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The Barrio Fiesta sa London 2010

Edit: Information about the Barrio Fiesta sa London 2010 can be found here.

Organisers of the event have announced that The Barrio Fiesta sa London 2010 will on Saturday 17th and Sunday 18th July 2010. As usual, it will be held at Lampton Park, Hounslow, TW3 4DN.

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Pianist wants help organising a concert in the UK

Tom Tañada, who says he’s the resident pianist at the Walt Disney World, would like help organising a fund-raising concert. Please see his message below and contact him directly if you’re interested.

My name is Tom Tañada, the resident pianist at the Walt Disney World
Dolphin Hotel, a Starwood Resorts and Hotel in Orlando, Florida for more
than 20 years. I do concerts around the USA and Canada and have performed
around the world. Last year, I did a concert in Vienna, Austria, before
that was at the Hilton Hotel on the Nile River in Cairo, Egypt.

I would like to do a fund-raising concert for the Filipino Community in
Uk. I play selections from the broadway musical, popular classic, movie
themes, old and new songs, hometown favorites in a pop-musical approach,
music for the people.

Please visit my website for further info. at :

Regards to our kababayan,
Tom Tañada
[email protected]
Tel. 407-361-5573

Note: Phil-UK is in not associated with Tom Tañada in any way. I’m just re-posting his message by request.

Filipino-British Society Summer Festival

The Filipino-British Society wants to let you all know about their Summer Festival, 15th & 16th August 2009, 8am to 6pm. It will be held in Campbell Park, Milton Keynes.

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Advice needed for disabled Filipina moving to the UK

I recently received an email from a Filipina living in Madrid. She would like advice for her disabled sister who’s thinking about moving to London. Please read the message below, and if you have any helpful information, please post a comment.


Dear Filipino Comunity in UK,

I’m 32 years and I’ve been living in Madrid for almost 17 years now. I am a spanish citizens as I feel comfortable in Spain. However my sister have never had adjusted with the spanish way of living and am thinking of going to London for her as I believe it is a more cosmopolitan city and there were more filipinos there to get together. Well its what Ive heard around. When I saw your website today, I am delighted to hear how you guys manage to help people in a crucial situation. I admire your concern with the filipino comunity in UK. Frankly, I dont use of going to any filipino events in Madrid but Im sure there such no helpful organisation as yours.

I need your advices if how disabled person could live in the UK. Does anyone of you knows more about this. My sister have recently applied for a double cetizenship (Filipino-Spanish) but until to date we have no

My elder brother is planning to visit London on the first week of August with his family. If you could inform me where to seek advice so that I could tell him to stopped by, I would greatly appreciate it.

Maraming salamat and more power to you!

Eskrima Demo Team (London)

World Champion Ermar Alexander is looking to form a demo team to help him in the promotion of the Filipino martial arts.

If you’re interested, try-outs are on August 2, 10am in Stratford.
Please visit for more info.

Doce Pares classes:
London: Leyton, Covent Garden, Shepherd’s Bush
Kent: Chatham (Medway)

Please visit for more details about the classes.