPINES CROWNED MISS UNIVERSE

Photo Credit: Miss Universe Organization

The special event trended worldwide with millions of viewers across the globe tuning in to watch

Bangkok, Thailand (December 17, 2018) – Today, Catriona Gray from the Philippines was crowned the new Miss Universe in front of a worldwide audience at IMPACT Arena in Bangkok, Thailand. The three-hour special programming event aired live on FOX in the United States.

Catriona Gray is passionate about the arts and previously received her Master Certificate in Music Theory from Berklee College of Music. She works closely with Young Focus Philippines, an education based NGO that provides free education and school sponsorships for children in Tondo Manila, one of the poorest neighborhoods within the country’s capital city. Additionally, Catriona is an advocate for HIV/AIDS education and prevention after losing a close friend to the virus. She supports Love Yourself Philippines, an organization that offers free testing, education and treatment to those living with HIV/AIDS, and now as Miss Universe, plans to bring more awareness to the epidemic.

Now in its 67th year, MISS UNIVERSE® had a record number of contestants at the competition with women representing 94 countries. The top 20 finalists were selected from three regions of the world: Americas, Europe, Africa-Asia Pacific as well as a wild card group across all areas.  For the first time in the competition’s history, the finalists had the opportunity to share a personal statement summarizing what they wanted the world to know about them. Topics ranged from female health care, the environment, ethnic minorities, body positivity, and cultural diversities.

The first-ever all-women selection committee panel was made up of entrepreneurs, business leaders, industry experts, and former Miss Universetitleholders. Miss Universe Spain Angela Ponce made history as the first transgender woman to participate in the pageant sharing a message ofinclusion, respect and diversity to the international community.

Miss Universe Laos On-anong Homsombath was honored as the winner of the National Costume Show and shared about her costume, the “Stream of Generosity,” a half-human, half-bird spiritual creature in traditional Laos’ folklore.

Five-time Emmy® Award winner, and one of television’s favorite entertainers, Steve Harvey hosted the global event. Model, entrepreneur and body activist, Ashley Graham took viewers behind-the-scenes throughout the competition alongside TV personality and style guru Carson Kressley and supermodel and pageant expert Lu Sierra to provide commentary.

Final Results:   

First Runner-Up: Miss Universe South Africa Tamaryn Green

 Second Runner-Up: Miss Universe Venezuela Sthefany Gutiérrez

 Top Three: Miss Universe Philippines Catriona GrayMiss Universe South Africa Tamaryn Green; Miss Universe Venezuela Sthefany Gutiérrez.

 Top Five: Miss Universe Puerto Rico Kiara Ortega; Miss Universe Vietnam H’Hen Nie; Miss Universe Philippines Catriona Gray; Miss Universe South Africa Tamaryn Green; Miss Universe Venezuela Sthefany Gutiérrez.

 Top Ten: Miss Universe South Africa Tamaryn Green; Miss Universe Vietnam H’Hen Nie; Miss Universe Venezuela Sthefany Gutiérrez; Miss UniversePhilippines Catriona Gray; Miss Universe Costa Rica Naalia Carvajal; Miss Universe Curacao Akisha Albert; Miss Universe Nepal Manita Devkota; MissUniverse Canada Marta Magdalena Stepien; Miss Universe Thailand Sophida Kanchanarin; Miss Universe Puerto Rico Kiara Ortega.

Top Twenty: Miss Universe South Africa Tamaryn Green; Miss Universe Philippines Catriona Gray; Miss Universe Nepal Manita Devkota; MissUniverse Vietnam H’Hen Nie; Miss Universe Thailand Sophida Kanchanarin; Miss Universe Poland Magdalena Swat; Miss Universe Belgium Zoë Brunet; Miss Universe Hungary Enikő Kecskés; Miss Universe Ireland Grainne Gallanagh; Miss Universe Curacao Akisha Albert; Miss Universe Costa Rica Naalia Carvajal; Miss Universe Canada Marta Magdalena Stepien; Miss Universe Puerto Rico Kiara Ortega; Miss Universe Jamaica Emily Sara-Claire Maddison; Miss USA Sarah Rose Summers; Miss Universe Venezuela Sthefany Gutiérrez; Miss Universe Indonesia Sonia Fergina Citra; MissUniverse Brazil Mayra Dias; Miss Universe Australia Francesca Hung.

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The Miss Universe Organization

The Miss Universe Organization (MUO) is a global community that empowers women to realize their goals through experiences that build self-confidence and create opportunities for success.  MUO believes that every woman should be “Confidently Beautiful.” MISS UNIVERSE®, MISS USA® and MISS TEEN USA® programs provide the 10,000 women who participate annually an international platform to affect positive change through influential humanitarian and professional efforts. The contestants and titleholders are leaders and role models in their communities, develop personal and professional goals, and inspire others to do the same. The Miss Universe Organization is an Endeavor company. To learn more, visitwww.missuniverse.com.

About Endeavor

Endeavor, formerly WME | IMG, is a global leader in sports, entertainment and fashion operating in more than 30 countries. Named one of Fortune’s 25 Most Important Private Companies, Endeavor is the parent of a number of subsidiaries with leadership positions in their respective industries, including WME, IMG and UFC. Collectively, Endeavor specializes in talent representation and management; brand strategy, activation and licensing; media sales and distribution; and event management.

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For more information, visit www.missuniverse.com and MissUniverse on FacebookTwitterInstagram and YouTube.

 

30 Years in One Amazing Night: John Ablaza Behind-the-Seams

30 Years in One Amazing Night: John Ablaza Behind-the-Seams

” Something that I can contribute in protecting our environment. I will never turn back with my advocacy this is more important and meaningful”– John Ablaza

By MJ Racadio

November 21, 2018, (Toronto, Canada) 30 years in the making. Philippines’ first eco-couture John Ablaza, has done it again and showcased craftsmanship and promoting sustainable materials from the Philippines to its finest last November 17, 2018, at the Toronto, Pavilion.

Prior to the fashion show, Star Circle talents took the center stage around 4PM, performing songs from the Greatest Showman.

Starcircle Talents after performances with Ms. Elle aka Ellen Galarfort, Starcircle Entertainment Owner.

#TheBlogger on the Red Carpet

From Red Carpet to Backstage. Rehearsals and Post Fashion Show Photo-Op with Alvin Masangkay Francia (Fashion Director).

The red carpet event started around 5PM with special guests, sponsors, celebrities, and model. John Ablaza 30 years Behind-the-Seams highlights Kubo Barong Collection, John Ablaza, Kid’s Couture Launching and of course the main collection (30 years in the making).

Le Petite Couture Philippine Debut on News 5 with MJ Marfori

Plus showcasing the Le Petite Couture by John Ablaza at the lobby area.

Le Petite Couture at the Lobby of Toronto Pavilion. Photo Credit- Daniel Houle

Emily with Le Petite Couture
Emily B (International Award-Winning actress/Commercial Model/Philanthropist) next to her Le Petite Couture. Photo Credit: Daniel Houle

The Blogger interviewing Bea Santiago (Miss International 2013/Model/Actress) next to Le Petite Couture. Photo Credit- Fe Taduran

Bea Santiago was surprised having her own Le Petite Couture named after her. Let’s find out! Video.

In addition, backstage moments with models we’re so memorable including the talents of Star Circle Entertainment.

The Show started the special guest designer Jared Servano of Yaser & Mayasa Co. Photo Credit- Mannie Panaguiton

followed by soft launching Kubo Barong Collection, a collaboration between John Ablaza and Ronnie Dela Gana. Photo Credit-Mannie Panaguiton

Collection John Ablaza’s Kids Couture. Photo Credit: Mannie Panaguiton

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30 Years Collection, and Finale.

Photo Credit: Faisal Hafeez

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Grand Finale

From Left, Emily B (International award-winning actress/commercial model), Bea Santiago (Miss International 2013), from the right, Mithi Aquino-Thomas (Model/Philanthropist/Wife of former U.S. Ambassador in the Philippines and Harare, Zimbabwe, Africa) and Ben Isaac (Top Commercial Model in the Philippines) John Ablaza’s 30 Years Behind-the-Seams Finale at the Toronto Pavilion last November 17, 2018. Photo Credit-Faisal Hafeez

His designs from tree bark to coco beads that helped artisans and Mangyan women in providing a livelihood in Mindoro and parts of Metro Manila.

Ablaza also has been helping St. Martin De Porres (School for Autistic and Down Syndrome Children) in providing school supplies and renovation of the school in Cebu City.. Importantly, Ablaza now focuses in the mentorship program to young designers and artisans to hone their talents and skills. Particularly, he started it in Zimbabwe, Africa, a project of the U.S. Embassy in Harare headed by Former Ambassador Harry Thomas and the wife Mithi Aquino-Thomas. Lastly, the first quarter of 2019 Mr. Ablaza’s scheduled to return to Africa to continue what he started along with world-renowned photographer, Filbert Kung. Produced by Star Circle Entertainment.

 

Social Media: Thank you’s from the Publicist

#JohnAblaza30BTS
Photo Credit: MJ Racadio

On behalf of #JohnAblaza‘s Team, we would like to thank the people who made 30 years Behind-the-Seams a success!. Our producer, Star Circle Entertainment: to Ellen Galorport aka Ms.Elle, Phoebe Yap Chan, and Maria, you guys are the best host ever. Our models, Bea Rose Santiago(#MissInternational 2013), Ben Isaac, and Lady Diana Alvaro who traveled all the way from the Philippines. Our models from the U.S., Mithi Aquino-Thomas and Fides Spes Caritas. Models from Calgary and the stage director, Alvin Masangkay Francia you are awesome. Rico Ray, you made the fashion show so exciting because of the amazing beats and music. Local models from #Toronto#EmilyBRobert Xavier and so on many to mention. Star Circle Kids, Ronnie Dela Gana and Claire De Rivera of #KuboBarong, make-up artists and volunteers. Wonderful and entertaining host, Gloria Gift. Thankful for all the media/press/photographers and Toronto Pavilion. All our sponsors, VVIP guests, friends fans and parents of star circle talents. My assistant that day, Rhovic-Magene Cabato and Kuya Manny. – MJ Racadio, the publicist/Road Manager/#TheBlogger.
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ACADEMY AWARD WINNING MAKEUP ARTIST VE NEILL HONORED WITH “EXCELLENCE AWARD,” PRESENTED BY STEVE CARELL FOR THE METROPOLITAN FASHION WEEK AWARDS

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RUTH E. CARTER – “BLACK PANTHER”
AND MARY E. VOGT – “CRAZY RICH ASIANS” TIE FOR
OUTSTANDING COSTUME DESIGNERS – MOTION PICTURES

 

JACQUELINE DEMETERIO – “YOUNGER”
WINS OUTSTANDING COSTUME DESIGNER – TELEVISION

 

JOEL HARLOW, CAMILLE FRIEND & KEN DIAZ – “BLACK PANTHER”
WIN OUTSTANDING ENSEMBLE FOR MAKE-UP ARTISTS & HAIR STYLISTS

 

DOUGLAS TAPIA (Venezuela) WINS FASHION DESIGNER OF THE YEAR
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Winners Recognizing Outstanding Achievements in Fashion & Costume Design for
Motion Pictures & Television Were Announced at Closing Gala, October 6th
at Los Angeles City Hall Celebrating ‘The Most Fashionable Week in Hollywood’

 

Photos Available at: http://bit.ly/2QDRpBJ

 

LOS ANGELES, OCT. 11, 2018 –TheMetropolitan Fashion Week (MetroFW)announced winners of its fashion and costume awards honoring outstanding achievements in fashion and costume design in motion pictures and television, during the 6th Annual Metropolitan Fashion Week Closing Gala and Fashion Awards, held at the iconic Los Angeles City Hall Forecourt and Rotunda on Saturday, October 6, 2018.

 

Three-time Academy Award winner Makeup Artist, VE NEILL (A Star Is Born, Beetlejuice, Mrs. Doubtfire) was honored with the “Excellence” Award. Presenting the award to Ms. Neill was actor STEVE CARELL, best known for The Office, The 40 Year-Old Virgin and Foxcatcher and star to the upcoming movies Beautiful Boy and Welcome to Marwen. America’s Next Top Model AVA CAPRAand Metropolitan Fashion Week Founder and President EDUARDO KHAWAM hosted the event, which was attended by over 1200 industry VIP’s celebrities, costume and fashion designers and makeup exclusively by Cinema Makeup School.

 

Winners in the motion picture categories included a tie for Costume Designer of the Year – Motion PicturesRUTH E. CARTER for her costume design in BLACK PANTHER (Marvel Studios) and MARY E. VOGT for her costume design in CRAZY RICH ASIANS(Warner Bros. Pictures); Costume Designer of the Year – Television: JACQUELINE DEMETERIO for her costume designs in YOUNGER(TV Land); Outstanding Ensemble For Make-Up Artist & Hair Stylist – Motion Picture or TV:  JOEL HARLOW, CAMILLE FRIEND & KEN DIAZ for BLACK PANTHER (Marvel Studios); Fashion Designer of the Year: Fashion Designer DOUGLAS TAPIA (Venezuela).

 

Award presenters included Actress Producer & former Miss Universe,  ALICIA MACHADO; celebrated Hollywood MediumTYLER HENRY, who was also filming segments of the fourth season of his TV show Hollywood Medium; Telemundo52 – Acceso Total HostELVA SARAY; and MetroFW Fashion DirectorNIVEEN HEATON among others. BEBE CORONEL and JAQUIE RIVERA performed the Academy Award Winning song “City of Stars” to celebrate the event’s location in the heart of Los Angeles.

 


In addition to the Metropolitan Fashion Awards, the Gala showcased a unique, exclusive one-of-a-kind runway fashion show featuring Fashion Designers MELLARDIGiovanni TestiErickBendaña and introducing the Metropolitan Fashion Capsule Collection byDouglas Tapia and hats by Arturo Rios.A special segment of Haute Couture and Avant Garde Masterpieces was also showcased, inspired by the KING TUT: Treasures of the Golden Pharaoh Exhibit currently on display at the California Science Center, and designed by over 15 international fashion designers.

 

The show is produced and directed by EDUARDO KHAWAM, fashion expert, producer and TV personality for Telemundo and the CW, and Executive Producer PAUL JARAMILLO. During the 2018 Closing Gala MetroFW, NAZIK UTUCHIAN, Designers’ Director, announced that next year’s 2019 Metropolitan Fashion Week will be held at the iconic Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum. Dates to be announced.

 

ABOUT METROPOLITAN FASHION WEEK: Metropolitan Fashion Week events are held in dramatic, non-traditional venues that showcase not just best fashion designers or costume designs, but the most beautiful venues each city has to offer. MetroFW is one of the fastest growing fashion weeks in the United States, with shows in Seattle, Los Angeles and Las Vegas. Official video reel click here .

 

FOLLOW METROPOLITAN FASHION WEEK:
• Hashtag: #MetroFW
• Instagram: MetropolitanFashionWeek

 

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75 Most Influential Filipino-Americans of 2018

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October 02, 2018, (Los Angeles, California). Wow, it has been five years, since created this movement, in conjunction with Filipino-American History Month (October). Therefore, about time to recognized our fellow Fil-Ams with their variety of contributions in American society. Here are the following lists, who made it this year 2018.75 Most Influential Filipino-Americans of 2018

75 Most Influential Filipino-Americans of 2018:

  1. Marc Anthony Nicolas (2nd-time Emmy-Award Winning Producer of the Talk)
  2. Janet Nepales (Hollywood Journalist/ Executive Secretary of Hollywood Foreign Press Association/Executive Producer of 75th Golden Globe Awards).
  3. Darren Criss (First Fil-Am to win Emmy for Leading Actor Category)
  4. Bruno Mars (Grammy- award winning recording artist/Outreach Advocate)
  5. Ruben Nepales (Hollywood Journalist/HFPA Board Director /Former Director of HFPA)
  6. Hailee Steinfeld (Oscar-nominated actress/recording artist)
  7. Matthew Libatique (Oscar Nominated Cinematographer of Black Swan/ a Star is Born)
  8. Jhett Tolentino (Grammy and Tony winning producer)
  9. Fritz Friedman (Veteran Publicist of Sony Pictures)
  10. Dean Devlin (Hollywood Producer)
  11. Lea Salonga (Tony- award winner)
  12. Janelle So-Perkins (TV Host/Entertainment Reporter)
  13. Angela Perez BaraquioGrey (Miss America 2001/School Principal/Character Education Advocate).
  14. Nico Santos (Crazy Rich Asians/Superstore)
  15. Hannahlei Cabanilla (So You Think You Can Dance 2018 Winner)
  16. Jessica Sanchez (Recording Artist/Actress)
  17. Apl De Ap (Grammy award winning recording artist of Black Eyed Peas)
  18. Dr. Tess Mauricio (America’s Favorite Dermatologist)
  19. Vanessa Hudgens (Hollywood Actress/Outreach Advocate)
  20. Ronnie Del Carmen (Oscar-nominated co-director of ‘Inside Out’)
  21. Filbert Kung (Fashion Photographer)
  22. Michael Galante (Hollywood Actor)
  23. Olivia Quido-Co aka Miss O (Celebrity Beauty Expert)
  24. Yong Chavez (Hollywood Reporter)
  25. Nicole Scherzinger (Grammy-nominated Recording Artist of Pussycat Dolls/Theatre Actress)
  26. Eva Noblezada (Tony-nominated actress of Miss Saigon)
  27. Ted Benito (Apl De Ap Foundation)
  28. Kenneth Barlis (Fashion Designer)
  29. Kelsey Merritt (Victoria’s Secret Model)
  30. Jr De Guzman (Fil-Am Creative)
  31. Tia Carrere (Hollywood Triple Threat/Smile Train)
  32. Shay Mitchell (Hollywood Actress)
  33. RC Caylan (Fashion Designer)
  34. Sthanlee Mirador (Hollywood Photographer)
  35. Jokoy (Comedian Comedy Central)
  36. Puey Quinones (Hollywood Fashion Designer)

37. Cheryl Burke (Award-winning Dancer/Performer)
38. Luis Pedron (Film Festival Director/Actor/Director)
39. Elton Lugay (TOFA Founder)
40. Sonia Delen (Appointed State-board of California/Apl De Ap Foundation)
41. Zaldy Coco ( Emmy Award-Winning Costume Designer)
42. Joshua Ang Price (Public Relations/Marketing)
43. Lisa Manibog- Lew (4th-time Emmy award winning producer)
44. Cher Calvin (Emmy winning anchor/KTLA 5)
45. Gel Santos Relos (TV Anchor)
46. DJ Qbert (Award-winning DJ)
47. Susan Ordona (Best-selling Author)
48. Mutch Carino (Marketing)
49. RD Alba (Award-winner director)
50. Manny Streetz (Radio Host)
51. Kat Inaba (TV Host)
52. Oliver Carnay (Talent Manager)
53. Ken Alcazar- Style Fashion Week (LA and NYC)
54. Thomas Orlina (Radio/Youtube Series Producer)
55. Anthony Boncio-(TV Producer)
56. Jush Andowitt (GMA Pinoy TV Marketing)
57. Oliver Tolentino (Hollywood Fashion Designer)
58. Vincent Rodriguez III (Hollywood Actor of Crazy Ex-Girlfriend)
59. Christina Luna– (Event Organizer)
60. Kathy Marino (OC Fashion Week)
61. Michael Paulo (Jazz Saxophonist)
62. Dr. Astrid Tuminez (President of Utah Valley University)
63. Fleur Magbanua– (Reporter/Journalist)
64. Val Abelgas (Journalist)
65. Rob Banta (Public Servant)
66. Elaine Quijano (News Anchor)
67. Guillermo Amok (Print/Broadcast Journalist)
68. Kevin Nadal (Author)
69. Lou Razon (Fashion Designer)
70. Don Tagala (TV Reporter)

71. Rex Navarette (Stand-up Comedian)
72 Gherald Alaman (Talent Management)
73. JB Adkins (Entertainment Journalist)
74. Cristina DC Pastor (Founding Editor of FilAm)
75. Monet Lu (Stylist)

Congrats! to all, greetings from

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MJ Racadio, Host/Executive Producer of Blogtalk, Social Media Reporter of the Year 2016. One of the official Bloggers/Media of Miss Universe, an active member of Los Angeles Press Club and Filipino-American Press Club of California. Freelance Producer of Eagle Broadcasting (Eagle News International).

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When Celebrity Beauty Expert meets Miss Universe

Ms. O with Pia Wurtzbach

Pia Wurtzbach (Miss Universe 2015) Photo Credit: Sthanlee Mirador

When Celebrity Beauty Expert meets Miss Universe

by MJ Racadio

Los Angeles, California (September 05, 2018) When it comes to beauty there is one name who stands out, her name is Olivia Quido-Co also known as Ms. O, a celebrity beauty expert from Los Angeles, California. Her impressive lists of clientele include Pia Wurtzbach, (Miss Universe 2015), Ruffa Gutierrez, (Moviestar/Host/Model) and KC Concepcion (Actress, Singer/Model), Megan Young (Miss World 2013), Boy Abunda (Asia’s King of Talk) and so on. I had a chance to meet Ms. O in person during Summer Beauty Bonanza last July 20, 2018 in Daly City, California along with her brand ambassadors, Pia Wurtzbach and Daniel Matsunaga.

Celebrity Clientele
Daniel Matsunaga (Brazilian Model/Actor) and Pia Wurtzbach. Photo Credit: From O Skin Care Facebook Page.

Ms. O and Pia Wurtzbach (Miss Universe 2015). Photo Credit: MJ Racadio

 

Ms. O was talking, Pia Wurtzbach, Right, Daniel Matsunaga.

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Part 1. https://www.facebook.com/mjracadio/videos/10217406522377779/

Part 2. https://www.facebook.com/mjracadio/videos/10217406553098547/

Part 3. https://www.facebook.com/mjracadio/videos/10217406783784314/

Part 4. https://www.facebook.com/mjracadio/videos/10217406825585359/

Getting-to-know the real Ms.O, recently interviewed via over the phone. Let’s find out.

MJ: Who is Ms. O as a person?

Ms. O: I’m a fun person, God fearing, I love people and passionate about making people look good.

MJ: What are your hobbies?

Ms. O: I love playing the piano, arts and crafts, actually that’s my favorite bonding-time with my daughter and I love watching concerts.

According to Ms. O, she plays the piano by ear and does not have not any formal training in music. “I listen to the music and then I play it right away.”

MJ: What inspired you to become a beauty-expert?

Ms. O– First, “I studied computer programming in De La Salle-College of Saint Benilde, Business Administration major in computer application. In addition, I designed the computer system of the business to become paperless. Since I arrived in States, wanted to follow my passion in facial because I love people and helping them to look beautiful.” Unfortunately,  Ms. O realized that computer programming was not her passion.

Apart from her passion, running a spa was quite challenging especially in exceeding client’s expectation. For example, her clients stated “Ms. O I would like to look 10-15 years younger”. Ms. O said “I am blessed with a good team and it’s hard to find trained and experienced aesthetician and it would take a year or two in becoming an expert so I dedicate my time to train them” In a nutshell, once the team is ready he or she can do the O signature facial.”

Celebrity Clientele

Her advice to follow her footsteps, “if you like skin care so can follow your passion and do something to help many people. For example giving treatment, healing their acne and it boost their self-confidence and always put God’s first in everything that you do, so your plan will succeed.”

Ms. O– I want people to see my fun side. Usually, I’m very professional and love going out with my family and blessed with four beautiful children and a very nice husband. I want my clients to be my friends and I do not want just a client. I want them to be part of the family. I am so happy with my team and doing skin care for 15 years. I am very grateful to my clientele not only as client but good friendship.

Left, MB Racadio (Blogtalk Producer), Ms. O (Celebrity Beauty Expert) and yours truly, The Blogger.

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From Cancer Survivor to Millionaire Maker: Kuya E hosting a new show RYTS on Net 25

From Cancer Survivor to Millionaire Maker:

Kuya E hosting a new show RYTS on Net 25

by MJ Racadio

RYTS

Teaser: RYTS Rule Yourself to Success on Net25

(Quezon City, Philippines), May 11, 2018. The long wait is finally over, RYTS: Rule Yourself to Success will be shown on May 12, 2018, 4-5PM in Net 25 (Eagle Broadcasting Corporation). Kuya E and I conceptualized this show over a year ago at Big Eyes Events and Productions.

Brainstormed and we came up with almost like where Oprah meets the Talk kind of show where Kuya E interviews known celebrities in the Philippines and discuss their inspiring stories in Shine like a Diamond segment to the viewers. Aside from that,  Kuya E also focus on exciting segment called “All About Success” where he invites business people to share their knowledge in how to make it as a successful entrepreneur. In addition, the viewers can expect Tulong ni Kuya E (Outreach) which is helping less fortunate individual across the archipelago.

About Kuya E

Let’s find out his story surviving the cancer and becoming a “Millionaire Maker”.

One-on-one interview with Kuya E last May 2017. Watch Now!-

About the co-creator: MJ Racadio, #TheBlogger

The kick-off episode guest is Ms. Lani Misalucha “Asia’s Nightingale”

RYTS Behind-the Scenes inside Eagle Broadcasting Studio.

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Kuya E, the Artist

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